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Caroline Torrance
Director of Investment, BBC Worldwide, UK

Caroline Torrance is the Director of Investment at BBC Worldwide. She leads the Content Acquisitions team, responsible for investing in content from all areas of the BBC. Caroline also works closely with Production departments and other areas of BBC Worldwide, including the BBC Worldwide’s Los Angeles operation to explore co-production opportunities internationally. Recent acquisitions include Come Fly with Me, the new comedy series from David Walliams and Matt Lucas; Torchwood, a co-production between the BBC and Starz in the US; and Luther, a drama series starring Idris Elba. In addition to the acquisitions Caroline also works closely with the Sales teams on the strategy for exploitation of programmes in the UK and Worldwide.

Previously, Caroline worked at Endemol where she was Director of Scripted Programming and Distribution. She joined Endemol in 2006 to establish a division specifically for the distribution of finished content from the Endemol catalogue, as well as launching the scripted format business. Prior to that, Caroline worked for Granada International as SVP for the Americas and Eastern Hemisphere, where she oversaw the distribution of programmes as well as securing co-productions for Granada’s fiction output.