Netflix’s global TV chief Bela Bajaria hinted at plans to continue investing in a big way in UK content during a Q&a with Deadline last month, and now the streaming giant has confirmed that it increased its budget by 100% on last year’s figure of $500M.
A Netflix spokesman said: “The UK is an incredibly important market to Netflix and we’re proud to be increasing our investment in the UK’s creative industries.
“The Crown, Sex Education and The Witcher are among the shows that have been made in the UK this year and will be watched by the world. And these shows are a testament to the depth of talent that exists here.”
“We will continue to invest in