Lorraine Heggessy

ITV ‘set to buy Twofour’

UK broadcaster ITV is set to acquire Plymouth-based production and distribution group Twofour, a Media Guardian report claims. The deal’s value is not known, but could see Educating Essex producer Twofour fetch around £70 million (US$107.5 million), according the paper’s estimates. Twofour merged with Boom Pictures in October 2013, though the partnership has not been […]

Heggessey’s Boom hires UKTV’s Tess Cuming

Fledgling indie production group Boomerang has recruited Tess Cuming as its first head of factual entertainment and features. Cuming joins from channels group UKTV where she was senior commissioning editor. Boomerang is part of Boom Pictures, the UK indie created last year by former BBC1 controller Lorraine Heggessey. Last week it said it was providing […]