About

Objective Fiction specialises in original scripted content. Past and present productions include Peep Show, Toast of London, Fresh Meat,  Pete Versus Life, Witless, GameFace, Reggie Perrin, Strutter, Parents and Big Bad World. 

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The Team

Ben Farrell​

Ben Farrell​

Chief Creative Officer

Ben is Objective Fiction’s Chief Creative Officer. 

Prior to Objective Fiction, Ben spent two years at BBC in-House, where his credits include Tracey Ullman’s Show (BBC One), Professor Branestawm (BBC One), People Time (BBC Three) & Harry Hill’s Look At Love (iplayer). 

Before moving to the BBC Ben spent ten years at Objective Productions, firstly as Head of Comedy Development and becoming Head of Comedy in 2012. His credits there included Strutter, Reggie Perrin, Pete Versus Life, Parents, Big Bad World, Toast of London, Witless and GameFace

Previously he spent 10 years as a freelance producer, working at various companies including Ginger, Talkback, Avalon and Thames.

Carla McGilchrist

Carla McGilchrist

Production Executive

Carla McGilchrist first worked at Objective in 2009 as Line Producer on Pete Versus Life, and in December 2016 joined OMG as Production Executive for Objective Fiction.

She has worked on some of Objective’s biggest comedy shows including Peep Show and Toast of London. Amongst her other credits are Facejacker for Hat Trick, Not Going Out for Avalon and Big Fat Quiz of the Year for Hotsauce. Most recently she was Line Producer on the first series and Christmas special of the Noho Film and Television Channel 4 comedy The Windsors.

Hannah Mackay

Hannah Mackay

Head of Scripted

Hannah has worked on some of the UK’s most critically acclaimed shows:  from multi-award winning Fresh Meat, to cult favourite Dirk Gently, to Golden Rose winning Toast of London

Most recently she produced the final, BAFTA-nominated series of Peep Showbefore creating and exec-producing an original sitcom for the ABC Network in the States. 

Prior to her television work she spent several years working as a croupier in a West End casino and is the author of The Poker Encyclopedia.  

Kelly McGolpin

Kelly McGolpin

Head of Development

Kelly started her career in scripted comedy at the BBC before moving on to roles at companies including Avalon, Pett, Retort and Southern Star in Australia. 

Her credits include co-devising and producing Dr Brown’s C4 sketch show, and developing and producing the BAFTA nominated series Chewing Gum for E4. Kelly joined Objective Fiction in November 2015 as Development Producer and was named Head of Development in June 2017.

Charlotte Lewis

Charlotte Lewis

Executive Producer

Charlotte currently develops and produces scripted comedy for Objective Fiction. 

Charlotte moved into scripted comedy after developing a series of Channel 4 Blaps with comedian Roisin Conaty. These were commissioned to pilot and became the critically acclaimed E4 series GameFace, which she also produced. Her other credits for Objective Fiction include producing all three series of BBC3’s Rose D’Or nominated comedy-thriller Witless, starring Kerry Howard.

Prior to this, she began her career in comedy-entertainment, working in both production and development for Objective and various other companies including Hat Trick, Talkback and Roughcut. Her credits during this time include Room 101 (BBC One); Keith Lemon’s LemonAid (ITV 1); Ant and Dec’s Push the Button (ITV1); and John Bishop’s Britain (BBC One).         

Jenny Hay

Jenny Hay

Production Executive

Jenny joined Objective 13 years ago as Production Executive in the comedy department, and has worked on some of Objective’s biggest comedy shows including: Peep Show, Fresh Meat, Toast, Star Stories, Pete Versus Life, Kevin Bishop Show, Reggie Perrin and Meet The Parents

Prior to this Jenny worked at Ealing Studios and Talkback Thames as Head of Production and on many comedy series such as Smack the Pony, QI, Mr Bean, Harry Enfield and Chums and Vic Reeves Big Night Out.