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Channel 4 commissions “A Very British Hotel”

UK pubcaster Channel 4 has ordered a three-part series set to provide exclusive access into the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London. Produced by Oxford Scientific Films, A Very British Hotel (3 ...
February 21, 2017

UK pubcaster Channel 4 has ordered a three-part series set to provide exclusive access into the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London.

Produced by Oxford Scientific Films, A Very British Hotel (3 x 60 minutes) will provide insight into the European flagship of the prestigious luxury brand Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group during its busy summer season when the hotel receives an influx of high-paying international guests and weddings.

The docuseries is set to feature the vacationing exploits of Hollywood A-listers such as Morgan Freeman, while also following a flamboyant Chinese wedding, observe the staff catering for overseas Royalty and hosting celebrity events.

Additionally, film crews will follow world-renowned chef Heston Blumenthal, his executive chef Ashley Palmer-Watts and the team at two-time Michelin-starred restaurant Dinner by Heston Blumenthal as they launch a new dish.

A Very British Hotel, which is scheduled to broadcast next month on Channel 4, is exec produced by Emma Morgan¬†and series directed by Anna Llewellyn. It was commissioned by C4′s head of documentaries Nick Mirsky.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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