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Greenlit: Don’t Stop Me Now, BBC3

Don’t Stop Me Now  w/t  (1 x 60′) –  An outstanding musical talent puts together a band and hits the road. He’s already a star of the burgeoning disabled music scene; can he become the first disabled artist to cross over to the mainstream of popular music? Channel: BBC3 Producer: Oxford Film & Television TX: TBC Source: […]

Greenlit: Epilepsy and Me, BBC3

Epilepsy and Me  w/t  (1 x 60′) –  What happens when people can’t see your disability? It’s hidden and only becomes apparent on occasions, catching you unaware when you’re walking down the street, in a classroom, at a party or on a date. ‘Epilepsy And Me’ is a character-driven observational documentary following a small group of […]

Greenlit: Tom Felton: Meet the Fanatics, BBC3

Tom Felton: Meet the Fanatics  w/t  (1 x 60′) –  In November 2014 Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy, Harry Potter) will be in the midst of Convention season heading to Tulsa to attend one of the world’s largest film and TV cult festivals Wizard World and on this side of the Atlantic attending Comic Con at Birmingham’s […]

Greenlit: The Ugly Face of Disabled Hate Crime, BBC3

The Ugly Face of Disabled Hate Crime  w/t  (1 x 60′) –  Adam Pearson has Neurofibromatosis – a genetic condition that causes non-cancerous tumours called Fibromas to grow along his nerve endings. Whilst these can grow anywhere, most of Adam’s have grown on his face, causing severe disfigurement. Despite undergoing 31 operations the 29-year-old still has […]

Greenlit: Belts in Barry, BBC3

Belts in Barry w/t  (1 x 60′) –  This one-off is about the most important time in the life of the up-and-coming Welsh boxer Lee Selby. Lee comes from Barry Island and was brought up by his father not to expect any favours. But after a life of adversity Lee is now one fight away from […]

Greenlit: Hidden Homeless, BBC3

Hidden Homeless w/t (1 x 60′) – Documentary that explores the problem of homelessness in south-west England through the eyes of a director who has been in the same situation. Channel: BBC3 Producer: Drummer Television TX:  TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Life is Toff, BBC3

Life Is Toff    (6 x 30′) – A comedy factual entertainment series about a family. But a family like no other. The Fulfords – masters of the 3000-acre Great Fulford estate in rural Devon – are Britain’s most chaotic and loveable aristocrats. And now there’s a new generation coming of age – four young adults struggling with the […]

Greenlit: My Baby, BBC3

My Baby   (1 x 60′) –  A drama documentary of a disabled couple’s struggle to keep their baby. Viewers will question their own prejudices and beliefs on an issue of huge significance, both for the disabled community and for society as a whole. Channel: BBC3 Producer: BBC TX: TBC Source: BBC press release

Greenlit: The Boy Who Wants To Cut His Leg Off, BBC3

The Boy Who Wants To Cut His Leg Off   (1 x 60′) –  Dillon Chapman from Somerset wants to have his left leg amputated. For him and his parents this is a difficult decision, but for them it’s the only course of treatment for a condition that is stripping Dillon of any childhood. Born with one of […]

Greenlit: Amal Fashanu: Where Is A Home For Amir? BBC3

Amal Fashanu: Where Is A Home For Amir?   (1 x 60′) – What happens to young disabled teens when they get kicked out by the care system? This is an authored documentary by 25-year-old presenter Amal Fashanu, as she battles to help her younger half-brother Amir. Channel: BBC3 Producer: Firecracker TX: TBC Source: BBC press release

Greenlit: The Truth About Becoming Disabled, BBC3

The Truth About Becoming Disabled  (1 x 60′) – Follows follows newly disabled young people through their recovery process in order to showcase how physical and mental hardships are made all the worse by systemic failings of disability support in the UK. Hosted by Peter Mitchell, former sportsman and actor. Channel: BBC3 Producer: BBC TX: TBC Source: BBC press release

Greenlit: My Broken Brain: Britain’s Secret Disability, BBC3

My Broken Brain: Britain’s Secret Disability  w/t (1 x 60′) – Follows Charlie Elmore, a young victim of a brain injury, as she retraces her story. From the snowboarding accident that led to her injuries, to the life-and-death drama of hospital and rehabilitation, through to the reality of what it’s now like living with a brain injury. This […]

