Welsh indie Tomos TV has hired former RDF Executive, Scott Dewey, as Head of Development as it powers up its Cardiff operation.

Dewey’s recent successes at RDF and Twenty Twenty include Paranormal: The Girl, The Ghost and The Gravestone(BBC Three), Prisons: Britain’s Criminal Past (w/t Channel 4), Alison and Larry: Billericay to Barry (Gold) and Outback Brits (w/t Channel 4).

A graduate of the Factual Fast Track Programme (funded by the BBC, Channel 4 and S4C), Dewey, a native Cardiffian, has also worked at BBC Studios, Boom Cymru and Hall of Mirrors where his notable commissions include Police: Elite Raid Squad (Channel 5), Myleene Klass: Miscarriage & Me (W), Retro Electro Workshop(Yesterday), Secrets of the Aquarium (w/t BBC Two), The Miners Who Made Us (BBC Wales) and Nightshifters(BBC Wales).

Tomos TV has become a key supplier to the BBC with more than 40 hours of factual shows under its belt, from single films to successful returning series.  Notable programmes include Stonehenge: The Lost Circle Revealed for BBC2, Defenders UK for BBC1 and Our Finest Hours also for BBC1.

Steve Warr, CEO of parent company Raw Cut, said: “We’re thrilled Scott is joining us at such an important time for Welsh media. Given his commitment to the country and his undoubted ability to fashion hits, it’s going to be an exciting time.”

Scott Dewey said: “What Tomos TV is building feels like the start of something special. Tomos TV is already a major company here in Wales and the company is ideally placed to capitalise on the huge potential in the Welsh screen sector. I am delighted to be joining the team and excited to help deliver the next generation of popular and innovative shows.”

Mark Roberts, Group Creative Director, said: “We want to make Tomos TV the best factual indie in Wales and with Scott we are supercharging our development with one of most creative minds in modern television.”


Jon Creamer

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