Neal Street Productions bought by All3Media
DetailsJane Wolfe | 01 April 2015
Leading indie TV, film and digital production and distribution company All3Media has today announced the purchase of Neal Street Productions.
Neal StreetThe acquisition, led by Jane Turton, CEO, and Steven Brown, director of corporate development, sees All3Media take over one of the UK's most respected independent television, film and theatre production companies.
Neal Street Productions' TV offer includes the BAFTA award-winning Call the Midwife, which attracts a regular audience of over ten million UK viewers and has been sold to over 200 countries worldwide. The company has gained critical acclaim for its international TV co-productions such as Penny Dreadful and The Hollow Crown, the second seasons of which have recently been shot for Showtime/Sky Atlantic and PBS/BBC respectively. The company's theatre arm has also produced highly successful stage productions including the new musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
"Neal Street is a fabulous company and it's wonderful to welcome them to the All3Media Group," said Jane Turton, CEO, All3Media, commenting on the acquisition. "They have an incredibly strong slate of market leading TV, film and theatre shows and I look forward to working with Pippa, Sam, Nick and Caro and the Neal Street team as they grow their business, in the UK, the US and overseas."
Neal Street Productions added: "All of us at Neal Street are thrilled to be joining forces with Jane Turton and her team at All3Media, a company we have long admired and whose philosophy and style feels totally in tune with our own. There has never been a more exciting time to be making high quality, popular drama, so to find a partner who understands our work across film, theatre and television, and who can help guide and support our growth is exactly what we had hoped for."
The All3Media group comprises 21 production and distribution companies from across the UK, Europe, New Zealand and the USA.