We're always working on something exciting – here's a glimpse of what we've been up to lately

The University of West London's Geller Institute of Ageing and Memory - New study tackles the taboo of hospital continence care for dementia patients

June 2022

This month, for the first time, we have been working with Professor Katie Featherstone, Director of the University of West London's Geller Institute of Ageing and Memory on their latest in-depth research. Their new study shines a light on the taboo subject of continence care among people living with dementia.

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Nurses working in a hospital ward
ITJP’s new report of mass Sinhala disappearances

ITJP’s new report of mass Sinhala disappearances three decades ago points finger at President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

May 2022

At tpr, we continue our work with the International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP), an inspiring human rights organisation who work to protect and promote justice and accountability in Sri Lanka.

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André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards announce new assessors

May 2022

We love working with the prestigious André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards and are delighted to announce this year's assessors. Fozia Ismail will judge the food books and Matt Walls will judge the drink books for the 2022 awards.

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André Simon Food and Drink Awards
Owen Grant Innes - FPA Briefing

Owen Grant Innes - FPA Briefing

22 April 2022

We recently worked alongside Director of the Foreign Press Association in London, Deborah Bonetti, to host a press conference at the Royal Over-Seas League for an uplifting campaign we're currently working on. It's a new book by LGBTQI+ Canadian-born artist Owen Grant Innes called Duty: A Love Letter to Queen Elizabeth II.

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The International Truth and Justice Project - Police Scotland halt Sri Lankan Police Training

10 December 2021

Since July we have been working with the International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP), an impressive international, non-profit human rights organisation that has been working since 2013 to protect and promote justice and accountability in Sri Lanka on behalf of victims.

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International Truth And Justice Project logo
A young child in hospital being seen by a doctor.

Ending Disease, the Inspiring new Feature-Length Documentary by Joe Gantz

21 November 2021

We're delighted to be working again with Emmy award-winning filmmaker Joe Gantz on his latest feature-length documentary film (in April we worked on The Race to Save the World about climate change activists). Ending Disease explores a revolution in medicine, with research that affects every single one of us.

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Earthbeat Smartphone Film Challenge and Youth Day Event at COP26

10 November 2021

In the run up to COP26 we started working with Youth4planet: Earthbeat, a youth media movement which gives a voice to young people from all around the world in response to the climate emergency. On Friday 5 November they hosted a live COP26 Youth Day event at Glasgow’s IMAX cinema.

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Tarquin Ramsay presenting at COP26 Youth Day.
Mark Ravenhill and Hannah Price.

Mark Ravenhill and Hannah Price Appointed King's Head Theatre Artistic Directors

5 August 2021

We're so excited to be able to announce the new appointment of Hannah Price and Mark Ravenhill as joint artistic directors of the King's Head Theatre ahead of the venue's 2022 historic venue move. tpr Media has worked with Islington's renowned pub theatre for over a year and a half now, it is fantastic to see visions for an even more inclusive and diverse future come to life. The new creative team pledges to produce work that: "Allows us all to imagine a better future".

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tpr media sponsors SMART – London's First International Smartphone Film Festival

23 May 2021

We are delighted to announce that we will be sponsoring SMART – London's first international smartphone film festival. Launched by the team behind the first smartphone film to win an academy award – Missed Call, TV BAFTA 2019 – SMART celebrates the innovation, intimacy and diversity of smartphone filmmaking and will take place between 21‐25 June 2021.

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The back of a woman with her son on her shoulders looking out at sea.
Behind the scenes shot of the filming of Vespertilio, an atmospheric tale of love, loneliness, bats, at King’s Head Theatre.

From the inspiring lives of climate activists to smash hit theatre

9 April 2021

We feel honoured to continue to work on such inspiring cultural projects and wanted to recommend some online events this month to keep you going until June!

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Must watch live streamed events this October

11 October 2020

At tpr we're really lucky to work with such diverse and creative clients, especially in these challenging times. We are particularly excited about these two must-see live streamed events coming up soon – make sure to get your tickets!

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Picture taken at dusk of the busy city of Lagos, Nigeria with its traffic jams, sky scrapers and satellite dishes.
Singer songwriter, Laura Marling wearing a cream polo neck jumper and jeans and strumming a guitar at Union Chapel.

Keeping Culture Alive This Summer

17 June 2020

We hope you are well and safe. With so much uncertainty at the moment, we're proud to be working with some incredible clients who are powering through despite enormous pressure. Two of the most iconic venues in Islington: the Union Chapel and the King's Head Theatre are keeping culture alive as well as supporting their local communities.

