Our People

Our People

Meet the core people behind our shows.

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Kay Mellor 

Managing Director / Writer  

Writer Kay Mellor has created some of the most popular British dramas of the past 30 years, from Band of Gold and Fat Friends, to The Syndicate series. 

She set up Rollem in 2000 and has written and produced over 100 hours of drama under the indie. 

Kay remains at the heart of the company, driving new talent while continuing to write and create her own original dramas.

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Sian Palfrey

Producer / Development Producer  

Sian joined the Rollem team in 2011 and manages the diverse range of projects on the company's development slate, as well as identifying new ideas and writers for the company. 

Alongside development work, Sian is a producer and script editor. She produced BBC Three's Overshadowed and has script edited on In The Club, Love, Lies & Records and most recently Girlfriends.

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Rosie Perry 

Personal Assistant to MD / Kay Mellor

Rosie previously worked for Leeds University Union. She joined Rollem in 2016 as PA to Kay Mellor and assists Kay in both her role as Managing Director and in her writing. 

Rosie also joins Kay as a director's assistant when she is directing her work. 

Rosie is the first point of contact for any enquiries about Kay, her writing and personal appearances.              

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Ryan Williams

Script Assistant                                                  

Ryan is the newest member of the Rollem team. He joined Rollem in 2018 and assists Sian in managing the company's development slate. 

Ryan has previously worked on dramas including Peaky Blinders and was production runner on Rollem's recent ITV series Girlfriends, before joining the team full time.

Ryan is the first point of contact for the development team. 

 
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Bodhi the Whippet

Script Office Companion / Relaxation Specialist

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Happy the Shih Tzu

Assistant to Ms Mellor / Supporting Artist 

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