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28th November 2017 RTS Awards
BRING ME BACK TO LIFE EDITOR SAM SANTANA WINS BEST EDITING AWARD AT RTS CRAFT & DESIGN AWARDS
Sam Santana wins RTS AWARD for "Editing - Documentary / Factual", beating competition from Planet Earth II and The Trial: A Murder in the Family.

10th November 2017 Broadcast
CRIME SEASON HIGH FOR ITV
The Susanna Reid-fronted investigation into the story behind 16 year-old Becky Watts’ disappearance in 2015, and the subsequent discovery of her murder, pulled in the biggest audience so far of ITV’s Thursday night Crime & Punishment season.

9th November 2017 The Evening Standard
THE MURDER OF BECKY WATTS: THE POLICE TAPES - EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE ITV DOCUMENTARY HOSTED BY SUSANNA REID
Becky Watts was a 16-year-old student who went missing from the St. George area of Bristol in February 2015. A few weeks later her dismembered body was found less than two miles away from where she was last seen.

9th November 2017 The Mirror
THE MURDER OF BECKY WATTS: UNSEEN POLICE TAPES THAT SNARED SMIRKING KILLERS NATHAN MATTHEWS AND HIS GIRLFRIEND SHAUNA HOARE
Unseen police tapes have revealed the chilling smirks of schoolgirl Becky Watts' killers as they confidently lied about the gruesome murder.

8th November 2017 The Telegraph
THE MURDER OF BECKY WATTS: THE POLICE TAPES, REVIEW: SUSANNA REID FRONTS AN ODDLY HESITANT INVESTIGATION
The crime at the centre of The Murder of Becky Watts: Police Tapes (ITV) was so numbingly grotesque that Susanna Reid’s documentary about the killing of the Bristol teenager and the hunt for the perpetrators made for inevitably powerful viewing.

31st October 2017 Good Health
GOOD HEALTH EXPLORES "MIRACLE TREATMENT" IN SUMMER TO SAVE MY LIFE
Why does the 'miracle' new cancer therapy help people like Charlie - but not others.

29th October 2017 Various
SUMMER TO SAVE MY LIFE PICK OF THE DAY
As part of Stand Up To Cancer, this film follows cancer patients over the summer as they undergo immunotherapy.

29th October 2017 The Observer
SUMMER TO SAVE MY LIFE PICK OF THE DAY
A heartrending but encouraging film which follows cancer patients Ty, Anna and Charlie over a life-changing summer while they undergo a pioneering new treatment called immunotherapy.

17th October 2017 The Daily Telegraph
MY WEEK LIVING AS A MUSLIM
Katie Freeman’s eyes were opened when she filmed a new documentary in the same week as the Manchester bombing.

7th September 2017 BROADCAST
THE GARDEN EYES FRESH GENRES FOLLOWING JOHN HAY HIRE
Magnus Temple has outlined his plans for the next phase of The Garden, following the appointment of Channel 4 commissioner John Hay as chief creative officer.

7th September 2017 TELEVISUAL
C4'S JOHN HAY TO JOIN THE GARDEN AS CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER
Following the news that John Hay is joining the Indie as Chief Creative Officer, The Garden has announced a series of promotions to prepare the company for future growth.

6th September 2017 REALSCREEN
THE GARDEN TAPS C4'S JOHN HAY AS CREATIVE LEAD
In his new position, Hay will help shape the ITV Studios-backed indie’s creative output, working alongside CEO Magnus Temple and MD and COO Scarlett Ewens.

6th September 2017 C21 MEDIA
C4'S HAY WELCOMED INTO ITV'S GARDEN
ITV Studios-owned The Garden has appointed the specialist factual boss at Channel 4 as its creative chief as the exodus from the UK commercial pubcaster continues.

5th September 2017
PROMOTIONS AT THE GARDEN LEAD THE WAY FOR NEXT PHASE
Following the news that John Hay is joining the Indie as Chief Creative Officer, The Garden has announced a series of promotions to prepare the company for future growth.

5th September 2017
JOHN HAY JOINS THE GARDEN AS COMPANY BEGINS A NEW ERA
John Hay, Head of Specialist Factual at Channel 4, is joining The Garden as Chief Creative Officer. 

1st September 2017 BROADCAST
CAUGHT BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH
Unlike other hospital docs, we wanted our film to focus entirely on the patient rather than the doctors and nurses. But we had no idea how personal it would become.

