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Sky acquires Afro hair doc from Fola Evans-Akingbola

Sky UK&I has announced the acquisition of Untold Stories: Hair On Set, a new documentary revealing the untold story of Afro hair on film sets, by British actress and filmmaker, Fola Evans-Akingbola (Ten Percent, The Night Agent). The acquisition comes as Sky UK&I announces a new commitment that all productions for Sky Original programming with […]

September 26, 2023

Williams, Mansell reunite in Sky Original F1 doc

A new Sky Original documentary, Williams and Mansell: Red 5, will debut on Sky Documentaries and NOW on July 8th. The documentary features some of the biggest names in F1 as it follows Nigel Mansell and the Williams Racing team’s rise to fame told through the eyes of his team, family, and drivers such as […]

July 5, 2023

Sky News explores generational impact of Windrush

Sky News has announced Windrush and Us, a new documentary exploring the experiences of the third generation of Windrush descendants, hosted by Trevor Phillips. Marking the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the HMT Empire Windrush in Britain in 1948, Windrush and Us will look back at the period of Caribbean migration, the adventurous spirit […]

June 19, 2023

Sky orders London 7/7 bombings docuseries

Zai Bennett, Sky’s Managing Director of Content, has revealed that the broadcaster has commissioned a three-part series, 7/7: Britain’s Day of Terror (w/t) which will launch on Sky Documentaries and NOW in 2025 to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the 7/7 bombings. Bennett told members of the Royal Television Society in London that the […]

May 17, 2023By Colin Mann