Greenlit: The Three Musketeers, BBC3

The Three Musketeers  w/t (1 x 60′) – The harsh reality is that in mainstream society a young disabled person is more likely to sink than swim. No home, no job, no future, no hope. But the fortunate 250 students at Derwen College in Shropshire, the largest and oldest specialist residential college in Britain for 16-25 year olds […]

Greenlit: Personal Services, BBC3

Personal Services  (2 x 60′) – The ultimate rite of passage for a young person is becoming independent. That means moving out to live alone or with friends, not having to rely on or answer to parents and generally being able to do whatever you want, whenever you want. But for over 300,000 young people who have […]

Greenlit: The Totally Senseless Gameshow, BBC3

The Totally Senseless Gameshow   (1 x 30′) –  Martin Dougan and a cast of non-disabled teams and celebrity guests, push boundaries and play with taboos in this humorous, tongue in cheek mock gameshow. Channel: BBC3 Producer: Roughcut Television TX: TBC Source: BBC press release

Greenlit: The World’s Worst Place to be Disabled, BBC3

The World’s Worst Place To Be Disabled  (1 x 60′) – Journalist and disabled rights activist Sophie Morgan has been in a wheelchair since a car accident when she was 18. Overnight her life changed dramatically and the future she had planned disappeared. Ten years on, Sophie believes that she is more fulfilled since her accident. She […]

Greenlit: Disability High, BBC3

Disability High (3 x 60′) – Studying, partying and dating – the everyday antics of the 2014 student. The scene in classrooms, common rooms and student bars is the same up and down the country, and National Star College in Cheltenham is little different. Except that all the students are disabled. This ground-breaking new series follows a stand-out […]

Greenlit: Human Tissue Squad

Human Tissue Squad (2 x 60′) – Documentary that examines the work of the team of doctors and scientists who co-ordinate the donation of human tissues from the NHS Blood and Transplant’s national human tissue bank, which is based in Liverpool. Channel: BBC3 Producer: True Stories Productions TX: 1st September 2014 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Oscar Pistorius: The Truth, BBC3

Oscar Pistorius: The Truth (1 x 60′) – Reeva Steenkamp was shot to death on Valentine’s Day 2013, after locking herself inside a toilet cubicle at the home of Oscar Pistorius. Pistorius pleads not guilty to a charge of premeditated murder, claiming he fired in an effort to protect her and himself against an intruder. On Friday […]

Greenlit: Tulisa: The Price of Fame, BBC3

Tulisa: The Price of Fame (1 x 60′) – Documentary following singer Tulisa Contostavlos as she copes with her arrest on drugs charges and subsequent acquittal following revelations that she was entrapped by a reporter posing as a film producer. Channel: BBC3 Producer: Shiver TX: 28th July 2014 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: The Fulfords: Life is Toff, BBC3

The Fulfords: Life is Toff w/t (6 x ) – Obs doc series that follows a potty-mouthed aristocratic family who are trying to raise  the funds to save their family estate from crumbling. Channel: BBC3 Producer: Oxford Film & Television TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Glasgow Girls, BBC3

Glasgow Girls  (1 x 60′) – A factual and musical drama that tells the inspirational true story of a group of schoolgirls whose petition to save their friend from deportation inspired a movement, which would eventually help change immigration practices in Scotland. When 15-year-old Agnesa Murselaj, a Roma from Kosovo, and pupil at Glasgow’s Drumchapel […]

Greenlit: I Survived a Zombie Apocalypse, BBC3

I Survived a Zombie Apocalypse (7 x 60′) –  In a unique, new twist on the reality game show, this series takes a group of contestants and putting them through a zombie apocalypse. Eight contestants begin an apocalyptic adventure trapped together in a shopping mall, surrounded by the walking dead. The contestants must live by their wits, make […]

Greenlit: Nick Helm’s Heavy Entertainment, BBC3

Nick Helm’s Heavy Entertainment (6 x 30′) –  A fast-paced variety show with stand-up, sketches, audience interaction, songs, poetry, jokes, and everything else he can muster. Each week, comedian and musician Helm and his band explore “heavy issues” and set the world to rights, putting aside his personal struggles to entertain the nation. The series promises a […]

