BBC Studios, Anton Commission Short-Form Series From ‘The End of the F***ing World’ Producer Clerkenwell

Variety | 8/29/2019 | Robert Mitchell
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BBC Studios and Anton have commissioned short-form series “Cheaters” from “The End of the F***ing World” producer Clerkenwell Films. The premium short-film scripted series is the first commission under a development pact between the three companies, first announced in September 2018.

“Cheaters,” an 18-part comedy-drama told in 10-minute chapters, will be produced by Clerkenwell and co-financed by BBC Studios and Anton as part of a deal to develop and fund a slate of high-end, short-form drama and comedy projects. The long-term development deal is focused on creating premium, high volume, short-form content for digital and linear platforms. The “Cheaters” commission marks the first time BBC Studios has fully commissioned a drama without a broadcaster already attached.

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Described as a “sexy, messy, comedy drama about morality and monogamy, and everything in between,” “Cheaters” was written and created by Oliver Lyttelton. Clerkenwell’s chief executive Murray Ferguson will serve as an executive producer, alongside Petra Fried, Matt...
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