Nicola Shindler Chief Executive of Quay Street Productions

Nicola Shindler

Nicola Shindler set up RED Production Company in 1998 to work with the best writers on original television dramas.

The Manchester-based indie, with Nicola at its helm, has since produced some of the UK’s most popular and award-winning series, working with esteemed writers including Russell T Davies, Harlan Coben, Matt Greenhalgh, Danny Brocklehurst and Sally Wainwright.

Nicola’s credits include multi BAFTA award-winning and critically acclaimed Happy Valley and Last Tango In Halifax, Lenny Henry’s first screenplay Danny and the Human Zoo, Dan Sefton’s Trust Me, Danny Brocklehurst’s ratings-winning dramas Ordinary Lies and The Driver, Harlan Coben’s Safe and Russell T Davies ambitious and acclaimed trilogy Cucumber, Banana and Tofu.