Anthony Root s the Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Production at HBO Europe, responsible for all local original programming in its 15 regional markets. A graduate of Cambridge University, Antony started his career in the theatre before joining BBC Drama. He worked for the UK’s ITV, Working Title Films and was Head of Drama at major UK producer Thames Television. In 1996 Antony joined Granada Television as Head of Drama and was appointed President of Granada Entertainment USA after moving to Los Angeles in 2000. In 2005 Antony returned to the UK as Senior VP, European Production, for Sony Pictures Television. He joined HBO Europe in October 2011.