News

December, 2014:


Jo Roderick Joins Duchess Street Productions

Published on: 3rd December 2014

The former Sky Drama Script Executive, will be responsible for developing and providing editorial guidance on slated projects, as well as generating original ideas and IP, including an original idea currently in development with SKY 1. Jo will also oversee the development of Duchess Street Productions’ premier drama series, The Clifton Chronicles. Prior to her […]

Q Pootle 5 Christmas Special coming to Cbeebies!

Published on: 26th November 2014

Cbeebies favorite, Q Pootle 5 will air a special episode for Christmas. The fun filled adventure is produced by Snapper Productions with animation from Blue Zoo and investment from Bob & Co. Read More: Kidscreen, Q Pootle 5 Christmas Special

TBI Vision: Simon Flamank, Bob & Co.

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Veteran kids TV financier and producer Simon Flamank explains why piecing together investment on an animated children’s series is now more akin to the independent film producer model than the public broadcaster commission of old. We all regularly talk about the changing landscape of animated children’s TV programming, how there are more television channels, more […]

40 Partners commissioned for AOL

Published on: 17th October 2014

40 Partners is a dynamic new talent, production and distribution company. Bob & Co is a proud investor in the business. Announced at the inaugural IAB Digital Upfront at BAFTA, the new web series featuring home-grown talent Richard Bacon, Tess Daly and The Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes, are AOL’s first original commissions outside the US, […]

Q Pootle 5 – DVD debut!

Published on: 8th October 2014

Now Pootle, Oopsy and all their friends are available on DVD. Q POOTLE 5 explores everyday experiences that will be familiar to children everywhere in a fantastic intergalactic environment and played out in warm, funny stories appealing to both little ones and grown-ups. All 52 episodes of the Q POOTLE 5 are available in the […]

LILTING available now on DVD

Published on: 30th September 2014

LILTING stars Ben Wishaw and Cheng Pei-Pei, directed and written by Hong Khaou. A critical favourite and adored by audiences, this subtle and moving film is now available to own on DVD. LILTING DVD on Amazon

Broadway hit BEAUTIFUL comes to London

Published on: 25th September 2014

Critically-acclaimed, Tony-award winning, musical Beautiful: The Carole King Story, of which Bob & Co are proud investors, is set to make the transatlantic transfer to London’s West End. The biographical stage show charting legendary singer-songwriter Carole King’s rise to fame is expected to open in Spring 2015 at the Aldwych Theatre. Beautiful, which premiered in […]

Wind in the Willows announces star Narrator!

Published on: 12th September 2014

Alan Titchmarch is set to debut on stage in a Royal Opera House production of Wind in the Willows, after years of television presenting, and a childhood spent as a choirboy. Mr Titchmarch will play the role of author Kenneth Grahame in the much-loved children’s classic – the story’s singing narrator. The Wind in the […]

SUMS award-winning film LILTING released today!

Published on: 8th August 2014

Critically acclaimed indie, LILTING, written and directed by Hong Khaou, releases today in cinemas and on VOD. LILTING was executive produced by Bob Benton and Andy Brunskill of Bob & Co and SUMS, with producers, Dominic Buchanan and Donna Mabey. Starring the renowned Ben Whishaw and Cheng Pei Pei, LILTING tells the story of a […]

Donna Wiffen Announced as Speaker for C21 International Drama Summit

Published on: 5th August 2014

C21 Media brings the world’s Drama community together for its International Drama Summit in November 2014. The two-day event will feature a mix of keynote sessions, drama case studies and more. Read more here: C21 Media – Content London 2014

 
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