Phil Redmond CBE

Phil Redmond CBE

Phil Redmond CBE (born 10 June 1949) is an English television producer and screenwriter from Huyton.

He is well known for creating several popular television series such as Grange Hill, Brookside and Hollyoaks. For over twenty years he also ran his own independent production company, Mersey Television, before selling off the company in 2005. Redmond also created the daytime legal drama, The Courtroom.

In 1989, Redmond was awarded the post of Honorary Professor of Media Studies at Liverpool John Moores University, where he is encouraging a new, practically-orientated, media studies course.

In November 2010 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Chester and was awarded the CBE in the 2004 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to drama.

Redmond is Chair of National Museums Liverpool and of the UK City of Culture Independent Advisory Panel and in February 2012, Redmond declared an interest in running for the role of Elected Mayor of Liverpool.

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