Dynamic young creatives managed by a senior team.

Meet The Team

Team

Dynamic young creatives managed by a senior team from the likes of Channel 4 and ITV

Harry Anscombe

CEO

Harry has been making documentary series and current affairs shows for nearly twenty years.

He was Producer at ITN and the Emmy Award winning Channel 4 News for six years, producing investigations around the world.

He founded Beagle in 2011 and has built the management and production teams plus recently oversaw an investment into the company.

Harry has created and Exec Produced TV series for Beagle including:

A major new True Crime title for Channel 4, being broadcast in 2022 (3 x 60’.)

‘Cornwall with Simon Reeve’ for BBC2, which is one of Simon’s best rating shows to date and helped raise over £300k for a local food bank (2 x 60’.)

‘Cornwall Air 999’ for Discovery, going into its second series following a team of heli medics and narrated by Dawn French (10 x 60’)

Harry is lucky to be on the judging panel for the Welsh BAFTAs and Treasurer for a region of the Royal Television Society.

Out of work, Harry built a home in his native Cornwall, which was an episode of C4’s Grand Designs in 2018 and (loosely) based on the one from movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

Adam Chappell

Group Director

Adam has been with Beagle from the beginning and is one of the pioneers of digital content in the UK, transforming the global web presence of brands such as Vogue, Apple, Aviva, Amazon and Rolex.

He was an Executive Producer for some of the most respected and dynamic production companies in the UK including Endemol UK, Darlow Smithson, IMG Media, Shine and ITN and has won awards spanning Television, Digital Advertising and Branded content.

Adam also manages Beagle’s partnerships, including our design, content marketing and distribution services.

Charles Wace

Chairman

Charles founded one of the UK’s largest independent production companies TwoFour, a factual, features & entertainment television producer and content agency. TwoFour was named the UK’s top production company by Broadcast Magazine in 2010 and 2014. Charles stepped down as Group Chief Executive when he sold TwoFour in 2013, at which point it had circa £60 million turnover and 350 employees.

Charles chaired the UK independent trade body Pact (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television) for 2 years. As Beagle’s Chairman, Charles leads the company strategy for cross-platform dynamic story-telling and oversees creative output.

He is also a Director of Creative England and an independent Governor for Falmouth University.

Cath Chilcott

Finance Director

Cath grew up on Cornwall’s North Coast and joined Beagle after seven years working in the Luxury Hotel and Construction industry in Australia. She has also worked for a well known local charity. As Beagle’s Finance Director, Cath manages all budgets, invoicing and accounts.

Suzanne Chetty

Senior Producer

Suzanne has been with Beagle for four years and has Produced films for clients ranging from Amazon to The Prince’s Trust.

Before joining Beagle, Suzanne was Editor on the video desk at Bloomberg’s London Headquarters where she worked a range of shows including the live programming of President Obama’s re-election in 2012 and a feature on the life of Nelson Mandela.

Fiona Ridgers

Production Executive

Fiona is a Production Executive across both our Television and Commercial Content teams, most recently for BBC2, Discovery, Lilium and Dentons.

Previously Fiona was Director of Production at The Moment part of the TwoFour Group, one of the UK’s largest production companies.

Here she managed an international team of creatives producing six series of Horizon for BBC Worldwide as well as content for Channel 4, Phillips and GSK among others.

Ingrid Holstad

Production Manager

Ingrid grew up in Norway and moved to the UK in 2013 to study Film at Falmouth University, which she graduated from with a First-Class Honours degree.

She then went on to do a Master of Letters in Fantasy Literature at the University of Glasgow, before starting her role at Beagle.

Since arriving here she has worked across film productions around the world for the likes of KPMG, DLA Piper as well as The Prince’s Trust and Berkeley Homes, and on our factual TV series for Discovery and BBC2.

