Roderick Seligman

Managing Director, World Productions

Biography

Roderick is Managing Director of World Productions, which was voted TV production company of the year at the industry Broadcast Awards and the Edinburgh TV Awards. World made the most watched TV dramas of 2018 (Bodyguard) and the three most watched TV dramas in the UK of 2021 (The Pembrokeshire Murders, Vigil and Line of Duty 6). Indeed Line of Duty is the most watched TV drama in the UK of this century. World makes drama for Sky, Netflix, the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV, and has projects in development with Disney, Amazon, Netflix and MGM.

Roderick studied philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford University, qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen (1976), attended INSEAD Business School in France (1984) and also worked in the City at leading Merchant Bank Lazard Brothers before entering TV production in 1990 with TVF plc. Roderick joining World Productions in 1997.

Roderick fought a parliamentary election in 1983. His interests include skiing (former Captain of the Oxford University Ski Team), sailing (he has a yacht in France) and golf (with a very poor handicap). Roderick lives in central London with his wife and 2 children.