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19/12/2007

Andy Batten-Foster To Join Twofour

Former Top Gear Editor, Andy Batten-Foster, is to join Twofour as an Executive Producer.
Andy has a strong broadcast production background. He started out as a radio presenter going on to direct the Antiques Road Show and later to create the long running series 999 for BBC ONE. He was Head of Features at Granada Television (1996-1998) and Deputy Head of BBC Bristol (1998-2000). He produced the landmark series Magic for BBC TWO and also led the team that relaunched Top Gear in 2003.
Based at Twofour's Plymouth offices Andy will report to Twofour's Director of Programmes Joe Houlihan.
Joe Houlihan said: "We're delighted that someone with such a fantastic track record is joining Twofour. Andy's experience extends across a wide range of popular factual programming and it will be a great benefit to have him on the team."
Twofour produces factual entertainment programming for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Five, Sky, Living and a variety of digital and international broadcasters. Recent credits include Are You Smarter Than A Ten Year Old? (Sky), Beat:Life On The Street (ITV1), Through Hell and High Water (BBC), Open Gardens (BBC), The Hotel Inspector (Five) and the Extreme: Celebrity strand (Living).
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