Dancing Ledge Productions


BBC orders ‘Crossfire’ thriller with Dancing Ledge & Keeley Hawes

UK pubcaster the BBC has commissioned Crossfire, a new miniseries about a hotel shooting to star and be executive produced by Bodyguard’s Keeley Hawes. Fremantle-backed Dancing Ledge Productions will reportedly team with Hawes’ Buddy Club Productions to produce the three-part series for BBC One. It will be written by Apple Tree Yard scribe Louise Doughty […]

Disney+ greenlights action-comedy ‘Wedding Season’ for Star

Disney+ has greenlit Wedding Season, a UK-produced original romantic-comedy action series for the streamer’s Star label. The eight-part series is being produced by Dancing Ledge Productions (The Salisbury Poisonings) and Jax Media (Emily In Paris), and written and executive produced by Oliver Lyttelton. Chris Carey, Laurence Bowen and Toby Bruce will also exec produce for […]

AMC explores BBC’s ‘Salisbury Poisonings’ after striking Fremantle deal

US cable network AMC has picked up rights to BBC scripted series The Salisbury Poisonings, which recently became the UK broadcaster’s biggest overnight drama launch in six years. The show, which will debut in the US this autumn, is based on the true story of the 2018 Novichok poisonings and the impact it had on […]

Fremantle-backed Dancing Ledge appoints Chris Carey as MD

UK-based Dancing Ledge Productions has promoted its executive producer Chris Carey to become the Delhi Crime prodco’s MD. Carey will work alongside CEO Laurence Bowen to oversee the Fremantle-backed company, which has also been behind TV and film projects for UK broadcasters including the BBC, Channel 4, Sky, ITV, Dave/UKTV, Film 4 and the History […]

‘Les Mis’ producer Chris Carey boards Dancing Ledge

Les Misérables producer Chris Carey has joined Fremantle-backed Dancing Ledge Productions.  The exec, who most recently served as an EP for BBC Studios-owned Lookout Point, is to serve as executive producer for The New Pope prodco as it expands its drama slate. Carey — who recently took part in TBI’s inaugural One-to-One session with Sky exec Jane […]

Fremantle inks first TV deal with author Paulo Coelho

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA), together with Random House Studio and Dancing Ledge Productions, has signed an exclusive deal with The Alchemist author Paulo Coelho to develop the first-ever TV drama series based on his work. Exploring themes and characters from his novels, The Devil and Miss Prym, Brida and The Witch of Portobello, the crime […]