People/Biz

Zig Zag’s Wyles moves to Barcroft

Peter Wyles, most recently head of development for UK-headquartered Zig Zag Productions, is heading to Barcroft Productions as its director of programs.
July 7, 2015

Peter Wyles, most recently head of development for UK-headquartered Zig Zag Productions, is heading to Barcroft Productions as its director of programs.

Wyles has also held posts at Endemol UK, RDF Media and September Films, where he created and exec produced the CBBC series Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab. Other credits include Channel 4′s The Big Breakfast, ITV1′s Trouble in Paradise and BBC2′s Alan Whicker’s Journey of a Lifetime.

Wyles has also worked on the other side of the production-buyer fence, with experience as a commissioning editor at Channel 5. He has also worked in print journalism.

“His journalistic background and fantastic television production heritage will help us deliver bigger and better, must-watch shows,” said Sam Barcroft, CEO of Barcroft Productions, in a statement.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

Menu

Search