Jon Thoday, Richard Allen-Turner, Rob Aslett and David Martin 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.
Other landmark Avalon shows include BAFTA-winning and Emmy-nominated Catastrophe (Amazon Prime/Channel 4), Fantasy Football League (BBC/ITV), BAFTA-winning TV Burp (ITV) and Workaholics (Comedy Central). Avalon also distributes its programs to over 150 countries worldwide. Avalon has produced many globally successful podcasts and is at the top of the U.K. iTunes chart with the award-winning Shagged. Married. Annoyed. by Chris and Rosie Ramsey.
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.