31st September 2017 BROADCAST
CAUGHT BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH
Unlike other hospital docs, we wanted our film to focus entirely on the patient rather than the doctors and nurses. But we had no idea how personal it would become.

30th August 2017 BROADCAST
BRING ME BACK TO LIFE
Unlike other hospital docs, we wanted our film to focus entirely on the patient rather than the doctors and nurses. But we had no idea how personal it would become, says Graeme McAulay

6th June 2017 BROADCAST
24 HOURS IN POLICE CUSTODY RETURNS WITH HIGHEST RATINGS TO DATE
Channel 4’s 24 Hours In Police Custody returned for a fifth outing with a strong performance. The Garden’s fixed-rig format gripped 2.2m (11.1%), well up on the 1.6m (7.9%) who tuned in to the previous opener in April 2016.

1st June 2017 BROADCAST
HOW REALITY COMPARES WITH CRIME
Born To Kill’s writers discuss how 24 Hours In Police Custody compares to real life

24th May 2017 British Arrows
CANCER IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW, A DOCUMENTARY AD CAMPAIGN FOR CANCER RESEARCH UK, WINS 4 AWARDS AT THE 2017 BRITISH ARROW AWARDS.
The campaign, which is in its second year, won 3 silver arrow awards and the top award of a gold arrow for Achievement in Production.

15th May 2017 Televisual
24HRS IN POLICE CUSTODY WINS BEST FIXED RIG
It was the fourth time The Garden hooked up the rig in the Bedfordshire Police headquarters but it was still every bit as compelling as the first three runs had been.

11th April 2017 THE GUARDIAN
BAFTA TV AWARDS 2017: FULL LIST OF NOMINATIONS
24hrs in Police Custody Shortlisted for Best Factual Series BAFTA 2017

5th April 2017 REALSCREEN
THE GARDEN ONCE AGAIN INCLUDED IN REALSCREEN'S TOP 100 GLOBAL PRODUCTION COMPANIES
24hrs in Police Custody has helped cement The Garden's position in the Realscreen 2017 Global 100 list. The list, which showcases innovation, business acumen and great content, is celebrating 11 years in publication.

17th March 2017 THE GUARDIAN
EXTREMELY BRITISH MUSLIMS REVIEW – ‘THE ONLY EXTREME THING ROUND HERE IS THE SIZE OF THE RATS’
I n the final episode of the series, we are confronted with lots of rules, starting with how to enter a toilet. But this was an intimate look at life as a Muslim that will have resonated with all families.

15th March 2017 BROADCAST
THE GARDEN VOTED UK'S MOST RESPECTED PRODUCTION COMPANY
The ITV Studios-owned company’s shows spanned all five terrestrial channels in 2016, from C4’s 24 Hours In Police Custody to Anne Robinson’s Britain for BBC1 and Channel 5’s ambitious survival show 10,000 BC: Two Tribes. It remained the go-to indie for BBC4’s Slow TV strand too, venturing into the Yorkshire Dales in All Aboard! The Country Bus. In the words of one peer, this output represents “cutting-edge factual where programme-makers do their best work".

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The Garden has come top of the latest Broadcast magazine peer poll.  It received the most votes from all production companies nationwide who were asked which of their competitors they admired the most. 

1st March 2017 THE HUFFINGTON POST
WHEN MY DAUGHTER ASKED 'MUMMY, WHAT'S A TERRORIST?' I KNEW I HAD TO WORK ON EXTREMELY BRITISH MUSLIMS
I have been making documentary films for the past 16 years. But unlike many other Muslims I know working in the industry, I have avoided making documentaries about Islam and Muslims. This was a deliberate choice I made very early in my career; I didn’t want to be typecast.

1st March 2017 LONDON'S EVENING STANDARD
EXTREMELY BRITISH MUSLIMS: CHANNEL 4 DOCUMENTARY FOLLOWS THE DIFFICULTIES OF DATING AS A MUSLIM
They were party animals from the Midlands. Now a TV series explores the lives of Abdul and Lee.

19th February 2017 THE OBSERVER
ONE CONVERTED TO ISLAM, THE OTHER WENT TO FAR-RIGHT RALLIES: A MODERN TALE OF TWO BROTHERS
They were party animals from the Midlands. Now a TV series explores the lives of Abdul and Lee.

18th February 2017 BBC ASIAN NETWORK
YOUNG FREE AND SINGLE
Single ladies, Bella and Sabrina from Channel 4's Extremely British Muslims give Preeya the lowdon on being fixed up with a partner.

