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Sky Arts announces slate of new programmes for free to air launch

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With an ambitious programme of activity aimed at supporting the arts through a vital time in the cultural sector, Sky Arts will focus on bringing the arts to more people.

BOYS

Ashley Walters directs this East London set short film written by newcomer Jerome Holder. Two best friends embark on a journey that will shape the men they will become when they fulfil a promise made to one’s older brother.

BritBox announces a set of debut originals

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BritBox has the biggest set of British boxsets from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 and will now debut originals A Spy Among Friends, The Beast Must Die, Crime and Magpie Murders.

A Spy Among Friends is set to be a limited series based on the novel of the same name by Ben Macintyre and explores a world of espionage and duplicity in the time of the Cold War.