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BBC Studios Bolsters Factual Entertainment & Events Team


For its factual entertainment and events division, BBC Studios has hired Kat Lennox as senior executive producer, while Seb Curtis joins as head of development.

Prior to this appointment, Lennox served as an executive producer at Boundless. Throughout her career, her credits have included The Week the Landlords Moved In for BBC One, I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here for ITV1 and Shipwrecked for Channel 4.

Curtis previously worked for Voltage TV (The Big Family Cooking Showdown for BBC Two) as a development executive producer since 2015. Before that, he held the same title at Boundless, where his credits included An Hour to Save Your Life for BBC Two and Slumming It for Channel 4.

Hannah Wyatt, the managing director of BBC Studios Factual Entertainment and Events, said: “I’m delighted to welcome the highly creative and talented Kat and Seb into BBC Studios. They both have strong reputations for delivering groundbreaking, thought-provoking factual entertainment with warmth, wit and purpose, and I look forward to working with them and seeing what they create next.”

Lennox noted: “BBC Studios is renowned for making powerful, distinctive factual entertainment shows that audiences love. I’m incredibly excited to be joining the company now [that] it has launched in the market and can produce content for other broadcasters, and I’m looking forward to bringing our ideas to new audiences.”

Curtis added: “I’m thrilled to be joining the team at this exciting time for BBC Studios, and look forward to developing new factual entertainment program ideas and returnable formats that captivate and move audiences for all the broadcasters.”

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