23rd November 2016
'POLICE CUSTODY' NOMINATED AT THE BROADCAST AWARDS
'24 Hours in Police Custody' has been nominated in the Best Documentary Series category at the Broadcast Awards 2017.

21st October 2016
'ALL ABOARD! THE SLEIGH RIDE' WINS AT THE TVB AWARDS
'All Aboard! The Sleigh Ride' won in the Achievement in Image Capture category at the TVB Awards 2016.

6th October 2016
'ANNE ROBINSON'S BRITAIN' STARTS TONIGHT ON BBC ONE
Anne Robinson returns to ask the nation more awkward questions about how we choose to live our lives. Episode one airs tonight at 8pm on BBC One.

26th September 2016
NOMINATION FOR 'ALL ABOARD! THE SLEIGH RIDE' AT THE TVB AWARDS
'All Aboard! The Sleigh Ride' has been nominated in the Achievement in Image Capture category at the TVB Awards 2016.

19th September 2016
'POLICE CUSTODY' WINS THE 'PFNDF OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION' AWARD
'24 Hours in Police Custody' has won the Police Federation National Detectives Forum's Outstanding Contribution award.

29th June 2016
THE GARDEN NOMINATED FOR A TV CHOICE AWARD
The Garden has been nominated in the Best Factual programme category at the TV Choice Awards 2016 for '24 Hours in A&E'.

20th May 2016
'POLICE CUSTODY' WINS IN THE 2016 TELEVISUAL BULLDOG AWARDS
'24 Hours in Police Custody' has won in the Best Documentary Series category at the Televisual Bulldog Awards 2016. The Garden also came third in the Indie category.

24th March 2016
THE GARDEN LISTED IN REALSCREEN'S GLOBAL 100
The Garden has been listed in Realscreen's annual Global 100 list of top production companies for the fourth year running.

15th March 2016
THE GARDEN NOMINATED IN TWO CATEGORIES AT TELEVISUAL'S BULLDOG AWARDS
The Garden has been nominated in the Best Indie category and '24 Hours In Police Custody' has a nomination for Best Documentary Series.

8th March 2016
THE GARDEN’S CANCER RESEARCH UK CAMPAIGN ‘RIGHT NOW’ SHORTLISTED AT BRITISH ARROWS AWARDS
The Garden’s Cancer Research UK ad campaign has been shortlisted at the British Arrows advertising awards for 6 categories, including Best UK TV Series and Best Over 90 Second Cinema Commercial.

10th February 2016
'BRITAIN'S SPENDING SECRETS' FEATURED IN TOP 10 MOST WATCHED FACTUAL SHOWS OF 2015
'Britain’s Spending Secrets' was one of the Top 10 most watched factual shows of 2015, attracting a consolidated 6 million viewers, with a share of 26%.

19th January 2016
'24 HOURS IN POLICE CUSTODY' NOMINATED FOR TV MOMENT OF THE YEAR AT BROADCAST AWARDS
'24 Hours in Police Custody' has been nominated for The Timeline TV Moment of the Year Award at the Broadcast Awards 2016, for the “No comment” murder interview scene in ’The Conspiracy to Murder’ episode.

19th November 2015
TWO NOMINATIONS FOR THE GARDEN AT BROADCAST AWARDS
The Garden has been nominated as best Production Company at the Broadcast Awards and '24 Hours in Police Custody' has been shortlisted as best Documentary Series.

17th November 2015
'24 HOURS IN A&E' WINS AT THE MIND MEDIA AWARDS
'24 Hours in A&E' won in the Entertainment category at the Mind Media Awards 2015 last night for episode 4, Season 8.

30th October 2015
THE GARDEN WINS RECORD A&E RUN
Channel 4 has ordered 50 hours of fixed-rig programming from The Garden, including the single largest commission of flagship brand '24 Hours in A&E'.

19th October 2015
100th EPISODE OF '24 HOURS IN A&E' TO AIR ON 20th OCTOBER
The 100th episode of '24 Hours in A&E' will air on Channel 4 at 9pm on Tuesday 20th October, as the start of a new series of the award-winning documentary.

2nd October 2015
'THE SECRET LIFE OF YOUR HOUSE' WINS AT JACKSON HOLE FILM FESTIVAL
'The Secret Life of Your House' has won the Special Jury Award at the 2015 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival.

