Heggessey puts faith in Wright's pulling power.

BBC 1 controller Lorraine Heggessey has pledged her support for big-money signing Ian Wright and may commission a full series of his high-profile Saturday night pilot Right Here, Wright Now despite its initial flop, writes Leigh Holmwood.

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