Peter Wyles

Barcroft wins Facebook commission for Incredible Homes

Facebook has commissioned Barcroft Media for five-part series Most Incredible Homes. The 5 x 12-minute interactive series, which will premiere on Facebook Watch on November 3, will focus on unique homes around the globe, from luxurious jungle tree houses in Costa Rica to car-shaped homes in Austria. Facebook Watch users are to vote for their […]

C4 orders Barcroft’s supersized pets title

Channel 4 has commissioned Barcroft Productions’ Bear about the House: Living with My Super-Sized Pet. The 1×60 documentary explores why certain individuals choose to make oversized animals such as bears, crocodiles and buffalos, household pets. It includes stories of Stepan the 55-stone bear, Jilly the nine-foot crocodile and Cody the buffalo. Bear about the House… was […]

Barcroft poaches Zig Zag’s Wyles

Barcroft Productions has hired Zig Zag Productions’ Peter Wyles as director of programmes. Wyles is moving to the UK prodco, which has recently secured commissions such as Preposterous Pets for Animal Planet and OAPs Behaving Badly for Channel 5. He had only joined Troy producer Zig Zag as head of development last year after leaving […]