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Television production, international trade and pressures to consolidate

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The UK television production sector is one of Britain’s leading creative export sectors. This briefing by Gillian Doyle discusses how ownership structures of TV production companies has a major impact on the performance of these companies and argues that if we want our creative industries to flourish, policy can make a huge difference.

This policy briefing discusses the crucial role that independent TV production firms play, the challenges of retaining ownerships of rights to programmes in the current policy and market environment, and the role of public service broadcasters in growth and renewal of the sector.


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