Philip Shelley - Producer

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WHY SHOULD YOU LISTEN TO HIM…? Because he’s been an actor, a script editor, a Development Exec and Head of Development.  As an independent producer, he has projects in development with BBC Comedy and the UKFC.  That’s reason enough for us!

WHO HE’S WORKED WITH… Carlton, ITV, BBC and Granada.


As producer Philip has worked on a 2 hour comedy film also for Carlton/ITV, MARGERY & GLADYS starring Penelope Keith and June Brown, broadcast to an audience of September 2003; MAKING WAVES a 6 x 1 hour series for Carlton/ITV; and he produced FIRST SIGN OF MADNESS a series of four monologues for Carlton, which starred Pam Ferris, James Bolam, Emma Chambers and Martin Hancock, and won awards at the New York TV Festival, Worldfest Houston, and the Columbus Ohio TV festival in 2001.

Philip was Head of Development for Drama at Carlton TV for 5 Years. As well as initiating and script editing ANYBODY’S NIGHTMARE, a 2 hour film for ITV starring Patricia Routledge, he worked as a script editor on numerous shows including the last two INSPECTOR MORSE films, THE WENCH IS DEAD and THE REMORSEFUL DAY;  KAVANAGH QC, PLAIN JANE (written by Lucy Gannon), CIDER WITH ROSIE, NOAH’S ARK and THE WAITING TIME.

He has also worked as a script editor on two series of WAKING THE DEAD for the BBC and A GOOD MURDER for Sally Head Productions / ITV and as script editor and  development executive for Granada and LWT Drama, working on MEDICS, STAYING ALIVE and THE KNOCK Before working as a script editor and producer, he was an actor for 12 years.

As an independent producer, he has projects in development with BBC Comedy, the UK Film Council and various independents.

He runs the website set up to offer advice and guidance to screenwriters, through which he is currently involved in writing and consulting on BLOODTIES, a 26 x 1 hour drama series for Nigerian TV.