Lucas Alexander Whitley and Factual Management announce creation of The Soho Agency
Having joined forces in 2017, LAW and Factual Management are launching The Soho Agency, which will bring together their current literary and talent management and provide the structure for future development.
"We are proud to represent superb talent and IP creators, including authors of fiction, non-fiction and children's books, TV presenters, illustrators, writers for stage and screen, brands, companies, charities, and online stars," said Philippa Milnes-Smith, Managing Director. "Whilst remaining a boutique agency, we look forward to building on our success to develop fresh initiatives and markets on behalf of our clients across an increasingly diverse range of media. From our new home in the heart of Soho we aim to augment the existing team - Mark Lucas, Julian Alexander, Araminta Whitley, Sophie Laurimore, Philippa Milnes-Smith, Ben Clark, Carina Rizvi and Alice Saunders - with agents and partners who share our values."
The Soho Agency opens its doors on Monday 25th February 2019 and will have a strong presence at key literary and media events including LBF, Bologna, Frankfurt and MIP.
Ben Fogle's new children's series with Steve Cole
Ben Fogle is teaming up with bestselling children's author Steve Cole for his first ever series for children. The Mr Dog series is about a scruffy mutt who travels the country helping animals in peril, and was inspired by Ben's experiences of working with animals.