Sky Documentaries Delves into Darts


Sky Documentaries has ordered Darts (w.t.), a three-part docuseries exploring the sport’s professional world.

The series tracks action from pre-tournament preparation to the final and beyond, as well as follows up-and-coming hopefuls, top-seeded players, the families who support them to achieve their dreams and those who work behind the scenes.

From Dorothy St Pictures and Meadowlark Media, Darts will be available on Sky and NOW later this year.

“As documentary storytellers, we were mesmerized by the world of professional darts,” said Julia Nottingham, founder of Dorothy St Pictures. “We are so excited to share the stories behind this great British sport that is fast winning new audiences and hosts such compelling characters.”

Tom Barry, commissioning editor for Sky Documentaries, added, “This year’s World Championship has shown how Darts can captivate the nation. Going beyond just the competition, for the first time, we are thrilled to be bringing audiences closer to the action and give them a glimpse of what it takes to make it to the top.”

John Skipper, CEO of Meadowlark Media, commented, “We’re ecstatic to be working alongside Dorothy St in capturing the thrill of the darts at this year’s World Championship. The PDC and Sky have allowed us to cement the stories of Alexandra Palace, which we are confident will resonate on a global scale. We’re grateful for the opportunity. ”