Henry Normal


BBC Films boss exits for Coogan’s Baby Cow

Christine Langan has been confirmed as the new boss of Baby Cow, the UK indie cofounded by comedian and actor Steve Coogan. She joins from the BBC where she was running BBC Films. The move had been widely anticipated and was made official this morning. Langan fills a role vacated by Baby Cow co-founder Henry […]

BBC ups stake as Normal leaves Coogan prodco

Henry Normal is leaving Baby Cow, the UK prodco he cofounded with British actor and comedian Steve Coogan, in a shake-up that sees Coogan take on a wider role and BBC Worldwide increase its stake in the company. BBC Worldwide, which distributes Baby Cow shows, said it will up its stake in the business in […]

Frankie Boyle, Matt Berry originals for iPlayer

Comedians Frankie Boyle and Matt Berry are creating more originals for UK on-demand service BBC iPlayer. Frankie Boyle’s Election Autopsy follows on from last year’s successful Scottish Referendum Autopsy, and will see the acerbic comic (Tramadol Nights) attempting to make sense of the UK General Election in front of a live audience that decide if […]

Tiger Aspect poaches Baby Cow kids chief

Tiger Aspect Productions has tapped rival Baby Cow Productions to appoint the latter’s Tim Searle as creative director, animation and children’s. Searle has to this point been head of animation at Baby Cow, but has worked with Endemol Shine Group-owned Tiger Aspect since 2013 on CITV’s 52x11mins Mr Bean: The Animated Series. He had established […]