• Chris CurleyHead of Nations and Regions Member Relations and Projects

    Chris is a former Commissioning Editor and Head of Development at Comedy Central UK. Chris has great depth and breadth of development and production experience.

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    Chris has worked across genres at companies such as CPL, STV, Twenty Twenty, Green Inc, So, Vice, Hat Trick with lots of experience working in the Nations and Regions.He brings with him a huge amount of knowledge, leadership skills and expertise.

    Chris started his career at Granada Studios learning what a cafetiere was actually for. After graduating from journalism at the University of Sheffield he returned home to Manchester to work at the BBC across their entertainment and documentary output such as 'The Sunday Show', and 'Evel Knievel Night.'

    He has twenty years experience in London where Chris specialised in comedy and entertainment programmes working for all of the major broadcasters such as ITV's 'Off Their Rockers and Safeword, BBC's Room 101, Ask Rhod Gilbert and Channel 4's 'Alan Carr's Celebrity Ding Dong.' Chris also has a successful track record in commissioning whilst at Comedy Central UK working across shows such as Roast Battle, Blockbusters, Your Face or Mine and Gods of the Game.

    Contact me about:
    All things Nations and Regions: Co-commissioning, access, transparency, funding, recruitment, skills, business support.

    Favourite TV Programme growing up:
    The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. I learnt the theme tune before everyone else.

    Favourite film quote:
    'Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.' Godfather Part II

    Outside of work, most likely to be found:
    Brainwashing the nephews about the Theatre of Dreams 

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