Sian PalfreyEXECUTIVE PRODUCER, DRAMA
Sian is an award winning producer and development executive. She was previously Head of Development for Rollem Productions where she developed and produced BBC Three’s critically acclaimed YA drama Overshadowed, which was nominated for a Rose d’Or and Broadcast Digital award and won the Mind Media award for its thought-provoking portrayal of anorexia. Her credits include ITV’s NTA-nominated Girlfriends, as well as BBC’s In The Club, The Syndicate and Love, Lies & Records. Most recently she produced BBC Three’s regional RTS-winning comedy-drama My Left Nut. Sian has worked in drama in the North for over ten years and has been a driving force for championing new voices from the nations and regions over that time. She has collaborated with the BBC, BBC Writersroom and Leeds Playhouse to launch funded opportunities to identify and mentor new writing talent, and secured the first broadcast commissions for Broadcast Hotshots Eva O’Connor and Hildegard Ryan, and RTS winners Michael Patrick and Oisín Kearney.