Nicolas Brown

Prior to joining Neal Street Productions, Nick was the BBC’s Director of UK Drama Production, responsible for all BBC network drama produced in-house. During this time, the department delivered over 400 hours of television a year including the BBC’s flagship show Eastenders, returning series Silent Witness, Silk (2011), and The Paradise (2012), as well as award winning mini-series Luther (2010), The Fades (2011), and Great Expectations (2011).
At the BBC, Nick also served from time-to-time as Executive Producer, notably on Stephen Poliakoff’s Capturing Mary (2007), and Joe’s Palace (2007). In 2012 Nick executive produced two short films for the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony directed by Danny Boyle; Isle of Wonder with David Beckham, and Happy and Glorious featuring Daniel Craig as James Bond with Her Majesty The Queen.
As a Producer, Nick’s television work includes Nicholas Nickleby (2001) starring Charles Dance, Dominic West, Tom Hollander, and Pam Ferris, the adaptation of Zadie Smith’s White Teeth (2002) starring Naomie Harris, and Neil Biswas’ original film Bradford Riots (2006) for Channel 4. Nick Produced the film Ladies in Lavender (2004), starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Nick also produced two films for BBC One, written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff – Gideon’s Daughter (2005) starring Bill Nighy, Miranda Richardson and Emily Blunt, and Friends and Crocodiles (2005) starring Damian Lewis and Jodhi May.
As well as developing and Executive Producing BAFTA nominated  Informer in 2018, Nick served as Co-Executive Producer on Penny Dreadful (2014 – 2016) created by John Logan, and Executive Producer on BBC Two’s The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (2016) with a cast led by Benedict Cumberbatch, Sophie Okonedo and Michael Gambon, and Britannia (2017-2021) written by Jez Butterworth for Sky Atlantic, since joining Neal Street as a Company Director in 2013.