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Hare and Tortoise (production company)

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Hare and Tortoise
Formerly
Retort (2012-2018)
Type
Subsidiary
PredecessorTalkback Thames
Founded 📆1 January 2012 (2012-01-01)
Founder 👔
Headquarters 🏙️,
London, England
,
Area served 🗺️
OwnerBertelsmann
Members
Number of employees
Parent FremantleMedia UK
(RTL Group)
Websitehttps://www.hareandtortoise.tv/
address
telephone

Hare and Tortoise (formerly called Retort) is a British television production company that was established on 1 January 2012.[1][2]

History[edit]

On 23 November 2011, it was announced that Talkback Thames would split into four separate production companies, which are Boundless, Retort, Talkback and Thames.[3][4] In July 2018 Retort was renamed to Hare and Tortoise.[5][6][7]

Productions[edit]

As Hare and Tortoise Productions[edit]

As Retort Productions[edit]

Under talkbackThames[edit]

  • The IT Crowd [21][22][23]
  • Phone Shop
  • Brass Eye
  • Green Wing
  • I'm Alan Partridge

References[edit]

  1. "About | Retort". retort.tv. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  2. "Fremantle launches UK comedy label Hare and Tortoise – TBI Vision". tbivision.com. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  3. Conlan, Tara (23 November 2011). "Talkback Thames to be split up". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 November 2011.
  4. "Channel 4 comedy commissions Cumbo from Retort - Channel 4 - Info - Press". www.channel4.com. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  5. Guide, British Comedy (2018-07-19). "New TV comedy production company Hare And Tortoise launches". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  6. "Retort rebadged to smash silos". Broadcast. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  7. Solutions, Powder Blue Internet Business. "New comedy label reveals its TV projects : News 2018 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". www.chortle.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  8. Solutions, Powder Blue Internet Business. "The Rebel gets a second series : News 2017 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". www.chortle.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  9. "Simon Callow is The Rebel in new Gold scripted comedy | News | UKTV Corporate Site". corporate.uktv.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  10. "Birds Of A Feather to return". Press Centre. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  11. Guide, British Comedy (2015-03-12). "Birds Of A Feather to return for Series 12". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  12. "E4 sticks with Chewing Gum for a second series".
  13. Guide, British Comedy (2018-01-11). "Michaela Coel confirms plans for Chewing Gum Series 3". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  14. "Count Arthur transfers to BBC ONE | Count Arthur StrongCount Arthur Strong". www.countarthurstrong.com. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  15. Dowling, Tim (2017-05-20). "Count Arthur Strong review – Delaney's dummies dish up a glorious shambles". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  16. "BBC - Count Arthur Strong - Media Centre". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  17. Guide, British Comedy (2016-08-05). "Goodnight Sweetheart cast revealed". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  18. "BBC - Goodnight Sweetheart returns to BBC One as part of the landmark sitcom season - Media Centre". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  19. Guide, British Comedy (2017-09-19). "Henry IX and Fleabag win prestigious Rose d'Or awards". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  20. "UKTV announces first titles in slate of original scripted comedy commissions on Gold: Henry IX, Marley's Ghosts, Bull | News | UKTV Corporate Site". corporate.uktv.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  21. "Channel 4 reboots 'The IT Crowd Night' - Channel 4 - Info - Press". www.channel4.com. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  22. staff, Guardian (2014-04-07). "Bafta TV award nominations – full list". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  23. White, Peter (2017-12-15). "Graham Linehan To Adapt 'The IT Crowd' For NBC". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-10-12.

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