Jon Thoday | Executive Producer | Breeders on FX
Jon Thoday, Richard Allen-Turner, Rob Aslett and David Martin serve as executive producers for Avalon.
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 on air; Taskmaster (Channel 4), the BAFTA®-winning hit entertainment format airing in 100 countries; multi Emmy®-winner Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO); The Russell Howard Hour (Sky), one of the network’s most successful entertainment show launches since 2010; Starstruck, a new sitcom from the 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Rose Matafeo (HBO Max/BBC); Flatbush Misdemeanors (Showtime), a new comedy series created by and starring Dan Perlman and Kevin Iso; Breeders (FX/Sky); a new series of the iconic British satirical puppet show, Spitting Image (BritBox U.K.); and multiple comedy specials for Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max and Netflix.
Other landmark Avalon shows include BAFTA-winning and multi Emmy-nominated Catastrophe (Amazon Prime Video/Channel 4), Fantasy Football League (BBC/ITV), multi BAFTA-winning TV Burp (ITV) and Workaholics (Comedy Central). Avalon also distributes its catalogue of 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 multi 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 has continued to produce and promote live shows globally, as well as promoting more winners and nominees of the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award than any other company.