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Clare Laycock


Clare has just completed a ten-year stint at Warner Bros. Discovery UK & Ireland, previously Discovery UK, where she led Content across a portfolio of thirteen linear channels and SVOD service Discovery+, covering Commissioning, Programming and Media Planning. 

Clare is responsible for the commissioning of a huge range of titles including most recently 90 Day FIance UK, Vinnie Jones in the Country, The Yorkshire Auction House, Faking It, Johnny vs Amber: The US Trial, Kim vs Kanye: The Divorce, Fatal Flight: The Shoreham Air Disaster as well as overseeing many long running franchises including Salvage Hunters, Wheeler Dealers, Help! My House is Haunted and Richard Hammond’s Workshop. 

Clare joined Discovery in 2014 from UKTV where she was General Manager of Lifestyle Channels. Prior to this, she was Head of Campaigns for BBC Learning and held various roles at Discovery including VP & Channel Director, Discovery Home & Health and Discovery Kids.