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DSP resurrects buildings for BBC Two

Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP) has been commissioned by BBC Two to produce Rebuilding the Past(w/t), a 6x60-minute architecture series, presented by Dan Cruickshank and Charlie Luxton, which will bring some of Britain's most historic buildings brings back to life.
June 23, 2010

Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP) has been commissioned by BBC Two to produce Rebuilding the Past(w/t), a 6×60-minute architecture series, presented by Dan Cruickshank and Charlie Luxton, which will bring some of Britain’s most historic buildings brings back to life. The program was commissioned by Mark Bell, commissioning editor of Arts, on behalf of controller of BBC Two Janice Hadlow. The series will follow a new team of local experts as they attempt to bring one of these structures back to top shape. The extraordinary buildings featured will include an Edwardian coal-fired fish and chip shop in the Northeast and a Victorian pre-fab mission church. International sales for the series will be handled by Endemol Worldwide Distribution.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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