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Paul Shuttleworth

Handle and Spout

Creative Director

Paul Shuttleworth joined the BBC in 1991 as a runner in the broom cupboard. After researching and directing a host of live action series both for the BBC, the Children’s Channel and Five he became a Producer on Blue Peter before accepting the role of Editor, CBeebies On-Air.
Since setting up Handle and Spout in 2005 he has devised series for BBC, ITV and Turner Networks and last year made his first advertiser funded programme, Farm Camp for CITV and Morrison’s Supermarkets.Paul has a particular passion for pre-school programming and has recently published four children’s books based on his popular CBeebies series, Harry and Toto.