Hugh Rycroft

BBC Worldwide backs UK indie start-up

BBC Worldwide is taking a 25% stake in Mighty Productions, a new UK prodco being launched by Lynn Sutcliffe and Hugh Rycroft. The commercial arm of UK pubcaster will distribute Mighty’s finished content and formats under the terms of a five-year deal. Sutcliffe will be managing director of the new prodco and Rycroft creative director. […]

BBC Decimates daytime with quiz from Tipping Point creator

UK public broadcaster the BBC has ordered Decimate, a new daytime quiz series, TBI has learned. The 25x45mins show will be produced by UK independent producer CPL Productions, the prodco behind A League of Their Own and All Star Mr and Mrs. It will launch this autumn and be presented by UK personality Shane Richie. […]