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Garry Tyler - Office Manager and Assistant to Tony Jordan and Simon Winstone

Garry Tyler
Office Manager and Assistant to Tony Jordan and Simon Winstone

Garry worked as a carpenter until he became Tony’s assistant in 1999.  He has also looked after Simon Winstone since Red Planet started in 2007, and has now become the office manager while still looking after both Tony and Simon’s diaries.

Belinda Campbell - Head of Drama

Belinda Campbell
Head of Drama

Belinda started out as a researcher on C5's Bring Me The Head of Light Entertainment and went on to a hugely successful drama career at the BBC, ultimately executive producing both Casualty and Holby City. Since joining Red Planet, she has overse...

Simon Winstone - Executive Producer

Simon Winstone
Executive Producer

Working across drama and comedy, Simon has almost twenty years of network television experience. He has been at Red Planet Pictures since its inception and now writes as well as developing and producing new projects. 

Alex Jones - Head of Business

Alex Jones
Head of Business

Alex has been part of the Red Planet team since its first production in 2007.  He started his career at Thames Television over 18 years ago where he cut his teeth on long running drama and soap. 

Tony Jordan - Managing Director

Tony Jordan
Managing Director

Market trader turned award-winning writer, Tony Jordan has run or created some of the most iconic shows on British drama (EastEnders, Life on Mars and Hustle for starters). He now combines a packed writing schedule with driving the expansion of t...

Judith King - Head of Development, Drama

Judith King
Head of Development, Drama

Judith joined Red Planet after eight years working as a Development Producer in both scripted and factual television, for companies including the BBC, Wall To Wall, RDF, Studio Lambert, Kudos, Company Pictures, and Big Fish Films .

Tim Key - Executive Producer

Tim Key
Executive Producer

Tim has worked as a producer on shows including Brookside, Emmerdale, The Bill and Waterloo Road.  He produced Death in Paradise and By Any Means for Red Planet, and has now returned to Death in Paradise as Executive Producer.  He is also develop...

Julie Gissing  - Head of Finance

Julie Gissing
Head of Finance

Julie has worked in the accountancy profession for 30 years, 20 of which were as Tony's personal accountant before joining Red Planet Pictures as Head of Finance.

James Hall - Development Executive

James Hall
Development Executive

Having left university with a degree in Theatre Studies, James went on to story and series script edit, write and produce on shows including Eastenders, Doctors, Emmerdale, The Bill and Holby City. Since joining Red Planet, he has worked as Scrip...

Priya Chavda - Production Assistant

Priya Chavda
Production Assistant

Priya's background lies in Fine Art. She studied Photography at Camberwell College of Art. After several years of working in Art Galleries and Design Studios, she joined the Red Planet Team as Production Assistant earlier this year.

Alex Protherough - Head of Production

Alex Protherough
Head of Production

Alex started out as a freelancer working in production. He joined Company Pictures in 2008, where he spent 5 years as in house Production Manager. He left Company in 2013 to help establish Little Island Productions, before moving to Red Planet as ...

Siobhan Finnigan - Development Executive

Siobhan Finnigan
Development Executive

Siobhan joined Red Planet in 2015 after several years working for ITV Studios script editing, script execing and developing shows such as MURDER CITY, LIFE BEGINS, IDENTITY, THE ROAD TO CORONATION STREET, THE JURY II and the first two series of M...

Harriet Creelman - Development Assistant

Harriet Creelman
Development Assistant

Harriet joined Red Planet after working as a reader for Working Title, Carnival Films, Drama Republic and the BBC. Prior to that, she spent five years working in theatre production, working for both ATG and the Barbican. Harriet is also a writer a...

Jon East - PA to Tony Jordan

Jon East
PA to Tony Jordan

Jon’s tasked with managing Tony's complex lifestyle as well as working across all departments where necessary. He’s enjoyed a varied career including sales, marketing, media and new business research & development.

Newton Velji - Head of Development, Factual

Newton Velji
Head of Development, Factual

Newton has been part of teams who have developed series for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, 5 and MTV - including Big Box Little Box, Almost Impossible Gameshow, Old Jews Telling Jokes, World's Toughest Jobs, My Kitchen Rules UK and Sweet 16 UK. ...

Maria Todesco - Office Assistant

Maria Todesco
Office Assistant

Maria studied Performance Art at Central School of Speech and Drama. She joined the team in March this year.

Debbie Brooks - Accounts Assistant

Debbie Brooks
Accounts Assistant

Debbie has worked as a Team Manager at T-Mobile for 9 years then moved onto the Metropolitan Police where she was a PA to Senior Management for 7 years.  She joined the Red Planet Team in 2014 and works as Accounts Assistant to Julie, Head of Fin...

Sherie Myers - PA to Belinda Campbell

Sherie Myers
PA to Belinda Campbell

Sherie joined Red Planet to manage Belinda's busy diary. She graduated from the Guildhall School Of Music And Drama. She briefly worked in Theatre before freelancing in Entertainment, Factual and Drama programming.

Simon Raikes - Creative Director, Factual

Simon Raikes
Creative Director, Factual

Simon joined Red Planet in September 2015 to drive the company's move into factual. Before that he spent 25 years working his way up the greasy pole with stints at a variety of production companies and broadcasters including BBC, Diverse Producti...

Jenny Robins - Development Executive

Jenny Robins
Development Executive

Jenny joined Red Planet in 2015 as Story Producer on Dickensian. Previously she was Series Producer of Eastenders and has also Script Edited, Series Script Edited, Story Lined and produced shows including Holby City, Casualty and EastEnders. Jenny...