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How Step Inside Productions is breaking new ground in the experiential licensing market

Having made a name for itself amid the Escape Room explosion of the past half a decade or so, Theseus, and moreover its live experiential division, Step Inside Productions is about to embark on a project that makes use of one of the newest formats within experiential licensing at the …

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Princess Anne unveils hand-knitted Doctor Who clothing range from UK luxury brand Corgi

In a second helping of Doctor Who news, it’s the luxury brand Corgi that has climbed aboard the TARDIS, having partnered with BBC Studios to launch the range of Doctor Who knitwear worn by Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor in the latest series of the sci-fi soap opera. Corgi’s Doctor Who …

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BBC Studios and Escape Hunt launch new Doctor Who Escape Room, Doctor Who: A Dalek Awakens

BBC Studios has formed a new partnership with Escape Hunt to develop and launch a new Doctor Who escape room called Doctor Who: A Dalek Awakens. The newest game can be booked from today at Escape Hunt Reading and Birmingham Resorts World with several other venues, including Norwich and Basingstoke, opening …

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BBC Studios taps Step Inside Productions to launch first CBeebies-themed experiential pop-up tour for kids

BBC Studios has tapped the London-based experiential production company, Step Inside Productions, to develop and manage the first CBeebies-themed interactive pop-up experience for children. The CBeebies Rainbow Adventure has been designed for children under the age of six and their parents, families, or carers, delivering a transportable, inflatable CBeebies-themed structure …

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BBC Studios taps France TV Distribution to manage Hey Duggee licensing programme across the region

BBC Studios has turned to France TV Distribution to manage the licensing programme for Hey Duggee – or Hé, Oua-Oua in French – across the region. The news comes as Europe’s largest toy fair, Nuremberg’s Spielwarenmesse prepares to get underway this week. The deal marks the first time Hey Duggee merchandise will …

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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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