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Shane Allen is a producer and writer, known for Shooting Stars (1993), Does Doug Know? (2002) and Union Jack (2003). See full bio »

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Known For

Shooting Stars
Does Doug Know?
Does Doug Know? Producer
Union Jack
Union Jack Producer
Up Late
Up Late Producer


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 2009 Comedy Showcase (TV Series) (commissioning producer - 1 episode)
- Guantanamo Phil (2009) ... (commissioning producer)
 2003 Union Jack (TV Series) (producer)
 2002 The State We're In (TV Series) (co-producer)
 2002 Does Doug Know? (TV Series) (producer)
 2001 Up Late (TV Series documentary) (producer)
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 2001 Brass Eye (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Paedophilia (2001) ... (written by)
 1993 Shooting Stars (TV Series) (additional material)
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 2016 Dafabet Masters (TV Series)
Himself - Controller of Comedy, BBC
- 2016: Day 8, Part 2 (2016) ... Himself - Controller of Comedy, BBC
 2012 Channel 4's 30 Greatest Comedy Shows (TV Movie documentary)
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 2016 World Championship Snooker (TV Series)
Himself - Controller of Comedy, BBC
- 2016: Day 14, Part 3 (2016) ... Himself - Controller of Comedy, BBC
 2016 BetVictor Welsh Open (TV Series)
Himself - Controller of Comedy, BBC
- 2016: Day Six - Part 2 (2016) ... Himself - Controller of Comedy, BBC

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People feel passionate and that's good, but when people don't like a comedy they are very quick [to react] and I do worry in a world of social media and Twitter people are instantly saying, 14 seconds in, 'this is shit'. I think, 'come on, give it an episode at least'. We are living in that snap judgment world. A lot of things are loved retrospectively. Only Fools and Horses.... (1981) took two ... See more »


As the BBC's controller of comedy commissioning, he cancelled The Wright Way (2013) and Heading Out (2013).

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