Tessa Ross


BBC-backed House continues staff build

Fledgling UK drama prodco House Productions has hired a commercial chief, as the firm continues to build its ranks. Haryy Dixon has left Film4 to become commercial director for House, which launched last year and quickly founded backers in the shape of BBC Worldwide and Danny Cohen’s Access Entertainment. Dixon will join in March, and […]

Cohen, BBCWW make down payments on House

Former Channel 4 drama chief Tessa Ross and ex-Working Title Television UK boss Juliette Howell can count of the backing of BBC Worldwide and Access Industries for their new indie. The pair will run House Productions as joint CEOs, and will focus on premium television and feature films. News of the indie’s creation broke in […]

Tessa Ross exits Channel 4

Channel 4’s controller of film and drama Tessa Ross is exiting the UK broadcaster to become CEO of Britain’s National Theatre. Ross has developed a reputation as one of British drama’s key powerbrokers over the past 13 years at the broadcaster but is stepping down to take on the new role. She joined Channel 4 […]