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first_imgBroadway is about to start seeing double! Erin Davie and Emily Padgett begin performances in the revival of Side Show on October 28 at the St. James Theatre. Bill Condon directs the re-imagined staging of the 1997 musical, which features music by Henry Krieger, book and lyrics by Bill Russell and additional book material by Condon. Opening night is set for November 17. In addition to Davie and Padgett, Side Show stars Ryan Silverman, David St. Louis, Robert Joy, Brandon Bieber, Matthew Patrick Davis, Charity Angel Dawson, Lauren Elder, Javier Ignacio, Jordanna James, Kevin Moon Loh, Barrett Martin, Don Richard, Blair Ross, Hannah Shankman, Josh Walker, Con O’Shea-Creal, Derek Hanson and DeLaney Westfall. Based on the true story of conjoined twins Violet and Daisy Hilton, Side Show is a moving portrait of two women joined at the hip whose extraordinary bondage brings them fame during the Depression era, but denies them love. The tuner features songs including “I Will Never Leave You” and “Who Will Love Me As I Am?” View Comments The production previously ran in San Diego and Washington D.C.center_img Side Show Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 4, 2015last_img read more

first_imgAerial images of the 30 km (19 mile) exclusion zone around the plant, site of the world’s worst nuclear accident in 1986, showed scorched, blackened earth and the charred stumps of still smouldering trees.The Emergency Situations Service said radiation levels in the exclusion zone had not changed and those in nearby Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, “did not exceed natural background levels”.Greenpeace Russia said the situation is much worse than Ukrainian authorities believe, and that the fires cover an area one thousand times bigger than they claim.On April 4 Ukrainian authorities said the blaze covered an area of 20 hectares, but Greenpeace cited satellite images showing it was around 12,000 hectares in size at that time.“According to satellite images taken on Monday, the area of the largest fire has reached 34,400 hectares,” it said, adding that a second fire, stretching across 12,600 hectares, was just one kilometre away from the defunct plant. Ukrainian officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment on those claims.Rashid Alimov, head of energy projects at Greenpeace Russia, said the fires, fanned by the wind, could disperse radionuclides, atoms that emit radiation.“A fire approaching a nuclear or hazardous radiation facility is always a risk,” Alimov said. “In this case we’re hoping for rain tomorrow.”Chernobyl tour operator Yaroslav Yemelianenko, writing on Facebook, described the situation as critical.He said the fire was rapidly expanding and had reached the abandoned city of Pripyat, two kilometers from where “the most highly active radiation waste of the whole Chernobyl zone is located”. He called on officials to warn people of the danger.Satellite images taken by NASA Worldview and seen by Reuters showed the two fires had extended far into the exclusion zone.#NASA images show continuing spread of fires in high-radiation #Chernobyl zone from April 8 to April 9https://t.co/gQ0RMdojmc pic.twitter.com/MfIVcbL6aD— Reinhard Uhrig (@reinharduhrig) April 11, 2020The fires, which follow unusually dry weather, began on April 3 in the western part of the exclusion zone and spread to nearby forests.Police say they have identified a 27-year old local resident who they accuse of deliberately starting the blaze.It remains unclear if the person, who has reportedly confessed to starting a number of fires “for fun”, is partly or fully responsible.Topics : A huge forest fire in Ukraine that has been raging for more than a week is now just one kilometre from the defunct Chernobyl nuclear power plant and poses a radiation risk, Greenpeace Russia warned on Monday, citing satellite images.Ukraine’s Emergency Situations Service said it was still fighting the fires, but that the situation was under control.Video footage shot by Reuters on Sunday showed plumes of black smoke billowing into the sky and trees still ablaze, with firefighters in helicopters trying to put out the fires.last_img read more