15th September 2015
POLICE CUSTODY NOMINATED FOR TWO GRIERSON AWARDS
'24 Hours In Police Custody' has been nominated in the Best Documentary on a Contemporary Theme and Best Documentary Series categories at The Grierson Awards.

9th September 2015
THE GARDEN COMES SECOND IN TELEVISUAL'S PEER POLL
The Garden has come second in Televisual’s Peer Poll of the UK’s most respected companies, up one place from last year. 

9th September 2015
'VIRGIN ATLANTIC: UP IN THE AIR' NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL REALITY TELEVISION AWARD
'Virgin Atlantic: Up in the Air' has been nominated for 'Best Docu-Soap’ at the National Reality Television Awards 2015.

9th September 2015
'THE SECRET LIFE OF YOUR HOUSE' NOMINATED FOR TWO AWARDS
'The Secret Life of Your House' has been selected as a finalist in the 'Best Hosted or Presenter-Led Program' category at the 2015 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and has also been nominated for the Special Jury Award at the Gold Panda Awards 2015.

28th July 2015
POLICE CUSTODY SHORTLISTED FOR TWO GRIERSON AWARDS
'24 Hours In Police Custody' has been shortlisted in the Best Documentary on a Contemporary Theme and Best Documentary Series categories at The Grierson Awards.

2nd June 2015
TWO SENIOR HIRINGS FOR THE GARDEN
The Garden has appointed Chloë Solomon to the newly created role of Head of Factual Formats and Mark Rossiter as Acting Head of Development, covering Louise Doolan's maternity leave.

20th May 2015
THE GARDEN NOMINATED TWICE AT TV CHOICE AWARDS
The Garden has been nominated in the Best Factual Entertainment Show category at the TV Choice Awards 2015 for both '24 Hours in A&E' and '24 Hours in Police Custody'.

12th May 2015
TELEVISUAL BULLDOG AWARDS 2015 WIN FOR THE GARDEN
The Garden has won a Televisual Bulldog Award 2015 in the Best Documentary Series category for '24 Hours in Police Custody'. '24 Hours in Police Custody' also came second in the Editing category. The Garden came second in the Indie category.

30th April 2015
ANDREW BRANN JOINS AS ACTING MD
Andrew Brann, who has been a commercial adviser to The Garden Productions since it first started, is to take over from MD Scarlett Ewens as Acting Managing Director of the Garden Productions during her maternity leave with effect from 11 May.

10th April 2015
THE GARDEN LISTED IN REALSCREEN 100
The Garden has been listed in Realscreen's annual Global 100 list of top production companies for the third year running. Read more

26th March 2015
THE GARDEN COMES SECOND IN BROADCAST'S PEER POLL
The Garden has come second in this year's Broadcast Peer Poll of the UK's most respected production companies, up a place on last year. Thank you to all who voted for us, thank you to the staff here and everyone who has worked at The Garden over the last year for earning the company such respect and many congratulations to Love Productions for coming first.

25th March 2015
TWO BAFTA CRAFT NOMINATIONS FOR 'POLICE CUSTODY'
The BAFTA Craft nominations for '24 Hours in Police Custody' are: Best Director in Factual: Alisa Pomeroy and Best Editing in Factual: Ben Brown.

25th February 2015
'BEDLAM' NOMINATED FOR RTS AWARD
'Bedlam' has been nominated in the Best Documentary Series category at the Royal Television Society Programme Awards.

22nd January 2015
NEW ITV COMMISSION FOR 'SAVED'
'Saved' will be a four-part series for ITV celebrating ordinary heroes. 'Saved' will tell the inspiring stories of people who have risked their own lives to save other people in the face of extreme danger. The 4 x 60-minute series is executive produced by The Garden’s head of programmes, David Wise.

22nd January 2015
THE GARDEN TO MAKE 'PEST HOUSE' FOR ITV
'Pest House' (working title) will be a multi-camera, hour-long documentary. Using natural history filming techniques, entomologist George McGavin will follow domestic pests such as rats, cockroaches, mice, moths and bed bugs to give an insight on the lives of the animals that live among us in our homes. It will be executive produced by The Garden’s Jenny Byron. Read more

27th November 2014
'BEDLAM' NOMINATED IN BROADCAST AWARDS
Our BAFTA winning series 'Bedlam' has been nominated for a Broadcast Award in the Best Documentary Series category.

11th November 2014
'BEDLAM' NOMINATED IN CDN AWARDS
BAFTA award winning series 'Bedlam' has been nominated in the Ground-breaking Programme category at the CDN Awards.

