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
Matt has been with Roughcut since 2013 working as a Development Producer and is now head of the non-scripted team. He has series produced both series of Delete, Delete, Delete, produced Churchill & Me with Hugh Dennis (Discovery Channel) and co-produced two series of Tyger Takes On (BBC 3)
Head of Non-Scripted
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.
Ben joined Roughcut in 2016 as an Assistant Producer and is now the non-scripted Development Producer. Previously he worked at BBC, UKTV, ITV and various indies, working in development and production.
Steve joined Roughcut as Ash Atalla’s assistant in February 2015. He has since joined the development team, assistant producing on Chinese Burn for BBCThree and producing a short for BBC Three’s Life Lessons.
Development Assistant Producer
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.