Alf Lawrie

C4 ups Lawrie to fact ent head as shake-up continues

Channel 4 (C4) has promoted Alf Lawrie (pictured) to head of factual entertainment, as it continues it shake-up of top roles. The news arrives after the broadcaster announced that it would undergo its biggest restructure in its 35-year history in March. Lawrie will oversee the factual entertainment slate across the C4 portfolio and lead the […]

Channel 4 poaches Channel 5 exec

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has hired two commissioners for its specialist factual and documentaries commissioning team, one from rival Channel 5, and promoted another exec. Channel 5’s Michelle Chappell (pictured) and experienced filmmaker Alf Lawrie will join Nick Mirsky’s documentaries team and the specialist factual team respectively. Chappell is currently commissioning editor, factual, news and […]