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Derren Lawford

BBC Worldwide

Head of Programming and Scheduling

Derren Lawford, Head of Programming and Scheduling, Global iPlayer – BBC Worldwide

Derren Lawford is responsible for the development and execution of the programming, scheduling and acquisitions strategy for Global iPlayer, BBC Worldwide’s commercial, video on demand service, currently available on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Derren oversees the curation of over 3000 hours of classic and contemporary British shows and the acquisition and scheduling of over 100 hours of additional programming every month in 16 territories. A key part of the programming offering is Family and Kids content such as ‘Charlie and Lola’, ‘Zingzillas’, ‘Horrible Histories’, and ‘Deadly 60’.