This London firm’s TV commissions include Walking the Nile and Walking the Himalayas, with British explorer Levison Wood. It also makes Outrageous Acts of Science, a US show now in its sixth season that uses science and engineering experts to analyse the principles behind backyard scientific stunts. Increased participation at trade fairs and a new office in New York helped international sales grow to £18.4m in 2015. The firm also sells the hit series Rude Tube worldwide. Adam Bullmore, 55, is managing director.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank4
CompanyOctober Films
ActivityTV programme maker
LocationCentral London
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa175.12%
International sales £000s18,366
Total sales £000s23,325
Staff75
Founded1988
Websitewww.octoberfilms.co.uk

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