BusinessBusiness RecoveryTwickenham Film Studios goes into administration

Twickenham Film Studios goes into administration

Twickenham Film Studios, which was involved in this year's Oscar nominated films Warhorse, The Iron Lady and My Week with Marilyn, has collapsed. Begbies Traynor has been appointed administrator.

TWICKENHAM FILM Studios has gone into administration after nearly 100 years at the heart of the British film industry. Begbies Traynor has been appointed administrators.

Twickenham Studios, which has helped bring films to the screen ranging from Sherlock Holmes’ The Missing Rembrandt in the 1930s to My Week with Marilyn last year, is due to be wound down in June.

Begbies Traynor. which has been appointed administrator of the film studio, said it is hopeful that creditors will be paid in full.

“Twickenham Studios has debts at the moment that it can’t pay, but when we sell the property, everyone will get paid in full,” said Gerald Krasner, one of the joint administrators of the film studio

According to reports Krasner also said: “I doubt it will be retained as a film studio”.

Half of the 17 employees have also left the business, with the remaining employees to work their notice.

Films that have either been filmed or worked on in post-production at Twickenham include; Roman Polanski’s Repulsion; Alfie – with Michael Cane; Oscar nominated best picture War Horse; and Oscar nominated – and The Iron Lady.

Related Articles

How to avoid a Carillion collapse

Business Recovery How to avoid a Carillion collapse

4w Russell-Cooke
Carillion collapse: The week so far and industry reaction

Business Recovery Carillion collapse: The week so far and industry reaction

1m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Carillion: PwC appointed as special managers – what happens now?

Business Recovery Carillion: PwC appointed as special managers – what happens now?

1m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Investment firm acquires Avon Steel Company Limited

Business Recovery Investment firm acquires Avon Steel Company Limited

2m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Manchester law firm enters into administration

Business Recovery Manchester law firm enters into administration

2m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
KPMG appoints new global head of insolvency

Business Recovery KPMG appoints new global head of insolvency

3m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Using insolvency as a debt recovery tool

Business Recovery Using insolvency as a debt recovery tool

8m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Kingston Smith liquidators to distribute millions to Bond International Software PLC members

Accounting Firms Kingston Smith liquidators to distribute millions to Bond International Software PLC members

1y Stephanie Wix, Writer