Grant of share options

Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT), the AIM quoted owner and developer of the market leading Cloud video platform, FORscene, announces that on 25 April 2013 options over the Companys ordinary shares of 0.8p were granted to the Directors listed below at an exercise price of 27.5p per share (being the closing mid market price on 25 April 2013).

Director Number of Options
Vic Steel 50,000
Greg Hirst 50,000
Phil Madden 50,000
David Main 50,000

The options were granted under Forbidden's EMI share option scheme.

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About Forbidden Technologies plc

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

The Company develops and markets a powerful cloud 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 and mobile applications.

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

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

Cenkos Securities plc, Nominated Adviser and Broker
Adrian Hargrave, Corporate Finance
Alex Aylen, Sales
Tel: +44 (0)20 7397 8900

Bishopsgate Communications
Nick Rome / Sam Allen/ Matthew Low
Tel: +44 (0)20 7562 3350
forbidden@bishopsgatecommunications.com