Executive Producer | Chief Executive of Quay Street Productions
Nicola Shindler OBE is a prolific, multi award-winning British television producer, who has worked
with some of the most lauded names in television and created some of its most memorable series.
With over 25 years’ experience in television, Nicola has produced some of the UK’s most successful
and award-winning dramas, including It’s A Sin (Ch4/ HBO), Harlan Coben’s The Stranger (Netflix),
Years and Years (BBC/HBO), Happy Valley (BBC), Queer As Folk (Channel 4), Ridley Road (BBC/
Masterpiece), Traces (UKTV), Last Tango in Halifax (BBC), Butterfly (ITV), Finding Alice (ITV) and
most recently Harlan Coben’s Stay Close for Netflix, No Return for ITV, and Traces series 2 for UKTV.
Her latest drama series, the first Quay Street Productions drama, is Nolly. Written by Russell T
Davies and starring Helena Bonham Carter, the series launched on ITVX in the UK on 3 rd February.
Forthcoming series include the comedic-drama Significant Other, starring Katherine Parkinson and
Youssef Kerkour, also for ITVX.
Renowned for her relationships with writers, Nicola has worked with an array of the UK’s most
prolific and exciting writing talent including Russell T Davies, Sally Wainwright, Lenny Henry, Paul
Abbot, Dan Sefton, Tony Marchant, Amelia Bullmore, Danny Brocklehurst, Matt Greenhalgh and
Sarah Solemani, on series starring some of the world’s leading on-screen names.
In 2019, Nicola was awarded an OBE and took home one of BAFTA’s highest honours, the Special
Award, for her services to British Broadcasting.
Prior to launching Quay Street Productions in 2021, Nicola founded RED Production Company in
1998, where she was Chief Executive for over twenty years, and she also previously served as chief
executive and chief creative officer at StudioCanal UK.