Gold: A Journey with Idris Elba to Bow in the U.K. & Ireland


Passion Distribution has licensed the U.K. rights for Gold: A Journey with Idris Elba to Netflix.

Produced by Pioneer Productions, the documentary sees Elba explore how gold has shaped cultures, religions and entire economies around the world. It is slated to bow on Netflix in the U.K. and Ireland on July 24.

Viewers will travel with Elba as he meets the Ashanti King in Ghana, descends one of the deepest gold mines in the world and gets access to the top-secret gold reserves stored under the Bank of England.

Gold: A Journey with Idris Elba was conceived and shaped by the World Gold Council, with the support of its members. It was executive produced by Peter Collins and directed by Paul Bradshaw. Colin Byne, Lucy Joyner and Helen Shearer are producers.