Anne-Louise
Russell

Producer for television and film

Anne-Louise is an experienced drama producer and development producer with extensive experience in a variety of genres from period to comedy drama as well as crime and medical.

Anne-Louise produced ITV crime drama DCI Banks and story produced Brief Encounters for CPL/ITV, having previously produced Casualty for many years. Two of her episodes were BAFTA nominated and another won the Mind Media Award for Drama. Anne-Louise enjoys both nurturing new writers and working with established talent, taking ideas from their first kernel through to production. She storylined two period drama series for Left Bank Pictures and worked as script executive on international crime drama Crossing Lines.

Anne-Louise is adept at leading teams and combines solid, practical production experience with an editorial eye for detail, developing bold, compelling stories.

She is currently working as a Story Producer on The Turkish Detective with ViacomCBS and Miramax.

CV

Television

Producer 

DCI Banks
6 x 60'

Long-running detective drama

Left Bank Pictures for ITV
Casualty
Multiple x 60'

49 episodes of the medical drama. Two episodes were BAFTA shortlisted and another won the Mind Media Award For Drama.

BBC Drama for BBC1

Story Producer 

Creator Oriane Messina and Fay Rusling
Producer Jo Willett
Writer Oriane Messina and Fay Rusling

Drama

CPL Productions for ITV

Crime series

ViacomCBS & Miramax
Writer Andrew Davies

Eight part period drama

Left Bank Pictures

Producer & Script Executive 

A three-part drama serial based on true life events with a playwright. 

Mulberry Films for ITV

Script Executive 

Starring
  • Stephen Tompkinson
  • Jack Deam
  • Andrea Lowe
  • Lorraine Burroughs
  • Storylined and wrote the serial arcs for the lead characters

    Left Bank Pictures for ITV
    Producer Rick McCallum
    Starring
  • Donald Sutherland
  • Elizabeth Mitchell
  • Goran Visnjic
  • Crime drama

    Tandem Productions for Sony Pictures Television

    Script Editor 

    BBC Drama for BBC1
    Creator Barbara Machin
    Starring
  • Trevor Eve
  • Sue Johnston
  • Will Johnston
  • Tara Fitzgerald
  • BBC Drama Productions for BBC1

    Film

    Script Editor 

    Advised and mentored a new writer/director in script-writing a short film for a BBC talent initiative.
    BBC Drama