Anne Mensah was appointed Head of Drama at Sky for its entertainment channels in August 2011. Sky’s drama output includes the critically acclaimed Critical starring Lennie James, Fortitude starring Michael Gambon, Stanley Tucci and Sophie Grabol as well as the recent hit drama The Enfield Haunting starring Timothy Spall. Upcoming Sky Dramas include The Last Panthers (Samantha Morton, John Hurt and Tahir Rahim) and The Tunnel 2 (both co-productions with Canal+).
Prior to joining Sky, Anne spent 10 years at the BBC where she was latterly Head of Independent Drama as well as Head of Drama for BBC Scotland. Whilst at the BBC, Anne commissioned and worked with the very best in British drama to produce an impressive array of hits across the BBC channels. This includes the multi award-winning Wallander starring Kenneth Branangh, Case Histories starring Jason Issacs, Zen starring Rufus Sewell and God on Trial with Stephen Dillane, Dominic Cooper, Stellan Skarsgard and Sir Antony Sher. Other shows include BAFTA and RTS award winning Bodies as well as Waterloo Road, Single Father, Hattie, Life Isn’t All Ha Ha Hee Hee and Lip Service.