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Peaky Blinders

Immersive Peaky Blinders experience in London

Peaky Blinders: The Rise will be the first official fully immersive 360-degree theatre show set in the world of popular TV series Peaky Blinders. The show will place at The Vanguard Theatre in Camden, London – just moments away from the setting for Solomons Yard, from June 24th onwards. Attendees will follow the rise in […]

May 24, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BBC iPlayer sees strongest ever quarter

The BBC iPlayer has reported its best quarter ever quarter on the back of new dramas including The Tourist, The Responder, This is Going to Hurt, The Rules of the Game and Chloe. January to March saw iPlayer’s strongest start to a year ever – with viewers streaming programmes a record 1.83 billion times in […]

April 29, 2022

Quay Street Productions announces 5 new hires

Quay Street Productions, the Manchester-based production company launched by prolific multi-award-winning producer Nicola Shindler OBE in 2021, has made five new hires across production, development and business affairs, ahead of its first raft of productions. Richard Fee, Davina Earl, Chris Leach, Athena Stavrakis and Kate Boyle join the growing team as Executive Producer, Head of […]

January 26, 2022

UPMG signs Banijay

Universal Music Publishing Group (UPMG) has announced the signing of Banijay, the global independent content creation and distribution group to exploit its music assets. Under the deal, UMPG will work with Banijay Brands which has a portfolio spanning some of the world’s most recognisable shows, including Peaky Blinders, Survivor, Temptation Island, Lego Masters and Hunted. […]

December 17, 2021

Virgin Media O2 online tool maps iconic TV locations

Virgin Media O2 is launching an interactive online map revealing the iconic locations featured in many of the UK’s most popular TV shows. The new online tool, TV Mapper, allows users to search by show, genre or region; plan the ultimate fan route; and follow in the footsteps of their favourite characters, virtually or in […]

July 29, 2021

640 UK films, TV shows in production in past year

More than 600 feature films and television productions have gone into production in the UK since the scheme was announced in July last year as the industry has moved into pandemic recovery thanks to the Government funded Film and TV Production Restart Scheme. The scheme was launched by the Government backed by £500 million to […]

July 28, 2021

Peaky Blinders to end, spin-offs teased

The upcoming sixth season of Peaky Blinders will be the last, writer and creator Steven Knight has confirmed. The popular BBC crime drama has resumed filming after being hit by Covid-related production delays last year. Knight said the show is “back with a bang” and warned fans that the mobsters would face “extreme jeopardy” in […]

January 19, 2021

Banijay completes Endemol Shine acquisition

Banijay has announced the completion of the acquisition of Endemol Shine Group, previously co-owned by The Walt Disney Company and funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management. The deal is valued at $2.2 billion. The closed deal, which has been successfully approved by the relevant regulators worldwide in consultation with relevant employee representative bodies, […]

July 3, 2020