Big Talk Productions

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Background

Big Talk Productions is a British film and television production company founded by Nira Park in 1994. It was acquired by ITV Studios in 2013.



1st Logo (March 11-April 15, 2004)

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Logo: On a white background, below the Assembly logo, we see the words "BIG TALK", with the "A" represented by a human who had represented a loud talk. The word "PRODUCTIONS" is shown below. Logo: On a white background, we see the words "BIG TALK", with the "A" represented by a stylized person with their hands in the air (as if to suggest they are shouting). The word "PRODUCTIONS" is shown below.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen on the third series of Black Books.

2nd Logo (November 2007-December 24, 2012)

Logo: On a black background, we see a blue box with the white words "bigtalkproductions" engraved on it. The station info is shown below.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: None or the end theme of the show.

Availability: Seen on Series 1-2 of Friday Night Dinner, Free Agents and early episodes of Him & Her and Rev.

3rd Logo (June 17, 2011-June 19, 2019)

Logo: On a black background, we see the words "bigtalkproductions" drawing in. Then a blue stroke appears, and then we flip to the logo from before, only this time, the box is larger.

Technique: The drawing and flipping.

Music/Sounds: None or the end theme of the show.

Availability: Seen on Big Talk shows from the time period, like Raised by Wolves, Friday Night Dinner, the 2016 version of Cold Feet, the first series of Back and the U.S. version of Free Agents.

4th Logo (December 23, 2019-)

Logo: On a black background, we see a blue coin flip in to reveal the white word "bigtalk".

Variants:

  • Sometimes, it shares the screen with other logos.
  • On some shows that were made in the north, the word "north" is shown on the right side below "bigtalk".

Technique: The coin flipping.

Music/Sounds: None or the end theme of the show.

Availability: Seen on recent Big Talk shows, like the final season of Friday Night Dinner and Cold Feet, as well as Back and The Goes Wrong Show.