Samantha Anstiss


Wonderhood builds unscripted team with BBC’s Anstiss leading

Wonderhood Studios, the business created by ex-Channel 4 chief David Abraham, is set to establish its content studios with the appointment of a production and development team in unscripted programming, led by BBC Studios’ Samantha Antstiss. Anstiss (pictured) will join the company, launched in April, in October as a co-founder and creative director for unscripted. […]

BBC Worldwide Showcase: entertainment and formats in the spotlight

Formats are taking centre stage at BBC Worldwide Showcase this year. Tracy Forsyth and Sumi Connock talk about this year’s line-up. “This is our year,” says Tracy Forsyth, director of factual entertainment and entertainment at BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. “We have a smorgasboard of Saturday night shows, and there’s always demand […]