'BBC Studios Buys Stake in ‘Small Axe’ Producer Turbine

Stake in ‘Small Axe’ Producer Turbine

BBC Studios,

the commercial arm of the BBC, has taken a minority investment in premium scripted indie

K-based company behind

global hits such as “Small Axe” (BBC/Amazon), “Munich: The Edge of War” (Netflix)

It was

established only in 2020 by Andrew Eaton, Tracey Scoffield, Justin Thomson and David Tanner

But in

its short history, Turbine has earned considerable number of awards: “Small Axe,” is the most

The value

of the transaction and most other details of the agreement were not disclosed

However, the

deal includes the German based sister company Turbine Studios GmbH, which is a co-venture between

Turbine Studios

Germany specialises in original development and production services for the European market

Tom Manwaring

of Helion Partners advised Turbine on the transaction

“Turbine Studios

has an enviable reputation within our industry

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