Glasgow-based indie Raise The Roof Productions has made three new promotions within its production team.
Linsay Gordon has been promoted to Head of Development having previously held the position of Development Executive. She joined Raise the Roof Productions in April 2012 and has worked on the development of new commissions including RTRP’s RTS Scotland award-winners: Phil Spencer: Find Me A Home; Gok’s Fill your House for Free and Holiday of my Lifetime with Len Goodman (BBC One).
She also helped to develop Big House Little House (Channel 4); Scottish BAFTA nominated Kirstie’s Fill Your House for Free (Channel 4) and Kirstie’s Best of Both Worlds (Channel 4). Prior to Raise the Roof, she was Head of Development at Finestripe Productions, and spent seven years at the BBC where she developed several series and single programmes for BBC One, Two, Three and BBC Scotland. She was also the Producer of five series of Castle in the Country for BBC Daytime, which was presented by John Craven and Nicki Chapman. She began her TV career at Octopus TV where she developed and produced James Martin: Deli-cious! for UKTV’s Good Food Channel.
Jo Scott takes up her new role as Head of Popular Factual having joined the company as Executive Producer in May 2017. She is currently working on Fight Like A Girl, the opening documentary in a new primetime series of Our Lives for BBC One. She has executive produced Best of Both Worlds, Phil Spencer’s Secret Agent and a ten part daytime series of Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas for Channel 4 and was joint executive producer on Phil Spencer: Find Me a Home, a current affairs documentary focussing on the plight of Britain’s hidden homeless families. She has has series produced Location Location Location and Supershoppers and has also delivered large studio shows; Time Commanders for BBC Four; access-led observational documentaries; Big Body Squad and Animal Maternity for 5 and archive and nostalgia shows: The TV That Made Me for BBC One and It Was Alright in the 70s for Channel 4.
Sandy Robertson moves to become the indie’s Head of Production. She joined Raise the Roof Productions in 2011 and has been working in the TV industry for 17 years and working in production on a wide range of shows for BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, Channel 4, SKY, UKTV and Discovery.
Raise The Roof Productions Managing Director, Jane Muirhead said “I’m absolutely delighted to announce these significant promotions within the company. These new appointments reflect RTRP’s commitment to continued growth and demonstrate our faith in staff who have been with us for a number of years.”
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