Katie Lander has produced shows for all major networks with talent such as Jonathan Ross, Tony Livesey, Alan Davies and Jo Brand. After 10 years at Channel X, of which she was one of the founders, Katie moved to Glasgow and worked at BBC Scotland before setting up Finestripe with Sue in 2005. Katie created Bank of Dave for Channel 4 – the Bafta and RTS award winning series that made Dave Fishwick a household name. She has been the executive producer on many of our productions including The Week We Went to War, Teen Canteen, Teenage Millionaire, Winnie-the-Pooh: The Most Famous Bear in the World, Dave Loan Ranger, Burns in the USA and The Storm That Saved a City.
Sue Summers developed and co-produced the Kevin Macdonald feature documentary Touching The Void, which has won more than 12 international awards, including the Bafta for outstanding British film of 2004. The former Sunday Times, Telegraph and Evening Standard journalist turned to producing with the Bafta-winning Child Of The Death Camps – Truth Or Lies, the story of a man who invented his own childhood in the Holocaust, for BBC1. She and Katie co-founded Finestripe to make the celebrity interview series Shrink Rap with Pamela Stephenson – which ran on More4 for three years – and since then Sue has developed and exec-ed many of the company’s films and series, including The Day That… strand for ITV, Aung San Suu Kyi: The Choice for BBC2 and two seasons of Million Dollar American Princesses and one of First Ladies Revealed for the Smithsonian Channel.
Dee brings over 27 years of experience in theatre, film and television production to her role as Head of Production. Having delivered a diverse range of productions to most major broadcasters, she works across all of Finestripe’s business from development to distribution.
As well as working extensively in development, Robert’s credits as a producer include Burns in the USA, The Storm That Saved a City and The Day We Walked On The Moon.
Calum is a development researcher and recent history masters graduate keen to find compelling stories from the past and present.