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Chris Carey

Managing Director, Dancing Ledge Productions

Chris is one of the UK’s leading Drama Producers, responsible for, amongst others, Les Miserables (dir. Tom Shankland, starring Dominic West, David Oyelowo, Lily Collins) for BBC1 and PBS/Masterpiece, Apple Tree Yard (dir. Jessica Hobbs, starring Emily Watson and Ben Chaplin) for BBC1, River (dir. Richard Laxton, starring Stellan Skarsgard, Nicola Walker and Lesley Manville) and Run (dir. Charles Martin, starring Olivia Colman and Lennie James) for C4. 

At Dancing Ledge Productions he has recently executive produced The Responder, Crossfire and The Salisbury Poisonings for BBC1. 

In an earlier life he was the Executive Producer of the Worlds First Arabic Webdrama Shankaboot, helping to create the multi-award winning 50+ episode Beirut based short form series, and developed and produced Dirk Gently (dir. Damon Thomas, starring Stephen Mangan) for the BBC and the cult comedy series ‘This is Jinsy’ with his former company ‘The Welded Tandem Picture Company’ for SKY 

In an even earlier life he worked in the fields of Factual and Entertainment as an Executive Producer, Series Producer and Producer/Director for ITV Studios where he made a wide variety of shows. His first network TV Credit, and still one which he’s singularly proud, was directing the holiday insert films in Cilla Black’s Blind Date.