The New Statesman plotting return to power

Iconic British satire The New Statesman is set to return to screens under a new guise. The ITV sitcom’s writers, Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran of LocomoTV, are working with FremantleMedia-backed Corona TV on the show, The B’Stard Legacy. The original follows a greedy and despicable Conservative MP. With its star, Rik Mayall, passing away […]

FremantleMedia backs new drama producer

FremantleMedia has taken a 25% stake in Dancing Ledge, a new scripted indie. Feelgood Fiction founder and creative director Laurence Bowen has created Dancing Ledge, which will be based in Notting Hill, London. The company launches with a development deal in place with popular actor Martin Freeman (Lord of the Rings, Fargo), and will add […]