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Redmond in 2008
10 June 1949 (age 67)
Huyton, Lancashire, England
|Occupation||TV Producer, screenwriter|
|Notable works||Grange Hill
(Channel 4, 1982–2003)
(Channel 4, since 1995)
(Channel 4, 2004)
He is well known for creating several popular television series such as Grange Hill (BBC One, 1978–2008), Brookside (Channel 4, 1982–2003) and Hollyoaks (Channel 4, 1995—). For over twenty years he also ran his own independent production company, Mersey Television, before selling off the company in 2005. Redmond also created the daytime legal drama, The Courtroom which was cancelled after 38 episodes.
In 1989, Redmond was awarded the post of Honorary Professor of Media Studies at Liverpool John Moores University, where he is encouraging a new, practically-orientated, media studies course.
In 2006 the North Liverpool Academy asked if they could name a house after him; he agreed. The house is called Redmond.
- Researcha[dead link]
- Interview with The Guardian
- "Brookside veterans Phil Redmond and Sue Johnston reunited at graduation". chester.ac.uk. 5 November 2010. Retrieved 9 January 2011.
- "Phil Redmond: 'I was a Marxist - strongly opposed to inheritance tax'". The Telegraph. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
- "Brookside Creator Enters Liverpool Mayor Race". salfordvotes.co.uk. 11 February 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2012.
|Series producer of Hollyoaks
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