Team

HARRY WILLIAMS and JACK WILLIAMS – Writers and MDs

Harry and Jack began their writing partnership in 2007 with the BBC2 sitcom ROMAN’S EMPIRE, starring Mathew Horne and Chris O’Dowd. The show was subsequently piloted for American television, with Kelsey Grammer in the lead. After this, they pursued a career in comedy, writing shows for both in the UK and American markets, writing numerous pilots for Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, NBC Universal and CBS Television among others. For the UK they wrote and produced pilots and series including THE AMAZING DERMOT, BAMBOO, FULL ENGLISH and THE GUARDIANS (which they also directed).
In 2014 Harry and Jack wrote and executive produced BBC1’s Golden Globe and Emmy nominated drama THE MISSING. The series, which starred James Nesbitt, was also nominated for four BAFTAs, including Best Drama. This success led to a second series, starring Keeley Hawes and David Morrissey, which broadcast at the end of 2016 to critical and commercial acclaim.
Since setting up Two Brothers Pictures in 2014, Harry and Jack have sought to nurture the best writing talent in the UK and internationally. In its short history, the company has already produced shows for Amazon, HBO, AMC, BBC, ITV and Sky, including the hit-comedy award-winning FLEABAG, the suspense thriller LIAR for ITV and a new eight part thriller called STRANGERS with new writers Mark Denton and Jonny Stockwood.

CLAIRE EVANS – COO

Claire was Head of Operations and Business Affairs at the BBC for 6 years, responsible for the business of all commissioned and acquired content, with specific responsibility for drama, film and acquisitions

Prior to that, she ran the business team for Comedy and Entertainment commissioning, was Head of Channel Management at BBC2  and was part of the original launch team at UKTV.

In 2013 she left the BBC to launch her own factual entertainment company, Babygrand Productions. She also offers freelance commercial consultancy services in drama and film, including working with Two Brothers Pictures since January 2016. Claire published her first novel, The Fourteenth Letter in April 2017.

CHRISTOPHER AIRD – Head of Drama

Chris is an Executive Producer and Head of Drama at Two Brothers. Previously he was Commissioning Editor at BBC Drama and a Creative Head of Drama at BBC Production. He has also worked as a Producer for Carnival Films and Kudos and originally trained at the BBC. His credits as Executive Producer include ONE OF US, CLIQUE, CALL THE MIDWIFE, SHETLAND, STONEMOUTH, SPOOKS (MI:5), HUSTLE, THE BOY WITH THE TOPKNOT, PRISONERS WIVES and REQUIEM. Chris has a degree in Drama from Bristol University.

EMMA PIKE – Head of Production

With over 20 years freelance experience in the industry Emma cut her teeth on cult indies like NIL BY MOUTH and THE INNOCENT SLEEP. She then worked up through production on both features and TV drama with credits including WARRIORS, SNATCH and LAYER CAKE. Emma’s Line Producing credits include UNITED, DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLEY and the first two series of BLACK MIRROR. Most recently she Co Produced THE MISSING 2 and Line Produced Two Brothers’ LIAR before joining the company in 2017.

MICHAEL LATIF – Head of Finance

Michael joined Two Brothers in May 2018 as Head of Finance and is responsible for managing the company finances.

Michael has previously worked in finance roles across a range of industries including Property, Aviation and Hospitality with his last role at The Breakfast Club in London.

Michael is a Chartered Accountant having qualified through CIMA.

SARAH HAMMOND – Producer

Before starting at Two Brothers, Sarah worked with theatre producer Sonia Friedman, assisting her on SFP’s West End and Broadway shows including HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, THE BOOK OF MORMON, JERUSALEM, OLD TIMES, among others.

Sarah began her career in TV, Theatre and Film publicity at Public Eye Communications, working primarily on TV comedy shows such as MIRANDA, THE KEVIN BISHOP SHOW, ARMSTRONG AND MILLER and THAT MITCHELL AND WEBB LOOK.

Since joining Two Brothers Pictures, Sarah has produced two pilots for the BBC and Channel 4, the BBC Three comedy series FRIED, starring Katy Wix, WHEN CARY GRANT INTRODUCED TIMOTHY LEARY TO LSD for Sky Arts, starring Ben Chaplin and Aidan Gillen. Sarah was the script editor on LIAR for ITV, starring Ioan Gruffudd and Joanne Froggatt. Sarah is currently producing FLEABAG season 2 starring returning cast Phoebe Waller Bridge and Olivia Colman.

LYDIA HAMPSON – Producer

Lydia began her career producing live comedy at international producer and promoter, Just for Laughs. There, she worked with talent including Eddie Izzard, Simon Amstell, and Cardinal Burns. After a stint at talent agency PBJ Management, Lydia returned to production, taking up the role of Senior Producer at The Invisible Dot, where she produced the critically acclaimed SINGLE WHITE SLUT, by Tim Key, and worked with numerous other exciting new talents including Jamie Demetriou, and Liam Williams.

In 2015 she produced THE ART OF FOLEY, a comedy for Channel 4 starring Mark Heap. Lydia also produced the smash hit series FLEABAG, starring Phoebe Waller Bridge, Hugh Dennis, and Olivia Colman, which was met with huge critical acclaim. Lydia is currently producing our new drama CHEAT for ITV starring Katherine Kelly and Molly Windsor.

CATRIONA RENTON – Script Editor

AMY CHAPPELHOW – Assistant Script Editor

After working as Two Brothers’ Office Coordinator and Development Assistant, Amy has now moved into editorial full-time as Assistant Script Editor. She is Script Editing the upcoming comedy BACK TO LIFE.

Before joining Two Brothers Pictures Amy worked as a Floor Runner and later a Production Secretary on shows such as THE TUNNEL, GALAVANT, TROLLIED and THE MIMIC. She studied Irish Studies and Film Studies at Trinity College Dublin.

SOPHIA SPEAKMAN – Office Coordinator