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Jack Bootle

Jack Bootle

Head of Commissioning, Specialist Factual, BBC

Jack Bootle is the Head of Specialist Factual commissioning at the BBC. Joining the BBC in 2018, he has overseen the development, commissioning and delivery of some of BBC Unscripted’s biggest programmes. Recent noteworthy titles include natural history landmarks Planet Earth III and Wild Isles, the bluechip science series Earth, hit travelogue Wilderness with Simon Reeve, major history series Union with David Olusoga, the multi-award-winning Inside Our Autistic Minds, the acclaimed The Space Shuttle That Fell To Earth, and a broad range of religious programming from Pilgrimage to Big Zuu Goes To Mecca.