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TV KLAXON: CRIME.
7 December 2021

76 Ltd director James Strong likes a one-word title. After Liar and Vigil comes Crime, a six-part adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel of the same name and sequel to Filth.

The BritBox exclusive stars Dougray Scott as DI Ray Lennox and Joanna Vanderham as DS Amanda Drummond, with Edinburgh in full Scottish crime drama mode - relief for those still recovering from A Castle for Christmas.

Genre stalwart Ken Stott (Rebus, Messiah) also stars as Chief Superintendent Bob Toal, which suggests he's keen to play every police rank at least once. At least he knows the cop manual from cover to cover.


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PULSE FILMS SWOOP FOR JESSICA SWALE.

Pulse Films swoop for Jessica Swale.


INTRODUCING MILK MACHINE AT MAD COW FILMS.

Milk Machine, Mad Cow Films' content division, is now fully operational.


HUNKYDORY SIGN MIKE DIVA.

Directors often say they're excited, thrilled, or delighted to join a production company, but not Mike Diva.


PRIYA AHLUWALIA JOINS BLACK DOG FILMS.

Director and fashion designer Priya Ahluwalia has joined Black Dog Films for global representation.


LONDON RESET FOR RESET

US production powerhouse RESET has opened a London office in conjunction with Creators Inc.


DAVID PLAYS... THE PROCESSION TO CALVARY.

There have been several licensed Monty Python games over the years, but few nail the group's humour like Joe Richardson's The Procession to Calvary.


MY ACCOMPLICE NAB ALICE ISAAC.

Animator, image maker, and collage artist Alice Isaac has joined the refined roster at My Accomplice.


HUMANS ARRIVE AT RIFF RAFF FILMS.

Directing duo Humans have joined the Nursery of Evil at Riff Raff Films.


HUNKYDORY SIGN NEIL GORRINGE.

HunkyDory have signed Middlesbrough's own Neil Gorringe for representation.


ANDY SAUNDERS PLUMPS FOR BITE COLLECTIVE.

Bite Collective have added seasoned director Andy Saunders to their ranks.


PRESENCE WELCOME DANIEL AZANCOT.

Spanish director Daniel Azancot has joined Presence for commercial representation in the UK.


DAVID PLAYS... UMURANGI GENERATION.

Unlike many first-person games, Umurangi Generation gives players a camera instead of a gun,


EDWARD ANDREWS JOINS OUTSIDER.

After a fruitful spell in Canada, Newbury's own Edward Andrews is back in the UK with Outsider.


TV KLAXON: MAN VS BEE

A show about Rowan Atkinson and a winged insect should have been called Mr Bee.


IT'S BLEU DÉSERT FOR FRIEND LONDON.

French directing trio Bleu Désert have signed with Friend London's for commercials and music videos.


BRIAN & CHARLES RIDE AGAIN

Jim Archer's 2017 short film featuring stand-up characters Brian & Charles has been turned into a bloody brilliant movie.


THE VISIONARIES ENLIST MICHAEL GEOGHEGAN.

Seasoned commercial director Michael Geoghegan has joined The Visionaries for representation.


OKAY GO FOR CHARLES GAMBLE.

Fresh-faced editor Charles Gamble has joined OKAY STUDIO’s bespoke roster.


CARLOS LÓPEZ ESTRADA JOINS NEXUS STUDIOS.

Powerhouse Nexus Studios have added Mexican filmmaker Carlos López Estrada to their ranks.


WILL CHILD JOINS BLINKINK

Director and artist Will Child is the latest member of the Blinkink family.


SNAPPER FILMS WELCOME ELLIE HEYDON.

Snapper Films reckon they've signed a "ray of sunshine" in the form of Ellie Heydon.


IMOGEN HARRISON CONSPIRES WITH MY ACCOMPLICE.

Rising talent Imogen Harrison has joined My Accomplice for commercial representation.


STICKER STUDIOS NAB MORI.

Former agency man Mori has joined the directing roster at Sticker Studios.


EDITOR OLLIE BURN JOINS ABSOLUTE

Post-production studio, Absolute, have strengthened their editing team with the appointment of Ollie Burn.


SAU ALI HEADS TO GREATCOAT FILMS.

Sau Ali heads to Greatcoat Films, and Simon Oxley is predicting great things for the Newham-based director.


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