Our Team

Tim Key - Executive Producer, Drama

Tim Key
Executive Producer, Drama

Tim is Executive Producer of Death in Paradise, as well as working across development. He produced Death in Paradise and By Any Means for Red Planet, and has over 20 years of experience on a variety of programmes including drama, comedy and live ...

Garry Tyler - Office Manager and Assistant to Simon Winstone

Garry Tyler
Office Manager and Assistant to 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 Simon’s diary.

Alex Jones - JOINT MANAGING DIRECTOR

Alex Jones
JOINT MANAGING DIRECTOR

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. 

Harriet Creelman - Development Assistant, Drama

Harriet Creelman
Development Assistant, Drama

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...

Simon Winstone - Executive Producer, Drama

Simon Winstone
Executive Producer, Drama

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. 

James Hall - Development Executive, Drama

James Hall
Development Executive, Drama

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.

Julie Gissing  - Finance Director

Julie Gissing
Finance Director

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.

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 ...

Belinda Campbell - JOINT MANAGING DIRECTOR

Belinda Campbell
JOINT MANAGING DIRECTOR

Belinda joined Red Planet Pictures in 2011 as Executive Producer before becoming Head of Drama and most recently Joint Managing Director. Belinda has been executive producer on Red Planet's acclaimed drama content since joining the company – from...

Siobhan Finnigan - Development Executive, Drama

Siobhan Finnigan
Development Executive, Drama

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...

Tony Jordan - CEO

Tony Jordan
CEO

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...

Jenny Robins - Development Executive, Drama

Jenny Robins
Development Executive, Drama

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...

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 .

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. ...

Debbie Brooks - PA to Tony Jordan & Julie Gissing

Debbie Brooks
PA to Tony Jordan & Julie Gissing

Debbie previously worked as 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 worked as Accounts Assistant. Debbie now wor...

Dan Morgan - Assistant Producer, Factual

Dan Morgan
Assistant Producer, Factual

Dan trained as a news reporter before moving into TV. Since making the switch Dan has worked on development teams at Twofour, NBCUniversal and Remarkable and has worked on productions including The Jump (C4).

Sherie Myers - Executive Assistant to Joint Managing Directors

Sherie Myers
Executive Assistant to Joint Managing Directors

Sherie joined Red Planet to manage Belinda Campbell's diary. She now looks after both Managing Directors busy diaries. She briefly worked in theatre before freelancing in Entertainment, Factual and Drama programming. She was also reader for variou...

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...

Missy Fitzalan-Howard - Receptionist

Missy Fitzalan-Howard
Receptionist

Missy joined Red Planet after working as a runner for Thames Television, Production Secretary for Phil McIntyre Television and a reader for Big Talk Productions and Tiger Aspect. Prior to that Missy co-founded a new writing collective, where she w...

Matthew Warner - Finance Manager

Matthew Warner
Finance Manager

Matt has spent the last eleven years working in various roles within the accounts department of Company Pictures and has enjoyed working on many of the shows the company has produced. He started at Red Planet Pictures earlier this year as Finance ...