Eagle Eye Drama

ITV & BritBox board Eagle Eye Drama’s original debut ‘Hotel Portofino’

UK-based ITV and BritBox have boarded Hotel Portofino, a new drama set on the Italian Riviera during the 1920s from Eagle Eye Drama. Sky Italia and Foxtel in Australia will also air the series, with PBS Distribution picking up sales rights for North America. The series has been created and written by Matt Baker and […]

Show of the Week: Professor T

Original Death In Paradise leading man Ben Miller returns to the detective genre with this new drama that tackles as many mental health issues as it does violent crimes. Miller plays the titular Professor Jasper Tempest – aka Professor T – a brilliant but unorthodox criminology teacher at England’s prestigious University of Cambridge, who is […]

UK’s C4 adapts ‘Clown’ for Christmas with Helena Bonham-Carter

Channel 4 in the UK has commissioned an animated adaptation of Clown, based on the classic children’s book from Quentin Blake. The show is being produced by Eagle Eye Drama, the production company recently launched by the team behind global drama streamer Walter Presents, and is due to air in December. It has been commissioned […]

ITV adapts Spain’s ‘Game Of Talents’ and Belgium’s ‘Professor T’ formats

UK broadcaster ITV has commissioned a local adaptation of Spanish gameshow format Game Of Talents, while filming has commenced on new crime drama Professor T, based on a Belgian scripted format. Game Of Talents is based on a format created by Fremantle and is being produced by Fremantle-owned Thames. The show sees contestants team up […]

Channel 4 remakes Swedish drama with Walter Presents founders’ prodco

Channel 4 in the UK has ordered a remake of Swedish drama Before We Die, with Eagle Eye Drama – the company launched by the founders of streamer Walter Presents – attached to produce. The six-part crime thriller, which will be known as Before We Die in the UK as well, will star Lesley Sharp, […]

Walter Presents team launches drama venture backed by Channel 4

The trio behind international drama platform Walter Presents is setting up a new drama venture, backed by UK broadcaster Channel 4. Founders and creators Walter Iuzzolino, Jo McGrath and Jason Thorp’s new outfit is called Eagle Eye Drama, and it will focus on producing English-language drama inspired by foreign-language programmes the team have championed via […]