17th September 2014
'BEDLAM' NOMINATED FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES
BAFTA award winning series 'Bedlam' has been nominated for Best Documentary Series at the 2014 Grierson Awards.

29th July 2014
'BEDLAM' SHORTLISTED FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES
BAFTA award winning series 'Bedlam' has been shortlisted in the Best Documentary Series category at the Griersons 2014.

17th July 2014
THE GARDEN LANDS ACCESS DOUBLE
High-street bank NatWest and airline Virgin Atlantic are the latest companies to open their doors for access documentaries made by The Garden.

8th July 2014
'24 HOURS IN A&E' SHORTLISTED IN TV CHOICE AWARDS
24 Hours in A&E has been shortlisted in the Best Reality Show category in the 2014 TV Choice Awards, as voted for by viewers.

20th June 2014
THE GARDEN MAKES MUMBAI HOTEL DOC SERIES FOR BBC2
BBC2 has commissioned The Garden to make a four-part series about the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai. The series, which follows The Garden's 'Inside Claridge's', also for BBC2, is executive produced by Emma Tutty and Jonathan Smith.

20th June 2014
THE GARDEN TO MAKE LANDMARK DOC SERIES FOR CHANNEL 5
Channel 5 has commissioned The Garden to make '100% British', a documentary series about Cheetham Hill, Manchester – one of the most multi-cultural areas in the world. The three-part series, executive produced by Danny Horan, will be filmed in Britain's most diverse street and beyond, where more than 30 languages are spoken over two square miles, as families from different faiths, nationalities and generations live, work and celebrate there together.

17th June 2014
30 MORE EPISODES OF '24 HOURS IN A&E' COMMISSIONED
30 new episodes of the RTS award-winning documentary series '24 Hours in A&E' have been commissioned by Channel 4. They will be filmed at a new hospital, St George's Hospital in Tooting, south west London, after the previous 70 were recorded at King's College Hospital. The latest order takes the total number of episodes to 100.

9th June 2014
THE GARDEN OPENS UP TATLER FOR BBC2
The Garden is to go behind the scenes at high society magazine Tatler in a four-part series.

5th June 2014
THE GARDEN HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR A TV CHOICE AWARD
'24 Hours in A&E' for Channel 4 has been nominated in the Reality TV Category.

19th May 2014
BAFTA WIN FOR THE GARDEN
The Garden has won its first BAFTA for 'Bedlam', a 4-part documentary series for Channel 4 about the patients and staff of The South London and Maudsley, Britain's most famous psychiatric institution. With nominations for 'Bedlam' and 'Keeping Britain Alive', for BBC2, The Garden was responsible for half the shortlist in the Factual Series category. It is the second year running that The Garden had double BAFTA nominations, after 'The Audience' and '24 Hours in A&E' were shortlisted in 2013. 'Bedlam' was directed by Dave Nath, Becky Lomax, Alice Mayhall and Paddy Wivell; filmed by Peter Beard, Paddy Wivell, Chris Bairstow and Lucia Tambini; produced by Peter Beard, Becky Lomax and Alice Mayhall; edited by Rupert Houseman, Steve Barclay, Ben Brown and Alex Fry; series directed by Dave Nath; and executive produced by Amy Flanagan and Jonathan Smith.

7th April 2014
DOUBLE BAFTA NOMINATION FOR THE GARDEN
The Garden has been nominated for two BAFTA awards. 'Bedlam', for Channel 4, and 'Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS in a Day', for BBC2, have both been shortlisted in the Best Documentary Series category.

3rd April 2014
GARDEN LISTED IN REALSCREEN 100
The Garden has been listed in Realscreen's annual Global 100 list of top production companies for the second year running.

13th March 2014
BBC2 COMMISSIONS OBSERVATIONAL DOC SERIES 'THE MOTORWAY'
The 4 x 60-minute series will TX later this year.

10th March 2014
GARDEN NOMINATED FOR BULLDOG AWARDS
Mental health documentary 'Bedlam' is up for Best Documentary series, while the company has been nominated for Best Indie.

7th January 2014
THE GARDEN SECURES 20-PART POLICE DOC FROM CHANNEL 4
24 Hours in Police Custody will be filmed using a fixed-rig and handheld cameras.

7th January 2014
REALSCREEN - CHANNEL 4 BRINGS '24 HOURS' FORMAT TO POLICE STATION
The 20 x 60-minute observational documentary series is to be set inside Luton Police Station.

