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New Pictures co-founder Charlie Pattinson steps down as co-CEO, Willow Grylls takes helm

Charlie Pattinson, co-founder and joint-CEO of All3Media-backed UK prodco New Pictures is stepping down to become non-executive chair. Fellow co-founder Willow Grylls will carry on as CEO, while Pattinson will continue at the company as an executive producer, including on the second season of Sky One’s Cobra and the upcoming BBC One original drama series Champion, […]

UK’s BBC unveils six dramas & new Michaela Coel project

The BBC in the UK has unveiled a raft of new scripted series, as well as a new project that is in the works from I May Destroy You creator Michaela Coel. Six shows have been unveiled by the broadcaster’s director of drama Piers Wenger, who confirmed a new project with Coel was in the […]

WarnerMedia’s HBO Max acquires UK crime drama from All3Media

Soon-to-launch streamer HBO Max is among buyers of upcoming UK factual drama White House Farm. The show is being produced by New Pictures in association with All3Media International, which is distributing globally, after ITV commissioned the series in the UK. The six-part drama centres on an infamous true crime story about the murder of three […]

All3 backs drama label Witchery Pictures

All3Media is set to invest in drama label Witchery Pictures, which was recently launched by Red Planet Pictures Siobhan Finnigan and Judith King. The outfit is also co-owned by New Pictures, with its CEO Charlie Pattinson taking some responsibility for Witchery shows in their early years. Witchery’s first project is a rom-com musical set in […]

Netflix orders supernatural UK original

Netflix has ordered a supernatural-themed original drama produced by UK-based New Pictures, TBI can reveal. The eight-episode series will be led by All3Media-backed New Pictures’ founders Charlie Pattinson, Elaine Pyke and Willow Grylls. Creators of the series are Hania Elkington (The North London Book of the Dead) and Simon Duric (The Crown, Black Mirror). The […]

All3Media buys Fleabag producer

All3Media has bought Two Brothers Pictures, the UK prodco that makes buzzy BBC comedy Fleabag. London-based Two Brothers was set up in 2014 by Harry and Jack Williams. The pair had already worked with All3 when they wrote the popular BBC drama series The Missing, which Two Brothers made for BBC with New Pictures, which […]

All3 buys Indian Summers producer

All3Media has acquired New Pictures, the UK indie behind Channel 4 ratings hit Indian Summers (pictured). The move bolsters All3’s drama assets, which currently include Midsomer Murders prodco Bentley Productions, Neal Street Productions (Ripper Street) and Company Pictures (Skins, Shameless). Former Company boss Charlie Pattinson created New Pictures with Claine Pyke, Willow Grylls and Richard […]

Sky goes Missing in Germany

Sky Deutschland has acquired UK kidnap drama The Missing. The eight-part show debuted on the BBC in the UK and is distributed internationally by All3Media. Sky Deutschland will run the series on its Sky Atlantic channel. The series, which follows a desperate father’s attempts to find his son who went missing on family holiday years […]

Channel 4, PBS plan more Indian Summers

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a second season of period drama Indian Summers. The show, which comes from New Pictures and is a coproduction with PBS in the US, will return for a 10-part second run next year after its recent launch became C4’s biggest drama debut in two decades. Again set in India […]

BBC, Starz find The Missing for a second season

The BBC and Starz have jointly ordered a second season of hit drama The Missing. The first season of the heavily serialised drama has performed well for UK pubcaster the BBC and US premium cable net Starz. It tells the story of a father desperately searching for his son, year after he goes missing while […]