Archive by category The Greenhouse

Three documentaries this weekend for Audio Always

The Greenhouse-based Audio Always has completed three documentary commissions on subjects ranging from Rugby to Rihanna for BBC radio. The independent radio production company has produced the programmes to air this weekend for BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra They start on Thursday 27 August at 9PM, when BBC Radio […]

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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 I have built up an impressive contacts book over the years which stands us in […]

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Greenhouse firms Athena and Audio Always publish audiobook

Greenhouse firms Athena and Audio Always publish audiobook

Two Greenhouse tenants have collaborated on a new audiobook, by author and Everest mountaineer, Pat Falvey. Athena Media joined forces with Audio Always to publish their first audiobook, which will be released by Audible and iTunes soon. “Part of our strategy around opening an office at MediaCityUK is to grow our audiobook production business and […]

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“Creative industries are booming” as The Greenhouse has busiest quarter to date

“Creative industries are booming” as The Greenhouse has busiest quarter to date

Bosses at MediaCityUK say the creative and digital industries in the North West are “booming”. It comes as The Greenhouse reports the busiest quarter in its history, with 9 new tenants moving in. “In the latest wave of new tenants we’ve attracted a refreshing mix of start-ups, relocations, not just from within the region but […]

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Baby Cow’s favourite Uncle gets a second series

Baby Cow’s favourite Uncle gets a second series

BBC Three sitcom Uncle has won a second series after becoming one of the surprise hits of 2014 so far. The series, from Baby Cow Productions, follows the darkly comic adventures of out-of-work musician Andy (Nick Helm) and his 12-year-old nephew Errol (Elliot Speller-Gillot). The first series has so far achieved 2.6 million viewers (Live +7 viewing […]

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Greenhouse production companies combine for International Emmy triumph

Greenhouse production companies combine for International Emmy triumph

Libra Television and David and Goliath last night combined to win an International Emmy for Same But Different, its documentary for BBC Learning about life for children growing up with disabilities. The production companies, both based at The Greenhouse, triumphed in the Factual category at the Second International Emmy Kids Awards, held at Chelsea Piers, New York. Libra managing […]

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Libra Television gets International Emmy nomination

Libra Television gets International Emmy nomination

Libra Television’s Same But Different has been nominated for an International Emmy. The indie, which is based in The Greenhouse at MediaCityUK, made eight short films about what life is like for children growing up with disabilities for BBC Learning. “Same But Different has been really well received on the awards circuit over the past 18 months with […]

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Down at the Social wins Manchester Pride brief

Down at the Social wins Manchester Pride brief

Down at the Social has appointed by Manchester Pride, the city’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) festival. The Manchester PR agency, based in The Greenhouse, will look to raise regional and national awareness of the event, which is now in its 24th year. Tasks will include event promotion, encouraging ticket sales for the Big […]

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Foucart takes on new role for Carousel PR

Foucart takes on new role for Carousel PR

Greenhouse-based Carousel PR has bolstered its Manchester team with the appointment of Jerome Foucart has been appointed as account manager. Managing Director, Gawen Higgins said the consultancy was experiencing a period of growth at the moment. “We’re thrilled to welcome Jerome onto the team. He has gained some great experience over the years and I’m […]

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RSJ Films and Baby Cow triumph at International Emmys

RSJ Films and Baby Cow triumph at International Emmys

Sean Bean last night picked up the prestigious best actor award at the International Emmys for his performance in RSJ Films’ Accused. The Yorkshire-born actor won for cross-dressing role as English teacher Simon in Tracie’s Story, the first episode of the second series of the drama written and created by Jimmy McGovern. It aired on […]

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