Lorraine Heggesey

Boom, Twofour merge to create UK super indie

Lorraine Heggessey’s Boom Pictures is merging with UK indie Twofour to create a new Britain-based production and distribution powerhouse. Twofour has been looking to either sell or merge its operations with another company for some time, according to well placed industry sources, and this search has culminated in a merger with Boom. The merged Boom/Twofour […]

November confirmed as ITV drama boss

Acting ITV director of drama Steve November has been confirmed in the role permanently. November has been in the role on an interim basis since previous incumbent Laura Mackie announced she and ITV controller of drama commissioning Sally Haynes were leaving to launch her own drama indie, MainStreet Pictures, backed by Lorraine Heggesey’s Boom Pictures. […]

Lorraine Heggessey’s Boom backs new drama indie

Boom Pictures, the UK indie created last year by former BBC1 controller Lorraine Heggessey, is providing the start-up funding for a new indie, MainStreet Pictures. The new production company is being created by Laura Mackie, currently ITV’s director of drama and Sally Haynes, ITV’s controller of drama Both ITV execs resigned from the broadcaster last […]