UK production

Production’s Coming Home? | RTS Cambridge Convention 2021

A panel of leaders from the UK production sector and Netflix consider the rapid changes in the market and explore their possible longer term impacts on audiences, broadcasters and producers.


Lorraine Heggessey, Chair, Grierson Trust and Advisor, Channel 4 Growth Fund


Ralph Lee, Chief Executive, Production, BBC Studios

Brandon Riegg, VP, Unscripted and Documentary Series, Netflix

Sanjay Singhal, Chief Executive, Voltage TV

Jane Turton, CEO, All3Media

A revolution for UK production

Like football scouts spotting a magical left foot, the deep-pocketed US streaming platforms have made no bones about scooping up the best of British on-screen talent. Charlie Brooker has signed to Netflix, Phoebe Waller-Bridge is in bed with Amazon Prime, and relative latecomer Apple TV+ is able to boast the likes of Ewan McGregor and David Attenborough on its books.