Channel 4

Channel 4 transmits across the whole of the UK, except some parts of Wales, which are covered by the Welsh language S4C. It is available on all digital platforms (terrestrial, satellite and cable) as well as through traditional analogue transmission.

Channel 4 also operates a number of other services, including the free-to-air digital TV channels E4 and More4, the subscription service FilmFour (which will be relaunched as a free-to-air channel in summer 2006), and an ever-growing range of online activities at channel4.com, including the broadband service FourDocs. The FilmFour production division produces and co-produces feature films for the UK and global markets.

The Channel's primary purpose is the fulfilment of its public service remit, which was most recently defined in the 2003 Communications Act. This states that "the public service remit for Channel 4 is the provision of a broad range of high quality and diverse programming which, in particular:
(a) demonstrates innovation, experiment and creativity in the form and content of programmes;
(b) appeals to the tastes and interests of a culturally diverse society;
(c) makes a significant contribution to meeting the need for the licensed public service channels to include programmes of an educational nature and other programmes of educative value; and
(d) exhibits a distinctive character."

As a publisher-broadcaster, Channel 4 does not produce its own programmes but commissions them from more than 300 independent production companies across the UK, a far greater number than any other broadcaster, including the whole of the BBC. It works very closely with the independent production sector, and invests heavily in training and talent development throughout the industry.

The Channel 4 service was originally established under the Broadcasting Act 1981 and was provided for by the Independent Broadcasting Authority. The Channel Four Television Corporation was subsequently established under the Broadcasting Act 1990 and the Channel's functions were transferred over to the new Corporation in 1993. The Corporation's board is appointed by OFCOM in agreement with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.



Known TV Show involvement

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Connected mandy members:

Bless Klepcharek
2018, The Bisexual, Adam (young guy)
Simon Abebe
Simon Abebe
Actor
2018, The Bisexual, Waiter
Bless Klepcharek
2018, The Bisexual, Adam (young guy)
Chris (Christopher) Wilson
2018, The Big Narstie Show (title sequences 6 episodes), Ofcom Officer
Andrew Pickering-Copley
Andrew Pickering-Copley
Admin Assistant
2018, Taut, Camera Operator
Cian East-Sharpe
Cian East-Sharpe
Child Actor
2018, Swirl random acts, Main girl walking
Old st
Emma Croft
Emma Croft
Make-up Artist
2018, Stath Lets Flats, Hair & Makeup Dept Head
Liam Cameron
Liam Cameron
Sound Designer
2018, Stath Does Lets, Foley Artist
Louise Rebecca Norman
2018, Stand Up To Cancer, Dancer
Westminster Hall London
Simon Bullows
2018, Shameless, Supporting Artist
Sophie Millett
2018, Scholl, Woman
Ben Douglas
Ben Douglas
Producer
2018, Ropes - Channel 4 Short, Runner / Production Assistant
Paula Gahan
Paula Gahan
Actor
2018, Roomtopia, Presenter
Crispin Lord
Crispin Lord
Director
2018, Right Place, Wrong Tim, Assistant Production Designer
Chelsea Theatre
Erica Harding
Erica Harding
Artistic Director
2018, Random Acts Pool, Production Designer
Victoria Garofalides
2018, Pure, Fashion magazine employee
Elizabete Zauere
2018, Pure, Party guest. Featured Extra.
Madeleine Meurman
2018, Pure, Teagan
Yasmin Munro
Yasmin Munro
Make-up Artist
2018, Pure, Hair and Make-up Trainee
David, Olawale Ayinde
2018, PURE, POLICE OFFICER
STOKE - NEWINGTON (LONDON)

Channel 4 Jobs

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Alternative Company Names

10 O'Clock Live, C4, C4 Athletcs, CH4, Chanel 4, Channel 4 - Diverse Productions, Channel 4 - Stand Up 2 Cancer, Channel 4 - Windfall, Channel 4 'Secret History', Channel 4 (Bite PR), Channel 4 (Flame TV), Channel 4 (UK), Channel 4 / Bulletin Productions, Channel 4 / Mersey TV, Channel 4 beauty (www.channel4.com/beauty ), Channel 4 Dispatches, Channel 4 Film 4, Channel 4 Films, Channel 4 Learning, Channel 4 Network, Channel 4 News, Channel 4 Pilot, Channel 4 Productions, Channel 4 Racing, Channel 4 Talent, Channel 4 Television, Channel 4 Television Corporation, Channel 4 tv, Channel 4, Derren Brown., Channel 4/Juniper TV, Channel 4/RDF Television, Channel 4/The Princes Trust, Channel Four, Channel Four Films, Channel Four Television, Channnel 4, Film4, More4 and C4, Shameless Season 7, Channel 4, Ten O'Clock Live, Wildfire Productions