Sky Pictures has started production on Is Harry On The Boat', a TV movie with a cast headed by Human Traffic's Danny Dyer and Davinia Taylor, Kate McGowan, Daniela Denby-Ashe, Will Mellor and Ralph Little. UK comedian Keith Allen is also taking a role.
Based on the book of the same name by Colin Butts, Is Harry On The Boat' is about the tourist trade in Ibiza. Scripted by Eitan Arrusi, the film has been fully-funded and commissioned by Sky Pictures, and produced by Ruby Films in association with Rapido TV.
Directed by Menhaj Huda, whose credits include a segment of the Sky Pictures' TV movie Tube Tales, the film will be Sky Pictures' first digitally-shot feature. Alison Owen, Jamie Roberts and Peter Stewart produce. Paul Trijbits executive produces.
Sky Pictures produces around 12 features per year, a third as dedicated TV movies for BSkyB's pay-per-view movie channel Sky Premier.