BBC Studios appoints new comedy producer | Pete Strauss joins from indie Spirit Media © ITV

BBC Studios appoints new comedy producer

Pete Strauss joins from indie Spirit Media

The BBC’s programme-making arm has appointed a new comedy producer to develop new formats and podcasts.

Pete Strauss, who was previously head of comedy at Spirit Media, will be working in the audio comedy division of BBC Studios.

The company’s creative director of audio, Julia McKenzie,  says: ‘Pete is passionate about writing and comedy, has great talent relationships and is a big fan of our output.'

Strauss has been head of comedy at Spirit since January 2019, where he worked on programmes including The Stand-Up Sketch Show, pictured, for ITV2.

Published: 18 Dec 2020

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