Greenlit: Eye of the Tyger, BBC3

Eye Of The Tyger  w/t (3 x 60′) – Cuckoo and Outnumbered star Tyger Drew Honey turns detective as he tours the UK, reporting on issues affecting young people in Britain today. Across three shows, Tyger explores the issues of pornography; relationships and dating; and body image. As one of the first generation to have […]

Greenlit: Bangkok Airport, BBC3

Bangkok Airport (6 x 60′) – Bangkok airport, the gateway to South-East Asia, is a thriving, bustling hub of excitement and anticipation, of pale arrivals to tanned departures and everything in between. BBC Three has gained unparalleled access to all aspects of the airport in this thrilling six-part series which sees young Brits passing through to […]

Greenlit: The Unit, BBC3

The Unit (4 x 60′) – The Bridge AP Academy in West London is one of the UK’s biggest Pupil Referral Units, taking in pupils who’ve been permanently excluded or moved from schools from across West London. For many, this is a chance to get their lives back on track. If they can still get […]

Greenlit: Russell Brand: Give It Up, BBC3

Russell Brand: Give It Up  (1 x 60′) – Following on from his critically acclaimed documentary From Addiction To Recovery, Russell has spent the last 18 months finding out more about addiction treatment around the globe, and investigates how we might best improve treatment for addicts in the UK. The film sees Russell concentrate on […]

Greenlit: Stacey Dooley: New Drugs Frontiers, BBC3

Stacey Dooley: New Drugs Frontiers w/t (3 x 60′) – Across the world there’s a cat and mouse battle being fought between drug traffickers and law enforcement, and in this brand-new series, Stacey Dooley goes to the heart of this ongoing war. Despite global efforts to crack down on the drugs trade, new and more powerful […]

Greenlit: The Orchestras, BBC3

The Orchestras (6 x ) – Shines a light on the rarely seen world of classically trained young musicians as they look to establish themselves in one of the country’s most competitive industries. The public will be able to engage with the musicians via a dedicated social media offering to accompany the series. Channel: BBC3 […]

Greenlit: Killer Magic, BBC3

Killer Magic w/t (6 x ) – A brand-new programme in which five young magicians compete against each other in a series of tasks, in the hope of avoiding having to face a killer trick – a notorious illusion or magic trick that has jeopardised the lives of those who have tried to perform it throughout history. […]

Greenlit: South Side Story, BBC3

 South Side Story (6 x ) – –  All the world is a stage and the cast really are the players, as budding dancers, singers, and performers from the streets of South London star in a  series that follows their real lives as well as showcasing their talents as performers. The series is the first to […]

Greenlit: Is Amanda Knox Guilty? BBC3

Is Amanda Knox Guilty? (1 x 60′) –  A film on the latest twists and turns of the Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito trial –  the first TV documentary on the case since the second guilty verdict announced by an Italian judge on January 30. It features exclusive interviews with Stephanie and Lyle Kercher – Meredith’s […]

In Development: The Totally Senseless Gameshow, BBC3

The Totally Senseless Gameshow (1 x pilot) – Famous people compete in a gameshow; the twist is that they will have to undertake challenges whilst having their sight or hearing or other senses impaired. Martin Dougan (I’m Spazticus) acts as host. Channel: BBC3 Producer: Roughcut Television TX: TBC Source: TBI Vision

Greenlit: Sexy Beasts, BBC3

Sexy Beasts (1 x broadcast pilot) – Dating show that takes a sideways and often surprising look at the world of dating, investigating the differences between emotional and physical attraction for both men and women. In a world where people now look for love using dating sites and often base their decision simply on the […]

Greenlit: Hair, BBC3

Hair (6 x 60′) – Steve Jones presents a gripping competition that will showcase young British amateur skills in hair styling. The hair experts advising and judging the amateurs are Denise McAdam, session stylist and royal hairdresser, and Alain Pichon, international session stylist, who has styled Madonna, Scarlett Johansson and Claudia Schiffer. During the competition, […]

Greenlit: World’s Toughest Jobs, BBC3

World’s Toughest Jobs w/t (6 x 60′) –  Each episode follows the journey of three hard-up young (18-24 year old) Brits as they leave the UK in a bid to find their pot of gold and take on one of the world’s toughest jobs. From fishing the treacherous Norwegian coastline to working a hundred feet […]

