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Sky Studios invests in scripted drama production company The Lighthouse

Thursday 23 April 2020 | 16:28 CET | News
Sky Studios has acquired a minority stake in UK production company The Lighthouse, independent producer of scripted drama programmes. The investment will support Sky's strategy to become the leading player in European content production, and strengthen its presence in the scripted drama market.

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Companies: Sky
Countries: United Kingdom
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