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BETHAN JONES

EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Bethan joined Playground in 2019 after working as freelance executive producer on Andrew Davies’ adaptation of Hugo’s LES MISERABLES for BBC co-produced with LookoutPoint and Masterpiece.

Trained as an actor, Bethan initially worked in theatre, developing and directing new writing before turning to directing and producing television drama.

As Executive Producer in the newly energized BBC Wales Drama Department from 2005 she worked on all four seasons of SHERLOCK with Hartswood Films for BBC ONE; five seasons of MERLIN with Shine for BBC ONE; Andrew Davies’ WAR AND PEACE with BBC Wales for BBC ONE as well as many other serials and singles including MISTRESSES, MARGARET, A POET IN NEW YORK, THE LONG WALK TO FINCHLEY, ROOM AT THE TOP, HAMLET, BAKER BOYS, ATLANTIS, TORCHWOOD – MIRACLE DAY, WIZARDS V ALIENS, UNDER MILK WOOD, PRESS and ABERFAN:THE GREEN HOLLOW.

Bethan is also co-director of RED SEAM and Artistic Associate at NATIONAL THEATRE WALES.