7th January 2014
CHANNEL 4 TO SPEND 24 HOURS IN CUSTODY
Channel 4 has commissioned The Garden to make a brand new 20 x 60 min observational documentary series inside Luton Police Station.

19th December 2013
'THE AUDIENCE' SERIES TWO FINISHES TONIGHT
The third episode in the series starts tonight at 9pm on More 4.

18th December 2013
'KEEPING BRITAIN ALIVE' LISTED IN TEN BEST PROGRAMMES 2013
The Garden's landmark series 'Keeping Britain Alive' has been listed alongside hit dramas 'Borgen' and 'Breaking Bad' as one of the best television series of 2013.

17th September 2013
'INSIDE CLARIDGE'S' NOMINATED FOR GRIERSON AWARD
The Garden's hit series Inside Claridge's has been nominated for Most Entertaining Documentary at the 2013 Grierson Awards. The ceremony will be held on 4th November at the Southbank Centre in London.

23rd August 2013
GARDEN VOTED MOST RESPECTED INDIE
The Garden has come first in Televisual's Peer Poll of the UK's most respected production companies for the second year running. The company was also voted 'Best Indie' in Broadcast Magazine's equivalent poll earlier this year.

1st August 2013
GARDEN PROGRAMMES SHORTLISTED FOR GRIERSONS
The Garden has been shortlisted in two categories at the forthcoming Grierson Awards. 'Inside Claridge's' is up for Most Entertaining Documentary, while '24 Hours in A&E' has been nominated for Best Documentary Series.

9th July 2013
GARDEN GROWS SENIOR TEAM
The Garden has made two appointments and a promotion to expand and strengthen its senior creative team.

10th May 2013
THE GARDEN NOMINATED AT GEITF
The Garden has been nominated for Production Company of the Year at the 2013 Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival.

10th May 2013
THE GARDEN TAKES TWO TELEVISUAL BULLDOG AWARDS
'24 Hours in A&E' has been awarded Best Reality Programme, while 'Inside Claridge's' recieved the Best Documentary Series award. The ceremony will be held in London on 6th June.

23rd April 2013
ITV ACQUIRES THE GARDEN
ITV plc has acquired The Garden. The move fits The Garden's long-term strategy to grow internationally and with ITV's five-year Transformation Plan. The Garden's Chief Executives, Nick Curwin and Magnus Temple, said: “The values and ethos of The Garden will remain unchanged, as will our appetite for innovation, our insistence on delivering to the highest standards and our focus on the key relationships we’ve built up over the years. Being part of ITV will help us grow further in the UK and, in particular, to achieve our international ambitions. We will be working more closely with ITVS whilst continuing to concentrate as hard as ever on our important relationships with Channel 4 and the BBC. We are both totally committed to this new venture and we look forward to many successful and exciting years ahead with our new partners."

16th April 2013
THE GARDEN LISTED ON REALSCREEN'S GLOBAL 100
The Garden has been listed as one of the UK's top indies, appearing in Realscreen Magazine's annual Global 100.

11th April 2013
'24 HOURS IN A&E' ACHIEVES RECORD AUDIENCE
'24 Hours in A&E' Series 3 got off to a flying start on Wednesday (April 10th), with record audiences. 3.3 million people watched the show that evening – a 14.1% share of viewers. That's up 500,000 on the strong Series 2 premiere.

9th April 2013
DOUBLE BAFTA NOMINATION FOR THE GARDEN
The Garden has been shortlisted in two categories at the forthcoming BAFTA Television Awards. '24 Hours in A&E' has been nominated for Best Factual Series, while 'The Audience' has been shortlisted in the Reality and Constructed Factual category. The winners will be announced at the ceremony on 12th May.

21st March 2013
THE GARDEN VOTED BEST INDIE IN BROADCAST PEER POLL
The Garden has been voted 'Best Indie' in Broadcast Magazine's 2013 Indie Survey.

15th March 2013
'KEEPING BRITAIN ALIVE' AIRS FROM MARCH 26TH
The groundbreaking 8-part series 'Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS In A Day' will air weekly from March 26th at 9pm on BBC2.

15th March 2013
'INSIDE CLARIDGE'S' WINS BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES
'Inside Claridge's' won Best Documentary Series at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards yesterday.

20th February 2013
'MURDER ON THE VICTORIAN RAILWAY' AIRS TOMORROW ON BBC TWO
Our latest film, 'Murder on the Victorian Railway' airs Thursday 21st February at 9pm on BBC TWO.

