Marcel Theroux To Examine Playboy Bunny Murders

Louis Theroux’s brother Marcel Theroux is to research the playboy bunny murders for ITVX. In The Playboy Bunny Murders, the novelist will look at the brutal murders that shocked London within the Nineteen Seventies, when Eve Stratford, a Playboy Bunny who aspired to be a well-known mannequin, Lynda Farrow, a croupier with years of expertise working in nighttime London, and Lynne Weedon, a schoolgirl whose entire life lay forward of her, have been all murdered. ITVX has gained unique entry to mates, colleagues and kin of the victims and can present intimate perception, as Theroux makes an attempt to trace down police information, examines new breakthroughs and travels internationally seeking solutions. Soho Studios and Future Studios are producing the two-parter for the ITV streaming service. Theroux stated the story has “obsessed him for years.” Govt producers are Ian Lamarra for Soho Studios and John Farrar for Future Studios.

Vinnie Jones Fronts Discovery+ Reno Sequence ‘The Wild Life’

Snatch and Lock, Inventory & Two Smoking Barrels star Vinnie Jones is fronting a Discovery+ doc collection within the UK. Titled Vinnie Jones: The Wild Life (working title), the six-part collection will see the actor and former soccer exhausting man embark on a mission to rework his dilapidated West Sussex farm right into a sustainable utopia. All3Media’s Lime Footage is connected to make the present, with Charlie Clay is govt producer. “Most people know me as a professional footballer or Hollywood hardman, but what people probably don’t know is that all of that hard work has been to support my real passion: my home in the Great British countryside,” stated Jones. The collection is the primary order from Warner Bros Discovery’s UK arm since Usakca revealed earlier this week it was reviewing its commissioning technique within the face of robust financial situations. In that piece, we reported a number of commissions for 2023 and 2024 made earlier than the overview could be introduced in coming weeks. Clare Laycock, Warner Bros. Discovery UK & Eire’s SVP, Content material, Networks & Streaming, ordered the collection, which was commissioned by Charlotte Reid, VP Commissioning. Matt Reid is Commissioning Govt for Discovery+.

BBC Names Comedy Collective Bursary Scheme Recipients

BBC Director of Comedy Jon Petrie has unveiled the primary ten recipients of the BBC Comedy Collective bursary scheme for up-and-coming writers, producers and administrators. Every obtain as much as £10,000 ($12,400) in paid shadowing on a BBC Comedy manufacturing and a £5,000 ($6,200) growth grant. Additionally they get entry to the BBC Comedy commissioning group and Comedy Collective reps. The recipients are: Benjamin Bee, Chloe Brown, Eleri Morgan, Laith Elzubaidi, Michael Patrick and Oisín Kearney, Miranda Holms, Nosa Eke, Rachel Wilson and Sarah Grant. One other £50,000 ($62,000) of grants for under-represented teams in comedy from throughout the UK go to Northern Eire’s Coven Comedy and Fats Panda Media, the North East’s Felt Nowt and Laurels, Scotland’s Stepping Stones, London’s Your Cinena and Comedy 50:50, Liverpool/London’s Greatest In Class, Manchester’s Cultural Comedy Excursions and North Wales’ Gwneud.