Cosgrove Hall quietly shut down

DOCUMENTS filed at Companies House confirm that the legendary Manchester animation house Cosgrove Hall has ceased trading.

The last official word on the plight of the business, which was responsible for Danger Mouse, Jamie and the Magic Torch and Chorlton and the Wheelies, came in October when its owner ITV said it was "under review".

Annual accounts covering the 12 months to December 31, 2008, contain a paragraph which states: "On October 26, 2009, the directors took the decision to cease trading as a result of continu... For the full story register now for free or login below...