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November, 2016:


Chiswick event: Love Theatre! Friday 25th November

Published on: 21st November 2016

‘Love Theatre’ will be a panel session, chaired by Torin Douglas, at which producer Denise Silvey (Dead Sheep, Savile), writer and broadcaster Jonathan Maitland, actor, producer and theatre owner Fred Perry, and our own Bob Benton will discuss every aspect of the Theatre industry.

The Wipers Times – tours UK to outstanding reviews!

Published on: 24th October 2016

‘The Wipers Times’ remains one of the First World War’s best kept secrets, a satirical newspaper written by soldiers who fought on the front line at Ypres, Belgium. Ian Hislop and Nick Newman discovered the texts and created a dramatization for the BBC in 2013, starring Michael Palin and Emilia Fox. Hislop and Newman then […]

SUMS Media film JET TRASH with Robert Sheehan – TRAILER RELEASED!

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SUMS Film and Media – part of the Bob & Co Group, have released the trailer for JET TRASH! The film stars Robert Sheehan, Sofia Boutella and Osy Ikhile, and was directed by Charles Henri Belleville It premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival this summer and is set for release in DEC 2016. The Hollywood Reporter […]

WOODCUT MEDIA AND DUCHESS STREET PRODUCTIONS HIRE EX GREEN DOOR PRODUCER NICHOLAS YEARWOOD AS CONSULTANT EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Published on: 23rd August 2016

Bob & Co partners, Woodcut Media and Duchess Street Productions have secured the services of producer Nicholas Yearwood, to come aboard as Consultant Executive Producer across both companies. Nicholas will consult on scripted and non-scripted programming , and continue to develop his own independent projects for various established and emerging off-screen talent. Prior to setting up as […]

BBC4 premieres Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict this THURSDAY 21 JULY at 10pm

Published on: 19th July 2016

BBC4 premieres Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict this THURSDAY 21 JULY at 10pm.  

BOB & CO ENTER NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH ACADEMY AND BAFTA AWARD-WINNING PRODUCER DAVID PARFITT

Published on: 18th July 2016

Bob & Co today announced a new partnership with Academy and BAFTA award-winning producer, David Parfitt of Trademark Films.  He will act as Creative Consultant and sit on the Investment Committee for the Cultural Capital Fund (a Jersey based fund that invests in content). He will also consult across Bob & Co and their media […]

Jet Trash Reviews – FOUR STARS!

Published on: 25th June 2016

The first reviews are out after a fabulous premiere of JET TRASH last night at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. The Hollywood Reporter hails JET TRASH as “…likeably lurid tale of hedonists abroad.” Online media magazine, Frowning calls JET TRASH, “… a fiery, seductive inferno of a film.” The Skinny deems JET TRASH, “a fast-paced and gripping crime thriller,” […]

Jet Trash Premieres at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Published on: 22nd June 2016

SUMS and Bob & Co produced JET TRASH has its World Premiere this FRI 24th June at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Staring Robert Sheenan, Sofia Boutella and Osy Ikhile, JET TRASH is a fast-paced, sun-drenched thriller based on Simon Lewis’s cult novel GO. More info: JET TRASH – Edinburgh International Film Festival  JET TRASH

The Go-Between Musical with Michael Crawford opens at Apollo Theatre

Published on: 9th June 2016

    Bob & Co Theatre investment company, Ghost Light Productions proudly announces The Go-Between, now playing at the Apollo Theatre. The musical adaptation of the classic novel starring West End legend, Michael Crawford opened this week to audience and critical acclaim. Tickets and reviews here: THE GO-BETWEEN, Apollo Theatre, Shaftsbury Avenue    

TREE Musical workshops at Hackney Empire

Published on: 31st May 2016

Bob & Co and Green Door Pictures are proud to support TREE – an original musical inspired by  Idris Elba’s ‘mi Mandela’ album. Elba wrote mi Mandela with a group of British and South African artists including Maverick Sabre and George the Poet. Writers Tori Allen and Sarah Henley will be workshopping extracts from TREE at the Hackney […]

 
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