Breeders

David Martin, along with Richard Allen-Turner, Rob Aslett and Jon Thoday, serve as executive producers for Avalon Television.

Avalon, Artist Rights Group (ARG) and The Agency represent a prolific roster of artists including comedians, actors, presenters, writers and directors. Avalon’s numerous ground-breaking returning television shows currently in production include: Not Going Out (BBC), the U.K.’s longest-running sitcom; Taskmaster (Channel 4), the BAFTA®-winning hit entertainment format airing in 100 countries; Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO), which has garnered multiple Emmy® Awards; The Russell Howard Hour (Sky), the network’s most successful entertainment show launch since 2010; Starstruck, a new sitcom from the 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Rose Matafeo (HBO Max/BBC); Everything’s Gonna Be Okay (Freeform), from creator Josh Thomas; Spitting Image (BritBox UK), a new series of the iconic British satirical puppet shows and multiple comedy specials for Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max and Netflix.

As a leading promoter of live comedy, Avalon produced Newman and Baddiel: Live at Wembley, the U.K.’s first arena comedy show; Jerry Springer: The Opera, the first West End show to win all four U.K. Best New Musical awards at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards, Laurence Olivier Awards and WhatsOnStage Awards; and continues to produce and promote live shows globally, as well as promote more winners and nominees of the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award than any other company.