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Burma: Food, Family & Conflict River Café Launch

11 March 2020

On Wednesday 11 March, we were delighted to go to the River Café for the London launch of Burma: Food, Family & Conflict co-authored by brother and sister, Stephen and Bridget Anderson. The book centres around interviews with the authors' grandmother Gertrude (referred to as Grandy), the daughter of Sir William Carr, an English colonial high court judge and Ma Khin, a Burmese woman who rolled cheroots (cigars) for a living.

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Black and white headshot of a woman from Myanmar
Diana Henry and Meera Sodha at the André Simon Food and Drink book awards for 2018

André Simon Food & Drink Awards reveal the winners for 2019

Last Monday (20 January) the André Simon Food & Drinks Awards took place at the Goring Hotel in London. For over 40 years, they have been celebrating the very best in contemporary food and drink writing, and we're pleased to say that tpr media has been with the awards for six years.

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Winners of the AHRC Research in Film Awards 2019 announced

Team tpr had a great time on Tuesday night (12 November), at the BFI Southbank where the fifth annual Research in Film Awards organised by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) took place. These are the only awards entirely dedicated to showcasing the breadth of research in arts and humanities through film and five winners were selected from hundreds of submissions and a strong short-list.

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Rooftop view of Piet Oudolf's garden in Hummelo.
Under the Knife film

NHS film 'Under the Knife' premieres with support from Ken Loach and Alison Steadman

#itsworthsaving @UTKNHS @keepnhspublic @DailyMirror

Under the Knife, NHS feature-length documentary, premiered on Thursday 19 September in London. The provocative film is being screened for free in over 50 venues across the UK. Anyone who wants to save the NHS must see this film. To book free tickets visit: undertheknifefilm.co.uk/screenings.

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New slate of projects for tpr media this spring

I'm delighted to tell you about two new projects we're working on this spring: the Great Exhibition Road Festival in South Kensington, London (28-30 June), and the UK cinema release (from 14 June) of Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf, a film about the visionary Dutch landscape designer.

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Rooftop view of Piet Oudolf's garden in Hummelo.
Diana Henry and Meera Sodha at the André Simon Food and Drink book awards for 2018

Leading food writer Diana Henry and West London community recognised at the André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards

The Hubb Community Kitchen, a group of West London women whose community was affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, won a prestigious award for their book Together: Our Community Cookbook on 40th anniversary of awards in a celebration of home cooking.

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VR is for everyone - and it's coming soon to an arts venue near you

It was great to be contacted last week by Catherine Allen, a BAFTA-winning immersive media specialist and founder of Limina Immersive. She approached tpr media to promote an exciting VR-only arts festival, Limina VR Weekender, which is taking place at Picturehouse Central this weekend (1&2 December 2018).

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Credit Grenfell Our Home by Channel 4, Parable and 59 Productions.
View over Ballymurphy.

Dartmouth Films' new documentary The Ballymurphy Precedent

We were privileged to have been involved in the release of Dartmouth Films' new documentary The Ballymurphy Precedent in UK and Irish cinemas and Channel 4 this Sunday (9 September), directed by Callum Macrae.

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tpr media consultants appointed to promote two Storyville documentaries this summer

We're thrilled to be promoting two BBC Storyville documentaries this summer Accidental Anarchist (Hopscotch Films) and Out Of Thin Air (Mosaic Films).

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Presenter Carne Ross standing in front of an anarchist mural
Supermodel Bella Hadid on catwalk with other models

Inside Dior: A new two-part observational documentary series

In the run-up to London Fashion Week (17-21 February 2017), this two-part observational documentary series from Finestripe Productions takes an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Dior's billion-dollar brand on its 70th birthday, providing a talking point for discussions about fashion and female identity.

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Remember Baghdad

Last Tuesday evening the tpr team were involved in the screening of Fiona Murphy's new documentary-film, Remember Baghdad. This fascinating film tells the story of Iraq through the eyes of the last Jews of Baghdad, who lived there for 2,600 years until only a generation ago. With vivid home movies and footage from Iraq today, eight characters tell their remarkable story. We held the event at the impressive Jewish community centre, JW3, where almost 300 people attended.

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Remember Baghdad
Journalist and cameraman on rooftop conducting interview

Al Jazeera launches investigative journalism in game format

In the lead up to Al Jazeera English's 10th anniversary, we've been involved in the exciting launch of their new web-based app #HACKED: Syria's Electronic Armies. It's a ground-breaking project where investigative journalism is presented in a game format.

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Our week of colourful cosplay and kawaii celebrations at Hyper Japan with NHK WORLD TV

Last week, the team tpr had great fun at Hyper Japan, the festival celebrating all things Japanese at Olympia, where we enjoyed learning lots about Japanese culture. We were working with NHK, Japan's English-language broadcaster.

