By Patrick Munn | November 26, 2018 - 12:18 pm | No Comments
Bryncoed Productions has optioned the screen adaptation rights to C. L. R. James’ non-fiction book 'The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution', which was publisher in 1938 and charts the history of the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804. Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE is on-board to adapt the book for television.
By Patrick Munn | June 27, 2018 - 9:53 pm | No Comments
Bryncoed Productions has optioned TV drama rights to Ian Sansom's The County Guides series of novels. So far four such novels have been published, but the series is expected to span forty-four books by the time it is finished. The adaptation, which will be known as The County Guides To Murder, will be a multi-part television series. Steve Thompson (Sherlock, Doctor Who) is on-board to to adapt the books. The series follows the idiosyncratic Swanton Morley, aka the People’s Professor, who is compiling a series of guides of the counties of England. Unfortunately, mysterious murders keep getting in the way of his academic endeavours.
By Patrick Munn | June 6, 2018 - 4:57 pm | No Comments
Bryncoed Productions has made the first senior hire since it launched. The indie founded by Foz Allan has brought on former NBCU exec Emma Yap as they embark on a development push. Yap will serve as development producer. She joins the recently launched company after having served as Global Acquisitions Executive for the Hollywood studio. She joined the industry in 2013 after being accepted as a writer on the Royal Court Theatre’s Unheard Voices scheme. She has also held roles at Bankside Films and produced the award-winning feature film Making It.