Fremantle label Euston Films has appointed Noemi Spanos as joint managing director, alongside current head Kate Harwood.

As part of her new role, Spanos will continue to further develop the Euston Films slate working alongside Harwood to produce new scripted television content.

Spanos joined Euston Films at its relaunch in 2014, executive producing the limited series The Sister for ITV and Dublin Murders for the BBC One. She currently working on the upcoming comedy horror series Wreck for BBC Three. Previous to Euston Films, Spanos worked both within the BBC and independent sector, undertaking development exec roles for BBC Drama Production, Kudos Film & Television and BBC Wales.

Noemi Spanos said: “Working with Kate has always felt like a partnership, and I’m thrilled to be turning our working relationship into a joint venture. It’s exciting to be starting a new chapter together as we continue to build and diversify the Euston slate.”

Kate Harwood added: “It’s been a joy working with Noemi since we re-started Euston Films. She is a creative producer of flare, taste and determination and I am proud that she wants to take on the task of jointly leading Euston Films as we build our slate individually and collectively and step up our activity in this exciting drama world.”

Simon Andreae, ceo, Fremantle, UK said: “Kate and Noemi have revivified a classic label and injected it with real flair and contemporaneity. From the sophistication of Baghdad Central to the sheer sass of Wreck, we’re delighted at the slate they’ve built and even more excited about what they have in store. Individually, they’re exceptional; together, they’re even better.”

Euston Films productions include The Sister, a four-part psychological thriller, for ITV, written by Neil Cross and starring Russell Tovey and Bertie Carvel. Dublin Murders is an eight-part psychological crime drama written by Sarah Phelps for BBC One, RTE and STARZ. Baghdad Central is a six-part crime thriller written by Stephen Butchard for Channel 4 and Hard Sun, a six-part crime drama written by Luther creator Neil Cross for BBC One and Hulu.

Pippa Considine

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