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Joe Varley joins Studio71 as director of development

Joe Varley has joined production company Studio71 as their new director of development.

In his new position, Varley will lead the expansion of Studio71's development slate, across comedy entertainment, factual and scripted comedy, reporting to Jody Smith, Studio71 UK VP creative director.

The company says: "A veteran of the television industry, Varley joins the team with over a decade of experience. Previously, he has held development executive roles at Fulwell73 and Wonder TV Productions, and head of development at Endemol-owned Zeppotron and Tiger Aspect.

"His credits include BAFTA-winning Fonejacker and Facejacker as well as developing BAFTA-winning Murder In Successville, Drunk...

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