Speaker Tilusha Ghelani

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Tilusha Ghelani

Commissioning Editor, Comedy


Tilusha Ghelani commissions and executive produces scripted comedy titles for Sky Television. Operating across Sky1, Sky Atlantic and Sky Arts, plus On Demand (home of Sky’s award-winning Comedy Shorts), Tilusha works on established brands such as Stella and Trollied. She is also briefed to unearth the most exciting new shows and very best talent that Sky customers love.

Previously with Comedy Commissioning at the BBC, Tilusha commissioned and oversaw scripted comedy created by both independent and in-house production companies. She worked across various BBC channels including BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Three Online.  Prior to this role she spent 12 years as a comedy producer working across sitcoms, stand-up, sketch and talk shows for BBC Radio Comedy and Television. 

Her production credits include the Paul Whitehouse series Nurse for BBC 2; talk show Chain Reaction where guests included Simon Pegg, David Tennant and graphic novelist Alan Moore;  Mr and Mrs Smith a sitcom by Veep writer Will Smith; and many editions of the iconic panel game Just a Minute for Radio 4 and BBC 2. Tilusha has also made documentaries on comedy in India.

Speaking on: Face To Face Meeting Exchange; Face To Face Meeting Exchange; International Scripted Buyers

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