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Saturday, 26 March 2022

Lit and Sci

Reflections on a career in BBC Commissioning

Speakers: Cheryl Taylor

Friday 22 April
7.30pm, Town Hall

You may not be familiar with Cheryl Taylor's name but you will be aware of some of the work that she has been involved with.

Cheryl has been responsible for the development and commissioning of television programmes that have helped to sculpt the cultural landscape of our lives since 1997. Moreover, her work in a variety of roles including BBC Controller of Comedy 2009-12, Controller of the CBBC Channel 2012-2017 and Head of Content for all Children's television at the BBC 2017 – April 2021.

Cheryl Taylor's work has had a multigenerational reach for over a quarter of a century through commissioning series such as Gavin and Stacey, Mrs Brown's Boys, Bad Education, Miranda and many more. Cheryl's legacy will be the influence that she has had and is still having on children and young people through the programmes commissioned during her most recent role.

Tickets, £8 per adult, £5 under 25s, or £5 to view a video recording of the talk, may be purchased at the Town Hall or book via the website www.hblitandsci.org.uk

See also

Lit&Sci Society’s website


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