14th January 2013
DAVID WISE JOINS THE GARDEN AS HEAD OF PROGRAMMES
David Wise is to join The Garden in the newly created post of Head of Programmes.

7th January 2013
'BABY MAKERS: THE FERTILITY CLINIC' AIRS TONIGHT ON BBC FOUR
Our latest film, 'Baby Makers: The Fertility Clinic' airs tonight at 9pm, on BBC Four.

18th December 2012
'INSIDE CLARIDGE'S' FINISHES WITH 4M HIGH
BBC2 documentary series 'Inside Claridge’s' hit a new high of 4m for its final episode, beating BBC1 and ITV1 in the 9pm slot.

3rd December 2012
'INSIDE CLARIDGE'S' AIRS TONIGHT ON BBC TWO
Episode One of our brand new three-part series, 'Inside Claridge's', airs tonight at 9pm, on BBC TWO.

21st November 2012
TRIPLE NOMINATIONS FOR THE GARDEN AT BROADCAST AWARDS
The Garden and its programmes have been shortlisted in three categories at the forthcoming Broadcast Awards, including Best Independent Production Company. The other nominations are for Best Documentary Series – '24 Hours in A&E' Series 2 – and Best International Programme Sales – ITV Studios Global Entertainment with The Garden’s 'The Audience'. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on 30 January 2013.

29th October 2012
THE GARDEN HAS MOVED
Please note new address: One America Street, London, SE1 0NE. New telephone number: 020 7261 1252

20th September 2012
'THE AUDIENCE' EPISODE 2, AIRS TONIGHT AT 9PM, ON CHANNEL 4
Episode 2 of our brand new series 'The Audience', airs tonight at 9pm on Channel 4.

5th September 2012
THE GARDEN IS VOTED THE UK'S MOST RESPECTED INDIE
The Garden has been voted the most respected independent production company in the country in a survey of the UK production community.
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3rd September 2012
'MURDER ON THE VICTORIAN EXPRESS' IN PRODUCTION
BBC TWO announce Garden project as part of Genius of Invention season.
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31st July 2012
'PERFUME' AND 'CRUCIFIXION' SHORTLISTED FOR GRIERSON
Our programmes 'Crucifixion' and 'Perfume' have been shortlisted for the Grierson Trust Awards: 'Crucifixion' for Best Arts Documentary and 'Perfume' for Most Entertaining Documentary. 

30th July 2012
'THE MIDWIVES' AIRS TOMORROW NIGHT, 9PM ON BBC TWO
'The Midwives', a brand new six-part documentary series, will air weekly from tomorrow, Tuesday 31st July 2012 at 9pm on BBC TWO.

20th July 2012
'24 HOURS IN A&E' BEATS ALL COMPETITION
'24 Hours in A&E' outperformed offerings on every other channel on Wednesday (18th July). Episode 10 of Series 2 scored a series high of 3.3 million viewers and a 15.1% share.

19th July 2012
THE GARDEN LAUNCHES “CUT YOUR TEETH”
The Garden is inviting applications for a new apprenticeship scheme for six trainee editors who will have the opportunity to work on its flagship production '24 Hours in A&E'… Read more.

11th July 2012
A&E 3 EDITING SCHEME
If you are interested in, or have any questions regarding The Garden's Editing Scheme for '24 Hours in A&E' (3), please get in contact via editing@thegardenproductions.tv

21st June 2012
'24 HOURS IN A&E' WATCHED BY 4 MILLION EACH WEEK
'24 Hours in A&E' is currently Channel 4’s highest rating programme, so far averaging a consolidated audience of more than 3 million and a share of 11%. The repeat on Thursday nights adds another million, meaning that around 4 million people watch '24 Hours in A&E' each week. According to the overnights, last week's instalment (Episode 6), was the best performer so far, with 3.2 million watching on Wednesday night and a further 1.1 million tuning in for Thursday's repeat.

11th June 2012
'KICKED OUT KIDS' AIRS TONIGHT, 9PM ON BBC THREE
Four teenagers are in constant conflict with their parents. Can the mediators bring these families back together? 'Kicked Out Kids' will air tonight, Monday 11th June at 9pm on BBC Three.

23rd May 2012
'DELIUS: COMPOSER, LOVER, ENIGMA'
John Bridcut's latest film, 'Delius: Composer, Lover, Enigma', made in association with The Garden, transmits on Friday 25th May at 19:30, on BBC Four. 

