Eddie Izzard


Eddie Izzard to star in BBC science drama

Actor and stand-up Eddie Izzard will star in a science-themed, fact-based drama for UK terrestrial BBC Two as one of a raft of new commissions. Izzard (Ocean’s Twelve, Ocean’s Thirteen) will play British scientist Robert Watson Watt, the inventor of the radar, in Castles in the Sky (pictured). It will sell the story of the […]

Cineflix, Tony Wood launch Buccaneer Media

Cineflix Studios has hooked up with former Lime Pictures creative Tony Wood to create a new production company that already has an Eddie Izzard project in the works. Buccaneer Media will be based in the UK and work with the scripted arm of Canada’s Cineflix Media on developing and producing a range of programmes for […]

Power sells event drama package to RTL

UK sales house Power has shopped a package of its event dramas to Croatian free-to-air broadcaster RTL Televizija. The package stretches to nine of the UK producer and distributor’s titles. Titles include end of the world miniseries Exploding Sun and Ring of Fire, which are both broadcasting in the US on ReelzChannel later this year; […]