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Nicola Shindler’s Quay Street Productions Doubles Staff Numbers; Signs Up ‘Anansi Boys’ Exec Richard Fee

It’s a Sin exec Nicola Shindler’s Quay Road Productions has doubled its resolution of workers, bringing in 5 other folks alongside with Anansi Boys exec Richard Fee to oversee a slate of newest commissions

The ITV Studios-backed Manchester-primarily primarily primarily based indie, which became once launched by the Red Production Firm founder final year, has signed Fee as Exec Producer alongside Head of Model Davina Earl, Head of Production Chris Leach, Script Exec Athena Stavrakis and Head of Industry Affairs Kate Boyle. Most are Shindler’s frail colleagues from her days at Red, the drama powerhouse that has produced the likes of Channel 4’s It’s a Sin and BBC One’s Years and Years. All will likely be primarily primarily primarily based in Manchester bar Boyle.

The hefty recruitment drive doubles Quay Road’s workers roster as the indie prepares to enter production on Russell T Davies’ Helena Bonham Carter-starring ITV biopic Nolly, alongside with a resolution of unannounced commissions.

Fee has labored with Shindler for better than a decade, with newest initiatives alongside with Amazon’s Neil Gaiman/Lenny Henry-penned Anansi Boys and ITV’s Sheridan Smith-starring No Return. Alongside Shindler, he also helped direct four of The Stranger creator Harlan Coben’s works to the cowl through Coben’s overall Netflix deal.

Earl has also labored for Red and became once Script Executive on Coben’s Pleasant and BBC One drama Approach Dwelling. 

Leach joins from ITV Studios the effect he became once Production Executive, working on the likes of ITV double Vera and Bancroft and BritBox’s A Peep Amongst Chums.

Stavrakis became once most honest no longer too prolonged within the past assistant producer on James Graham’s upcoming BBC One drama Sherwood and Boyle has supported Quay Road from its inception as Senior Industry Affairs Supervisor for ITV Studios.

“Within its first year, Quay Road Productions has secured its first fee and has extra within the wings, and as such, it is hugely critical for us to comprise an impossible workers in region to reduction the firm’s ongoing trend and progress,” mentioned Shindler. “Richard, Davina, Chris Athena and Kate are all hugely gifted and direct an array of trip with them.”

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