DLT Entertainment UK Limited

Founded at the birth of the independent production industry with the start of Channel 4, DLT Entertainment's UK production arm has produced for every major broadcaster with such iconic shows as AS TIME GOES BY and MY FAMILY and most recently DARA O'BRIAIN'S GO 8 BIT. DLT has also produced game shows and documentaries.

Monster Court

My Family

As Time Goes By

Go 8 Bit

Go 8 Bit DLC

Founded at the birth of the independent production industry with the start of Channel 4, DLT Entertainment's UK production arm has produced for every major broadcaster with such iconic shows as As Time Goes By, My Family,  Dara O'Briains Go 8 Bit, and most recently Monster Court. DLT has also produced gae shows and documentaries.

BBC Scotland commissions Pilot of The Remotely Amusing Gameshow
Pilot broadcast on BBC Scotland Aptil 11.

Broadcast on April 11, Karen Dunbar hosts a new comedy game show featuring daft challenges from people across the nation. Can you bake a cake in the shape of a famous celebrity? Recreate a moment from history in your front room? Karen and her celebrity guests Sanjeev Kohli, Julie Wilson Nimmo and Ray Bradshaw want to know!

Watch on BBC iPlayer.


DLT's Second Audible Production, Panic Room Is Now Available
News is everywhere and it’s all bad! So, John Robins has sealed himself in his panic room and he won’t come out until the world’s fixed. Did you know that we’re rapidly running out of Grave Space? Or that the increasing convenience of modern life is slowly infantilizing us? When is someone going to stop social media ripping society apart? And is it possible to eat anything at all without contributing to the destruction of the planet? Each episode John discovers something that makes him so anxious he can barely sit still, and his two trusted comedian advisors Olga Koch and Eshaan Akbar compete to find an ingenious solution by consulting with experts and road-testing ideas.

Listen to the BBC Radio 4 Extra review (41:00 mark)


Very Modern Quests Now Available On Audible
Join Quest Master Alice Levine as she guides celebrity guests including Greg James, Rose Matafeo, Phil Wang, Joe Lycett through an everyday adventure with the help of character comedian Emma Sidi, embodying the everyday individuals we’d rather avoid. Listen in as they navigate their way through a choose-their-own adventure game with a difference; no goblins, no elves, just the nitty gritty of everyday life and no idea what’s about to happen.

Watch a trailer featuring Joe Lycett and Rose Matafeo


Monster Court Completes Its Initial Run on CBBC
The 15 x 10-minute still available on BBC iPlayer.

Monster Court is aimed at 6 – 12-year-olds and is centred around a monster puppet, the Rt Hon Judge Martin Smudge, who dishes out justice for children who send in their light hearted problems, such as embarrassing parents, boring teachers, bedtimes or being made to do things like eat vegetables or wear shoes. Children apply with their crimes and Judge Smudge delivers justice in the form of a monstrous punishment.

Go to the Monster Court CBBC site.


Katya Balfour-Lynn Joins DLT as Development Producer
Former United Agents live comedy producer has worked with talent including Tom Rosenthal, Nick Mohammed, Richard Gadd, Lloyd Griffith. Nick Helm, Katherine Ryan, Ben Bailey Smith, DENIM, Kieran Hodgson, Spencer Jones, Liam Williams, Cardinal Burns, Tim Renkow, Natasia Demetriou & Ellie White, Maddie Rice, Lucy McCormick, Angelos Epithemiou and many more.

Katya joins the DLT team tasked with developing both scripted and unscripted comedy and entertainment projects.


Richard Boden Joins DLT Development Team
Reporting to Creative Director Darren Smith, Richard has been tasked with developing new projects in the vein of previous hit DLT comedies such as AS TIME GOES BY and MY FAMILY.


Darren Smith Appointed DLT's Creative Director
Phil Tredinnick joins as Head of Entertainment Development
They have been tasked with developing new entertainment and comedy formats for domestic and international audiences. Smith will report directly to Donald Taffner Jr., President of DLT Entertainment, with Tredinnick and the current DLT team reporting into Smith.


Dara O'Briain's Go 8 Bit
Award winning comedian and well-known gaming and technology fan Dara O Briain (Mock the week, Robot Wars) hosts celebrating the world of video games. Part comedy panel show, part physical game show and wholly competitive, each week Dara is joined by guest stars who battle it out – very vocally and passionately!


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