Flatpack Empire

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1 x 60 min
| BBC Two

Series Director:
Lottie Gammon & Rob Farquhar
Series Producer:
Tom Swingler
Nick Harvey
Executive Producer:
Leisel Evans, Tom Barry & Tim Wardle.

For the first time in the company’s 70-year history, IKEA has opened the doors to our cameras with exclusive access to stores, warehouses, test-labs and design-studios. Throughout 2017 we followed the daily challenges of designers, product developers, store managers and suppliers – filming around the world, from Sweden to India, China and Jordan.


… brilliantly revealing. When this kind of documentary series is done well, as Flatpack Empire is … they provide endless accidental pleasures’Alison Graham, The Radio Times

‘Flatpack Empire is an unexpectedly intriguing peek behind the blue and yellow curtain…strangely compelling viewing’Natalie Golding, Tellybinge

‘When the staff of the Sheffield store visit the Ikea headquarters ‘to understand the cultures and the values we live by’, it starts to sound less like a furniture shop and more like a flatpack cult’Sam Wollaston, The Guardian

Link to trailer at Raw TV

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