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Anne Mensah

Head of Drama, SKY

Anne Mensah was appointed Head of Drama at Sky for its entertainment channels in August 2011. Over the past five years, Anne has led the growth of original drama on Sky including the critically acclaimed Enfield Haunting, Fortitude starring Michael Gambon, Stanley Tucci and Sophie Grabol as well as recent hit dramas The Last Panthers and Stan Lee’s Lucky Man, starring James Nesbitt. Upcoming dramas include Guerrilla (Idris Elba), Tin Star (Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks) and Delicious (Dawn French).

Prior to joining Sky, Anne spent 10 years at the BBC where she was latterly Head of Independent Drama as well as Head of Drama for BBC Scotland. Whilst at the BBC, Anne commissioned and worked with the very best in British drama to produce an impressive array of hits across the BBC channels. This includes the multi award-winning Wallander starring Kenneth Branangh, Waterloo Road, Case Histories starring Jason Issacs, Zen starring Rufus Sewell and God on Trial with Stephen Dillane, Dominic Cooper, Stellan Skarsgard and Sir Antony Sher.