9th May 2012
'24 HOURS IN A&E' 2 AIRING NEXT WEEK ON CHANNEL 4
Winner of the RTS award for Best Documentary Series, '24 Hours in A&E' is back with a brand new 14-part series, airing weekly from Wednesday 16th May at 9pm on C4.

26th April 2012
THE GARDEN NOMINATED FOR 'INDIE OF THE YEAR 2012'
The Garden has been nominated for 'Indie of the Year 2012' at this year's Edinburgh International TV Festival.

25th April 2012
'THE KIDNAP DIARIES' AIRS TOMORROW NIGHT AT 9PM
'The Kidnap Diaries' will air tomorrow night, Thursday 26th April, at 9pm on BBC Four.

8th April 2012
'CRUCIFIXION' AIRS TONIGHT ON CHANNEL 4
'Crucifixion' will air tonight, Sunday 8th April, at 10pm on Channel 4.

3rd April 2012
'THE AUDIENCE' IS HOT PROPERTY AT MIPTV
'The Audience' is spearheading a new trend of positivity and altruism.  

3rd April 2012
'THE AUDIENCE' SET TO BE REMADE FOR AUDIENCES IN FRANCE, AUSTRALIA AND THE US
ITV Studios Global Entertainment is on the brink of securing deals for The Garden’s fact ent show.  

26th March 2012
'CRUCIFIXION' DOC TO AIR ON EASTER SUNDAY
The one-off film will trace the history of the crucifix.

21st March 2012
'24 HOURS IN A&E' WINS AT RTS PROGRAMME AWARDS
'24 Hours in A&E' wins in the best 'Documentary Series' category. 

7th December 2011
THE GARDEN BOLSTERS SENIOR TEAM
The Garden, makers of '24 Hours in A&E', has made eight new senior appointments. 

1st December 2011
EIGHT HIRES TO REINVENT THE GARDEN
The Garden is ramping up the scale of its ambition by making eight appointments, tripling its core team. 

22nd November 2011
'24 HOURS IN A&E' WINS IN THE RTS CRAFT AWARDS
'24 Hours in A&E' wins in the best 'Multi-camera work' category. 

17th November 2011
 BBC4 ORDERS DRAMA ABOUT 'DISPATCHES' KIDNAP
'Hotel Taliban' is being produced by The Garden and will tell the story of the Taliban's kidnap of award-winning journalist Sean Langan.

4th November 2011
THE GARDEN COMES JOINT SECOND IN TELEVISUAL'S PRODUCTION PEER POLL
The Garden is a brand new entrant - a hugely impressive feat given that it has only been trading for a year. 

11th August 2011
CHANNEL 4 GOING BACK TO A&E
'24 Hours in A&E' to return to Channel 4 in 2012. 

4th August 2011
BROADCAST MAGAZINE ON LOCATION: SEVEN DWARVES
Fixed-rig documentary series following seven actors living together as they prepare to play the dwarves in Snow White. 

4th August 2011
'24 HOURS IN A&E' DRAWS SERIES HIGH
The fixed-rig camera show has seen its ratings steadily climb in recent weeks. 

25th February 2011
CHANNEL 4 ORDERS DWARF DOC
The series will make use of the rig-style camera set-up previously used for 'The Family'.

24th February 2011
BROADCAST MAGAZINE - THE GARDEN: SEEDS OF SUCCESS
Having left Shine Group to set up The Garden, Nick Curwin and Magnus Temple are putting quality first.

17th February 2011
THE GARDEN PAYS VISIT TO A&E FOR CHANNEL 4 FIXED-RIG DOC
Nick Curwin and Magnus Temple are making their biggest ever fixed-rig show, using 70 cameras to film a London hospital's A&E department.

16th December 2010
SMITH JOINS DRAGONFLY FOUNDERS AT THE GARDEN
Jonathan Smith takes on the role of creative director.

10th December 2010
PRESS RELEASE - THE GARDEN APPOINTS SENIOR TEAM
A raft of senior appointments has been announced by The Garden, the indie recently launched by Nick Curwin and Magnus Temple.

10th June 2010
DRAGONFLY DUO LAUNCH INDIE
Nick Curwin and Magnus Temple have launched a new indie, The Garden, backed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment.

7th June 2010
PRESS RELEASE - CURWIN AND TEMPLE LAUNCH THE GARDEN
Nick Curwin and Magnus Temple today announce the launch of their new indie The Garden.