Managing Director

John Yorke

John joined Company from the BBC in 2013 where he was Controller of BBC Drama Production.

As both Head of Channel Four Drama and Controller of BBC Drama Production John has worked on popular prime time series such as Hustle, Spooks, Casualty and Holby City alongside award-winning drama such as Bodies, Omagh, Sex Traffic, Not Only But Always and The Curse of Steptoe.

He began his television career story-lining EastEnders in its first BAFTA winning year - beginning a fourteen year association that produced some of the biggest audiences in British television history

As a commissioning Editor\Executive Producer, he has championed many shows including Life on Mars, The Street, Shameless and Waterloo Road. He has also been Editor of long-running radio soap The Archers.

In 2005 John created the BBC Writers Academy, training a generation of new writers for television.



Claire Ingham - Executive Producer

Clare joined Company from the BBC in 2011 where she was Executive Producer on Inspector George Gently, Waterloo Road and New Tricks.

Previously she was an independent drama Producer and Associate Producer/Head of Development for Impossible Pictures, managing a slate that included Primeval, Frankenstein and Pickles.

Claire is currently executive producing Inspector George Gently and Shameless.

Faye Dorn - Producer

Faye joined Company in 2004. She worked in TV development as part of the Skins creative team and also worked on George Gently, Mansfield Park and Talk to Me before moving on to script edit The Devil's Whore, The Invisibles, Inspector George Gently and The Shadow Line. More recently Faye produced Inspector George Gently 6.

Serena Bowman - Head of Development

Serena previously worked as a Script Editor on George Gently, Mansfield Park and Wild at Heart series 1, 2 and 3 and as Producer on Wild at Heart series 4 and 5.

Jess Barnes - Development Co-ordinator

Jess joined Company in 2010 and and works in TV development.

Elliott Swift - Development Script Editor

Elliott joined Company in 2010 and works in TV development.


Cahal Bannon - Head of Production

Cahal joined Company in 2014 from Kudos. He has spent the last few years working exclusively for Kudos, most recently on The Tunnel, but also on The Hour, Spooks and Hustle.

He is a hugely experienced Line Producer and has been running shows for the last 12 years alongside extensive work on Kudos developments.

Production Co-ordination

Emily Dundas - Production Manager

Emily joined Company Pictures in 2014 and works across all Company productions.

Cat Morgan - Production Secretary

Cat joined Company in 2011 and assists the Production Manager for Company productions.

Pete Oldham - Company Post Production Co-ordinator

Pete joined Company in 2010 and works in Post Production.


Adam Woodhall - Head of Online

Adam joined Company in 2008 and is responsible for overseeing all online content, including online drama, behind the scenes/EPK and additional programme support materials and social media activity for Company programmes.  


Wendy Pearce - Head of Finance

Wendy joined Company Pictures in 2012. 

Babita Tailor - Management Accountant

Babita joined Company Pictures in 2014.

Matt Warner - Accounts Assistant

Joined Company Pictures in 2005. Matt previously worked at ISA.

Business Affairs

Mark Pybus - Head of Business Affairs / Producer

Formerly of media law specialists Marriott Harrison and Head of Business Affairs at Granada Film. Mark has produced Unconditional Love, Uncle Adolf, Wallis & Edward and Einstein & Eddington for Company Pictures. More recently he produced an adaptation of the D H Lawrence novel Women in Love.

Lisa Selway - Business Affairs

Lisa qualified in to the SJ Berwin Media team and joins Company from The Agency where she was formerly Head of Business Affairs.

Clare Nicholson - Business Affairs Executive

Clare joined Company from All3Media in 2006 where she was Business Affairs Executive.

Office Management & Co-ordination

Janine Spikings - Office Manager

After 8 years in the music industry Janine joined Company in 2008.

Vicky Muir - PA to Managing Director

Vicky joined Company in 2010 as our Receptionist. Following a short break in 2012 to travel the globe she returned in 2013 as PA to John Yorke.

Abi Arthur - Receptionist & Corporate Travel

Abi joined Company in 2012 and runs Reception.

Jen McConnell - Runner

Kyle Cluett - Runner