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Jane Dauncey

Executive Producer, Series Producer

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Jane Dauncey is an experienced Executive and Series Producer. She has a strong track record of working in drama series, comedy drama, singles and children’s drama. She has produced award winning drama for the BBC, Channel 4, Sky and ITV and has filmed all over the UK as well as in Russia, Cambodia and Bulgaria. She also headed up an independent production company, ‘Machine Productions’ based in Wales, through two co-productions.



The Dumping Ground (2022)

Executive Producer on this flagship, award winning children’s drama series which shoots in the North East.

13 x 30
Producer: Jonathan Wolfman

We Hunt Together S2 (2021)
Alibi / Showtime / BBC

Producer on this popular cat and mouse crime thriller for BBC studios. Starring Eve Myles and Babou Ceesay. The 6 x 60 episodes are Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky and Rebecca Rycroft.

6 x 60 Thriller
Execs: Alex Lamb, Pricilla Parish
Series Creator: Gaby Hull

Jamie Johnson S6 & S7 (2020-2021)
Short Form / CBBC

Producer (Development) 13 x 30 Eps
Exec Producers: Anita Burgess, Sam Talbot

Director of Development (2019)
Script Angel

Responsible for heading up and managing a team of screenwriting coaches at this expanding writers development organisation.

Development Producer (2018-2019)
Fiction Factory

Developing a varied slate of drama projects and series for this Welsh Production company, producers of ‘Hinterland’. Working with Executive Producer Ed Thomas.

The Level (2016-2017)
Hillbilly Films/ITV

Series 1, 6 x 60 Eps
Exec Producer: Kate Norrish, Polly Leys
Director: Andy Goddard

The Trials of Jimmy Rose (2014-2015)

3 x 60 Drama
Exec Producer: Kieran Roberts
Dir: Adrian Shergold
Cast: Ray Winstone, Amanda Redman
TX Autumn 2015

Law and Order UK (2013-2014)

6 x 60 Crime Drama
Dirs: Mat King, Joss Agnew, Jill Robertson
Exec Producer: Alison Jackson

Stella (Series 1) (2011)
Tidy Productions / Sky One

10 x 60
Written by Ruth Jones, Simon Ludders & Ben Evans, Steve Spiers.
Cast: Ruth Jones, Catrin Stewart, Owen Teale, James Corden,
Broadcast Award
Directors: Juliet May, Sandy Johnson, Sue Tully

Zig Zag Love (2009)
BBC/BBC Scotland/Scottish Screen

Television single drama 1 x 90
Director: Gillies Mackinnon,
Cast: Robert Carlyle, Mark Lewis Jones, Cara Readle, Joe McFadden.
Executive Producers: Andrea Calderwood, Ann Mensah
Best Feature, Norwich Film Festival
Best Film, Swansea Bay Film Festival
Bafta Wales, Best teenage show
C4 Cultural Diversity Award short-list

The Roman Mysteries (2007-2008)
CBBC / Little Entertainment Group / Parthenon / HLT

Series 2, 10 x 30
Historical Children’s Series
CBBC with Little Entertainment Group, Parthenon and HLT. Shot on a Roman set in Bulgaria and sea scenes in Malta.
Directors, Marcus White and Jill Robertson.

Casualty - Series Producer (2005-2007)

Series 19,20 & 21
Lead writer Barbara Machin, writing team included Cath Tregenna, Gaby Chiappe, Robin Mukherjee, Ann Marie di Mambro, Steve McAteer, Jason Sutton, Mark Catley.
Producers: Jane Hudson, Jane Steventon, Sue Howells, Alex Perrin.
Directors: Paul Walker, Diarmuid Lawrence, SJ Clarkson, Patrick Lau, Paul Murphy, Darcia Martin, Steve Kelly

Bafta award for series 21

The Movie of Me (2004)

BBC 1 Single drama
Part of BBC’s big cross channel season about children in care.
Awards – Prix Danube, Broadcast Award, RTS Award
Director: Joss Agnew

The Story of Tracy Beaker (2001)

Series 1 and 2, 26 episodes a series.
Developed and produced the care home comedy drama that still underpins CBBC’s output with The Dumping Ground spin off. It reached over 50% share.
RTS Award
Directors Sue Tully, Joss Agnew, Jill Robertson.
Starring Dani Harmer, Lisa Coleman, Clive Rowe, Nisha Nayar

In The Company of Strangers (2000)

3 x 50’ series
Devolution political thriller.
Cast: Bob Pugh, Nia Roberts
Writers: Rob Gittins and Wil Roberts
Director: Endaf Emlyn

Harpur and Iles (1996-1999)

Sardonic police thriller, 2 x 60’
With Hywel Bennett, Aneurin Hughes, Jim Carter, director Jim Hill

Every Cloud (1996-1999)

By Lisa Hunt, with Lis Fraser.
BBC 2 Double Exposure Award, Munich Film Festival.

Executive Producer

Love 9 (2015)
BBC Media Action

Executive Producer: 10 x 50 min ‘Sex in the City’ style comedy drama series and three single films – Klahan 9.
Produced as part of a BBC Media Action television drama initiative in Pnomh Penh, Cambodia.

I Cinna (2012)
Royal Shakespeare Company / Cultural Olympiad

1 x 60’ Film
New drama about Cinna the Poet, alongside Greg Doran’s all black Julius Caesar

Tati's Hotel (2011)
Machine Productions / CITV / TVO

26 x 30 Children’s Comedy Series
Canadian co-production, Director Delyth Thomas, Producer Jane Steventon

CBBC (2003-2004)
Executive Producer

Responsible for both in house and independent shows, alongside development of new shows. Credits Include:

The Story of Tracy Beaker Series 3 and 4.
The Queens Nose, with Film and General, writers Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong
In Two Minds, producer Sandy Hastie, Richmond Films.

Development producer
Young Dracula, created by Danny Robins and Dan Tetzell.
Baker Street Irregulars, writers Richard Kurti and Bev Doyle

Script Executive / Voice Direction

Shakespeare (Animation)
BBC 2 / S4C / Soyuzmultfilm

Hamlet Two US EMMY awards, Nicholas Farrell and Sylvester Le Touzel
Midsummer Nights Dream, with Bernard Hill and Pete Postlethwaite
Taming of the Shrew with Amanda Root and Nigel le Vaillant
Othello with Colin McFarlane, Gerard McSorley, Sian Thomas
Julius Caesar with Hugh Quarshie and Frances Tomelty
Macbeth with Zoe Wanamaker and Brian Cox

Animated Classics

Beowulf with Joseph Fiennes and Michael Sheen
Don Quixote with Michael Kitchen and Paul Bradley.

Bible in Animation

Joss Ackland, Jane Lapotaire, Ciaran Hinds, Hannah Gordon

World Religions
Channel 4 / S4C

10 x 15”
Cast: Emma Fielding, Derek Jacobi, Simon Callow, Joss Ackland