Beecham House

The House that Gurinder built

Director and screenwriter Gurinder Chadha’s first large-scale drama series Beecham House, to be screened in June on ITV, will kickstart a focused period of television programme-making for the award-winning filmmaker. Ross Biddiscombe reports Gurinder Chadha – famous for modern classics such as Bend It Like Beckham and Bhaji On The Beach – says that in […]

PBS takes Fremantle’s ‘Beecham House’ to the US

Fremantle has struck a deal with PBS to launch Gurinder Chadha’s six-part drama series Beecham House in the US on Masterpiece. From Bend It TV, part of the Fremantle family, Beecham House is set on the cusp of 19th century Delhi before the British ruled in the region. The drama depicts the fortunes of the […]

Fremantle rolls out global event titles

Fremantle is taking buyers around the world with a slate of scripted and unscripted titles that touch on experiences across continents, this morning at London’s Ham Yard Hotel in Soho. Jens Richter, Fremantle’s International CEO, says the business will bring a packed slate of programming to London to get ahead “in a market where more […]