Ian Liddington HOP/Production Executive
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Ian Liddington
Mobile telephone: 07973 370 642

About me: With over 28 years in the industry I am experienced in management across a range of genres & formats, from small online projects to live transmissions with drama reconstruction, comedy studio panel shows to sensitive access factual series, one off documentaries to outside broadcasts & large events. Negotiating with broadcasters as well as key talent, staff, facility houses & other industry related groups. I have a full understanding of the necessity to meet financial targets & having worked in both areas a capability of marrying the business needs with those of editorial.

29 years experience.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts

Additional skills: Archive, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling, File Based Formats, First Aid, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster

Overseas experience in: New Zealand, Romania, United States of America.

Willing to be based in: London / South East

Languages: fluent English


Credits

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Production company: Stellify Media; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: ITV.

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of this iconic quiz show, stripped across 7 nights, presented by new host Jeremy Clarkson.


Shed of the Year

Production company: Plum Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Series 3 & 4 of George Clarke’s hunt for the best sheds in Britain. (8 x 1hrs)


How to Live Mortgage Free with Sarah Beeny

Production company: Plum Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

New series as Sarah Beeny follows those with a dream to become mortgage free via their own unique building projects. (6 x 1hrs)


James May: The Reassembler

Production company: Plum Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: BBC.

2nd series following James May as he reconstructs general household objects from their component parts. (4 x 30mins)


Trainspotting Live

Production company: Plum Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: BBC.

Ambitious live broadcast tapping into the popular British hobby of Trainspotting. Presented by Peter Snow and Helen Fry over 3 consecutive nights. (3 x 1hrs)


Rookies

Production company: Plum Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

2nd series following rookie cops on the job in Surrey during their initial weeks in the role. (3 x 1hrs)


Mafia Women with Trevor McDonald

Production company: Plum Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

Sir Trevor returns in a follow up to his documentary series about the Mafia, this time concentrating on the women behind the men. (2 x 1hrs)


Killer Women with Piers Morgan

Production company: Plum Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

2nd of this popular documentary series in which Piers Morgan has secured exclusive access to interview five women who have killed. (5 x 1hrs)


George Clarkeís Amazing Spaces

Production company: Plum Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Series 6 & 7 of this popular design show (19 x 1hrs)


For What It's Worth

Production company: Tuesday’s Child Television; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: BBC.

25 x 45 mins - popular daytime antiques based quiz show hosted by Fern Britton


Sean Conway: Running Britain

Production company: Tuesday’s Child Television; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery UK.

2 x 1 hr films following extreme sports enthusiast, Sean Conway, complete his triathlon of the length of Britain


You're Back In The Room Series 1 & 2

Production company: Tuesday’s Child Television; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Light Entertainment; Broadcaster: ITV.

Saturday night entertainment gameshow, hosted by Phillip Schofield, the twist being our contestants are hypnotised.


Pilot

Production company: Tuesday’s Child; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: ITV.

1 x 1hr studio gameshow pilot with a twist. Hosted by Phillip Schofield.


RV Rampage

Production company: Tuesday’s Child; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Travel Channel.

10 x 1hrs in which 5 couples travel in RVs from the North Island to the South Island of New Zealand competing in tourist & rampage challenges along the way.


Superstar Dogs: Countdown to Crufts

Production company: Tuesday’s Child; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

15 x 30 mins competition between 30 dogs & their owners testing the canine feats across agility, speed, retrieval & in the water. Hosted by John Barrowman & recorded in Dock 10 Studios, Manchester.


Pure Evel: American Legend

Production company: Kowalski; On-screen credit: Head Of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery US.

1 x 1hr special celebrating the most prolific period of Evel Knievel’s life during the mid to late ’70s. A mixture of archive, stills & talking heads from those who knew the true character of the legendary daredevil.


THANK GOD YOU'RE HERE

Production company: TalkbackThames; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Comedy; Broadcaster: ITV1.

Paul Mertonís primetime entertainment series where celebrities have to improvise their way through unlikely scenarios.


CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

Production company: TalkbackThames; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC2.

6 x 1hrs - Gerry Robinson helps 12 families make difficult decisions in writing their wills


CELEBRITY JUICE

Production company: TalkbackThames; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: ITV2.

1st series of Keith Lemonís celebrity panel show


JUNIOR APPRENTICE

Production company: TalkbackThames; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: BBC1.

The first series of the junior version of the popular BBC business reality format


THE APPRENTICE - SERIES 3-7

Production company: Talkback Thames; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: BBC1.

Lord Sugarís search for an apprentice, the popular BBC1 factual Entertainment series, including the BBC2 studio spin off You’re Fired (& Hired) plus 2 x Comic Relief & a Sport’s Relief special


THE CHOIR THAT ROCKS BRITAIN

Production company: 10 Star Entertainment; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV 1.

3 x 1 hrs primetime entertainment documentary series for ITV 1 following Caroline Redman Lusher, her nationwide franchise of Rock Choirs on their way to perform at Wembley


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