TITLE

BBC, DLT decide it's 'Time' for 2 specials

AUTHOR(S)
Whiteman, Bobbie
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;12/16/2004, Vol. 285 Issue 54, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that New York-based company DLT Entertainment and its sister company, the Theatre of Comedy, have been commissioned by the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) to produce two 45-minute specials of hit series "As Time Goes By," starring Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer. The specials, to be filmed early next year, were commissioned by BBC I controller Lorraine Heggessey and will be written by Bob Larbey who wrote the previous nine series. Syd Lotter by will return to produce and direct as he has done since the first series in 1992.
ACCESSION #
15441157

 

Related Articles

  • DLT shows get simultaneous UK and US sale.  // Televisual;Sep2005, p9 

    Reports that DLT Entertainment has sold two episodes of the sitcom "As Time Goes By" to BBC1 and PBS. Director and writer of the episodes; Companies negotiating with DLT for the DVD rights of the sitcom.

  • McKellen enrolls in 'Academy' Littleton, Cynthia // Daily Variety;11/2/2009, Vol. 305 Issue 21, p2 

    The article reports that actor Ian McKellen has signed to star in a mockumentary television series "The Academy." It states that the program is being shopped to Great Britain and United States by DLT Entertainment Ltd. The actor will play his fictional brother, Murray McKellen who heads the...

  • Brit 'Time' goes on with 2 reunion specs. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;4/11/2005, Vol. 287 Issue 6, p8 

    The article reports that DLT Entertainment has sold two new reunion specials tied to the long-running British sitcom "As Time Goes By" to PBS. "Time," which stars Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer, began on the BBC in January 1992 with an initial order of six half-hours as a co-production of DLT...

  • BBC tuning up time machine for 'Dr. Who'. Bennett, Ray; Pryor, Peter // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/30/2003, Vol. 380 Issue 32, p51 

    This article presents information on a new series of the show, "Doctor Who," appearing on BBC television as of September 30, 2003. The BBC has announced that it will make a new series of the show "Doctor Who," which has won popularity around the world over the past 40 years. Lorraine Heggessey,...

  • 'Cranford' cheers BBC. Clarke, Steve // Daily Variety;11/21/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 38, p4 

    The article reports on the success of British Broadcasting Corp.'s fall drama offering "Cranford" despite troubling issues on job cuts and audience deception in the Great Britain. The show drew 8 million viewers, that is a 29% audience share. The program features Judi Dench and Eileen Atkins as...

  • History takes center stage in BBC1 winter schedule. Turner, Mick // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;12/10/2002, Vol. 376 Issue 23, p10 

    Reports that television network British Broadcasting Corporation 1 (BBC) controller Lorraine Heggessey in London, England has promised audiences for programs which will showcase contemporary history. Budget for the winter 2002 schedule of BBC1; Programs that are scheduled for winter season;...

  • She's the bomb. Wolf, Matt // Variety;12/13/99, Vol. 377 Issue 5, p86 

    Highlights Judi Dench's role in the television program `The Last of the Blond Bombshells.' Cast of the television program; Plot of the television program.

  • Justin Time: Goes Exploring! Williams-Wood, J. // Video Librarian;May/Jun2014, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p60 

    No abstract available.

  • BRIT-COM AIMED AT U.S. Dempsey, John // Variety;08/14/2000, Vol. 379 Issue 12, p35 

    Reports that Don Taffner Jr., vice president of DLT Entertainment, is marketing the episodes of a British family sitcom called `Why Did We Have Them,' in the United States. Details on the situation comedy; Information on the writers of the television show; Cast and characters of the show.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics