Firecracker Scotland has won a slate of new commissions for the new BBC Scotland channel which launches next month.
Mini Disco Divas (6×60’) centres on the lives of Scottish schoolgirls and boys competing as freestyle dancers
Rogue to Wrestler (3×60’) goes behind the doors of the Insane Championship Wrestling headquarters in Glasgow, one of Europe’s biggest wrestling promotion companies. Following 8 self-styled “rogues, misfits and outcasts” who are put through their paces by ICW founder Mark Dallas and his team.
#BumpBirthBaby (3×60’) follows the mums and mums-to-be as they film their own stories for social media, from early pregnancy all the way through to birth and beyond.
Getting Hitched, Asian Style (3×60’) follows Saffron Events, one of Scotland’s most prestigious wedding planners catering to the nation’s Asian community, as they create weddings over a summer season.
Elspeth O’Hare, Creative Director of Firecracker Scotland, says “We are delighted to be making this range of brilliant series, all of which have that unique Firecracker mix of humour and warmth. It kicks off a really exciting year for Firecracker Scotland, as well as having projects in development for a range of national broadcasters, it’s fantastic to be part of BBC Scotland from day one”
Mini Disco Divas was commissioned for BBC Scotland by David Harron; Rogue To Wrestler, #BumpBirthBaby, and Getting Hitched, Asian Style were commissioned for BBC Scotland by Jo Street.
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