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Ed Pugh has a forty year background in the TV industry. After production management, he directed ‘Jackanory’ and ‘Grange Hill’, then over 12 years was Children’s Executive Producer at BBC Manchester, Granada TV and BBC Scotland.
In 1999 he ran Talent TV Manchester for 3 years. In 2002 he became Series Producer on ‘Byker Grove’ for 4 series. Then he worked at screen agency Northwest Vision and Media. Between 2011 and 2012 he was Series Producer on the second run of ‘House of Anubis’, a 90 episode drama series produced by Lime Pictures for Nickelodeon.
Creative Keynote with Chris Riddell
Our Keynote speaker this year is Chris Riddell - illustrator, author and political cartoonist. Passionate about the act of creation, politically committed, and currently meeting thousands of young people from every background across the UK in his role as Children’s Laureate, Chris will bring his unique wit and world-view to a keynote which promises inspiration and challenge in equal measure. Session Producer Ed Pugh on Chris's keynote: You can't find a person more creative than Chris Riddell for this Keynote - he's an illustrator, author, political cartoonist, award winner and current Chrildren's Laureate. He is also deceptively humourous and fun. Stand by for creation before your very eyes... Video:
Opening Keynote: Nadiya Hussain
Nadiya Hussain, writer and presenter, will deliver this year’s CMC Opening Keynote…