Team

  • Managing Director

  • John Yorke
    Managing Director

    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.

  • Television

  • Claire Ingham
    Executive Producer

    Since joining Company from the BBC in 2011, Claire has executive produced Shameless, two series of Inspector George Gently, Wild At Heart’s final Christmas Special and Sky1’s family Christmas drama event Moonfleet.

    At the BBC, she was Executive Producer on Inspector George Gently, Waterloo Road and New Tricks. She previously worked as an independent film and drama producer with her own label Red Room Films, and as Associate Producer/Head of Development for Impossible Pictures, having started her career as a producer/director and writer at Granada Television.

  • Faye Dorn
    Producer

    Faye was part of the Skins creative team and writers room. She has since script edited such shows as Inspector George Gently, The Devil’s Whore, Wild at Heart and The Shadow Line.

    Faye produced Inspector George Gently 6 and most recently the new BBC1 series Truckers.

  • Serena Bowman
    Head of Development

    Serena previously worked as a Script Editor on Einstein and Eddington, Inspector George Gently, Mansfield Park.

    She script edited the first three series of Wild at Heart before becoming Series Producer on series 4 and 5, and the Christmas Special, and Story Producer on series 7.

  • Elliott Swift
    Development Script Editor

    Elliott joined Company in 2010 and works in TV development.

  • Jess Barnes
    Development Co-ordinator

    Jess joined Company in 2010 and works in TV development.

  • Jennifer McConnell
    Acting Development Co-ordinator

    Jennifer joined Company in 2012 and works in TV development.

  • Production

  • Cahal Bannon
    Head of Production

    Cahal joined Company in 2014 having been a Line Producer for 14 years, both within the BBC and for the last 5 years as a Freelancer working mostly for Kudos, where he did extensive work on their development projects.

    He also worked on productions such as The Tunnel, The Hour, Spooks & Hustle.

  • 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.

  • Online

  • 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.

  • Finance

  • 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, Einstein & Eddington and Women in Love for Company Pictures.

    He is currently producing an adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s novel “Wolf Hall”.

  • 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 also Business Affairs Executive.

    Clare previously worked in the legal team for Chrysalis TV Group and prior to that in the legal teams at the Millennium Dome and English Heritage.

  • Office Management & Co-ordination

  • Ceren Roberts
    Office Manager

    After 7 years in the lighting industry for TV and Film, Ceren has joined Company as our Office Manager.

  • 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.

  • Kyle Cluett
    Runner

    Coming soon.