first_img“The prevention and control situation remains complicated, we cannot lower our guard in the slightest.”Officials found that 253 out of 256 Beijing cases were linked to Xinfadi in the south of the city, while contact tracing for the remaining three was still ongoing.The city announced seven new cases on Wednesday, with the rate of infection slowing since the start of this week.”This sends a very positive signal, and proves that the prevention and control measures taken lately, as well as lockdown of residential compounds, are effective,” said Lei Haichao, head of the Beijing health commission. The new coronavirus outbreak that has infected 256 people in Beijing since early June is “under control”, officials in the Chinese capital said Wednesday, but fears still remain over the risk of community transmission.Authorities have raced to contain the outbreak linked to the largest wholesale food market in Beijing after the first case was announced on June 11, leading to a partial lockdown of the city.”The Beijing epidemic directly linked to Xinfadi [market] is basically under control, but at the same time we have discovered household and workplace cluster infections and cases of community transmission,” said Beijing municipal government spokesman Xu Hejian at a briefing. “The combination of fever clinics, discovering (cases) from close contacts, and mass nucleic acid testing have played an important role in early detection.”The city increased its daily nucleic acid sample testing capacity to 300,000 from 100,000 per day in early June, said Lei, adding that 137 cases — just over half — were found through screening.Nearly three million people have been tested.Many cases have been low-income migrant workers at Xinfadi and nearby restaurants. The market and dozens of residential compounds have been under lockdown since June 13.Beijing has mass-tested wholesale market workers, restaurant workers, residents of medium and high-risk neighborhoods and delivery couriers over the past week.The cities of Wuhan, where the initial COVID outbreak emerged late last year, and Mudanjiang have also seen similar mass testing campaigns to root out undiscovered asymptomatic cases.Experts warned that smaller, recurrent outbreaks were likely in future.”There may be an increase in cases in the winter or next spring, but I don’t think the outbreak will be as big as the first wave of the pandemic,” said Zhong Nanshan, a leading respiratory expert who spearheaded China’s response to the SARS pandemic, on Wednesday.center_img Topics :last_img read more

first_imgAubameyang likes the idea of joining Barcelona (Picture: Getty)Arsenal are reportedly raging with Barcelona over their attempts to unsettle Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ahead of a summer transfer swoop.Barcelona have identified Arsenal’s captain as the perfect addition to their frontline, with Luis Suarez struggling with injuries and aged 33.Reports in Spain this week have claimed Aubameyang is eager to join the Catalan giants and was prepared to make the switch in January.Read the latest updates: Coronavirus news liveADVERTISEMENTAubameyang has intimated to Arsenal he will not sign a new deal, with his current contract set to expire in the summer of 2021.The Daily Star claim Arsenal have been left furious with Barcelona’s conduct and the leaks to the Spanish press.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe latest claim from Spain is that Arsenal have slapped a £50million price tag on Aubameyang for Barcelona to complete the signing this summer.Missing out on Champions League football will have a huge effect on Arsenal’s transfer budget and Aubameyang is eager to play elite tournament football. Coral BarryWednesday 18 Mar 2020 11:47 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.3kShares Advertisement Comment Advertisement Arteta wants Aubameyang to stay (Picture: Getty)Arsenal are angry with Barcelona’s clear attempts to influence Aubameyang, who has repeatedly said he is happy at the Emirates.Amid the persistent transfer speculation, Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno dropped a hint about Aubameyang’s future.‘I’m not sure, it depends who’s going to leave and who stays. I don’t know,’ Leno said when asked who he wants Arsenal to sign this summer.‘I think it depends if Auba signs a new contract or [if] he leaves. I don’t know what they are going to do.‘But if he leaves, of course, you need another player. But I think he’s going to stay.’MORE: Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tried to force January move to BarcelonaMORE: Arsenal set price for Barcelona to sign Pierre-Emerick AubameyangFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Arsenal furious with Barcelona over transfer pursuit of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyanglast_img read more

