All posts tagged 'BBC Four'

BBC Four Acquires Norwegian Drama ‘Wisting’

BBC Four has acquired the UK rights to Norwegian drama Wisting starring Carrie-Anne Moss, Richie Campbell and Sven Nordin after striking a deal with international distributor Banijay Rights. The series will premiere later this year.

BBC Four Orders M.R. James Adaptation ‘Martin’s Close’, Peter Capaldi To Star

BBC Four has ordered Martin's Close, a one-off half-hour adaptation of M.R. James ghost story of the same name for their Christmas schedule. Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who, The Thick Of It) is attached to star. Martin's Close is set in 1684 and follows John Martin, who is on trial for his life. Facing him, the infamous ‘hanging Judge’, George Jeffreys. But this is not a cut and dried murder case. Because the innocent girl Martin is accused of killing has been seen after her death.

‘There She Goes’ Moving To BBC Two For Second Season

There She Goes is coming back. The BBC has renewed the comedy drama for a five episode second season. As part of said renewal, the series is also moving from BBC Four to BBC Two.

BBC Four Acquires Norwegian Drama ‘State Of Happiness’

BBC Four has inked a deal with DR International Sales to acquire the UK rights to Norwegian drama State Of Happiness. The series will air in the channel's Saturday night foreign drama slot this summer.

BBC Four Acquires Australian Drama ‘Safe Harbour’; Extends Deals For ‘Cardinal’, ‘Trapped’ & ‘Follow The Money’

BBC Four has inked a deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution to acquire the UK rights to Australian drama Safe Harbour. Additionally, they have also extended their licensing agreements with eOne, Dynamic Television and DR Sales to pick up season three of Cardinal, season two of Trapped, and season three of Follow The Money, respectively. All four series will air in BBC Four's Saturday night foreign drama slot.