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BBC Studios renews plush partnership with Posh Paws for BBC Earth

BBC Studios and Posh Paws International have renewed their current partnership to continue to develop and distribute plush products under the BBC Earth license. The deal brokered by European Licensing Agent WildBrain CPLG, will be effective in the UK, EMEA, Australia, and New Zealand from January 2020. After the successful launch …

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BBC Studios and Forbidden Planet celebrate Doctor Who with exclusive t-shirt partnership

BBC Studios and Forbidden Planet have devised an initiative to release a new and exclusive line of Doctor Who T-shirts throughout the current twelfth series of the popular sci-fi TV show. The newest season started airing on January 1s this year. A range of 10 Doctor Who T-shirts will launch …

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Hot Topic debuts innovative new retail programme for Doctor Who fans

In a first for a live-action television series, specialty retailer Hot Topic has partnered with BBC America and BBC Studios to offer Doctor Who fans exclusive T-shirt designs inspired by each week’s episode, immediately after it airs. The ground-breaking new initiative will act as just part of the retailer’s robust …

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A colour of magic: BBC Studios talks Bluey, Hey Duggee, His Dark Materials and Terry Pratchett

It’s with a great sense of betrayal to my own ambitions of a writing career that, sat opposite Rikesh Desai, BBC Studios’ licensing director, I am forced to admit to having read only one book by Terry Pratchett in my lifetime. Of the ‘at least 32 titles’ that the treasured …

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Dr Seuss Enterprises taps former BBC Studios exec for VP of global licensing role

Dr Seuss Enterprises has appointed a new vice president of global licensing, marketing and communications, in the shape of the former BBC Studios name, Julie Dill. Reporting directly to the company’s president, Dill will also serve as a member of Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ executive team, while overseeing the consumer products division …

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BBC Studios and LEGO partner on Top Gear LEGO Technic range

The LEGO Group has veered into a new partnership with BBC Studios to launch its first official LEGO Technic Top Gear set. The new launch is aimed at kids aged nine years old an upwards – and presumably their parents, too – and will launch globally in early 2020. Eloise …

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Stephen Davies named MD of BBC Studios Consumer Products and Licensing

Stephen Davies has been appointed managing director of BBC Studios Consumer Products and Licensing in a move which brings together all of the BBC commercial subsidiary’s UK publishing and licensing businesses together for the first time. Davies is currently the director for live entertainment, music and motion gallery at BBC …

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BBC Studios partners with the Design Museum to launch exclusive Hey Duggee exhibition

BBC Studios is partnering with the Design Museum to celebrate the creativity behind CBeebies’ award-winning series Hey Duggee, launching a special exhibition called Designing Hey Duggee. The exhibition will run this October half term from the 25th to 28th, and will provide the chance to dive into the colourful world …

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Worlds collide as Clangers and Doctor Who launch new anniversary mash-up range

Coolabi Group has detailed an exclusive new partnership between its award-winning brand, Clangers, and BBC Studios’  sci-fi franchise Doctor Who, as part of Clangers’ 50th anniversary celebrations. The iconic British brands – and space-based adventurers – finally come together to launch the new DoppelClangers merchandise range, a series of iconic and quirky …

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