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Conversation with Friends debuts in May on BBC Three, iPlayer

The BBC has has announced that Conversation with Friends will air on May 15th on BBC Three with all episodes additionally available that day through the BBC iPlayer. Conversations with Friends follows Frances (Alison Oliver), a 21 year old college student, as she navigates a series of relationships that force her to confront her own […]

April 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Bad Wolf to produce The Winter King

Bad Wolf has announced its first major new drama commission since joining Sony Pictures Television, The Winter King. Based on Bernard Cornwell’s Warlord Chronicles, The Winter King is an epic but intimate 10 part returning series which will shoot in Wales and the West Country in 2022. Portraying a revisionist take on the well-loved Arthurian […]

April 5, 2022

BFI, albert announce Wales to develop production sustainability plan

The BFI and BAFTA albert have announced  that Wales has been selected to put environmental sustainability recommendations for screen production into action in Screen New Deal: Transformation Plan. The initiative is a follow-up to the Screen New Deal report released in 2020, which explored the carbon impact of the film production sector and proposed a […]

February 1, 2022

BBC, HBO order more His Dark Materials

BBC One and HBO have announcd that their internationally successful co-production His Dark Materials, has been commissioned for a third season from Bad Wolf and will commence production in Cardiff in 2021. The commission will be based on The Amber Spyglass, the third part of Philip Pullman’s original trilogy of novels, and will contine to […]

December 23, 2020

Report: Record-breaking year for UK TV exports

The latest UK TV Exports report from Pact, the trade association representing the commercial interests of UK independent television, film, digital, children’s and animation media companies, shows that 2019/20 was another record-breaking year for UK TV exports, generating £1.48 billion, a 6 per cent year-on-year increase. Scripted drama – such as Chernobyl, His Dark Materials, […]

November 24, 2020