CBL has an established track record producing comedy, drama and documentaries for BBC Television, Channel 4 and ITV.
Wilf the Mighty Worrier
CBL and AMAZE TV in Toronto have teamed up to produce Wilf the Mighty Worrier, an animated TV series.
The pilot script is underway and we’re currently talking to animation companies.
The series is based on the five best-selling children’s books by Georgia Pritchett beginning with Wilf the Mighty Worrier Saves The World
A TV drama series by Georgia Pritchett. A series about secrets and lies, expectations versus reality, appearances versus truth. A series where all the characters wake up and face their inner demons. A series about falling in love with difference.
A co-production between CBL and House Productions
Quick Cuts is a fast paced, quick cutting sitcom set in a hairdressing salon – but it is a sitcom with a difference. It is a sitcom crossed with a sketch show. So the scenes are short and joke rich and explore the confessional nature of going to hairdressers.
Like The Thick Of It and Smack The Pony, workshops were used as part of the scripting process for some of the customer scenes. The camera sometimes acts as the mirror in the shop while disguising stand up and sketches within the narrative to give the show a bold and unique texture and tone.
Like Cheers, this is the only place where these characters could possibly work. No-one else but the owner Sue (Doon Makichan) would put up with employees who are so bad, screwed up, unreliable or dishonest. They are one big dysfunctional co-dependent family.
Produced by Catherine Bailey. Directed by Natalie Bailey.
“Hilarious” – Sun
“Brilliant” – Radio Times
“Engaging, sharp” – Sunday Times
“This is a rare thing: a likeable comedy with some endearing characters” – Sunday Times
“Snappily written, a cut above” – Radio Times
“Refreshingly offbeat” – Times
Life of Riley
The third series of eight episodes of LIFE OF RILEY was transmitted in 2011. LIFE OF RILEY is an original comedy produced by CBL, written by Georgia Pritchett and starring Caroline Quentin for the BBC. The first series transmitted on BBC One in January 2009, and its second was transmitted in March 2010. All three series were distributed by Warner Brothers.
Feel the Force
Feel The Force by Georgia Pritchett is an original comedy series TXd on BBC 2 in 2006. It stars Michelle Gomez, Rosie Cavaliero and Leigh Zimmerman. Click here to watch the Feel the Force trailer. The format rights to Feel the Force were bought by Warner Brothers.
Three series of a Children’s Comedy; a co-production with Granada Television for ITV (Nominated for a BAFTA). Barking! is a British children’s TV series on CITV. It stars Kate McGowan as Jezza, a teenage girl with a talking dog named Georgie, voiced by Will Mellor
Won a First Time Broadcast Award
The SS John Barry
A documentary about the recovery of 1.4 million silver coins from a Shipwreck in the Arabian Sea shot and directed by Catherine Bailey.
The Mysterious Cargo of The General Abbatucci
Directed by Catherine Bailey
The Douro Cargo
(Spink and The Royal Mint)
Directed by Catherine Bailey
Cutting Edge: Safari Strife
Directed by Edward Hall
Cutting Edge: Great House Wives
Directed by Marilyn Gaunt
BBC Late Show ‘Specials’
Two forty minute film ’specials’ for the BBC Late Show: Drama in Salzburg, a profile of the theatre director, Deborah Warner; and Truly, Madly… Alan Rickman, a programme following a year in the life of the actor, Alan Rickman
We Are The Indians
A documentary feature directed by Philip Cox for More4.