Duchess Street Productions specialises in producing original drama and adaptations with commercial and global scope.
Creatively driven we seek to work closely with high-end and emerging talent to develop and produce English language projects that have an international appeal. With a diverse portfolio of projects in various stages of development we try to retain as much of the intellectual property as possible to maximise future returns and sales.
The new drama production business sees Bob & Co expand on its position as a reputed business advisor for the development of content for film, theatre, and factual entertainment.
Donna Wiffen, Managing Director
Donna has worked in TV for over 25 years. She joined Duchess Street Productions from FremantleMedia, where she was Head of Worldwide Drama overseeing drama development and production in 22 territories. Prior to this Donna ran Cliffhanger Productions – an independent TV drama company developing over 30 international projects in collaboration with BBC Worldwide. Donna has also held the position of Head of Drama Production at both Endemol and Talkback Thames, where she spent five years overseeing over 200 hours of TV per annum with a budget in excess of £60 million. She started her career working in theatre, both in the UK and internationally, most notably as company manager for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Jo Roderick, Development Producer
Jo joined Duchess Street Productions from Sky Drama in January 2015, where she was a Script Executive for Left Bank Pictures, Mammoth Screen and Eleven Film dramas. A former Drama Development Producer for Detectorists indie Lola Entertainment, she has previously worked across the Channel 4 new-talent initiative Coming Up and on a number of UK drama series including Spooks, Holby City and The Bill.