Jaafar, Ali
July 2007
Daily Variety;7/24/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 16, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that the show business of Great Britain has contributed 4.3 billion sterling pounds to the country's economy. The contribution increased by 39 percent compared to 2004. The increase was led by big budget British co-productions such as "Casino Royale" and "The Da Vinci Code." Small-to-medium budget features also contributed to the economy.


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