Channel 4 commissions Boomerang to produce three one-hour specials

Channel 4 commissions Boomerang to produce three one-hour specials

Wales-based Boomerang, part of the Twofour Group, has been commissioned to produce three brand new shows, Inside the Toy Factory at Christmas, The Truth about Your Gut and Last Minute Holiday Secrets (working titles).

Boomerang’s slate kicks off with Inside the Toy Factory at Christmas, which lifts the lid on three iconic toy, crafts and games manufacturers and goes behind the scenes of one of the world’s most famous toy stores. We’ll meet the brilliant creatives behind these globally-renowned products, take a look at the upcoming innovations that these brands hope will keep them ahead of their rivals, and meet the staff working on the sprawling factory floors where these products are created.

Hosted by Scarlette Douglas, Last Minute Holiday Secrets is a one-hour special looking at the best way to book your next getaway. Following two families staying in the same resort, at the same time, completing the same activities, we will test out if there is such thing as a last minute bargain… or if paying in advance for more money saves us from that unnecessary stress at the eleventh hour.

Meanwhile, The Truth about Your Gut, presented by Sabrina Grant, explores whether certain health regimes can increase the number of good bacteria in our gut and improve our overall health. The film will follow six contributors as they put a plethora of purported diets or programmes to the test over the course of 4 weeks. The programme will also investigate the latest gut health related trends and innovative medical technologies.

Sam Grace, Director of Programmes, Boomerang, said: “We’re thrilled to be producing this trio from our Cardiff office. Inside the Toy Factory at Christmas is a must watch this festive season, whilst we look forward to delivering fresh perspectives in the new year in Last Minute Holiday Secrets and The Truth About Your Gut.”

The three programmes are commissioned by Sean Doyle. Sam Grace is the Executive Producer. Inside the Toy Factory at Christmas will air this December, with Last Minute Holiday Secrets and The Truth About Your Gut airing in early 2020. Twofour is part of ITV Studios.