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BBC’s factual and drama teams collaborate for Lehman Brothers crash season

BBC's drama and factual departments worked together in a unique collaboration on Crash Season, programming to mark the anniversary of the collapse of the Lehman Brothers bank. The Love Of Money will kick off the season, a three-part series that includes eyewitness contributions from Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling, Tim Geithner, Alan Greenspan, and the CEOs of Merrill Lynch and Barclays, among others. That will be followed by the one-off drama The Last Days Of Lehman Brothers, which benefited from close partnership with the factual team.
August 24, 2009

BBC’s drama and factual departments worked together in a unique collaboration on Crash Season, programming to mark the anniversary of the collapse of the Lehman Brothers bank. The Love Of Money will kick off the season, a three-part series that includes eyewitness contributions from Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling, Tim Geithner, Alan Greenspan, and the CEOs of Merrill Lynch and Barclays, among others. That will be followed by the one-off drama The Last Days Of Lehman Brothers, which benefited from close partnership with the factual team.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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