Elaine has been with Hartswood for a hundred years. Recent producing credits include the 90-minute finale of the second series of Sherlock, and a Comedy Showcase for Channel Four entitled Coma Girl by Abigail Wilson.
Elaine is currently developing and producing a slate of new comedies, comedy-dramas and dramas in all shapes and sizes; series, serials and single films with various broadcasters, including Messy and Edge of Heaven for ITV and The Guilty (3 x 1hr drama) which is in pre-production.
As Hartswood’s Head of Development, Elaine has worked closely with Beryl Vertue on a huge amount of drama (The English Wife, A Woman’s Guide To Adultery) and comedy (My Good Friend starring George Cole & Minnie Driver). She has script-edited five series and three Christmas Specials of Men Behaving Badly and three series of Is It Legal? as well as editing the best-selling book The A-Z Of Behaving Badly.
Elaine’s other producing credits at Hartswood include the series Wonderful You for ITV starring Greg Wise and the series Border Café for BBC1 written by Tim Firth. She produced the award-winning single film After Thomas about a little boy with autism for ITV (Boxing Day) and Steven Moffat’s six part series Jekyll for BBC1 starring James Nesbitt (who was Emmy-nominated for the role).
Elaine started her career in advertising at Grey Ltd and worked at Palace Films before joining Beryl at Hartswood. She is married with two young children.