Unique stories from the very best talent in Europe
Unique stories from the very best talent in Europe
We’re an agile Studio, seeking out the best untold stories from new voices while working in creative partnership with today’s best writers, producers and on-screen talent to bring viewers stories they wouldn’t find anywhere else.
Created by Billie Piper (Doctor Who) and Lucy Prebble (Succession), I Hate Suzie is a critically acclaimed televisual tour de force that examines that moment in life when the mask slips, asking if any of us can survive being well and truly ‘known’. The eight-part series follows Suzie Pickles who has her life upended when she is hacked and pictures of her emerge in an extremely compromising position.
Produced by Bad Wolf (Industry, His Dark Materials) for Sky Studios, I Hate Suzie debuted on Sky in the UK this year to huge critical acclaim and has been widely picked up internationally, including by Stan in Australia, Corus in Canada and HBO Max in the US.
Written by award-winning showrunner, Julie Gearey (Secret Diary of a Call Girl), upcoming high octane drama Intergalactic stars an all-female line-up including Eleanor Tomlinson (Poldark), Sharon Duncan-Brewster (Sex Education), Natasha O’Keeffe (Peaky Blinders), Savannah Steyn (The Tunnel), Imogen Daines (Black Mirror), newcomer Diany Samba-Bandza (Jack Ryan) and Parminder Nagra (Bend It Like Beckham).
Intergalactic tells the story of fearless young cop and galactic pilot, Ash Harper (Steyn), who has her glittering career ripped away from her after being wrongly convicted of a treasonous crime and exiled to a distant prison colony. But on the way there, Ash’s fellow convicts stage a mutiny and seize control of their prison transfer ship.
The eight-part series is produced by Moonage Pictures and Motion Content Group, in association with Tiger Aspect for Sky Studios.
The first in-house production from Sky Studios, in collaboration with HBO, Plan B, Punchdrunk and writer Dennis Kelly, The Third Day tells three, stand-alone but interconnected stories.
The first part, ‘Summer’, starring Jude Law, follows the story of Sam (Law), a man who is drawn to a mysterious Island off the British coast where he encounters a group of islanders set on preserving their traditions at any cost.
Following ‘Summer’, an epic 12-hour live event ‘Autumn’ was broadcast on Sky Arts, taking viewers deeper into the mysterious world of the island.
The Third Day concludes with ‘Winter’, starring Naomie Harris who plays a strong-willed outsider who comes to the island seeking answers, but whose arrival precipitates a fractious battle to decide its fate.
Each story can be experienced separately, with Summer and Winter working together as a complete series – but all three parts together describe a larger narrative, creating a unique experience for those who seek it.
Der Pass (aka Pagan Peak) is a high-tension thriller series about a mysterious string of murders on the German-Austrian border. When a gruesomely staged body is found propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austria border, two detectives, played by Julia Jentsch (The Last Days) and Nicholas Ofczarek (Braunschlag), are sent to investigate.
Der Pass was produced by Quirin Berg and Max Wiedemann on behalf of Sky Deutschland. The Austrian co-producer is epo-film, by Dieter and Jakob Pochlatko. The outstanding performances of all those involved has been recognised with the Deutscher Fernsehpreis for Best Drama Series, Golden Camera for the “Best TV Series” and two Romys in the categories “Best TV Series” and “Best TV Fiction Producers”. Following this critical acclaim, Season 2 is on its way.
Devils, starring Alessandro Borghi (The First King: Birth of an Empire) and Patrick Dempsey (The truth about the Harry Quebert Affair), tells a story about finance, power and disenchantments.
Alessandro Borghi is Massimo Ruggeri, the ruthless and ambitious Head of Trading of one of the most important investment banks in the world, the New York – London Investment Bank (NYL); Patrick Dempsey plays Dominic Morgan, one of the most powerful men in global finance, Massimo’s mentor and CEO of the bank. Their deep bond, however, begins to crack when Massimo gets involved in an inter-continental financial war, due to Dominic’s hidden agenda.
The series, based on Guido Maria Brera’s bestseller “I Diavoli”, is a Sky Italia and Lux Vide production financed by Sky Studios, in collaboration with Orange Studio and OCS.
After debuting on Sky in 2020, Devils has been widely picked up internationally, including by The CW in the US and Corus in Canada.
Produced by Vertigo Films in association with Neal Street Productions and Sky Studios, Britannia is a genre-bending, psychedelic tale of clashing faith systems, torn apart families, mystic men, powerful women, all told with humour, heart and violence.
