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Jude Liknaitzky - Chief Creative Officer

Jude has just completed executive producing Wanderlust, starring Toni Collette - a new series for BBC One and Netflix written by acclaimed playwright by Nick Payne. Previously, Jude developed and executive produced two seasons of the BBC One hit series Doctor Foster, written by award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett. Doctor Foster was the highest rating new show in all genres in 2015, and was awarded Best New Drama and Best Drama Performance for Suranne Jones at the 2016 National Television Awards; Best Drama at the Broadcast Awards; Best Drama at the South Bank Show Awards; and won Suranne Jones Best Actress at the RTS, Broadcasting Press Guild and BAFTA Awards.

Prior to joining Drama Republic, Jude worked across the industry for some of the UK’s top drama production companies, where she script edited and produced a wide range of shows. She joined the drama department at Tiger Aspect in 2009, where she was Head of Development and responsible for overseeing the entire slate of drama projects. While there she developed and executive produced the first two series of the award-winning My Mad Fat Diary by Tom Bidwell for E4. She is currently executive producing a new Mike Bartlett series for BBC One and a new Tom Bidwell series for Netflix.