Jimmy Mulville

Jimmy Mulville

Managing Director & Executive Producer, Hat Trick productions

Jimmy was one of the founders of Hat Trick Productions in 1986. Since then, he’s overseen its growth into one of the country's leading producers of popular and award-winning comedy, drama, entertainment and digital media. He has a proven track record of identifying, developing and nurturing the best new writing and on-screen talent in the UK. His success spans a 30-year career; from long-running hits Whose Line is it Anyway?  (the first UK show sold to the US), Have I Got News For You and Father Ted, to Outnumbered, Episodes starring Matt Leblanc and most recently  Channel 4’s award-winning hit Derry Girls.

In 1999 Jimmy received the BAFTA Award for Outstanding Creative Contribution to Television. He is a Fellow of the Royal Television Society and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Liverpool.