first_imgBy Greg SoukupEAGLE, Neb. (Sept. 4) – A record-setting IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Nationals ended with a familiar face in victory lane at Eagle Raceway.Jack Dover built up a big lead in Sunday’s 35-lap main event, then had just enough cylinders left to take the $2,500 victory ahead of Californian Blake Robertson.“We dropped a cylinder about 10 laps in and I could feel the car getting slower,” said Dover, also champion of the 2014 event. “The yellow came out with three laps to go and I was praying the motor would get me to the checkers.”A record 117 drivers from 15 states competed in the fourth annual Nationals and eight states were represented in the main event for IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Cars on Sunday.Jason Martin, Andy Shouse and Tyler Drueke completed the top five.“It’s always fun to win an event like this twice,” said Dover. “Sprint Nationals is a very prestigious event. To get your name on the list of drivers who have won it is awesome.”Dover was a two-time winner at Eagle during the regular season and made another visit to victory lane following a Sprint Series of Nebraska feature at Beatrice.Defending champion John Carney II was running in the top three, chasing Chad Wilson and Dover before becoming the casualty of an early incident.Dover took the lead two laps later while Trevor Grossenbacher and Martin got past Shouse to advance to third and fourth, respectively, on lap 11. Martin passed Grossenbacher on lap 16. Wilson was passed by Martin on lap 19.The next 13 laps stayed green before Wilson spun out with three to go, making the top four Dover, Martin, Shouse and Drueke for the restart.Robertson moved back to fourth on the restart and kept advancing, taking third the next time around and passing Martin for second after another circuit.Robertson had lined up eighth on the original grid, got up to fifth and then fell back to 12th before he started working his way toward the front.“For as many cars as were there, I was definitely happy with how I finished,” he said. “I definitely wanted to win it but we just came up a little short. The racing was tremendous all three days.”Dover and Drueke were $700 qualifying feature winners on Friday and Saturday, respectively. Martin was the $1,000 winner of Saturday’s Jake Ita Memorial Race of Champions.Sprint Nationals was presented by Precise Racing Products and NCM/The Cat Rental Store.Feature results – 1. Jack Dover, Springfield; 2. Blake Robertson, Visilia, Calif.; 3. Jason Martin, Lincoln; 4. Andy Shouse, Mustang, Okla.; 5. Tyler Drueke, Eagle; 6. Trevor Grossenbacher, Hickman; 7. Kevin Ramey, Fort Worth, Texas; 8. Jake Bubak, Arvada, Colo.; 9. Toby Chapman, Panama; 10. Stuart Snyder, Waverly; 11. Shon Pointer, Grand Island; 12. Mark Watkins, McConnelsburg, Pa.; 13. Darren Berry, McCook, Neb.; 14. Dusty Ballenger, Harrisburg, S.D.; 15. Chad Koch, Lakeside City, Texas; 16. Shayle Bade, Lincoln; 17. Luke Cranston, Holcomb, Kan.; 18. Nate Weiler, Omaha; 19. Matt Richards, Lincoln; 20. Gene Ackland, Martell; 21. Chad Wilson; 22. Adam Gullion, Lincoln; 23. John Carney II, Lubbock, Texas; 24. Dave Brown Jr., Aston, Pa.; 25. Clint Benson, Papillion; 26. Tyler Russell, Abbott, Texas; 27. Mike Boston, Lincoln.Friday qualifier – 1. Dover; 2. Carney; 3. Wilson; 4. Pointer; 5. Martin; 6. Shouse; 7. Grossenbacher; 8. Robertson; 9. Gullion; 10. Ramey; 11. Cranston; 12. Bubak; 13. Chapman; 14. Gregg Bolte, Lincoln; 15. Ballenger; 16. Michael Day, Greenville, Texas; 17. Jaremi Hanson, Dillsburg, Pa.; 18. Russell; 19. Ackland; 20. Snyder.Saturday qualifier – 1. Drueke; 2. Snyder; 3. Chapman; 4. Bubak; 5. Benson; 6. Boston; 7. Bade; 8. Watkins; 9. Cranston; 10. Brandon Horton, Omaha; 11. Richards; 12. Weiler; 13. Koch; 14. Cody Ledger, Omaha; 15. Zachary Newlin, Millerstown, Pa.; 16. Michael Stien, Ceylon, Minn.; 17. Ackland; 18. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla.; 19. Dan Satriano, Papillion; 20. Jimmy Grasso, Omaha.Jake Ita Memorial Race of Champions – 1. Martin; 2. Dover; 3. Robertson; 4. Carney; 5. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan.; 6. Drueke; 7. Gullion; 8. Ty Williams, Arcadia, Okla.; 9. Robby Wolfgang, Sioux Falls, S.D.; 10. Newlin; 11. Claud Estes, Godley, Texas; 12.  Watkins; 13. Day; 14. Drew Ritchey, Everett, Pa.; 15. Jerald Harris, Harrisonburg, Va.; 16. Tom Humphries, Waynesboro, Va.; 17. Russell; 18. Shouse; 19. Mike Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa; 20. Ballenger.last_img read more

first_img Press Association The leading four clubs in the Premier League all have a chance of finishing the weekend top of the table. VILLA NEED A WIN – AND FAST Any notion of a honeymoon period for Remi Garde is well and truly over before it even got started following successive defeats. The 3-2 home reverse by Watford offered few signs of hope for the beleaguered Holte End faithful and Villa appear resigned to a long, harsh winter. However, get things right away to a Southampton side reeling from their midweek Capital One Cup thrashing by Liverpool and with a bit of luck elsewhere, the gap could be down to just two points. Okay, so it is a long shot, but in this game, you just never know…. WILL McCLAREN BE SET FOR THE KLOPP CHOP? Just what you