David Cameron

UK gov’t admits to Channel 4 sale option

The British Conservative government has admitted it is looking at privatising public broadcaster Channel 4 despite previously denying the option was on the table. Prime Minister David Cameron (pictured) confirmed the channel, which is currently publicly-owned and advertiser-funded, could be sold or part-privatised to secure Channel 4 “a strong and secure future”. “I think it […]

Thatcher doc gains traction

A documentary chronicling the controversial political career of the late former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher has sold to broadcasters in Canada, Asia and Europe. BSkyB-owned distributor Sky Vision has scored sales of Brook Lapping-produced 1x60mins doc Thatcher: a Memoir to Radio Canada in Quebec, ATV in Hong Kong, TV4 in Sweden and Finland, Portuguese […]