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Large group of fans at Hyper Japan
Close-up black and white picture of a soldier holding a film-camera from the 1940s

tpr loves docs

We've just returned from Sheffield Doc/Fest where we saw some inspiring films. tpr media is fiercely dedicated to documentary as art form and in the spirit of documentary filmmaking, we aim to create campaigns that open conversations and debate, working with talented and trusted journalists across print, broadcast and online to stimulate discussion.

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Last Whites of the East End

In the usual heady rush of TV scheduling, we were contacted at the last minute a few weeks ago – just two weeks before transmission – to promote the thoughtful and provocative documentary Last Whites of the East End (Lambent Productions, BBC One, Tuesday 24 May).

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Close-up of Peter Bell, Manager of East Ham Working Men's Club
Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver mingles with guests at the annual André Simon Awards

Jamie Oliver says no reason why PM can't do right thing on childhood obesity at André Simon Awards

Last Thursday night we had a great evening at the Goring Hotel celebrating the André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards, which showcase the best of contemporary food and drink writing.

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Artists Against TTIP and the social importance of PR

At tpr, it's really important for us to work on projects that make a difference and we feel very lucky when we have the opportunity to share powerful messages that help to influence real political change.

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Artists against TTIP
Newstag: News website

Millennials and mobiles

This week we're celebrating our client Newstag's success at the 2015 Asian Digital Media Awards in Hong Kong. The video news platform clinched an award for 'Best News Website', and we couldn't be prouder.

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Ronan Bennett, writer, Top Boy
"tpr did a brilliant job promoting Top Boy and made a big contribution to the success it turned out to be."

Neil Crombie, director, All in the Best Possible Taste According to Grayson Perry
"tpr put their all into promoting the series and got us everywhere from the Sun to Start the Week, helping make these the most talked about tapestries since Bayeux."

David Pearson, Director, Screenwriters’ Festival
"A PR agency with passion, excitement and commitment."

Emma Wakefield, Managing Director, Lambent Productions
"Sophie and her team at tpr are extraordinary. Their insight, dedication, determination and sheer passion gave our film the boost we all felt it deserved and never thought we could achieve. It was an absolute joy working with them and the results speak for themselves."

Elliot Grove, Director, Raindance Independent Film Festival
"The tpr team totally understood what we were trying to do, took our message and amplified it. We have never had so much useful coverage."

Angus Macqueen, Director and Executive Producer, Ronachan Films
"tpr are the right place to go to make sure an audience knows about a film."

Nick Broomfield, award-winning director
"I loved working with tpr and we achieved amazing publicity."

Sue Summers, Finestripe Productions
"We got the kind of coverage that factual producers would kill for."

Jon Snow, anchor, Channel 4 News
"tpr are brilliant, original and manage to obtain coverage and promotional opportunities in unexpected quarters."

Jan Younghusband, Commissioning Editor, BBC Music & events
"tpr are extremely dynamic and work sensitively with top artists. Brilliant coverage."

Peter Kosminsky, award - winning director
"tpr did a wonderful job on the publicity campaign for Britz – among the most comprehensive I have known. I can recommend them without reservation."

Tim Albone, Co - director, Out of the Ashes
"Wonderful people and wonderful PR.If you want huge coverage for your film you need tpr. It was, without a doubt, some of the most important money we spent on the film.They did an amazing job and are a complete joy to work with."

Roger Graef, Roger Graef Productions
"The best media relations I’ve had in years..."

Eammon Matthews, Managing Director, Quicksilver Media
"tpr’s press campaigns were instrumental in ensuring not just solid audience figures but also the commissioning of future series."

Brian Hill, Managing Director, Century Films
"tpr are the best people around at getting press coverage for productions."

Fran Silman, Justice for Health
"tpr media ensured we got our message out, in a way that we felt was truthful and honest.They helped us to work out how to explain what was a complex nuanced legal argument to the public, and we thank them for all their hard work and absolute commitment to the project."

Andy Glynne, Managing Director, Mosaic Films
"Passion, dedication and professionalism combined with excellent results, visibility and coverage. I wholeheartedly recommend tpr."

David Brindley, Head of Popular Factual and Factual Entertainment, BBC
"I’ve worked with Sophie on several big series. She and her team provide attention to detail and you feel your films are very carefully and looked after in her hands. I’m looking forward to continuing to work with tpr media on many future projects."

Christopher Hird, Founder/Managing Director, Dartmouth Films
"It is always a great challenge to get media attention for an independent documentary. The key is strategically focusing on the coverage which gets the attention of your target audience. tpr excel at this, helping to fill cinemas for us."

Paul Elson, CEO, Brave New Media
"I have worked with Sophie and tpr media for four years now, and by choice would not work with anyone else. Sophie has the experience which gives me confidence not only that a campaign will go well, but that she will go above and beyond what a normal PR agency does to make sure the campaign is a success."