Bryncoed Productions

Bryncoed options CLR James’ The Black Jacobins

Bryncoed Productions, the scripted outfit focusing on children’s drama, has optioned the screen-adaptation rights to CLR James’ The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution. The book, which was written in 1938 by the Afro-Trinidadian historian, charts the history of the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804. Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE (pictured), the award-winning British playwright, director, actor and […]

Foz Allan’s Bryncoed hires first YA development head

Bryncoed Productions has hired its first development head for young adult titles, Jonathan Wolfman. Wolfman is well-known for his development, production and script-editing credits across CBBC titles Worst Witch, Hetty Feather, Pet Squad, Scoop, The Dumping Ground, Tracy Beaker Returns and Katy– a new drama based on Dame Jaqueline Wilson’s best-selling children’s novel. He will oversee […]

Foz Allan’s Bryncoed makes first senior hire

Bryncoed Productions, the recently launched scripted content company launched by producer Foz Allan (Riviera, pictured), has made its first senior hire with NBCUniversal’s Emma Yap. Yap joins the Canterbury-based company as development producer. She joins from NBCU, where she served as global acquisitions executive. The new producer is also co-founder of Female Film Leaders, which […]