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Saskia Schuster

Commissioning Editor for Comedy | Sky
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Commissioning Editor for Comedy Saskia Schuster joined Sky in May 2011 and has executive produced Yonderland and Little Crackers series 2 & 3 for Sky 1, Nixon’s The One, Nellie and Melba, Walking The Dogs, Psychobitches, City Hall and A Young Doctor’s Notebook for Sky Arts, Ronna and Beverly for Sky Atlantic,  The Spa, Gates, Love Matters, Give Out Girls and Trying Again for Sky Living, plus numerous projects not yet announced.

Saskia was Development Executive at Toff Media and executive produced The Armstrong and Miller Show series 3 (BBC 1), produced The Armstrong and Miller Live Tour Show (national tour), co-produced Felix and Murdo with Objective Productions (C4), and produced The Node (BBC Comedy On-line).

Saskia was Head of Scripted Development at Objective Productions working on all narrative comedy output including Peep Show, Star Stories and Pete Vs. Life.  She produced The Eejits (C4), and The Andi O’Show  (C4 Funny Cuts).

At Talkback Thames she produced comedy drama Bumps and Bruises (Radio 4), and was researcher on topical comedy series And This Is Them (Radio 2).

Saskia started her career in drama as a freelance script editor on Silent Witness (BBC 1), Bait (ITV), Murder On The Home Front (BBC Drama) and The Russian Bride (ITV) – winner Best Screenplay, Monte Carlo TV Awards, and nominated for three BAFTAs.

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