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About Company Pictures

Company Pictures is one of the UK’s largest independent film and television producers.

Founded in 1998, we have produced hundreds of hours of critically acclaimed, award winning drama for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, WGBH, HBO, Starz and other leading broadcasters all over the world.

Company was responsible for period drama Elizabeth (winner of three Golden Globes), eleven series of the multi award winning Shameless, the much loved long running family series Wild at Heart and the hugely popular teen drama Skins.

Company has also seen raft of exciting projects in development and production, including a big budget six part adaptation for the BBC of Hilary Mantel’s prize winning Wolf Hall, written by Peter Straughan (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), directed by BAFTA nominated Peter Kosminsky and starring Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis.

Following critical acclaim in 2013, Peter Moffat’s The Village returned for a second series in 2014, with John Simm and Maxine Peak reprising their roles. This year also saw the production of the first series of The Missing, an 8 part thriller for BBC1. In Ireland, Company co-produced Red Rock – a new soap for TV3.

More recently Company Pictures has wrapped up filming The White Princess, the TV adaptation of Philippa Gregory’s historical novels and sequel to the hugely popular The White Queen. It will broadcast on STARZ in 2017.

The highly popular Inspector George Gently will return for a 9th series.

From seminal drama The Lakes in the 1990s to The White Queen, Inspector George Gently and New Worlds today, Company Pictures has continued to produce and deliver high quality, distinguished drama that attracts the best talent the UK has to offer.

Company Pictures has been part of All3Media since October 2014.