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Alexander Gardiner

Alexander Gardiner is Managing Director of ITV Studios’ Factual arm Shiver, a division that employs teams in Media City UK, Leeds and London working on a wide range of factual and entertainment programmes from current affairs, archive series, daytime formats through to docu-soaps and documentaries. The department’s range of projects is immense from The Martin Lewis Money Show and Paul O’Grady For the Love of Dogs to popular daytime formats such as Come Dine With Me and Show Me the Telly. So far, Shiver’s output for 2014 includes Piers Morgan’s Life Stories, Gibraltar: Britain in the Sun, Ade at Sea and Paul O’Grady’s Animal Orphans. Alexander has a diverse range of production credits from hard-hitting documentaries to entertainment series. He was Executive Producer of the Savile Exposure documentaries – Exposure: The Other side of Jimmy Savile and Co-executive Producer of the first four series of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

Richard Hastings

Richard Hastings leads Shiver’s Factual Entertainment and Formats team. He joined Shiver in September 2015 from BBC Entertainment where he created formats including Home Away from Home and When I Get Older for BBC One; You Make Me Feel Like Dancing for BBC Two; and Young Talent of the Year and Don’t Drop the Baby for BBC Three. Richard’s previous credits include: The Big Breakfast, Light Lunch, Late Lunch, Show Me the Money, Confessions and My Kind of Music.

Mark Robinson

Mark has executive produced a wide range of projects for Shiver on behalf of ITV, Channel Four, Channel 5 and Sky. As a leading light in shows celebrating our cultural and popular history he set up the 100 Greatest format for Channel Four and has since looked after The Nation’s Favourite…for ITV, a brand which has revealed the stories behind the songs of icons like Abba, the Bee Gees and Elvis Presley. Mark pioneered the Monday night ITV travelogue slot with series like The Lakes, The Dales, Little England and Tales From Northumberland With Robson Green. He also executive produced all six series of the Rose D’Or nominated daytime – and now international – hit series May The Best House Win and has recently looked after titles as diverse as Coronation Street – 50 Years, 50 Moments, The Talent Show Story, Super Tiny Animals, Newsflash – Stories That Stopped The World, Being Poirot and The Miners’ Strike & Me.