David Marshall

Head of Entertainment

David looks after our entertainment slate and is responsible for growing Tern’s returnable factual entertainment formats and shiny floor shows. You can often find him in the Glasgow office with his pet pug Steve. 

Recent Tern credits include Martin Compston’s Scottish Fling (BBC TWO & BBC Scotland) and Homecoming Queens (BBC Scotland).

Prior to working at Tern, David Exec Produced Wild Weekends for BBC3 and Series Produced the popular BBC One quiz show !mpossible . David also launched Tern’s studio-based dating format Love Song. As a Producer, his credits include Sexy Beasts (BBC3), Prison: First & Last 24 Hours (Sky One) Kirstie’s Homemade Christmas (Channel 4), Location, Location Location (Channel 4), and Officially Amazing (CBBC). 

He has also worked as a key development producer at STV, IWC and BBC Studios, created new formats for Sky, Channel 4 and BBC Three and worked on several of the world’s biggest brands including X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent.