Helen Cooke

Helen Cooke

Head of Non Scripted

Helen is Crackit’s Head of Non Scripted, and her mission is to create the next generation of innovative, noisy, original formats with commercial appeal for SVODs, the international market and the UK.

Previously Helen spent two years at Studio Ramsay where she quickly built up a talented development team, created and executive produced Channel 4’s celebrity documentary format Born Famous, co created Channel 4’s surreal competitive format The Fantastical Factory of Curious Craft, and developed ITV’s fixed rig show The Savoy and “Top Gear with tomatoes” ; Gordon, Gino and Fred: Roadtrip series. She also also executive produced Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted for US Nat Geo.

Helen has also worked as a commissioner at Channel 4 and UKTV, overseeing major brands like Bodyshockers, Shed of the Year, and commissioning originals such as Morecome and Wise: the Lost Tapes, Pete and Dud: the Lost Tapes and Rescue Dog too Superdog. But before this, was a show runner on shows such as X factor, TOWIE, Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners and many more.

She is most at home, overseeing, driving and inspiring talented teams to create, win and deliver unique formats in a crowded market and ensuring quality, entertainment and humour.