don’t want when your team is producing tepid display after tepid display is the visit of a squad rejuvenated by a new manager. All the extra training and McClaren’s tactics boards will count for nothing if Newcastle do not to show up again when Liverpool roll into town on Sunday afternoon. Fail to produce against Jurgen Klopp’s well-drilled side and you fear the Toon Army will, quite rightly, just about have had enough. Question is, though, will Mike Ashley? CAN THE PATCHED-UP GUNNERS GET BACK ON SONG? Arsene Wenger must have been left wondering whether Arsenal’s bad luck on injuries will ever end after seeing Alexis Sanchez and Santi Cazorla added to a packed treatment room at London Colney. The good news, though, is Aaron Ramsey should be back in action against Sunderland, while Theo Walcott is also closing in on full match fitness. There is no doubt when the Gunners have everyone firing, they are a Premier League force to be reckoned with. When you have little option but to stick 17-year-old Jeff Reine Adelaide on the bench as one of the last-men standing, maybe not so much. ARE CHELSEA ON THE UP AGAIN? Whisper it quietly, but Chelsea might slowly be moving in the right direction again. Three clean sheets in a row and even time for a Christmas party before attentions turned to getting back to business with the visit of Bournemouth. Blues boss Jose Mourinho has certainly had enough of unwanted headlines, so perhaps the visit of a Bournemouth team which has not won since mid-September will provide a welcome tonic, although remember, it is never over until the final whistle, whenever that comes, as Everton found out to their cost last weekend. WILL JAMIE VARDY EVER STOP SCORING? The remarkable achievement of the Leicester frontman, who has taken the Premier League record with 11 goals in as many games, could end up with the one-time non-league player seeing his rags-to-riches story on the big screen, it emerged in the wake of his strike against Manchester United. However, we all know you are only as good as your last game and Vardy knows full well just how hard it is to stay at the top of his game. He will also no doubt now get more frequent gentle reminders from Premier League defenders, starting at Swansea on Saturday – of course they have to catch him first….. center_img At the other end, the contest to stay clear of the relegation dogfight remains just as close, while Aston Villa battle not to be cut adrift. Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at five talking points ahead of the weekend’s games. last_img read more

first_img March 30, 2020 — The Steelers have signed three XFL players, givng one-year deals to defensive end Dewayne Hendrix, safety Tyree Kinnel and linebacker/long snapper Christian Kuntz. All three played in the startup league that suspended operations earlier this month because of the COVID-19 pandemic.COLLEGE BASKETBALL-PERRYPerry opts for draftSTARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry has entered the NBA draft.The 6-foot-10, 250-pound sophomore was selected as The Associated Press co-Southeastern Conference player of the year after ranking in the top 10 of several conference categories. Perry led the SEC in rebounds last season with 10.1 per game, ranked sixth in scoring at 17.4 points and ninth in blocks with 1.2. Associated Press CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — British boxer Billy Joe Saunders had his boxing license suspended Monday after publishing a social media video in which he appeared to condone domestic violence amid the coronavirus outbreak.The WBO super-middleweight champion filmed himself working out and offered men advice on how to hit their female partners during the lockdown.The British Boxing Board of Control says it investigated Saunders’ comments and decided to suspend his license under the regulations for misconduct.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 Update on the latest in sports: Smart had been in isolation since testing positive on March 19 and was being monitored by Celtics medical staff. His teammates, coaches and staff members were also tested, but those tests have come back negative.NFL-NEWSReid promotes probe, re-vote over post-ballot changes to CBAUNDATED (AP) — Free agent safety Eric Reid wants the NFL’s new collective bargaining agreement invalidated over language added following ratification of the pact earlier this month.He is calling for an investigation and a re-vote. COLLEGE BASKETBALL-MICHIGAN STATE-SEXUAL ASSAULTWoman wants Michigan AG to investigate sexual assault accusation against MSU playerEAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a Michigan State basketball player is asking the Michigan attorney general’s office to investigate, according to a published report.Citing a