Lucy Worsley's Nights at the Opera on BBC2

13.10.17

Our new two part music history programme Lucy Worsley’s Nights at the Opera will air on BBC2, the 14th  and 21st at 9pm. For centuries in western culture, opera has been the greatest show on earth. Historian Lucy Worsley explores how history and opera go hand in hand. She visits the great European cities where some of the most famous operas were written, tells the stories of the colourful characters who composed them,  and shows how they reflected the turbulent times they were composed in and the lives, hopes and fears of the people who lived in them. Whilst Lucy visits the cities and European opera houses, Antonio Pappano, Music Director of London’s Royal Opera, helps up understand some of these operas’ greatest musical moments

French Collection Series 3

28.08.17

From the 28th August French Collection series three airs on Channel 4, weekdays at 1.00pm. Each episode sees three amateur vintage dealers travel to brocante markets in France to acquire a host of various items, with the aim of returning to the UK to sell them on for a profit. Presented by dealer Mark Franks, the show features stunning French locations, eye catching renovations and upcycling, alongside great advice on buying and selling vintage homewares.

Reef is Flying High with Channel 4

19.05.17

 

Reef Television has been commissioned to produce a new four-part series for Channel 4 exploring Britain’s airfields, presented by amateur pilot Arthur Williams.

In Flying High with Arthur Williams (W/T) the former Royal Marine will take to the skies in his very own Piper J3 Cub aeroplane to visit the fascinating network of airfields sited right across the UK, unearthing the rich history and active communities behind them.  His journeys will take in breath-taking views of the country at large, whilst in his stop-downs he’ll meet the extraordinary characters involved in airfield life, go for a spin in planes new and old and celebrate our national passion for flying. The 4 x 60’ series was commissioned for Channel 4 by Lizi Wootton, commissioning editor, features.  The executive producer will be Reef’s head of factual Ben Weston, with Owen Rodd as series editor.

Village of the Year 2017 with Penelope Keith

10.04.17

Over this summer, Penelope Keith and her team of judges will be visiting villages across the UK to determine the winner of this brand new programme, with a £10,000 prize to be spent on your village up for grabs. We want you to apply if you think your village should be considered for the programme. In order to apply you just need to send us an email with some basic information about your village. Further details on how to apply can be found on the Village of the Year website.

Once you have emailed us, the team will be in touch to request more information. After that, we will review the applications and, if your village is selected for the shortlist of around 76 villages, you will be informed and our team will arrange a day when we can come and film at your village.We will be grouping our villages into four broad regions of the UK depending on the spread of applications. Each region will have one winning village that will go through to a grand final with an opportunity to win the £10,000 prize.

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