CASTLEFIELD’S MISSION IS TO MAKE GLOBALLY IMPACTFUL AND ZEITGEIST DEFINING DRAMA FROM THE NORTH OF ENGLAND.

Castlefield’s distinctive and dynamic development slate gravitates towards edgy and emotionally compelling contemporary drama series. We would love Castlefield to be a home for creatively brave and emotionally truthful storytellers to come and do their best work.

Meet the team

Hilary Martin

Managing Director

Hilary, Simon and Tracy launched Castlefield in June 2019. Hilary joined Fremantle in 2017 as Head of Drama for Euston North. Previously, Hilary established BBC Drama North where she developed and produced a wide range of impactful shows including BAFTA-winning In the Flesh, James Herbert’s The Secret of Crickley Hall and BBC One crime series From Darkness and In the Dark.  She also Executive Produced South Riding, the RTS-winning Good Cop and the finale series of The Musketeers. Hilary has also worked in the commissioning department at Sky, as Producer at ITV Studios and Script Edited No Angels, Linda Green and A & E.

Simon Judd

Creative Director

Simon joined Fremantle in 2017 as Head of Development at Euston North. Previously, at BBC Drama North he developed a wide range of shows including BAFTA-winning In the Flesh, James Herbert’s The Secret of Crickley Hall and BBC One crime series From Darkness and In the Dark. Simon started his career at BBC Comedy before joining ITV Studios.

Tracy Lee

Executive Assistant

Tracy joined Fremantle in 2017 as Team Assistant for Euston North. Previously, at BBC Drama North, Tracy was Department Coordinator & PA to Hilary and Simon.  In her former life Tracy was a freelance Production Coordinator on numerous drama productions including Cracker, Prime Suspect, Queer As Folk, Cutting It and Life On Mars.

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