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Hat Trick Productions

Hat Trick Productions
Industry Television production
Founded 1986 (1986)
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people

Hat Trick Productions is a British independent production company that produces television programmes, mainly specialising in comedy.


  • History 1
  • Current programmes 2
  • Former programmes 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Hat Trick Productions was founded in 1986 by Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville and Denise O'Donohue. Its first commission was Chelmsford 123, a situation comedy for Channel 4.[1] Two years later, Geoffrey Perkins became company director, and helped to produce shows such as Father Ted, Whose Line Is It Anyway? and Have I Got News for You.[2]

Perkins left the organisation in 1995, to become head of comedy for BBC Television.[2]

Current programmes

Former programmes


  1. ^ "Company History About Us".  
  2. ^ a b "Geoffrey Perkins".  

External links

  • Official website
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