Cactus TV

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Cactus TV is an English based television show production company.

They produce the show Saturday Kitchen for BBC One.


Founded in 1994 by Jonathan Ross's brother Simon and his wife Amanda, Cactus TV specialises in broad based Entertainment, Features and Chat Shows. Cactus has presently produced 37 distinct titles in the UK, for 9 different channels.


Programme Channel From To Notes
Songs of Bond ITV Featuring and presented by Russell Watson
The British Soap Awards ITV 1999 2002
For Your Ears Only Play TV Presented by Scott Mills
Foursite Channel 4 90 second interstitials about films
The Hits I Missed ITV First show featured Cliff Richard. Additional shows in production
Incognito BBC Two Words and spelling game show
Intuition Anglia A regional gameshow
It's Anybody's Guess Carlton Presented by Paul Ross
King of the Castle Carlton Quiz show presented by Alastair Stewart. Licensed to ABC
Mad For It! Anglia Current affairs for youth
Men For Sale II ITV Taken over, presented by Ulrika Jonsson and Jeffrey Archer
Off The Wall Anglia A regional youth arts programme
Pop-Elanger Play TV A look-alike Karaoke show
Richard & Judy Channel 4 (2001-2008)
Watch (2008-2009)
2001 2009
Saturday Kitchen BBC One 2002 Still in Production
The Spirit of Diana: The Debate Living TV 2003
Sports Anorak of the Year UK Gold Hosted by Rory McGrath
The TV Set LWT 10 viewers review the TV schedules
Upshot Anglia A regional gameshow
Madhur Jaffrey's Curry Nation Good Food 2012 present
The Munch Box CITV/ITV 2013 present Presented by Layla Anna-Lee and Joe Hurd
Weekend ITV 2014 present Presented by Aled Jones


  • Amanda Ross - Joint Managing Director
  • Simon Ross - Joint Managing Director
  • Charlotte Johnstone - Head of Entertainment


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