Red Planet Pictures is a dynamic and truly independent TV production company. Founded by renowned showrunner Tony Jordan, we have creativity at our core, and are currently building on our growing success in drama with the recent launch of a factual division.
Death in Paradise series six hits our TV screens on Thursday 5th January at 9pm. The show continues to enjoy record-breaking audiences, which peaked at over 8.7 million viewers. To date it has sold in over 200 territories and series six promises more mystery, sun, sea, sand and of course, murder! The gang even manage to squeeze in a trip to London!
Hooten & The Lady, our rip-roaring action-adventure series for Sky One, gripped an impressive audience on its premiere and recently finished its run on a high. This eight-part series took us on an epic romp around the globe in search of lost treasure and priceless artefacts.
Secrets of the SAS: In Their Own Words, the first commission from our new factual division, was broadcast on Channel 5 last winter. This daring and innovative series was a unique, frank and intimate insight into the truth of life serving and surviving in the SAS.
Recently completed Babs, a 90' drama written by our very own Tony Jordan and produced by BBC Studios in association with Red Planet Pictures. This one-off special tells the heart-warming story of national treasure Dame Barbara Windsor, the cockney kid with a dazzling smile and talent to match. Watch this space as Babs will be hitting our screens early this year.
Recent productions also include: Dickensian, an ambitious, original and critically acclaimed 20-part series for BBC 1; and The Passing Bells, a one-off BBC 1 flagship drama which commemorated the start of the First World War.