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Drama is a digital television channel broadcasting drama programming in the United Kingdom and Ireland as part of the UKTV network of channels. The channel launched on 8 July 2013, replacing Blighty.Wikipedia

Editorial areaUK & Ireland
Launched8 July 2013
National salesChannel 4 Television Corporation
Viewing figures:Weekly top 10BARB

Contact Drama

Postal address245 Hammersmith Road
W6 8PW
Telephone+44 845 734 4355
Official website

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Adrian Wills Programme Director

…at UKTV

Claire Astley HR Director
Darren Childs Chief Executive Officer
Emma Tennant Controller
Jan Gooze-Zijl Chief Financial and Operations Officer
Keith Porritt Executive Director of Commercial
Simon Michaelides Marketing Director

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