Boffola Pictures

Sky Studios hires Boffola Pictures’ head of development Emily Allen as commissioner

Sky Studios has hired Boffola Pictures’ head of development Emily Allen as a commissioning executive for comedy. Allen had been at Shane Allen and Kate Daughton’s Boffola Pictures for just over two years, where shows include Friday Night Live and comedy-thriller Am I Being Unreasonable, written by and starring Daisy May Cooper. Before joining BBC […]

Boffola Pictures hires ‘Ladhood’ producer as head of comedy

UK prodco Boffola Pictures has appointed Joe Nunnery, producer of the BBC Three sitcom Ladhood, the new position of head of comedy. Nunnery career began at BBC Radio Comedy, where he produced series including Alexei Sayle’s Imaginary Sandwich Bar and Liam William’s Ladhood for Radio 4. He successfully developed Ladhood for a transition to TV and produced three series of the […]

BBC comedy chief Shane Allen departs to launch Boffola Pictures

The BBC’s director & head of comedy commissioning Shane Allen is leaving the UK pubcaster to launch a new prodco, backed by BBC Studios-owned Lookout Point. Boffola Pictures, which has been founded by Allen and recently departed BBC commissioner Kate Daughton, will specialise in scripted comedy and comedy drama for the UK and international markets. […]