Parthenon Joins Entara

UK-based producer and distributor of factual and children’s programming Parthenon Entertainment has joined forces with entertainment rights business Entara in the portfolio of private equity group Arkaga Fund. The program libraries of both compan

April 6, 2018

UK-based producer and distributor of factual and children’s programming Parthenon Entertainment has joined forces with entertainment rights business Entara in the portfolio of private equity group Arkaga Fund. The program libraries of both companies, with combined revenues of £8 million and a presence in the UK, United States, and Germany, will be represented worldwide by Parthenon Entertainment. “Over the coming year all the activity of the business will pass to Parthenon while Entara will remain the owner of the rights,” says David Cardwell, chairman of Entara and now also chairman of Parthenon Entertainment told License! Global.


Carl Hall, founder and managing director of Parthenon Entertainment will become chief executive of the new group. Theresa Plummer-Andrews will be non-executive director of Entara and Parthenon Entertainment. Regis Brown, former executive vice president at Entara, will join Parthenon Entertainment as president of Parthenon Kids and will oversee all Parthenon Kid’s

children’s properties as well as those previously handled by Entara. Brown is also on the board of Entara.


Entara’s portfolio of children’s brands includes “The Magic Roundabout,” “Those Scurvy Rascals,” and “Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks.” Entara is also the third-party agent for teenager online community Habbo.

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