Set in 43 A.D., the first season of this epic and visionary drama follows the Roman army as they returned to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia, a mysterious land led by warrior women and powerful Druids who claim to channel the powerful forces of the underworld. Like never before, the nine-part series told the story of the emotional and physical power struggles between three tribes: the Druids, Celts and Romans, who battle for the heart of Britannia. Series two continues to explore the life of the Celts and Druids now living under Roman rule.
Briannia has sold to more than 175 territories worldwide including premium network EPIX® in the US.
The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Sky original drama Das Boot is produced by Bavaria Fiction for Sky Studios.
Inspired by the classic 1981 film, Das Boot quickly became the most successful Sky original series ever for Sky Deutschland. The series has sold to more than 100 territories worldwide, including Hulu in the US, StarzPlay in France and SBS in Australia, and received multiple awards including the Magnolia Award of the Shanghai TV Festival (Best Foreign TV Film/Miniseries), the ROMY (Prize of the Jury) as well as the Bavarian Television Prize (Special Prize of the Jury), amongst others.
Described by The Times as an “outrageously thrilling drama…from rare talent” and “Game of Thrones, but without the dragons” by NME, Gangs of London was the biggest Sky Odrama launch on Sky Atlantic of the past five years and 2020's most binged premiere boxset on Sky.
Set in the heart of one of the world’s most dynamic and multicultural cities, Gangs of London tells the story of city being torn apart by the turbulent power struggles of the international gangs that control it and the sudden power vacuum that’s created when the head of London’s most powerful crime family is assassinated. Starring a multi-talented ensemble cast featuring Sope Dirisu, Joe Cole, Colm Meaney, Lucian Msamati and Michelle Fairley.
Gangs of London was created by visionary award-winning filmmaker of The Raid film franchise, Gareth Evans and his creative partner Matt Flannery. The series is produced by Pulse Films in association with SISTER for Sky Studios. Filming for Series two is planned for 2021, with the series returning in 2022.
In the meantime, the drama has exploded on to screens around the world with AMC picking up rights for series one of the smash hit in the US and will also join as a co-producer for Series two.
Co-created by Joe Gilgun and BAFTA-winning writer Danny Brocklehurst (Safe), Sky's most rapidly binged returning comedy Brassic, stars Joe Gilgun (This is England), Michelle Keegan (Our Girl) and Damien Molony (Ripper Street), who play a group of working-class friends finding unconventional ways to win at life in northern suburbia.
Produced by Calamity films for Sky Studios, Brassic debuted on Sky in the UK in 2019 to critical acclaim and has been widely picked up internationally, including by Hulu in the US.
Following the success of Season 2 in 2020, production for Season 3 is currently underway.
Created and written by Nick Mohammed (The Martian and Christopher Robin), Intelligence is a workplace comedy set in the UK’s GCHQ. When an arrogant, maverick NSA agent Jerry (David Schwimmer) comes over from the U.S. to join the team, he enlists an inept and tactless computer analyst Joseph (Nick Mohammed) in a power grab that threatens to disrupt the team’s ability to combat cyber terrorism.
Co-produced with Expectation and Dark Harbor Stories, Intelligence has enjoyed international success having been picked up by Peacock in the US and Corus in Canada, amongst others. Season 2 is set for screens in Spring 2021.
Roald & Beatrix: The Tail Of The Curious Mouse, is inspired by the true story of when a six-year old boy set off on a big adventure to meet his favourite author, Beatrix Potter. It’s a magical story of what can happen when you are brave enough to follow your dreams.
This heart-warming "festive feast not to be missed" (***** TV Times) is produced by Hartswood Films (Sherlock, Dracula) for Sky Studios and features an all star cast, including Dawn French as Beatrix Potter, Harry Tayler as the young Roald Dahl, Jessica Hynes as Roald’s mother Sofie, Rob Brydon as Beatrix’s husband William Heelis, Nina Sosanya as publisher Anne Landy, Bill Bailey as a Bona Fide Gent, as well as Alison Steadman and Nick Mohammed.
Police comedy Code 404, follows a crime fighting duo and an experimental A.I. project set in the near future, starring Stephen Graham (This is England), Daniel Mays (Line of Duty) and Anna Maxwell Martin (Motherland).
Code 404 is co-produced by Kudos, part of EndemolShine UK and Water & Power Productions. After launching in 2020, it quickly became Sky’s biggest comedy launch in eight years. Following this shining debut, Code 404 gained interest from other broadcasters around the world, demonstrating the show’s truly international appeal, including Stan in Australia and Peacock in the US.