Speaker Saskia Schuster

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Saskia Schuster

Comedy Controller

ITV Network Ltd

Saskia is Controller for Comedy at ITV, commissioning hour-long comedy dramas, half-hour scripted comedy, sketch shows and comedy entertainment formats.  

Commissions for ITV include Glass Houses, Bad Move, The Keith and Paddy Picture Show, Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule, Birds Of A Feather, Benidorm, Through The Keyhole, The Imitation Game, Play To The Whistle, The Delivery Man, Vicious and for ITV2 Plebs, Timewasters, Action Team, Celebrity Juice, The Stand Up Sketch Show, Don't Hate The Playaz, Coming In America, Shopping with Keith Lemon, Iain Stirling's CelebAbility, The Job Lot, @elevenish, Glitchy 

Saskia is the Founder of Comedy 50:50, an initiative to address gender imbalance in comedy, which launched in October 2018.

Before joining ITV Saskia was a comedy commissioner at Sky where her commissions included Yonderland, Little Crackers for Sky 1, Nixon's The One, Nellie and Melba, Walking The Dogs, Psychobitches, City Hall and A Young Doctor's Notebook for Sky Arts, Ronna and Beverly for Sky Atlantic, The Spa, Gates, Love Matters, Give Out Girls and Trying Again for Sky Living.

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