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Greenlit: Britain’s Weirdest Political Parties, Current TV

Britain’s Weirdest Political Parties (1×60′) – From single-issue politics like The Voters Against Overdevelopment of Northampton to the hard-hitting ideology of the Fancy Dress Party, the British political landscape is awash with registered political parties we have never hear of. Every political movement has to start somewhere. Could the answer British voters have been looking for already be out there? Could Britain’s political future lie with The People Against Bureaucracy Group?

Channel: Current TV

Producer: Tom Barbor-Might

TX: 3rd May 2010

Source: Current TV

Current TV (Virgin 155/ Sky 183) is a  broadcaster of factual programming in the UK, US and Italy for an audience of smart 25-44 year olds. Launched in the UK in 2005, the channel is unique in commissioning both emerging talent and established production companies. As well as single documentaries, the channel will be ordering series and formats in 2010.

Nicola Lees (8145 Posts)

I have worked in the media - radio & TV, production and post-production - for more than fifteen years. I have extensive experience as a TV development producer, and have originated, developed, written and pitched proposals for award-winning documentaries, docu-dramas and interactive TV events for a range of UK and US channels, including BBC, Discovery, TLC, Travel Channel and Science Channel. I'm the founder of TVMole.com, a website that provides industry intelligence to help TV professionals and aspiring filmmakers get their programme ideas commissioned. I've written two books for Methuen Drama/Bloomsbury: Give Me the Money and I'll Shoot! Finance Your Factual TV/Film Project (2012) Greenlit: Developing Factual / Reality TV Ideas From Concept to Pitch (2010) I've produced industry panels for Televisual's Intelligent Factual Festival (2010) and am a regular speaker at universities and film festivals (e.g. Sheffield Doc/Fest, Open City Docs Fest, Northern Nights Film Festival, Televisual Intelligent Factual Festival, Broadcast Video Expo). I've served on several film festival juries, including: FD4W International Film Festival, WFTV Awards, Northern Nights Film Festival and TV Collective Film Night at Portobello Film Festival.


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