UK Production Spend Hits Record $2.7B; 23% Rise In Inward Investment

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The UK production sector continued to go from strength to strength with overall spend on film hitting a record £1.9B ($2.7B). Of this, £1.69B came in the form of inward investment, an 23% increase on 2016. In television, high-end drama scripted production reached £938M with a record £684M coming from foreign productions, a 27% increase on the previous year. The figures were revealed today as part of the BFI's annual statistics report, which also covers box office. These…