police report and emails obtained through a public records request, ESPN is reporting that Michigan State University police told prosecutors they had probable cause that sophomore guard Brock Washington raped the woman on Jan. 19 while she was too intoxicated to consent. Police referred the case to county prosecutors, who declined to file charges this month.An MSU police spokesman told ESPN on Monday that the attorney general’s office requested the case file and the department was cooperating. NBA-CELTICS-SMARTSmart says he’s been clearedBOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart says he has been cleared by medical officials after testing positive for the new coronavirus earlier this month.Smart posted a message on Twitter saying he was informed of the news Friday by the Massachusetts Department of Health. He thanked everyone for their support.Boston played the Utah Jazz on March 6. Five days later, Jazz All-Star Rudy Gobert announced he had tested positive for COVID-19, triggering rolling shutdowns of sports around the world.center_img In a letter to the NFLPA on Monday, Reid’s lawyers said language posted on the players association’s website after passage of the agreement by a 1,019-959 vote on March 15 contains different language than the one players signed off on.The letter highlights a difference in wording in the section about the league’s disability plan that affects hundreds, and potentially thousands, of ex-players who applied for Social Security disability insurance payments before Jan. 1, 2015. In the version the players received and approved, those offsets applied only to players who applied after Jan. 1, 2015.The new CBA is set to begin with the upcoming 2020 season and extend through 2030.Elsewhere in the NFL:— Receiver Darius Jennings has signed a contract with the Chargers after spending the last two seasons with the Titans. Jennings led the league in kick return average in 2018 and had a 94-yard return for a touchdown against Miami. Jennings appeared in eight games for Tennessee last year before becoming a restricted free agent. COLLEGE BASKETBALL-LIVERSLivers applies for early entryANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan forward Isaiah Livers is applying for early entry into the NBA draft.The school says Livers is not hiring an agent and will work with the Michigan coaching staff during the evaluation and pre-draft processes. Even if a player does use an agent during the evaluation process, he can return to school without losing eligibility if he ends the relationship with the agent. Livers has started 46 games in three seasons at Michigan.He led the Wolverines in scoring this season at 12.9 points per game, although he was limited to 21 games because of injury problems. Organizers say the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021, almost one year to the day the games originally were due to begin. There had been talk of switching the Olympics to spring, a move that would coincide with the blooming of Japan’s famous cherry blossoms. But it would have clashed with European soccer and North American sports leagues.The new Olympic dates conflict with the scheduled world championships in track and swimming, but those events are now expected to also be pushed back. All sports federations involved in the Olympics signed off on the new dates.The governing body of track and field says it supports the new dates for the Tokyo Olympics and is working with organizers in Eugene, Oregon, to move its world championships to 2022.In other Olympic news:— Tokyo Olympic Committee CEO Toshiro Muto is promising transparency in calculating the costs of reschedule the Olympic Games. Katsuhiro Miyamoto, an emeritus professor of sports economics at Kansai University, puts the costs as high as $4 billion. That would cover the price of maintaining stadiums, refitting them, paying rentals, penalties and other expenses. Japan is officially spending $12.6 billion to organize the Olympics. However, an audit bureau of the Japanese government says the costs are twice that much. All of the spending is public money except $5.6 billion from a privately funded operating budget. After a loss at Indiana on Jan. 23, coach Tom Izzo told reporters that Washington had been suspended. He did not elaborate.Washington did not play again this season. He played a total of 19 minutes this season before the suspension.MLB-RED SOX-SALESale has elbow surgeryBOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox say starting pitcher Chris Sale has undergone successful Tommy John surgery. Sale is expected to miss 14-15 months, which would bring him back in the middle of the 2021 season.The Red Sox said during training camp that he had a flexor strain near the elbow, but the team hoped he would avoid ligament replacement surgery.The seven-time All-Star is 109-73 in 10 major league seasons and entering the second season of a six-year, $160 million contract. He comes off his worst season as a full-time starter, going 6-11 with a 4.40 ERA in 25 starts.BOXING-SAUNDERS-LICENSE SUSPENDEDBritish boxer has license suspended over video comments Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditTOKYO DATESTokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021UNDATED (AP) — Tokyo Olympics organizers have rescheduled the Summer Games that were postponed last week by the coronavirus.last_img read more

