All Optomen articles – Page 7

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    Optomen serves up shows to Europe

    2007-12-12T11:10:24Z

    Optomen has secured a raft of European sales for its cookery and lifestyle programmes.

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    Optomen TV show to help ailing shops

    2007-01-04T08:00:00Z

    Retail guru Mary Portas will use her expertise to revitalise flagging independent fashion shops for a major new series on BBC2.

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    Bibby joins Optomen

    2005-08-11T08:30:00Z

    Optomen Television, producer of Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares , has poached Talkback Thames financial director Mike Bibby to become deputy managing director. He will work alongside managing director Pat Llewellyn who was promoted last month after Peter Gillbe left the company after 15 years. Bibby has previously ...

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    Gillbe leaves Optomen

    2005-07-14T07:50:00Z

    Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares boss Peter Gillbe has stepped down as managing director of indie Optomen Television.

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    Moody in Optomen move

    2005-04-21T07:50:08Z

    Nicola Moody is set to join indie Optomen Television as director of factual after quitting the BBC last month.

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    Optomen tests religions

    2005-02-10T08:30:00Z

    World record-holding triple jumper and devout Christian Jonathan Edwards is to front a Channel 4 show that tries to help members of the public improve their lives with spiritual practice.

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    Optomen names Hoppe to head US subsidiary

    2004-08-12T08:30:00Z

    Optomen Television, the indie behind The Naked Chef and Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares , has appointed a new head of its US subsidiary, Optomen Productions.

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    COMMISSIONS - OPTOMEN TO MAKE C4 ARISTOCRATS DOC.

    2004-02-27T16:53:44Z

    Channel 4 has commissioned Optomen Television to make a documentary series about the Fulfords - an

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    Optomen to make C4 aristocrats doc

    2004-02-26T08:30:00Z

    Channel 4 has commissioned Optomen Television to make a documentary series about the Fulfords - an aristocratic family who have lived on the same country estate for 800 years. The series will chart the Fulfords' eccentric adventures, including their plans for celebrating their eighth century in residence. The show will ...

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    Optomen finds merger partner.

    2003-12-12T16:23:06Z

    Optomen, producer of ITV's Police, Camera, Action, has boosted its growth potential by merging with London-based indie Justabout Productions, writes Glen Mutel.

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    Optomen finds merger partner

    2003-12-11T08:30:00Z

    Optomen, producer of ITV's Police, Camera, Action , has boosted its growth potential by merging with London-based indie Justabout Productions.

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    New US office for Optomen.

    2002-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Optomen Television, producer of BBC 2's The Naked Chef, is to become the latest UK indie to launch an office in the US, writes Penny Hughes.

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    New US office for Optomen

    2002-01-10T11:07:00Z

    Indie becomes latest to set up shop in the States with 12-strong New York office

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    C4 Raids Optomen for Adler

    2001-10-05T11:52:00Z

    Indies head of development becomes C4's new deputy commissioner for daytime, factual

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    Optomen signs up Thompson in production.

    2001-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Optomen Television has signed up LWT's head of production, arts and features Richard Thomson as its new head of production. He replaces Claire Anderson, who is leaving London for the West

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    OPTOMEN'S FASHION TIP.

    2001-02-02T00:00:00Z

    Optomen Television is making a 'frockudrama' series for Channel 4, aiming to do for fashion what Jamie Oliver (right) did for cookery shows, writes Ashley Davies.

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    Optomen takes on senior staff.

    2001-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Optomen has made two senior appointments after seeing its peaktime commissions double year on year to 40 hours, writes Ashley Davies.

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    Optomen takes on Gill Brown

    2001-01-25T08:44:00Z

    Channel 4 deputy commissioning editor, history, biography and religion joins indie

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    Gyro Productions' Ashley Dodridge and Chris Carr have designed the title sequence and graphics for Channel 4's The Chemical Generation. Produced by Optomen Television, the 1 x 50-minute documentary is

    2000-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Gyro Productions' Ashley Dodridge and Chris Carr have designed the title sequence and graphics for Channel 4's The Chemical Generation. Produced by Optomen Television, the 1 x 50-minute documentary is narrated

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    Optomen boasts bulging order book

    2000-03-17T00:00:00Z

    Optomen Television has picked up a raft of commissions, including a brief to produce a new 6 x 30-minute archeology series for BBC 2 and a 3 x 50-minute series for Channel 4 analysing disgust, writes Ashley Davies.