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Lucy Lumsden

MD, Yellow Door Productions

Lucy Lumsden is MD of Yellow Door Productions, recent shows include Ruby Speaking and The Cockfields and The Mysterious Case of Agatha Christie. Prior to setting up her own company, Lucy was Head of Comedy at Sky for 6 years, commissioning Stella, A Touch of Cloth, Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge, Yonderland, Psychobitches, Doll and Em, Little Crackers, Mount Pleasant Spy, Moone Boy, Hunderby and Trollied.

Before Sky she was Controller of Comedy Commissioning for BBC for 4 years, responsible for commissioning shows such as Outnumbered, Gavin and Stacey, Rev, The Thick of It, The Trip, Nighty Night and Miranda. Lucy has also directed for TV and her short film Honeysuckle starring Miriam Margolyes won the Jury Prize at the Montreal International Film Festival. She also directed Nish Kumar’s Christmas for Sky.

She mentors and coaches writers, has been on the BAFTA TV committee, has chaired the Edinburgh Comedy Awards and the Funny Women Awards and is a regular jury chair and panelist for RTS and BAFTA.