An RTS panel explores why we love true crime television and the genre's enduring success.
Jo Clinton Davis, Controller of Popular Factual for ITV and commissioner of shows including An Hour to Catch a Killer with Trevor Mcdonald and the Crime and Punishment strand
Helen Tonge, Managing Director & Executive Producer of Manchester based production company. Title Role TV, producer of Crimes That Shook Britain
When it emerged that BritBox was rebooting Spitting Image, the ITV show that ran for 18 series from 1984 to 1996 and which mercilessly lampooned the Thatcher-Reagan era, there was scepticism that the revival would work.
Could a collection of latex puppets that had helped redefine TV satire in the pre-digital age be successfully reinvented to send up today’s politicians and celebs?
A panel discusses what the privatisation of Channel 4 could mean for the creative sector and the representation of diverse communities around Britain.
The teams behind I Can See Your Voice and The Masked Singer/Dancer discuss how these Korean TV shows came about and why the UK TV industry is looking to Korea for its next big hit.
Co-creators Tom Davis and James De Frond, along with cast members Laura Checkley, Romesh Ranganathan and Camille Coduri, join journalist Boyd Hilton for this in-depth discussion into the making of the second series of King Gary, filled with clips and stories from the show.
The creative team behind Spitting Image discuss reviving the show for modern audiences and reveal the latest football stars to become puppets following the success of Euro 2020.
“We didn’t want him to become another police officer… We’ve told big, bold stories that gave [Julien Baptiste] a proper journey – he doesn’t just come in and find out some stuff and go home,” said Jack, the older of the Williams brothers by two years. “It’s about doing the right thing for the show and the characters.”
Jack Williams – plus brother Harry and the actors Tchéky Karyo and Fiona Shaw –were speaking at an RTS event previewing the new series of Baptiste, chaired by the critic and broadcaster Rhianna Dhillon.
An expert panel explores how virtual production is dramatically changing the landscape and ecosystem of TV and film production.
In this RTS Thames Valley session, each stage of getting a script on TV is explained, from how to come up with an idea to the commissioning process.
Lyndsay Duthie, CEO, PGGB and RTS TVC Committee
Chloe Seddon, Head of Development, Parable Films
Bianca Gavin, Head of Production, Pulse Films
Karen Redfern, Post-Production Supervisor, (To Olivia)
Dee Allen, Company 3/Method Studios / No Chiefs