The newly created role will see comedy and entertainment commissioning separated for the first time.
Lucy takes on responsibility for commissioning comedy from both in-house and the independent sector.
Reporting directly to Jana Bennett, BBC Director of Televison, Lucy has a seat on the TV Management Board alongside Jon Beazley, recently named as Controller Entertainment Commissioning and responsible for the UK's largest entertainment slate.
Friday, November 11, 2005
Lucy Lumsden has been named as the BBC's Controller of Comedy Commissioning.