Myfanwy Moore, previously BBC’s Controller of Comedy Production and ITV’s Comedy Commissioning Editor, has joined indie Tiger Aspect as its new Head of Comedy.
She will oversee all comedy production for the indie, reporting directly to newly appointed Managing Director Damian Kavanagh, who takes up his position in the new year.
Cave Bear, the comedy label set up by Ben Cavey in 2015, is to close following Cavey recent departure from Tiger Aspect and will fold into Tiger Aspect Comedy creating a new overarching comedy department to be led by Moore. The team includes Creative Director Pippa Brown, Director of Development Arnold Widdowson, and Development Producers Amy Annette, Katie Churchill and David Simpson.
Tiger Aspect’s current comedy slate includes Bounty Hunters (Sky One), Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three) and the upcoming The Other One (sitcom starring Siobhan Finneran and Rebecca Front for BBC Two) and Hit Men (Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins first scripted comedy for Sky One).
Richard Johnston, CEO Endemol Shine UK; “Think of your favourite comedy show of the past decade and chances are Myf will have had a hand in it. She is so well respected in her field, by talent and broadcasters alike, and her list of credits read like a Who’s Who of British comedy. We are thrilled to have her running Tiger’s new comedy unit, and working alongside Damian, I’m really excited about the next generation of Tiger comedy.”
Myfanwy Moore said of her appointment; “I’m thrilled to be part of Tiger Aspect and to be working with such a talented team. The company has made many of my favourite comedy shows over the years and I’m looking forward to making some favourites for the future.”
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