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 has just finished filming its sixth series and will broadcast on BBC 1 in January 2017. 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!
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. We are currently in development on the second series which promises to up the ante and even out-quest the first...
Secrets of the SAS: In Their Own Words, the first commission from our new factual division, was broadcast on Channel 5. This daring and innovative series was a unique, frank and intimate insight into the truth of life serving and surviving in the SAS.
Production is currently underway on Babs, a 90' drama written by our very own Tony Jordan. Produced by BBC Studios in association with Red Planet Pictures, this one-off special tells the heart-warming story of national treasure Dam Barbara Windsor, the cockney kid with a dazzling smile and talent to match.
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.