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Tag: Playground

BBC Exec Dan Leon Joins Howards End Producer Playground

November 29, 2017

Drama producer Playground, which is currently working on the new miniseries adaptation of Little Women for BBC and Masterpiece, has tapped Dan Leon for the newly created role of head of business affairs and director of operations.

Playground Bolsters Team

May 15, 2017

Drama specialist Playground has bolstered its U.K. executive team, elevating Sophie Gardiner to head of drama and executive creative director.


Wolf Hall Producer to Develop Financial Conspiracy Exposé

April 26, 2017

Playground, the producer of such dramas as Wolf Hall, has optioned the rights to David Enrich’s new narrative nonfiction book The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History.


Playground Secures Two New Book Adaptations

April 11, 2016

LONDON: Colin Callender's Playground has acquired the rights to adapt the novel The Widow by Fiona Barton and the nonfiction biography Jeremy Hutchinson’s Case Histories by Thomas Grant.