Mark Downie

Creative Director


Mark joined as Creative Director in 2018.

Since then we’ve had over a dozen new series commissioned in genres ranging from history to arts, true crime to reality, including Fred West: The Glasgow Girls (Sky Crime), Fortress Britain with Alice Roberts (Ch4) The Agency: Unfiltered (BBC Scotland), Susan Calman’s Grand Day Out (Ch5), Skinner & Mina’s Literary Road Trip: Pope & Swift (Sky Arts) and Wales Home of The Year (BBC One Wales).

Before IWC he Executive Produced Gordon Ramsay on Cocaine (ITV) and as Head of Factual then Chief Creative Officer of Maverick Television launched titles including Embarrassing Bodies (C4), Bizarre E.R. (BBC Three), Stephen Fry: Out There (BBC Two), The Truth About Sugar (BBC One) and Billy Connolly’s Route 66 (ITV). 

He was formerly at Channel 4, where as Editor, Daytime, commissioned Deal or No Deal, Come Dine With Me and Coach Trip. He started his career at the BBC, working variously as researcher, P/D and Series Producer on shows including The Ozone (BBC Two), Glastonbury (BBC One), One Foot In The Past (BBC Two), Holiday (BBC One) and Dreamspaces (BBC Three).