UKTV, the award-winning media company that reaches 42 million viewers every month, has revealed the stellar line up of its upcoming Showcase media event.
Taking place on 10th September at The Saatchi Gallery off London?s King?s Road, those attending include Sir David Attenborough, Jarvis Cocker, Ronnie Corbett, Harry Enfield, Dave Gorman, Anthony Head, Charlie Higson and Ross Noble.
The strictly invitation-only event will feature new programming announcements, original programming exhibitions, plus a brand new Live Lounge for 2013 featuring:
Gold: You, Me & Them (Hat Trick Productions)
World premiere screening plus cast: Anthony Head, Eve Myles, Susie Blake, Jeff Rawle, Daisy Beaumont, Marcus Garvey, Nigel Betts, Joshua McGuire, plus writer Steve Turner and Executive Producer Jimmy Mulville
Eden: David Attenborough?s Natural Curiosities (Humblebee Films)
Sir David Attenborough live in conversation with Jarvis Cocker
Dave: Dave Gorman Modern Life is Goodish (Avalon Television)
A Dave Gorman live performance
Dave: Crackanory (Tiger Aspect Productions)
With a live performance from Harry Enfield, Charlie Higson and guests
Plus live, unscheduled exhibitions featuring:
- Ronnie Corbett for Gold: The Two Ronnies Spectacle (North One Television)
- Alex Horne for Dave: Alex Horne Breaks the News (Dave)
- Ross Noble for Dave: Ross Noble Freewheeling (North One Television)
- Marcus Du Sautoy for Dave: Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums (Fuji Television / Wild Rover)
- Bonita Norris for Dave: Red Bull Cliff Diving (UMTV / Red Bull)
- Jamie Theakston for Yesterday: Forbidden History (co-production with Like A Shot)
More great names and brand new programmes will be revealed at the event, as well as exclusive programme previews including watch's brand new series of Dynamo: Magician Impossible and Good Food?s Valentine Warner Eats Scandinavia.
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Notes to Editors
The multi-award winning media company that reaches over 42 million viewers per month. UKTV's ten imaginative channel brands - Watch, Dave, Gold, Alibi, Eden, Yesterday, Drama, Really, Home and Good Food - include the number one channel in the Factual genre, the number one channels in the Lifestyle genre (Pay and Free) and the most famous channel and programmes in the Entertainment genre.
UKTV has a truly innovative model, curating brand-defining commissions, high-profile acquisitions and the very best of BBC and Channel 4 content, and embracing technology to deliver inspired channels to audiences through Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media, BT Vision, TalkTalk on YouView, plus direct On Demand digital services. The network distributes its highly valued programmes to 200 territories around the world and supplies Sky with more hours of HD content than anyone else.
Now celebrating its 21st year at the forefront of digital television, UKTV - an independent commercial joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI) - is proud to be the only British broadcaster to be recognised by Best Companies.