Dick Colthurst

Tigress chief retirement triggers rejig

Dick Colthurst is to retire from television this autumn, with Sarah Swingler replacing him as managing director of Endemol Shine Group prodco Tigress Productions. Colthurst (pictured) has worked in TV for 35 years, including twelve as MD of Naked and Marooned with Ed Stafford producer Tigress. The former BBC producer is leaving the business and […]

Endemol prodco poaches BBC factual pair

Endemol-owned doc specialist Tigress Productions has hired a pair of BBC factual execs as it moves into features and factual entertainment for the first time. Pete Lawrence will next year become Tigress’s creative director, while Claire Urquhart has alresdy joined as head of development. Lawrence is currently head of BBC Features Productions and Urquhart was […]