Hat Trick Productions

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Hat Trick Productions
Industry Television production
Founded 1986 (1986)
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people
Website www.hattrick.co.uk

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


Hat Trick Productions was founded in 1986 by Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville and Denise O'Donoghue. 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]

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  1. ^ "Company History About Us". London: Hat Trick Productions. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Geoffrey Perkins". The Daily Telegraph. 31 August 2008. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 

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