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Red Arrow’s Studio71 UK Hires Joe Varley as Director of Development

Red Arrow’s Studio71 UK Hires Joe Varley as Director of Development

Studio71 UK, a Red Arrow Studios subsidiary, has hired Joe Varley as director of development.

In his new position, Varley will lead the expansion of Studio71 UK’s development slate, across comedy entertainment, factual and scripted comedy, reporting to Jody Smith, Studio71 UK VP creative director.

Varley joins the team with over a decade of experience. Previously, he has held development executive roles at Fulwell73 and Wonder TV Productions, and head of development at Endemol-owned Zeppotron and Tiger Aspect.

His credits include BAFTA-winning “Fonejacker” (E4/C4) and “Facejacker” (C4) as well as developing BAFTA-winning “Murder in Successville” (BBC Three), “Drunk History UK” (Comedy Central), viral hit “Little Prankers” (BBC Three), and he is the creator of ITV’s “Dinner Date” format. Throughout his career, he has created, developed and produced television programs for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Comedy Central, and has multiple other production credits under his

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