Greenlit: Stacey Dooley in the USA, BBC3

Stacey Dooley In The USA w/t  (3 x 60′) –  (w/t) – Stacey Dooley is in the United States exploring some of the biggest and most extreme social issues and trends affecting young Americans. In Gangs, Guns And Innocent Victims, Stacey travels to Chicago, which has the highest level of gun related murders in the […]

Greenlit: The Real South Africa With Reggie Yates, BBC3

The Real South Africa with Reggie Yates w/t  (3 x 60′) –  (w/t) – Reggie Yates gets up close and personal with three very different communities in contemporary Africa. In 2011, Reggie spent time in the slums of Kibera in Kenya for Comic Relief. Now, for seven challenging days, he’ll live and work within three very […]

Greenlit: The Holiday Park, BBC3

The Holiday Park  w/t  (3 x 60′) –  Woolacombe, in north Devon, is a sedate seaside resort that prides itself as the place people come to for a quiet family holiday. It’s also the unlikely home to Europa, an 18-30s campsite, proudly flying the flag for Britain by striving to supply Balearic fun on a […]

Greenlit: The Human Tissue Team, BBC3

The Human Tissue Team  w/t  (2 x 60′) –  With unprecedented access to the UK’s largest human tissue facility, this series lifts reveals the world of tissue donation. Following the extraordinary work of the young donor retrieval team and staff at Liverpool’s Tissue Bank, which supplies 350 NHS hospitals around the country, it will show […]

Greenlit: Slum Survivors, BBC3

Slum Survivors  w/t  (3 x 60′) – A group of young people are put through their paces as they embark on a crash course in urban survival in some of the world’s biggest slums in Lagos, Mumbai and Jakarta. With jobs in mind they want to do back in the UK, working as a plumber, […]

Greenlit: My Brother The Terrorist, BBC3

My Brother The Terrorist (1 x 60′) –  Documentary that looks at the issues surrounding the Islamic radicalization of some young Brits. Channel: BBC3 Producer:  Grace Productions TX: 28th April 2014 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Dead Behind Bars, BBC3

Dead Behind Bars (1 x 60’) – In the last five years 41 offenders under 21 have killed themselves while in custody. They weren’t angels but they were young people in the care of the state. This film tells their story people through the testimony of their families and friends, as well as revealing the […]

Greenlit: Stacey Dooley on Teen Domestic Violence, BBC3

Stacey Dooley On Teen Domestic Violence (1 x 60’) – Stacey Dooley is on a mission to investigate domestic abuse amongst young Britons. It’s estimated that a quarter of girls aged 13 to 17 have experienced physical violence from a boyfriend. In this documentary, Stacey is going behind the startling statistics to meet the victims […]

Greenlit: Life and Death Row, BBC3

Life and Death Row (3 x 60’) – Some young Britons want the UK to follow in America’s footsteps and reintroduce capital punishment. But do they really know what it means to live in the shadow of the death penalty? Now, for the first time ever, this three-part series will tell the story of capital […]

Greenlit: Prostitution: What’s the Harm? BBC3

Prostitution: What’s The Harm? (1 x 60’) – This documentary sets out to examine the attitudes and experiences of young people in the UK to prostitution. Presented by Billie J D Porter, the programme will reflect a wide range of opinions and experiences. It will feature the young men who buy sex and the young […]

Greenlit: Sex, Money, Beauty: The Secrets of South America, BBC3

Sex, Money, Beauty: The Secrets of South America (3 x 60’) – Billie J D Porter explores life in South America in three films through Argentina’s attitude to sex; Brazil’s moneyed elite and struggling poor, and Venezuela’s obsession with beauty and body image. South America is a continent packed with contrasts. Poor developing nations are […]

Greenlit: Old Before My Time, BBC3

Old Before My Time  (3 x 60’) – Presented by Cherry Healey, this series looks at the health implications, diseases and conditions associated with either drinking too much, taking too many party/club drugs or eating too much. Many of these conditions are presenting in people in their teens, 20s and early 30s and are normally […]

Greenlit: Junior Paramedics: Your Life In Their Hands, BBC3

Junior Paramedics: Your Life In Their Hands (7 x 60′) –  They are the first on the scene in an emergency and their speed and expertise save thousands of lives every single year. But with government cuts and huge competition for jobs, it has never been tougher to become a paramedic. Following a group of Paramedic […]

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