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NOËLETTE BUCKLEY

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Noëlette began her career as a Stage Manager in Dublin’s Abbey Theatre before moving into Commercials and Documentaries, followed shortly after by TV drama and Feature Film production.  As Line Producer her credits span popular returnable series such as BALLYKISSANGEL and and MONARCH OF THE GLEN to more recent hits THE FALL (Series 1) and the Golden Globe Award winning WOLF HALL.  Independent Feature credits include BECOMING JANE with Anne Hathaway, LASSIE with Peter O’Toole and ASTERIX et OBELIX starring Gerard Depardieu.  She has worked alongside Oscar nominated directors Lenny Abrahamson on his film FRANK, Stephen Soderbergh on HAYWIRE, and Paolo Sorrentino’s THIS MUST BE THE PLACE, starring Sean Penn. 

Since joining Playground as Head of Production she has overseen HOWARDS END for BBC/Starz,  LITTLE WOMEN for BBC/PBS and CHIMERICA for Channel 4/All3 media. 

In 2015, also for Playground, she line produced THE DRESSER (starring Anthony Hopkins, Ian McKellen) for BBC/Starz.   In 2018 she produced KING LEAR (starring Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Emily Watson and Jim Broadbent, directed by Richard Eyre) for BBC/Amazon.  Alongside Executive Producers Colin Callender, Sonia Friedman and Scott Huff, she was nominated as Best Producer in the single film category by the Producers Guild of America for KING LEAR.