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Purple Goes On The Road With Channel 4

Manchester based Purple Productions is hitting the road with Channel 4 after securing two new commissions: Britain’s Most Beautiful Road and A Cotswold Farmshop. Previously Scotland’s best kept secret, Britain’s Most Beautiful Road will uncover the highs and lows of Scotland’s spectacular North Coast-500 route during its busiest season yet. With exclusive access to the …

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Channel 5 recommissions Motorway Cops for extended run

Purple Production has secured an extended, second run of its hit Channel 5 factual series Motorway Cops: Catching Britain’s Speeders. Going back on the road with Cheshire Police, the new 20×60 order, will once again use UGC content alongside eyewitness footage from the police patrol cars to reveal some of Britain’s most serious driving offenders. …

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Villages By The Sea returns to BBC Two for a third series

Villages by the Sea returns on BBC Two for a third series with ten new episodes,  following the success of the last series in 2021. Archaeologist Ben Robinson will investigate the landscape, streets and buildings of seaside villages to reveal their surprising histories from Ravenglass in the Lake District to Tintagel on the Cornish coast. …

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Purple heads back to Tebay for second pit stop

Purple Productions has secured a second series of A Lake District Farm Shop, following the success of its first run on Channel 4 earlier this year. Returning to the glorious surroundings of the Lake District, the second 6×60 series will continue to follow the lives of the Cumbrian farmers, food producers and artisan crafters, who …

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Purple lands BBC England commission

Purple Productions has won the competitive tender to secure the commission of BBC England’s second series of Villages by the Sea. The Manchester-based Objective Media Group label will produce the BBC Two 6×30 series which sees Archaeologist Ben Robinson explore six of our most stunning coastal villages, from Northumberland to Suffolk and Cornwall, going beyond …

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Lingo comes to ITV

ITV has commissioned Lingo, a new quick-thinking game of words. Set to air this winter, the 30×60 series is produced by Objective Media Group’s label Wildcard Television and presented by Adil Ray. The all3media international distributed format will be filmed in Manchester out of Objective Media Group North and sees contestant pairs compete across a series of rounds, for …

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Purple secures first two commissions

Purple Productions has secured its first two commissions. The Manchester-based Objective Media Group label will be making Services to the Lake District (working title) for Channel 4 and Britain’s Dangerous Drivers (working title) for Channel 5. Turning a spotlight on the UK’s most dangerous drivers for Channel 5 and following Cheshire Police force as they …

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