Veteran British drama producer Nicola Shindler has launched a brand new scripted enterprise in Quay Street Productions, backed by ITV Studios.
Based in central Manchester, the outfit will concentrate on producing premium drama for the U.Okay. and worldwide market. Quay Street Productions is called after the well-known Manchester road the place Granada Television was based mostly and the place Shindler spent part of her early profession. International distribution for the corporate’s slate shall be dealt with by ITV Studios.
Shindler launched her profession at Granada as a script editor on Robbie Coltrane drama “Cracker.” After successful her first BAFTA Award as a producer on ITV drama “Hillsborough,” Shindler launched RED Production Company in 1998, producing cult hit “Queer As Folk” and BBC’s “Clocking Off.” In 2019, Shindler was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) and took house one in every of BAFTA’s highest honours, the Special Award, for her companies to British Broadcasting.
Shindler’s producing credit embody “Happy Valley,” “Last Tango in Halifax” and “Years and Years,” in addition to “Cucumber,” “Scott and Bailey,” “Safe” and “The Stranger.”
Forthcoming sequence that Shindler government produces embody “It’s A Sin” (Channel 4), “Finding Alice” and “No Return” (ITV), “Stay Close” (Netflix), “Traces” season 2 (Alibi) and “Ridley Road” (BBC One).
Shindler stated: “I’ve been making tv drama for over 20 years and nonetheless get the identical thrill to inform superb tales with unbelievable characters and work with the perfect expertise. Having the chance to begin this new chapter in my profession with Quay Street Productions is a privilege and immensely thrilling. I need to create a pleasant, formidable, and distinctive new firm the place writers, producers, administrators, and actors really feel they will carry their greatest work, see their concepts realised brilliantly and have enjoyable. My associate, ITV Studios, has been extremely supportive and it is a pleasure to embark on this new journey with them.”
More to return.