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£50m refinancing deal for Peel

£50m refinancing deal for Peel

Peel’s property division, which is behind MediaCityUK, has secured a £50m refinancing deal with RBS. Peel Land and Property Group explained that …

BBC Learning behind Footballers United

BBC Learning behind Footballers United

MediaCityUK-based BBC Learning is behind a new interactive drama, which forms part of the BBC’s World War One season. Its team worked with …

Greenhouse base for new Justin Moorhouse production company

Greenhouse base for new Justin Moorhouse production company

Comedian Justin Moorhouse is setting up a new production company at The Greenhouse. He’s established Working Men’s Productions with …

Harriet Harman talks about “creative devolution” at Nations & Regions Media Conference

Harriet Harman talks about “creative devolution” at Nations & Regions Media Conference

Harriet Harman has used her speech at the Nations & Regions Media Conference at MediaCityUK to talk about the need for “creative …

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Freelance advice session from the BBC in December

If you’re a television freelance this new scheme offering career advice and visiting MediaCityUK on December 12 could be of interest. BBC Academy and Creative Skillset have joined forces to launch the pilot scheme offering free career advice to 80 television freelancers. They …

Greenhouse base for new Justin Moorhouse production company

Greenhouse base for new Justin Moorhouse production company

Comedian Justin Moorhouse is setting up a new production company at The Greenhouse. He’s established Working Men’s Productions with writer Jim Poyser and marketing agency MC2. “There is a real appetite from broadcasters for content with a northern flavour. Jim and …