first_imgAfter winning four out of their last five conference games, the Wisconsin women’s hockey team will look to stay hot as No.1 Minnesota travels to LaBahn Arena this weekend for a two-game series.Top-ranked Minnesota (24-0-0, 18-0-0 WCHA) will put their 24-game winning streak on the line in Madison against No. 8 Wisconsin (15-7-2, 11-7-2 WCHA) in their second meeting of the 2012-2013 season.UM easily handled UW in the previous weekend matchup between the two teams Dec. 1-2 in Minneapolis, which resulted in a 4-1, 2-0 series sweep for the Golden Gophers.Since their first meeting with Minnesota this season, Wisconsin has earned five wins against WCHA opponents and are allowing just over one goal per game.Despite their recent success, the Badgers’ defense will have their hands full against the WCHA’s top scoring team in the Golden Gophers who have scored 140 goals on the season – a mark that doubles UW’s total of 70.This weekend’s border battle will feature two of the WCHA’s top scoring forwards in Wisconsin’s Brianna Decker and her 21 goals and Minnesota’s Amanda Kessel, who has a WCHA best 34 goals on the season.Wisconsin will have the advantage of playing on their home ice in LaBahn Arena where the Badgers have lost only once.Wisconsin will face-off with Minnesota at 2 p.m. on Friday afternoon and again on Sunday at the same time.last_img read more

first_imgAhead of that, the Tipperary minors will take to the pitch in the curtain raiser…Liam Cahill’s charges will face Galway in the All Ireland Minor Hurling Semi Final…Throw in is at 1.30 and Tipp FM’s coverage will be in association with Jamie Lawlor crash repairs, Ard Gaoithe business park, Clonmel. Throw in at Croke Park on Sunday is at 3.30….Tipp FM will have full live coverage in association with Mulcahy Car Sales, Ardcroney, Nenagh. He also thinks the panel won’t allow themselves to be distracted by the ‘sideshows’ surrounding the Connacht side’s victory over Tipp in last year’s All-Ireland semi-final.It’s likely that most of the team selected to go into battle against The Tribesmen in this weekend’s last four clash will have featured in the defeat against Galway twelve months ago.Ryan believes it would be foolish to dwell on the most recent championship encounter between the counties.last_img read more

first_img SBC Magazine Issue 10: Kaizen Gaming rebrand and focus for William Hill CEO August 25, 2020 Share PokerStars moves to refresh global appeal with ‘I’M IN’ August 18, 2020 Share Related Articles Heavyweight Sport, one of the shortlisted companies in the Marketing Agency of the Year category for this year’s SBC Awards, has launched a new content production division.‘Pound-For-Pound’ is to be operated as an in house creative studio, with a particular focus to be placed upon digital content and video production.The new division is to be headed up by BAFTA and Rose D’Or award winning producer Myles Jenkins, who has a number of television credits, including The Crystal Maze, Comic Relief and The Friday Night Project.He said: “Our work to date has been devising and producing engaging and original content that not only drives views but also causes a reaction in the media. “It’s an exciting time for content generation and a great opportunity for brands and businesses alike to engage and speak with their audiences in an innovative conversation.”The agency, with a client list including Sky Bet, 188Bet, Bet Victor, William Hill, Skins Sportswear, and Cage Warriors, identified the need to expand their contenct creation and output.Adam Roland, Director and Founder of Heavyweight Sport, commented: “We’ve been working with Myles and creating numerous multi- platform content pieces for several years now, so it was a natural step forward for us to launch a bespoke content division. We are delighted Myles, with all his experience in producing comedy and factual content, agreed to lead this exciting new area of the business.”Jenkins was also the creator of Pepsi Max’s ‘Human Loop-the-Loop,’ one of the ten most watched YouTube UK brand films in 2014 with over 20 million hits. Submit SBC Awards: The key to an effective submission August 28, 2020 StumbleUponlast_img read more