Suzie Bostel

Development Producer

Suzie was a journalist for the Press Association before transitioning into broadcast television and working for a variety of production companies such as TwoFour Group, BBC Studios and Dragonfly TV.

With experience on BBC consumer-led programmes she has also worked on Channel 4 BAFTA award-winning factual series such as One Born Every Minute as well as producing BBC’s Crimewatch Roadshow and factual entertainment shows such as ITV’s Britain’s Greatest National Treasures with Sir Trevor McDonald and Julia Bradbury.

She brings a wealth of production experience and energy to the development team and specialises in managing sensitive access.

Jay Morris

Senior Producer

Jay started his career in Broadcast Television as a runner and later researcher on Graham Norton’s 5-night a week chat show and has worked on some of the most talked about shows since, including Big Brother (where he met his wife!), Glow Up, and Ru Paul’s Drag Race. In the past decade, Jay has also produced and directed social content and campaigns for a number of well known brands: Mackies, Sainsbury’s, NHS to name a few. Alongside this he has also spent a number of years creating content for Jamie Oliver’s YouTube channel, which, it’s fair to say, helped him step up his cooking game!

Philippa Froud

Producer

Pip graduated from Durham University in 2018 before joining HCA Entertainment, an independent production company. Whilst there, she worked as a Production Manager on factual entertainment series for ITV4 and Discovery, and had experience working on series for Channel Four. Pip has also managed the production of video comms for international clients, including SYNLAB, Wagestream and Cinven.

At Beagle, Pip works as a Producer on both the television and business comms side.

Emma Pitcairn

Production Assistant

Emma holds a First-Class Honours Degree in English Literature from the University of Nottingham and has just completed a Masters in Directing from MetFilm School based in Ealing Studios.

Emma has worked as a Production Assistant on projects for clients such as Burberry Beauty and Umbro. She has previously interned as a Creative Development Assistant for The Edge Picture Company working on projects for Barclays and Network Rail. Whilst studying as a student, Emma was selected onto the ITV talent pool for work experience.

Lucy Mainstone

Production Assistant

Prior to joining Beagle, Lucy worked in talent management in London, representing household names in TV, film, theatre and voiceover, before moving in to television casting in Vancouver, working on multiple productions including Riverdale, The Good Doctor, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. After moving back home to Cornwall to start a family, Lucy worked at Falmouth University for 3 years, helping young creatives reach for their professional aspirations.

Tiphaine Le Gorrec

Production Assistant

Originally from Paris, Tiphaine established herself in London five years ago, where she graduated from a BA in Film Studies at King’s College London, and then a Master in Directing at MetFilm School.

Tiphaine has worked as Production Assistant for French production companies such as Webedia Group and UGC Cinémas, before moving to London. After finishing her Master, she worked as a brand content filmmaker for The Accountancy Franchise, before joining the Beagle Media team as a Production Assistant.

Josh Burbridge

Editor

We spotted Josh as a rising creative talent in the South West, having a background in scripted drama and narrative storytelling. His productions won three prizes at the 2019 Royal Television Societies’s Devon & Cornwall Student Awards, including best editing for ‘J’ [editor], best drama for ‘Every Six Hours’ [1st AD] and best production design for ‘H.P. Lovecraft’s Dagon’ [1st AD & editor].

Josh joined the team in 2019, starting out on Prince’s Trust documentaries and has since progressed to Beagle’s in-house editor, working on sizzle reels for Cornwall with Simon Reeve & Cornwall Air 999 which later became commissioned series.

Josh holds a First-Class Honours Degree in Film from Falmouth University.

Alex Leat

Junior Editor

Alex previously spent five years working at Apple before going on to be a freelance photographer in New Zealand and the UK, working with clients such as Oxfam, Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club and Metal Hammer Magazine. Alex returned to the UK in 2019 to study Press and Editorial Photography at Falmouth University. Since joining Beagle Media, Alex has worked on projects for The Princes Trust, DLA Piper and Teneo.