Lesley Douglas

Lesley has worked across a number of different companies, sectors and genres at the highest level.

Lesley was the BBC’s first Controller of Popular Music across all platforms (TV, Radio, Digital, Commercial), and built Radio 2 into Europe’s most successful radio station as well as, while Head of Programmes, launching the digital station BBC 6 Music. During her time at the BBC she worked with talent such as Chris Evans, Sir Terry Wogan, Bruce Springsteen, George Michael, Elbow and Neil Diamond.

As Universal Music’s first Managing Director of Commercial Partnerships and Content (Television and Film), Lesley established the first ever Commercial Music Partnership for an Olympic Games (London 2012), including all Ceremonies and Sports Presentation.

She has also been Chief Executive of Lime Pictures – with responsibility for the global children’s drama House of Anubis for Nickelodeon commissioned out of the US, Rocket’s Island for the BBC, Hollyoaks for Channel 4 and The Only Way is Essex for ITV2.

A Fellow of the Radio Academy, she was awarded the top prize at the Music Industry ‘Woman Of The Year’ Awards in 2004, and a BASCA (British Association of Composers and Songwriters) Gold Badge in October 2006. In 2009 she was named by the Guardian as the 9th most influential person in UK media.

Lesley


See also:

  • BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: IN HIS OWN WORDS
    In intimate conversation Bruce explores the moments that fuelled his relentless drive to become a musician and which have provided the influence for some of the most critically acclaimed and loved songs of the last 50 years. Broadcast on Channel 4
  • ROY ORBISON: LOVE HURTS
    Roy's legacy as a beloved rock legend and a devoted father is revealed through intimate interviews with Roy's three surviving sons, featuring previously unseen home videos as Alex, Roy Jnr and Wesley Orbison. Broadcast on BBC Four

We use cookies to help us provide you with a better service, but do not track anything that can be used to personally identify you.

If you prefer us not to set these cookies, please visit our Cookie Settings page or continue browsing our site to accept them.

find Us

LONESOME PINE PRODUCTIONS // NORTH WEST HOUSE //
119 MARYLEBONE ROAD // LONDON // NW1 5PU

T. +44 (0)333 444 7007 // LEGAL STUFF // FIND US