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Redmond in 2008
|Born||10 June 1949 (age 66)
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 the company off 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.
|Series producer of Hollyoaks
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