BBC Worldwide showcases drama sales

BBC Worldwide has completed sales of its drama series to online platforms in China, the Middle East, and South Africa during its annual BBC Showcase event.

China’s Tencent has picked up Sherlock, Atlantis, Orphan Black, and Our Zoo, while Hulu in Japan has renewed its three-year licence for shows such as The Musketeers.

Our Zoo

Our Zoo

The distributor has signed a deal with Cellcom in Israel for dramas including Sherlock, Orphan Black, Luther, A Young Doctor’s Notebook, Ripper Street, and Call the Midwife.

Meanwhile, Times Media Films’ VIDI TV in South Africa has landed shows such as Sherlock, Call the Midwife, Luther, Misfits, and Torchwood.

Amazon Prime Instant Video in Germany has added Doctor Who and Luther to its library.