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RTS Futures Christmas Quiz

The RTS Christmas quiz is back! 

Come and join some of the biggest names in the TV industry for a night of wine, nibbles and furious competition as you test your knowledge of television and celebrity news from the past year. The winning team will bag a very special and exclusive gift to go under their tree this year. 

Hosted by Celebrity Big Brother winner & The Bi Life presenter Courtney Act and featuring surprise celebrity cameos - it’s a night not to be missed so grab your tickets here! 

Pick which industry experts team you’ll join!

RTS Futures Christmas Quiz

Yes, Christmas is nearly here and it's time for the 2017 edition of our sparkling Christmas quiz with the glitterati of broadcast and production.
Join the industry's top creatives as they go head to head in a battle for the accolade of best TV trivia brains. But they won’t be competing alone. Each team of industry execs will be joined by you, the RTS Futures members, to help seal their success. Wow us all with your unrivalled TV knowledge and be in with the chance of a money-can’t-buy prize!

NBCUniversal International named lead sponsor of RTS London Conference 2016

As leader of one of the world’s largest media and entertainment companies, Burke will share his views on global media trends, how NBCUniversal is capitalising on shifts in consumer, technological and market dynamics, and his expectations for the future.

 

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? has its first UK millionaire winner in 14 years

The upcoming series, which is due to air next month, was filmed without a studio audience due to Covid-19, with an adapted format to adhere to the government guidelines around social distancing.

The contestants will still have the choice of four lifelines, but the Ask the Audience option will be replaced by another Phone a Friend, alongside the 50:50 and Ask The Host lifelines.

Aisling Bea on This Way Up, finding humour in hardship and joining the world of “Big Girl work”

Aisling Bea in This Way Up (credit: Channel 4)

A panel-show stalwart, Bea has crafted a successful career on the comedy circuit, becoming a familiar favourite on shows such as 8 Out of 10 Cats does Countdown, Taskmaster and Live at the Apollo.

With This Way Up, Bea finds her signature voice in the world of TV’s scripted comedy. A triple threat as the writer, executive producer and star of the series, Bea has taken less of a cautious first step, and more a running leap into the creative medium.

A first look trailer has been released for ITV drama Quiz

Matthew Macfadyen (Credit: ITV)

The series, adapted from Graham’s play of the same name, explores the story of the ‘coughing major’, which saw Charles (Matthew Macfadyen), Diana Ingram (Sian Clifford) and Tecwen Whittock (Michael Jibson) cheat their way to a million pounds on the quiz show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

The “audacious heist” took place in 2001, when Major Ingram was a contestant on the show and with the help of his wife Diana and accomplice Whittock, navigated the notoriously difficult quiz to win the top price.

James Graham explores the story behind the Coughing Major in his new drama

James Graham

James Graham was an undergraduate at Hull University when he became fascinated by daily press reports of the trial of a respectable home counties couple accused of cheating their way to the top prize in ITV’s Who Wants To Be a Millionaire? At the time, Millionaire was one of the biggest shows on TV, achieving audiences of more than 8 million; at its peak, an incredible 19 million tuned into the programme.

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