“Keeping Mum” The debut novel from James Gould-Bourn optioned by multi award-winning production company Lime Pictures for TV Drama

The triple Emmy award-winning production power house Lime Pictures has optioned James Gould-Bourn’s debut novel “Keeping Mum” for a live action series. 

The novel tells the story of Danny Malooley who's life is falling apart: he's a single parent with an eleven-year-old son, Will, who hasn't spoken since the death of his mother in a car crash fourteen months ago.  He's being pursued by a landlord who is threatening to set his henchman on him if he doesn't pay his arrears and, to make matters worse, he's lost his job on a building site.

Germany's RTL II Orders Lime Pictures' Smash Hit Series 'Celebs Go Dating' from All3Media International

Leading independent distributor all3media international and sister company all3media Deutschland have signed a new key format acquisition in Germany it announced today, as RTL II commissions a local version of Lime Pictures’ Celebs Go Dating.

Lime Pictures, Producers of The Only Way is Essex, appoint Metrostar for Licensing Ahead of TOWIE's 10th Birthday

Lime Pictures, producers of the multi award-winning reality drama series, The Only Way is Essex, has appointed Metrostar to manage its licensing campaign ahead of the show’s 10th birthday in 2020.

The Only Way is Essex or TOWIE as it has become affectionately known, is the stand-out smash hit ITV series that changed the face of television when it launched in 2010. TOWIE immediately engaged audiences across multiple platforms, became the most talked about TV show and cast across social media, tabloid news and won the BAFTA audience award for the nation’s favourite programme. 

Free Rein Season 3 Launches 6th of July on Netflix

The double Emmy award-winning original drama Free Rein is returning to Netflix for a third season.

Zoe’s life changed forever when she met the mysterious horse ‘Raven’ after spending the Summer on an English Island. Now, Zoe’s got everything she ever dreamed of. A promising riding career with her dream horse Raven, a new best friend living in her house, and a boyfriend who’s an actual duke. But when a pregnant moor pony leaves her herd to seek shelter at Bright Fields it’s the start of a new adventure. With wild horses and the “UK Under 18s” team try-outs to think about, Zoe and her gang will be pushed to their limits especially when the competition pits a friend against a friend.

Starring Jaylen Barron (Good Luck Charlie and Shameless) as Zoe, Celine Buckens (War Horse) alongside Kerry Ingram (Game of Thrones) and Noah Huntley (Emmerdale and The Chronicles of Narnia). Free Rein launched globally as a 10x30 minute live action drama series for Netflix Spring 2017. The original series was created by Anna McCleery and Vicki Lutas and was executive produced by Kate Little, Claire Poyser, Angelo Abela and Tim Compton for Lime Pictures

TOWIE Sisters Chloe Sims and Demi Sims Join Celebs Go Dating Season 7

Two new celebrities have joined the Celebs Go Dating Season 7 line-up and in an agency first, Anna and Paul will be adding siblings onto their agency books with TOWIE sisters Chloe Sims and Demi Sims both looking for love.

Chloe Sims, who is no stranger to the agency, is back for a second time to finally find the man of her dreams.  After a recent on-screen romance and heartbreak, is Chloe ready to put her heart in the hands of the dating agents again?

Lime Pictures Launches Annual Intern Scheme Providing Paid Entry Level Opportunities Across Production

Following its successful pilot scheme last year, Lime Pictures is delighted to announce the formal launch of an annual in-house intern initiative, Lime Interns.   The next scheme runs from 2019 and will provide nine individuals with nine months paid work experience in a specific department within its Liverpool production base.  The Lime Interns will gain a broad understanding of production whilst acquiring valuable, in depth experience in their chosen area of production including Scenic Design, Visual effects, Costume, Make Up, Scheduling, Music, Camera, Sound and Story.

Hollyoaks Crowned Best British Soap 2019

Hollyoaks triumphed at the British Soap Awards with four wins, including Best British Soap.

The live ceremony, which was hosted by Phillip Schofield, took place on Saturday 1 June at The Lowry theatre in Manchester and welcomed cast and crew from Hollyoaks, Coronation Street, EastEnders, Emmerdale and Doctors.

Celebs Go Dating Season 7 Singletons Announced!

Summer is nearly here! The Celebrity Dating Agency welcomes six new celebrities, all looking for a sizzling romance…

E4’s Celebrity Dating Agency is back and is opening its doors to help six new unlucky-in-love celebrity clients find ‘the one’ for a Summer of love. After a recent breakup in the spotlight, Love Island’s Jack Fincham is joining the agency alongside Geordie Shore’s party boy Nathan Henry and Blue popstar Lee Ryan.

Lime Pictures' Shows Nominated For Three Broadcast Digital Awards

Three of Lime Pictures' shows have been nominated for three broadcast digital awards 2019.

Hollyoaks #DontFilterFeelings Wins Digiday Award

The Hollyoaks #DontFilterFeelings campaign has won its fifth award, picking up Best Social Good campaign at the DigiDay Media Awards. 

DigiDay celebrates the best in digital marketing across Europe and other winners included Sky, ITV and some of Europe’s biggest digital marketing agencies for global brands.

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