Tiger Aspect


Tiger Aspect promotes ‘Good Karma Hospital’ exec to head drama

Endemol Shine Group-owned UK producer Tiger Aspect has appointed Lucy Bedford as its head of drama. Bedford joined Tiger Aspect as an executive producer in 2014 and most recently moved into the role of creative director, working on a production and development slate that includes a yet-to-be-revealed series for ITV. TBI understands she will take […]

Rumpus hires Tiger Aspect exec to head up comedy

Rumpus Media has appointed Tiger Aspect’s Avril Spary as head of comedy and upped Chantal Barnes to head of development. Spary takes up the role after spending nine years at Tiger Aspect, where she started as trainee and worked her way up to development executive, and she produced and co-created BBC Three’s BAFTA-winning Murder in […]

Tiger Aspect hires Wrong Mans producer Myfanwy Moore

Endemol Shine-owned Tiger Aspect has hired former BBC controller of comedy production and The Wrong Mans producer Myfanwy Moore as its new head of comedy. Moore will oversee all comedy production for the indie and report to newly appointed MD Damian Kavanagh, who takes up his position in the new year. As part of the shuffle, Tiger […]

BBC Three controller boards Endemol’s Tiger Aspect

BBC Three controller Damian Kavanagh is to join Peaky Blinders producer Tiger Aspect in the new year.  Kavanagh has been appointed managing director of the Endemol-owned producer.  Reporting into Endemol Shine UK CEO Richard Johnston, the exec will be responsible for the creative and strategic direction of the company. His appointment follows the departure of Ben […]

Tiger Aspect to produce Aliens Love Underpants for Sky

Endemol Shine-owned Tiger Aspect (Mr Bean, Charlie and Lola) is adapting award-winning children’s book Aliens Love Underpants AND… into a 12 x 2 minute animation series for Sky. The show, to be labeled as a Sky Original Production, will be available exclusively to Sky and the Sky Kids app, and is part of a concerted […]

Changing of the guard at Tiger Aspect

Longtime Tiger Aspect exec Sophie Clarke-Jervoise is stepping down, with Ben Cavey and Will Gould taking over at the Endemol Shine UK prodco. Clarke-Jervoise joined Tiger Aspect in 2005 as head of comedy and became managing director in 2012. Cavey and Gould will become co-MDs under the new structure, having previously run Cave Bear, the […]

Peaky Blinders gets two-season BBC deal

The BBC has placed a new two-season order for British gangster series Peaky Blinders. The double order came amid a raft of drama commissions from the UK pubcaster, including a new season of Keshet’s The A Word and a Barbara Windsor biopic. Season three of Peaky Blinders, which is set in 1920s Birmingham, is currently […]

Amazon gives Ripper Street two more seasons

Having rescued UK drama Ripper Street, Amazon has now committed to two more seasons of the period detective series. Amazon stepped in when the BBC said it was cancelling Ripper Street after two series and co-funded a third season, which launched on its Prime Instant Video service last November. The SVOD service has the first […]

Robinson out as Endemol Shine reveals UK team

Tim Robinson is leaving the Endemol Shine Group as the mega-indie this morning revealed its UK management team. Early indications were that Robinson, previously Shine Group’s COO, was negotiating what one source described as a “top international role”, but this has not come to pass. He will exit in the spring. The news came concurrently […]

BBC orders more Peaky Blinders, Netflix gets US rights

UK public broadcaster the BBC has ordered a third season of period gangster drama Peaky Blinders. Netflix, which has acquired the previous two seasons of the UK drama, will show it on its streaming service in the US. The series is produced by Mandabach Productions and Endemol-owned Tiger Aspect. The second season has just finished […]

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