Gatekeeper turned TV poacher

Gatekeeper turned TV poacher

What happens when a publisher swaps books for the box? Former Faber publisher Hannah Griffiths is now head of literary acquisitions at All3Media, a leading independent production group in the UK. Her new role is “not instinctive, far more phlegmatic”, she says. “It’s a more rational business and it does make publishing seem quite irrational. It does make you interrogate material in a different way. One of the big reliefs about the change is that this is about entertainment pure and simple. Publishing tends to get itself tied up in knots about whether it is or isn’t an entertainment business...

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