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Pact Webinar Series supported by the BBC: Shane Allen, Controller, Comedy Commissioning

We are pleased to hosting a new series of webinars, supported by the BBC, in which senior commissioning editors and executives from across the channels talk about their programming needs across all genres. This will be a great opportunity for producers and production companies - especially those based outside London - to get first-hand access to top decision-makers and to hear their most up-to-date thinking on future plans.

In this session, we're joined by Shane Allen,  Controller of Comedy Commissioning at the BBC.

Shane Allen joined the BBC at the end of 2012 and oversees the entire comedy output across the BBC’s portfolio of channels both from BBC Studios and the independent sector.

Key commissions include, for BBC One: Peter Kay’s Car Share, Not Going Out, Mrs Brown’s Boys, Still Open All Hours, Tracey Ullman Breaks The News, Porridge 2017, Still Game and Hold The Sunset. For BBC Two: Mum, Upstart Crow, Motherland, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, W1A, Charlie Brooker’s Wipes, Two Doors Down, Inside Number 9 and White Gold. For BBC Three: Fleabag, Cuckoo, People Just Do Nothing, Witless, Uncle and This Country and for BBC Four: Detectorists and Brian Pern. He has also commissioned iPlayer exclusives including The Rack Pack, Elephant, Frankie Boyle’s Autopsies and Matt Berry Does….

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