Whizz Kid Entertainment

Whizz Kid Entertainment is a high-profile established independent production company based in the heart of London.

The company is trusted producer of prime-time entertainment in a range of genres for all the major UK broadcasters and enjoys an enviable track record in format origination, high-quality output and access to major talent.

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Senior Development Executive

Richard Smith

Richard started his TV career working for MTV UK, where he spent many years working in on-air, development and editorial.

Richard then made the leap over to Reality TV which over the years has seen him go on to produce such shows as Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two, I’m a Celebrity get me out of here NOW! And series producer on Made In Chelsea: The Reunion, Thronecast, and Celebrity Haunted Hotel.

In 2010 he joined Channel 4’s Big Brothers Little Brother, and when the show moved to Channel 5 he took on the Exec duties of Big Brothers Bit On The Side. Working very closely with Emma Willis and Rylan Clarke-Neal.

As an Executive Producer Richard has also over seen the twice NTA nominated ‘Paul O’Grady Show’ for ITV.

Richard joined Whizz Kid Entertainment in 2017.