Share Option Grant

Forbidden Technologies, the AIM-quoted developer of the market leading Cloud video platform FORscene, announces that on 6 October 2011 options over the Company's ordinary shares of 0.8p were granted to the Directors listed below at an exercise price of 12.75p per share (being the closing mid market price on 6 October 2011).

Director Number of Shares
Vic Steel 110000
Greg Hirst 150000
Phil Madden 55000
David Main 55000

The grants were under Forbidden's 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
Tel: 0845 213 4726
Neil Baldwin, Nominated Advisor

Bishopsgate Communications
Tel: 020 7562 3350
Deepali Schneider / Natalie Quinn

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 world's most advanced PC browser-based applications and mobile apps, operating in The Cloud.