Flame TV is one of the UK’s leading independent television production companies, specialising in devising popular formats and factual programming in challenging subject areas. The company was formed in 1999 and has established an enviable reputation for producing innovative and compelling television.
Highlights from Flame’s back catalogue of factual output include A TOWN & COUNTRY MURDER covering shocking real life murders from rural Britain, presented by actor Phil Davis, the award winning C4 documentary series PUMP UP THE VOLUME which has been lauded as the definitive history of dance music and THE QUEEN’S LOST UNCLE which gained an impressive 4.5 million viewers for C4. In 2004, the hugely popular format, LIFE SWAP, debuted on FIVE and eventually featured eighteen brave celebrities who underwent the transforming prosthetic process to “swap” race, gender and age. Also on FIVE the following year, the ambitious format DON’T DROP THE BABY piloted featuring the world’s most sophisticated animatronic Baby. It went on to have tremendous success around the world including two primetime series in Russia where it out-performed every other reality show including Wife Swap and Supernanny. Other notable productions have included the primetime FIVER series WORLD OF STUPID CRIMINALS, a hilarious clip show also featuring reconstructions, and DICKENS’ SECRET LOVER which investigates the hypocrisy and drama surrounding the author and his secret mistress.
Flame is currently in development on a number of prime time series and formats with a wide range of broadcasters.
In 2009, Flame became part of Avalon Entertainment Ltd. Avalon Television comprises of Avalon Television, Avalon Motion Pictures, Flame Television, Liberty Bell Productions, and Topical Television.