21/07/2016

Broadcast – BBC4 explores ethnic diversity in classical music

BBC4 has ordered a documentary looking at the issues of diversity in classical music featuring BBC Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason. Hour-long doc Young, Gifted and Classical was commissioned by head of music TV commissioning Jan Younghusband for BBC4 channel editor Cassian Harrison and produced by Outline Productions. 17-year-old cellist… Read more.

30/06/2016

Born On The Same Day – TV Times weekend Magazine

BIRTH OF A NOTION  Sharing her birth date with Ricky Tomlinson and Victor Young, midwife Julia Allison talks to TV Times about how championing home births changed the lives of thousands On September, 1939, three babies are born. One grows up in Liverpool, another in London and the third in… Read more.

23/06/2016

Born on The Same Day – The Daily Telegraph, 14th June 2016

The title sums up the so-simple-it’s-fiendishly-clever premise of this major new series. Each episode explores the parallel lives of three Brits born on the same day – one famous figure and two people who are less well-known, each with extraordinary stories to tell. The four-parter, based on a hit format… Read more.

23/06/2016

Born on the Same Day – The Guardian, 15th June 2016

On 7 March 1944, thousands of babies were born – Born on the Same Day (Channel 4). Among them are Ewart, Frances and Ran, their lives spliced together with the postwar history of Britain. Ewart was born in rural Jamaica, but when he was 16, his parents left with their… Read more.

23/06/2016

BORN ON THE SAME DAY REVIEW – WAITROSE WEEKEND MAGAZINE

“The premise of this new documentary strand – following the lives of three people with the same birthdate, only one of whom achieved fame and glory – is so brilliantly simple, you wonder why no one has thought of it before. (Actually, someone did think of it before, as the… Read more.

10/12/2015

Televisual – Outline strikes content deal with DRG

Outline Productions has struck a content partnership deal with distributor DRG. The deal follows recent news that Outline has been commissioned to produce a UK version of DRG’s Norwegian format, Born On (pictured), for Channel 4. Outline and DRG have billed the deal as an alliance which will support growth… Read more.

10/12/2015

Broadcast – Outline strikes first-look deal with DRG

The partnership will enable the Show Me Your Garden indie grow its business by bolstering its development fund to help create series for UK and international broadcasters that DRG will then distribute globally. The distribution deal follows an agreement struck between the businesses earlier this month for Born On [pictured]… Read more.

10/12/2015

TBI – DRG, Outline in major content pact

Distributor DRG has entered into a content partnership agreement with Outline Productions, the UK indie that’s producing the UK remake of Norwegian format Born On. DRG will help Outline expand its business and growth by contributing to a development fund designed to aid the creation of formats for the local and… Read more.

10/12/2015

World screen – DRG Forms Alliance with Outline Productions

LONDON: DRG has entered into a content partnership with Outline Productions following the recent announcement that Outline was commissioned to produce a U.K. version of the DRG format Born On. Under the agreement, DRG will help Outline to expand its business and contribute to a development fund to invest in new,… Read more.

10/12/2015

C21 – Outlines UK prodco deal

UK-based production outfit Outline Productions and Modern Times Group-owned distributor DRG have formed a content partnership to create international formats. DRG aims to help expand Outline’s business by contributing to a development fund to invest in new content and formats for both the UK and abroad.   The distributor will accordingly become the… Read more.

10/12/2015

Realscreen – Outline Productions, DRG ink content deal

UK indie Outline Productions and distributor DRG have formed a content partnership. As part of the deal, DRG will contribute to a development fund to help the Health Freaks producer expand its original content and formats. The Nice Group-owned distributor will also advise on the type of content developed to ensure it has… Read more.

10/12/2015

Broadcast – Outline plans fresh US assault in deal with DRG

Outline Productions is planning a fresh attack on the US market after arming itself with development funding to compete with British super-indies and Hollywood studios. The Show Me Your Garden producer struck a deal with Doc Martin distributor DRG this week that will give it greater financial and creative firepower as… Read more.

29/04/2015

PACT – Laura Mansfield Appointed as Pact Council Chair

Laura Mansfield has today been appointed as Pact Council Chair, as Sara Geater steps down to become COO of All3Media. Under Pact’s constitution, non-qualifying independent producers, such as All3Media, can be Pact members but are unable to sit on Pact Council. In the event of the Chair stepping down, the… Read more.

Outline Productions Studios at Highgate Studios London
31/03/2015

Pact – Pact Appoints Laura Mansfield as New Vice Chair

Pact has appointed Laura Mansfield as Vice Chair of Pact Council. Laura Mansfield co-founded Outline Productions in 1999 and is its Managing Director. Outline has built a strong reputation for creating and delivering imaginative factual entertainment formats and series for UK and US broadcasters. The company was voted in the… Read more.

Outline Productions Studios at Highgate Studios London
31/03/2015

Broadcast – Laura Mansfield Appointed Pact Council Vice Chair

Outline Productions managing director Laura Mansfield has been appointed vice chair of Pact Council. Mansfield, who founded the indie in 1999, will take up the role with immediate effect. Her term will run until December 2016. She became a member of Pact Council in January 2013. Pact Council oversees the… Read more.

Outline Productions Studios at Highgate Studios London
31/03/2015

Televisual – Pact appoints Laura Mansfield as New Vice Chair

Pact has appointed Outline Productions’ Laura Mansfield as Vice Chair of Pact Council. Mansfield co-founded Outline Productions in 1999 and is its md.  Outline was voted in the top 10 of all UK independent production companies by its peers in Televisual’s 2014 Production 100 survey and has series under its… Read more.

Outline Productions Studios at Highgate Studios London