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Top Digital Entertainment Companies and Startups in the UK

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This article showcases some of the most popular players in the Digital Entertainment space. Our analysts selected these companies for a variety of reasons. This list may include both state and private ventures providing the most value within the Digital Entertainment industry.

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SEMRush.

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Top Digital Entertainment Companies


BBC Three

The UK’s youth-focused online TV channel.

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Radio Times

Radio Times features entertainment news, views, and recommendations related to the TV, radio, and film industries.

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DAZN

DAZN is the world’s first truly dedicated live sports streaming service.

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WhatHi-Fi

What Hi-Fi is the world’s independent guide to buying and owning hi-fi and home entertainment products.

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Comedy Central

Comedy Central is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that produces funny videos, comedy apps, jokes, news, and more.

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LADbible

LADbible is a social media and entertainment company based in Manchester, United Kingdom.

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Shazam Entertainment

Shazam Entertainment is an app that identify any music playing around you.

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musicMagpie

musicMagpie buys and sells consumer technology, CDs, DVDs, books, video games & Lego

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Ents24

Ents24 is a live entertainment website covering live music, comedy, theatre and shows.

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Government Digital Service

The Government Digital Service is a team within Cabinet Office tasked with transforming government digital services.

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Everyman Media Group

Everyman is an independent cinema group in terms of cinema venues, screens and admissions.

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QuickMeme

QuickMeme LLC is a company that develops entertainment applications and softwares for iPhon

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Team17 Software

Team17 is one of the world’s fully independent video game developer and publisher.

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National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery is a digital entertainment company located in Greater London.

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VR Focus

VRFocus is a virtual reality specialist website covering all aspects of the technology, specifically concerned with VR entertainment.

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Curzon Cinemas

Curzon Cinemas is a 2-screen arthouse cinema focused on independent and foreign films.

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Picturehouse Cinemas

Largest group of independent cinemas in the UK.

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Mixmag Media

Mixmag Media is a media and entertainment company located in London.

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Ditto Music

Ditto Music is an online music record label services and digital distribution company serving artists and labels.

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Warp Records

Warp’s artists create groundbreaking music, videos and cinema; Aphex Twin, Shane Meadows, Grizzly Bear, Boards of Canada.

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Lotto Social

With Lotto Social you can join syndicates, manage tickets, discover exciting new ways to play and enjoy more chances to win.

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Bleep.com

Bleep – We sell the best music from the best record labels and artists in the world.

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WIREWAX

WIREWAX is the leading interactive video technology company.

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YouView

YouView is a subscription-free and easy-to-use TV service with many live digital channels.

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ScreenSkills

ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen-based creative industries.

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Free Postcode Lottery

Free Postcode Lottery is an online lottery platform

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British Pathe

The British Pathé archive is the world’s finest collection of newsreels and cinemagazines.

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Hutch

Hutch develops games app for iPhones and ipad.

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Cineworld PLC

Cineworld offers cinema experience in the UK and in Ireland.

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Avalon Entertainment

Avalon Entertainment is a multi award winning talent management, live promotion and television production group with offices in the UK.

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Fjord

Fjord is a service design consultancy.

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PPL

PPL licenses recorded music played in public or broadcast on the radio or TV.

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Pirate Studios

Pirate Studios is the music technology company.

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Boosey & Hawkes

Boosey & Hawkes is the largest specialist classical music publishing company in the world.

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Endemol Shine UK

Endemol Shine UK creates innovative formats that have changed the face of popular culture.

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West One Music Group

West One Music Group is a music studio which provides all kinds of music and musical services.

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Merlin Entertainments

Merlin Entertainments is the largest European entertainments company operating in Europe.

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Moshi

Moshi provides a sleep and mindfulness app for kids featuring melodic stories created to help kids drift off to sleep quickly.

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Turtl

Engage and convert your audience with modern content experiences created, published and analysed on Turtl’s cloud-based software.

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Multiplay

Multiplay is a gaming services company specializing in events management, eSports, online hosting and more.

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Gismart

A leading developer and publisher of entertainment-focused apps and games.

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NextUp

The home of stand-up, showcasing all the wonders of live comedy worldwide.

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MIDiA Research

MIDiA Research is a media and technology analysis company that offers consulting and syndicated research services.

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TicketText

TicketText is the mobile ticketing platform that enables artists, venues & promoters to directly connect & engage with their fans.

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Signal Sounds

Signal Sounds is a Eurorack retailer based in Glasgow, Scotland

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Nomad Games

Nomad Games is a UK-based digital game developer.

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Working Title Films Inc.

Working Title Films is a British film production company, based in London.

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BCE Premium TV

BCE Premium TV is a streaming service that bundles live sports channels.

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Playtonic Games

Playtonic Games is an independent game developer founded by a team of veteran game designers.

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Intelligent Media

Intelligent Media is a global media monitoring service for the entertainment industries.

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Ultimate Creative Communications

Ultimate are a leading digital agency based in Cheshire but serving clients around the world.

