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Kew Sells 70-Plus Hours into Scandinavia


Kew Media Distribution has secured sales for more than 70 hours of new content, including The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, into the Scandinavian region.

YLE Finland acquired The Radical Story of Patty Hearst and The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, as well as season two of the female-led drama series Frankie Drake MysteriesThe Bletchley Circle: San Francisco is the latest installment in the Bletchley Circle franchise. It follows two of the original series’ lead characters as they travel to America during the mid-1950s.

SVT in Sweden and NRK in Norway also picked up The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco and The Radical Story of Patty Hearst, while NRK Norway secured a package of documentary specials, including Dealt and Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi Versus Karpov and The Kremlin.

In Denmark, DR scooped up The Radical Story of Patty Hearst and Dealt, alongside Unmasking A Killer. Unmasking A Killer tells the story of the infamous Golden State Killer.

Hana Palmer, the VP of sales at Kew Media Distribution, said, “It’s been a delight to deliver these series into the discerning Scandinavian market. We’ve received strong global interest in these brand-new titles since their recent launch and expect these acquisitions to be the first of many. Whether fiction or nonfiction, each one is a master class in storytelling and I’m confident they will prove very successful with a broad cross-section of viewers.”

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