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C5 commissions Artlab Films for “Warship: Life at Sea”

British commercial television network Channel 5 has commissioned London-based prodco Artlab Films for a docuseries aboard the HMS Duncan. Warship: Life at Sea (4 x 60 minutes; w/t) will document the everyday ...
August 29, 2018

British commercial television network Channel 5 has commissioned London-based prodco Artlab Films for a docuseries aboard the HMS Duncan.

Warship: Life at Sea (4 x 60 minutes; w/t) will document the everyday life on board one of the most advanced warships of its kind. With unprecedented access to the Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer, Channel 5 filmed on board for seven months capturing the some of the most dramatic moments in the ship’s short history, including sensitive military operations.

Worth more than one billion pounds, audiences follow the trials of the nearly 280-strong crew of men and women who call HMS Duncan home, from the ship’s catering team to its navigator and its Captain Eleanor Stack.

Mark Tattersall serves as executive producer for Artlab Films.

Warship: Life at Sea was commissioned by Channel 5′s Lucy Willis, commissioning editor of factual.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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