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22 MAR 2017

Rebecca Porter joins Talkback as Head of Production

Rebecca joins comedy entertainment indie Talkback, following seven years as Head of Production at STV Productions where she worked on shows including Catchphrase, Safeword, Fire in the Night and drama The Poison Tree.  Prior to that, Rebecca was Head of Production at Raw Cut Television and previous career history includes Production Manager at Flame Television, Ricochet and Tigress Productions. 

Leon Wilson, Managing Director, Talkback comments: “Rebecca has a fantastic experience of various television genres including studio based and scripted shows.  We’re thrilled to have her on our team where she will be working on an exciting raft of new developments and recommissions in the coming months.”

Rebecca Porter added: “I’m super excited to be joining such a talented team.  I’ve enjoyed working across the comedy ent and scripted comedy spectrum and am looking forward to getting immersed into the Talkback slate and working on new programme developments.”

Notes to Editors:

Talkback is headed up by Leon Wilson, one of the UK’s leading creative talents.  Built on a rich history extending into four decades, the label is focused on creating quality comedy shows across all genres. Currently producing shows including the acclaimed QI, multi-award winning Celebrity Juice, Through the Keyhole and The Keith and Paddy Picture Show.  Talkback attracts millions of viewers every year and continues to feature and develop some of the UK’s leading comedy entertainment. 

Talkback is part of FremantleMedia UK, the UK production arm of FremantleMedia, the global production and content business of the RTL Group, Europe’s largest television and radio company.  FremantleMedia UK, comprises of a group of labels, Talkback, Retort, Boundless, Thames, Newman Street and Euston Films, which produce some of the UK’s most successful shows.   

Currently On Air and In Production:

QI (BBC Two), Through the Keyhole (ITV), Celebrity Juice (ITV2), Your Face or Mine (Comedy Central), The Keith and Paddy Picture Show (ITV)

http://www.talkbackproductions.tv/