Willow Grylls

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 […]

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 Atlantic boss exits for Pattinson’s New indie

Elaine Pyke is leaving her role as boss of the Sky Atlantic channel to join New Pictures, the All3Media-backed indie producer set up by Company Pictures cofounder Charlie Pattinson (pictured). Pyke was controller of Sky Atlantic, the pay TV operator’s drama channel that houses the programming from its HBO output deal. New Pictures officially launched […]