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The Foundation

he Foundation is a UK-based production company specialising in creating content for children aged 3 to 12 years for CBBC. The Foundation became part of the RDF Media Group in 2006, which was subsequently acquired by Zodiak Media in 2010. In March 2016 Zodiak Media merged with the Banijay Group, and The Foundation then became part of Zodiak Kids Studios.

Notable archive productions

Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
TV Millie Inbetween. Millie (Millie Innes). Copyright: The Foundation. Millie Inbetween CBBC Sitcom CBBC sitcom about a young girl and her sister whose parents have split up and found new partners.
TV Dani's Castle. Copyright: The Foundation. Dani's Castle CBBC Sitcom CBBC sitcom following a group of young friends who live in a castle haunted by two ghosts.
TV Dani's House. Image shows from L to R: Max (Sebastian Applewhite), Toby (Harry Culverhouse), Sam (Klariza Clayton), Dani (Dani Harmer), Ben (James Gandhi). Copyright: The Foundation / BBC. Dani's House CBBC Sitcom A sitcom/sketch show for Children's BBC starring Dani Harmer. Dani is left at home to look after her annoying younger brother Max.
TV The Basil Brush Show BBC1 Sitcom

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Comedy title launches

Year Medium Genre Production
2014 TV Sitcom Millie Inbetween
2013 TV Sitcom Dani's Castle