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.
Executive Producer on this flagship, award winning children’s drama series which shoots in the North East.
13 x 30
Producer: Jonathan Wolfman
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
Producer (Development) 13 x 30 Eps
Exec Producers: Anita Burgess, Sam Talbot
Responsible for heading up and managing a team of screenwriting coaches at this expanding writers development organisation.
Developing a varied slate of drama projects and series for this Welsh Production company, producers of ‘Hinterland’. Working with Executive Producer Ed Thomas.
Series 1, 6 x 60 Eps
Exec Producer: Kate Norrish, Polly Leys
Director: Andy Goddard
3 x 60 Drama
Exec Producer: Kieran Roberts
Dir: Adrian Shergold
Cast: Ray Winstone, Amanda Redman
TX Autumn 2015
6 x 60 Crime Drama
Dirs: Mat King, Joss Agnew, Jill Robertson
Exec Producer: Alison Jackson
10 x 60
Written by Ruth Jones, Simon Ludders & Ben Evans, Steve Spiers.
Cast: Ruth Jones, Catrin Stewart, Owen Teale, James Corden,
Directors: Juliet May, Sandy Johnson, Sue Tully
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
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.
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
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
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.
Directors Sue Tully, Joss Agnew, Jill Robertson.
Starring Dani Harmer, Lisa Coleman, Clive Rowe, Nisha Nayar
3 x 50’ series
Devolution political thriller.
Cast: Bob Pugh, Nia Roberts
Writers: Rob Gittins and Wil Roberts
Director: Endaf Emlyn
Sardonic police thriller, 2 x 60’
With Hywel Bennett, Aneurin Hughes, Jim Carter, director Jim Hill
By Lisa Hunt, with Lis Fraser.
BBC 2 Double Exposure Award, Munich Film Festival.
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.
1 x 60’ Film
New drama about Cinna the Poet, alongside Greg Doran’s all black Julius Caesar
26 x 30 Children’s Comedy Series
Canadian co-production, Director Delyth Thomas, Producer Jane Steventon
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.
Young Dracula, created by Danny Robins and Dan Tetzell.
Baker Street Irregulars, writers Richard Kurti and Bev Doyle
Script Executive / Voice Direction
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
Beowulf with Joseph Fiennes and Michael Sheen
Don Quixote with Michael Kitchen and Paul Bradley.
Joss Ackland, Jane Lapotaire, Ciaran Hinds, Hannah Gordon
10 x 15”
Cast: Emma Fielding, Derek Jacobi, Simon Callow, Joss Ackland