Share Option Grant

Forbidden Technologies plc, the AIM quoted developer and marketer of a leading web-based video platform, announces that on 25 August 2009 options over the Company's ordinary shares of 0.8p were granted to the Directors listed below at an exercise price of 24p per share (being the closing mid market price on 24 August 2009).

Director Number of Shares
Vic Steel 20,000
Greg Hirst 30,000
David Main 20,000
Phil Madden 30,000

The grants were under Forbiddens unapproved share option scheme.

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For further information please visit www.forbidden.co.uk or contact:

Forbidden Technologies plc
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8879 7245
Stephen Streater, Chief Executive

Brewin Dolphin Investment Banking
Tel: 0845 213 4726
Neil Baldwin
Nominated Advisor

Bishopsgate Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7562 3350
Maxine Barnes
Robyn Samuelson
Siobhra Murphy

Notes to Editors

Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT, www.forbidden.co.uk) listed in February 2000.

The Company develops and markets a powerful internet video platform, FORscene, which is used by broadcasters, in professional web video, in education and by consumers. FORscene is one of the worlds most advanced browser-based applications, operating in The Cloud.