Reporter Lucy Siegle from BBC’s One Show was at April Media Productions today recording a voiceover for an article to be aired later this week.
The item is entitled “Ceasefire Babies” and covers the topic of 20 years since the Northern Ireland IRA Ceasefire.
The One Show is a topical magazine-style daily television programme broadcast live on BBC One and BBC One HD on weekdays.
Legendary newsreader and TV presenter Angela Rippon dropped by to April Media Productions recording studios in Plymouth.
Angela was recording the voiceover for 13 episodes of ‘Rip Off Britain’ for the forthcoming series to air on BBC1 later this year.
Rip Off Britain is a BBC One series which exposes Britain’s rip-offs and helps consumers. It began on 30 November 2009, presented by former news journalists Angela Rippon, Gloria Hunniford and Julia Somerville.
Recording of series 1 of children’s animation series “The Crumpets” is complete and awaits it’s premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in October.
The Crumpets (formerly Les Crumpets) is a comedy animation about a family (of the same name) and their shenanigans of family life. April Media Productions won the contract to record the first series of 52 episodes of the English adaptation and auditioned for local young actors to perform the voices of 2 characters. The other characters have been recorded in other UK and New York studio’s.
Joseph Pollock, 12 from Plymouth (shown above) gained the role of the lead character “L’il One”, who’s the mischievous son. Joseph has recently performed on stage at Torquay and in Belfast as ‘Benji’ alongside Jason Donovan as part of the national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert and at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth in An Inspector Calls.
The character of “The King” was played by Alex Luscombe, also 12 from Plymouth.
The series will have its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in October 2014 and should be hitting screens worldwide in 2015