Steve Lightfoot

Producer and writer for television
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Biography

Steve Lightfoot is a producer and screenwriter who graduated with an MA in creative writing from the prestigious UEA course. He started his producing career on Casualty, which, under his stewardship, won a BAFTA Series Award. 

Steve is currently living in LA where he was the showrunner on cult hit  Hannibal starring Mads Mikkelsen and Hugh Dancy for Gaumont and NBC.

Steve's other producing credits include the HBO/BBC mini series, House of Saddam, on which he oversaw a gruelling eighteen month production schedule including recceing, casting and shooting in Tunisia. The series was nominated for five BAFTAs and three RTS Awards. In 2009, he produced the second series of the critically acclaimed Criminal Justice, starring Maxine Peake and Matthew MacFadyen.

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Writer

 
Working Title TV
In Development
 
Starring
  • Hugh Dancy
  • Mads Mikkelsen
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    Showrunning the third season

    Dino de Laurentiis Company for NBC
     
    Starring
  • Hugh Dancy
  • Mads Mikkelsen
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    Showrunning the second season of the drama starring Mads Mikkelsen
    Dino de Laurentiis Company for NBC
     
    Producer Luc Besson
    Starring
  • François Berléand
  • Delphine Chanéac
  • Andrea Osvart
  • Rachel Skarsten
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    Television adaptation of the Transporter films
    Atlantique Productions for Cinemax
    In development
     
    Camelot
    2 x 60'
    Producer Graham King
    Starring
  • Jamie Campbell Bower
  • Tamsin Egerton
  • Joseph Fiennes
  • Eva Green
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    Historical drama
    TM Productions for Starz
     
    Creator Danny Brocklehurst
    Director Iain B MacDonald
    Starring
  • Neil Dudgeon
  • Dean Lennox Kelly
  • Will Mellor
  • Hugo Speer
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    BBC1
     
    Starring
  • Louise Delamere
  • Jo Joyner
  • Sunetra Sarker
  • Kaye Wragg
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    World Productions for Channel 4
     
     
    Hugely popular hospital drama
    BBC1
     
    Noir
    12 x 60'
     

    Steve is show running this television adaptation of Japanese anime

    Starz
     
    Bloodsuckers
    Pilot for 6 x 60'
     
    BBC
    In development
     
    Empathy
    1 x 90'
    Director David Richards
    Starring
  • Stephen Moyer
  • Heather Peace
  • Mark Womack
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    Original thriller
    Carnival Films for BBC Scotland
     
    Great Expectations
    Pilot for 6 x 60'
     
    Clerkenwell Films
    In development
     
     

    Drama one off looking at a group of families' reactions to their sons' involvement in a violent crime

    Clerkenwell Films
    In development
     

    Producer

    Director Marc Munden
    Writer Lucinda Coxon
    Starring
  • Gillian Anderson
  • Romola Garai
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    Adaptation of the Michel Faber classic
    Origin Pictures for BBC
     
     
    Producer of eighteen episodes of the long running medical drama
    BBC1
     
    Starring
  • Louise Delamere
  • Jo Joyner
  • Sunetra Sarker
  • Kaye Wragg
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    World Productions for Channel 4
     
    Director David Drury
    Starring
  • Stephen Tompkinson
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    Psychological thriller
    Company Pictures for ITV1
     
    Sorted
    6 x 60'
    Creator Danny Brocklehurst
    Director Iain B MacDonald
    Starring
  • Neil Dudgeon
  • Dean Lennox Kelly
  • Will Mellor
  • Hugo Speer
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    Drama set in a postal office in Manchester
    BBC1
     
    Director Marc Jobst
    Writer Andrew Davies
    Starring
  • Adrian Lester
  • Jodhi May
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    Adaptation of the Joanna Briscoe novel
    Clerkenwell Films for ITV1
     
    Director Yann Demange
    Writer Peter Moffat
    Starring
  • Matthew MacFadyen
  • Steven Mackintosh
  • Maxine Peake
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    Tense courtroom drama
    BBC1
     
    House of Saddam
    BAFTA Nominated: Best Drama Serial
    4 x 60'
    Starring
  • Shohreh Aghdashloo
  • Philip Arditti
  • Mounir Margoum
  • Igor Naor
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    The rise and fall of Saddam Hussein and his dynasty
    BBC Productions for BBC1