Head of Production

Anna Blakemore

UK

Anna joined Studio Ramsay in February 2020 and was plugged almost immediately into taking the lead with Studio Ramsay production teams, getting themselves up to speed on Covid Protocols to keep as many productions on track as possible. Anna managed teams including a brand new game show Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance for the BBC which was pitched commissioned and produced during Covid and oversaw the 2020 Christmas special of Gordon, Gino and Fred shot in Finland.

Previously to her joining Studio Ramsay, Anna was Head of Production at Monkey Kingdom, where she oversaw the already established long running series of Made In Chelsea and Real Housewives of Cheshire. She was also a key member of the team who helped bring to life the RTS nominated Don’t Hate the Playaz which is now a returning series for ITV2. In addition, new commissions; Celebrity Game Night, The Courtney Act Show, The Bi Life and finishing her time at Monkey overseeing Miranda: My Such Fun Celebration a large entertainment show celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Miranda series which was filmed at The Palladium for BBC One.

In 2014 Anna joined Dan Baldwin, Juliet Denison and Peter Jones as Head of Production to launch production company Hungry Bear Media Limited. In their first year of trading, they secured 6 series commissions all of which Anna negotiated the commercial terms with broadcasters/co-producers, budgeted and scheduled each series. She was also an integral part of the team launching Michael McIntyre’s Big Show for BBC One which has gone on from strength to strength.