Ash Atalla is one of the UK’s best known comedy producers. Most famous for producing the hugely successful comedy series’ The Office and the IT Crowd. He founded Roughcut with Tim Sealey in 2007.
The brave faces behind our workforce.
Tim has 20 years of experience in film and television. He founded Roughcut in 2007 with Ash, where he has worked closely on the company’s comedy, drama and entertainment development and production.
Head of Production
Alex is our Head of Comedy. During his time at Roughcut he has exec produced six series of Trollied, while also running our Sky development deal. Alex is currently producing a mini-series for Sky Arts and a new 6 part series for Sky1.
Head of Comedy
Emma joined Roughcut in 2010 as Production Executive to oversee our scripted output. She is currently Executive Producing series 4 and 5 of Cuckoo, as well as running an active development slate.
Seb is a scripted comedy producer, whose credits include BAFTA-nominated sketch show Cowards and single drama Hattie, starring Ruth Jones, BBC4’s highest-rating show of all time.
Joining Roughcut in 2009, Bertie has focused on developing projects with new comic talent. His work includes Top Coppers and Popcorn Comedy, a comedy night that showcases the best live comedy.
Becky is a Scripted Comedy Producer who joined Roughcut in 2010. She currently produces Trollied (Sky1), which is now in its seventh series and is working on a brand new four part series for BBC3.
Steve joined Roughcut as Ash Atalla’s assistant in February 2015. He has since joined the development team, assistant producing across our SKY Comedy Shorts and Chinese Burn for BBCThree. He’s produced shorts for BBC Three’s Life Lessons as well as Kurupt FM vs Top Gear, whilst working up his own development slate.
Jemma has over 10 years experience in TV production. As a Production Manager, she works across our Entertainment, Documentary and Scripted Comedy departments.
There are currently no vacancies at Roughcut.