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Globatalent

The Sport Neobank. An App that allows you to acces discounts on sport products, buy tickets and invest in young athletes.

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Deplike

Guitar Amps and Effects Processor on Android and iOS

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Fishtank Creative

Fishtank Creative is a digital design agency and web design studio and its goal to create meaningful work with businesses it admires.

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Warble Entertainment Agency

Warble Entertainment is a UK based live entertainment booking service for weddings and events.

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Kuju plc

Kuju makes compelling games and branded experiences for VR, AR, console and PC platforms.

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Flying Interactive

Flying Interactive is an independent digital video game company based in London, UK, specialised in working with indie developers

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Sliide

Mobile technology company that work with MNO, MVNO and OEM partners globally to increase engagement, drive revenue, and decrease churn.

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Innerplace

Innerplace is a digital entertainment company located in London.

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Kudos Records

Kudos Records is an independent music distribution company.

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Captify

Captify offers a search retargeting service that enables advertisers to focus on users to match their desired audience with inventory.

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Thrillz

Digital marketplace connecting stars and fans.

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Ambassador Theatre Group

The Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd (ATG) has grown to be the UK’s largest theatre group with a total of 40 venues in Britain and on Broadway

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SharpStream

SharpStream is the leading streaming platform for smart streamers…

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A.C. Entertainment Technologies

One of the largest single-source providers of professional equipment and related services to the entertainment industry.

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Curiscope

Curiscope is a UK-based augmented and virtual reality content company.

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Moonbug

Moonbug is a global digital-first entertainment company for kids.

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Ukie

Ukie is the only trade body for the UK’s games and wider interactive entertainment industry.

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Banjo Robinson

Banjo Robinson turns education into a magical game for kids

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Azoomee

Azoomee is a safe entertainment service for kids offering Games, Videos and Messaging in one single app.

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BBC Shop

BBC Shop, home of hundreds of well-known brands across TV and radio.

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The Really Useful Group

The Really Useful Group is an international entertainment company focused on theatre, film, television, video, and concert productions.

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BattleMe – Hip Hop Community and Rap Studio

Mobile app creating a community where freestylers and rappers can record tracks and grow their talent through winning contests.

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NCam

Ncam develops augmented reality technology for the entertainment industries.

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Videosprout

Share your videos online, privately!

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United International Pictures

United International Pictures (UIP), formed in 1981, is jointly owned by its Partners, Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures.

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Electronic Theatre

Electronic Theatre creates immersive adventures in digital rooms

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V P Online

VP Online is one of the fastest-growing CD & DVD companies in the United Kingdom.

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Bowlplex

An operator of 17 ten-pin bowling centers in the UK.

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Stream Time

Stream Time is scheduling and discovery application for all live streaming platforms.

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Digital Extremes

Digital Extremes ranks as one of the world’s top independent development studios in the interactive entertainment industry.

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Argonon

Argonon is an independent production group.

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Erase All Kittens

Erase All Kittens is the world’s first game designed to inspire girls to code, whilst teaching digital and 21st Century skills

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Kids Bee Happy

Kids Bee Happy is the only UK wide children’s party brand and the only party company to offer licensed Disney party activities

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Cake Entertainment

Cake Entertainment independent entertainment companies specialising in the production, distribution, development, financing and brand.

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Larixon Classifieds

Larixon Classifieds is a network of classified advertising platforms in some of the world’s fastest-growing internet markets.

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Carnival Films

Carnival Films is a British television production company based in London, UK.

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Black Label

Black Label is an exclusive London agency

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Maverick Television

Maverick TV is a Television & Digital production company that growing fast by developing & producing exciting shows for audiences.

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Gamevy

Gamevy is a new start-up, owned by its employees and aiming to follow in the footsteps of pioneering companies who work differently.

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Nerdeo

An online platform for professionals within the independent film, TV, commercial and Gaming industry.

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John Henry’s

Supplying professional services and equipment inc. Audio, Backline, Staging, Rehearsal Studios, Pro Shop, Transport, Technicians, Crew.

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Kyra Entertainment

Kyra is a youth-focused entertainment company that provides inspiration and entertainment in an age typified by scare-media and fake news.

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media co-op

media co-op has specialise in creating digital media and films for the third sector and broadcast television.

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Bentleys of London

Bentleys of London is an exclusive entertainment London agency

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Un.titled

Un.titled is a creative digital agency.

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HLN Group

HLN Group is a Multi-disciplinary design company that specializes in interior design, civil, structural and environmental engineering.

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Minute Shorts

A video streaming platform that allows you to watch quality short films based on the time you have available.

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DiaryZapp

DiaryZapp helps in creating a digital diary & is an opportunity for children to write/draw about their day & promote early writing skills.

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Big Games Machine

PR & Marketing agency for indie game developers

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MixButton

MixButton is an online mixing studio which provides a high quality music service and returns the artists track within days.

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HaikuJAM

Collaborative Poetry & Artistic Expression App

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