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.
Lorraine possesses a wealth of experience, having developed and produced factual content for all major British TV networks, along with several international broadcasters.
Having worked as Nations & Regions exec for Channel 4, Lorraine’s most recent credits have been as executive producer on BBC Two’s Murder Trial: The Disappearance of Margaret Fleming and Murder Case, as well as BBC Scotland’s Paramedics On Scene.
Prior to that Lorraine developed and produced a raft of Finestripe’s award-winning programmes, including ITV’s ‘The Day’ strand and Channel 4’s Bank of Dave. Other notable credits include Stephen Fry: The Not So Secret Life of the Manic Depressive (BBC One) and series producing Inside Dior for Channel 4.
Dee brings over 30 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 affairs from development to distribution.