Kenton Allen

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CEO, Big Talk Studios

Big Talk Studios is one of the UK’s leading film and television production companies, and a multi-award-winning producer including BAFTAs for RevThe Royle Family and Him & Her. In recognition of his outstanding contribution to television, Kenton was awarded the Fellowship award by the Royal Television Society in 2019.

Kenton’s other notable credits include Martin McDonagh’s Oscar-winning film Six Shooter, as well as a host of critically acclaimed television series including Friday Night Dinner, The Outlaws, and most recently The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin, starring Noel Fielding.

Kenton has led the dynamic growth of Big Talk over the past fifteen years, including BBCW’s investment in Big Talk in 2008, which culminated in the sale of the company to ITV Studios in 2013. He has continued to lead Big Talk’s strategic growth in North America via changed format, international co-production and US originals. Big Talk was named as one of Broadcast’s Best Places to Work in 2017, 2018 and 2022.

Kenton is married with two children, two dogs and four iPads.