Jack Whitehall


Industry unites behind BBC Three

Actors, writers, producers, managers and agents have united to call on the UK pubcaster the BBC to save youth-skewed digital channel BBC Three. An open letter to BBC Trust chairman Rona Fairhead and BBC director general Tony Hall demands the decision to axe the channel as part of a cost-saving drive within the next year […]

Cavey launching comedy prodco with Tiger Aspect

Ben Cavey is setting up a comedy-focused prodco within the Endemol Shine Group-owned Tiger Aspect Productions. Cave Bear Productions will sit within Peaky Blinders producer Tiger Aspect, itself part of Endemol Shine UK. Cavey has been with Tiger Aspect since 2005, overseeing shows such as BBC Three comedy Bad Education, ITV’s Benidorm and BBC Two’s […]

BBC Three to launch all comedies on iPlayer

UK channel BBC Three will begin premiering all of its scripted comedies on the on-demand iPlayer service as of August. The initiative will launch with the second season of Jack Whitehall-fronted Bad Education, which will be available free online a week before its TV debut. The BBC has been experimenting with a number of intiatives […]