Kenton Allen is a British television producer and executive. He became Chief Executive of Big Talk Productions in September 2008. He is a multi-award–winning programme-maker with credits including the BAFTA Award-winning sitcoms The Royle Family and Rev. and the Oscar-winning film Six Shooter. He was the Advisory Chair of the Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival 2012.
|Born:||June 16, 1965, Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England|
|Occupation:||Chief executive of big talk productions|
|Television:||Tonight with Jonathan Ross, The Royle Family, Six Shooter, Funland, The Visit, The Omid Djalili Show, That Mitchell and Webb Look, Ideal, After You've Gone, Massive, Rev, Him & Her, Friday Night Dinner, King Of..., Show Me The Funny, Chickens, Free Agents (US), Threesome|
About Kenton Allen
Known for his work on such acclaimed television series and films as, respectively, The Royle Family and Six Shooter, this C.E.O. of Big Talk Productions produced TV series that won British Comedy Awards, BAFTA TV Awards, and National Television Awards.
Kenton Allen Before Fame
Early in his life, he pursued a career in music. Ultimately, however, he rejected an offer to attend the Royal School of Music in favor of working in production at the BBC studios in Birmingham, England.
Achievement of Kenton Allen
He produced such popular BBC series as Funland, That Mitchell and Webb Look, and After You've Gone.
Kenton Allen Family Life
His marriage to fiction writer and journalist Imogen Edwards-Jones resulted in children named Rafe and Allegra.
Associations of Kenton Allen
His short film, Six Shooter, featuring a screenplay by the renowned Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, earned an Academy Award in 2006.
Information related to Kenton Allen
- People educated at King Edward VI College, Stourbridge