In this unique and inspiring three-part series, Reggie Yates sets out on an extraordinary journey to find six young people who all have a musical talent that is being eclipsed by Tourette syndrome. Despite the challenges of their daily lives, in only 12 weeks they will put on an event, performing live in front of a huge audience. Some of them have never sung in public before and none have ever done anything like this.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Tourettes: Let Me Entertain You - Argonon - Netflix
Argonon is an independent media group founded in 2011 by CEO James Burstall, the CEO of Leopard Films. With offices in London, New York, Vancouver and Glasgow, Argonon was named the fourth biggest UK owner/consolidator in the Broadcast Indie Survey 2015. The group produces and distributes factual, factual entertainment, documentary, reality, entertainment, arts, drama and children's programming for various television networks and channels worldwide with a core focus on the UK, US and Canadian markets. The company has developed new ventures including Cash in the Attic Ltd to exploit programme content in the digital world and The Bridge, to drive production partnership opportunities between Asia and English-speaking countries. The group, which includes twelve companies, saw a turnover of over £50m in 2014 (£30m UK) and were named as the fastest growing UK indie group with a year on year growth in revenue of 150% from 2013 to 2014. Argonon are listed in the London Stock Exchange “1000 Companies To Inspire Britain 2016” report and the 2017 report. Argonon is listed in the 2016 Sunday Times HSBC Track 200 as one of the UK's fastest growing private companies. In 2017 Argonon invested in two new joint ventures - Barefaced TV brings together Rosie Bray and Lucy Golding and Bandicoot sees a new partnership of Derek McLean and Dan Nettleton.
Tourettes: Let Me Entertain You - Transparent TV - Netflix
Transparent Television produces prime-time factual, factual entertainment and documentary programming which is run by Co-Founder and managing director, Jazz Gowans. The company joined the Argonon group in 2012. The production company work with several major UK broadcasters including BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Yesterday TV Channel, Food Network and Liv (TV channel) to produce factual programming, documentaries, formats and features often with a theme of real-life stories and populist themes. Commissioned shows include six series of access-all-areas cosmetic surgery series Botched up Bodies at Channel 5 and spin off shows Botched Up Brides and Botched Up Abroad. A youth skewed version has also aired on MTV. Jonathan Phang's Gourmet Trains transmitted on Food Network in 2013 and the second series launched in 2015. The Incredible Hulk Woman transmitted as part of the Extraordinary People season on Channel 5 in 2014. The Great Northern Cookbook series aired on Channel 5 in 2013 and was accompanied by a cookbook detailing the recipes featured in the show. Transparent TV have also produced a number of documentaries focused on issues including The Baby With the New Face for Channel 5, Leslie Ash: Face to Face for ITV1, 7 New Faces in 7 Days for Channel 5 and Queer as Old Folk for Channel 4. Other productions include Restoration Roadshow and Italia Contia: Living the Dream for BBC Two, Danger: Diggers at Work for Channel 5, Mitch Winehouse’s Showbiz Rant for UK Living spin off channel LIV and I was a Jet Stewardess for Yesterday.
Tourettes: Let Me Entertain You - References - Netflix