Roughcut TV, the production company behind shows such as People Just Do Nothing and Bloods, has appointed two new development producers, Inez Gordon and Ben Worsfield to work across comedy and drama in developing the company's expanding production slate.
Ben Worsfield is an award-winning producer, who brings extensive experience developing and producing TV and radio for the UK and international markets. He has just produced Series 2 of The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk. Prior to that he was senior development producer at Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's production company, Stolen Picture. He was a Broadcast Hotshot 2016 and has worked at Comedy Central, Paramount Drama, King Bert Productions, NBCUniversal and Carnival Films, developing and producing shows including The Trial Of Joan Collins, Quacks and Love In Recovery.
Inez Gordon joins Roughcut from BBC Studios where she spent seven years starting as a production trainee before moving to the factual and comedy team at BBC Three. She then moved to the BBC Comedy Department and worked on the multi-award-winning cult hit This Country from its inception and developed her own slate with emerging talent. In 2019 Inez produced Gbemisola Ikumelo's ambitious short Brain In Gear which won the Best Short Programme BAFTA and has been commissioned for a full series on BBC Two.
Head of scripted, Alex Smith, says: "We're really excited to welcome two hugely talented and brilliant new development brains to Roughcut. Inez and Ben bring bags of creativity, energy and experience to the team as we continue to develop comedy and drama for all major broadcasters."