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DRG strikes first-look deal with factual indie

Chocolate Perfection with Michel RouxMTG-owned distributor DRG has inked a first look deal with What Larks.

The exclusive agreement with the UK factual and fact-ent producer gives DRG new factual content to add to its line-up.

One of the first new titles covered by the deal is The Magic Of Houdini With Alan Davies.

DRG already sells What Larks shows including Chocolate Perfection with Michel Roux (pictured) and The First Master Chef: Michel Roux on Escoffier internationally.

London-based What Larks Is run by filmmaker Claire Whalley, whose credits include The Choir and Nigella Bites. She said: “Building a relationship with a dynamic distributor like DRG is very exciting for a company like What Larks where quality, humour and originality are always at the fore.”

Katy Cundall, VP factual acquisitions, DRG, added: “Factual content remains a popular genre of programming globally and we are thrilled to be the distributor for these fresh new shows from this exciting up-and-coming production company.”