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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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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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