Whizz Kid Entertainment

Whizz Kid Entertainment is a high-profile established independent production company based in the heart of London. It is jointly owned by Ingenious Capital Management Ltd and founder and CEO Malcolm Gerrie.

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.