Who we are

RUTH SHEARN

Founder

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Fair, funny, reliable.

A FAVOURITE FILM.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

This one!

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Music of all sorts. The louder the better.

AN EXTRAVAGANCE YOU’D LOVE TO HAVE.

A handmade sports bra.

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW…

In the 1980’s, I hit Margaret Thatcher with a tomato during a student protest.

RUTH SHEARN

MIKE KIRWAN

Managing Director

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Unconventional thinker.

A FAVOURITE FILM.

Withnail and I.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

Twitter (app) closely followed by BBC/Sky news sites.

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Liverpool FC.

AN EXTRAVAGANCE YOU’D LOVE TO HAVE.

A sit down lawnmower.

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW…

I played chess for England.

MIKE KIRWAN

RICK BLEARS

Director

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Articulate, creative, conscientious.

A FAVOURITE FILM.

Some Like It Hot.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

Spotify.

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Visual art, particularly painting.

AN EXTRAVAGANCE YOU’D LOVE TO HAVE.

A grand piano.

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As a wrap prank, Billy Wilder let me direct a complex crowd scene while he was shooting ‘The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes’ at Pinewood.

RICK BLEARS

VICTORIA RICHARDSON

Director

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Positive, practical, energetic.

A FAVOURITE FILM.

The Bourne Identity.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

BBC News.

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Watching police TV shows and reading crime books.

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A personal chef.

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I caught cholera on a two week holiday to Thailand.

VICTORIA RICHARDSON

ANDREW AVERY

Creative Director

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Creative, funny, loyal.

A FAVOURITE FILM.

Inception.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

Creative Review.

A PASSION IN LIFE.

The stars and our solar system.

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The Starry Night – a painting by Vincent van Gogh.

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I can tie a cherry stem in a knot with my tongue.

ANDREW AVERY

ALASTAIR FALLON

Head of Development

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Dedicated, loyal, young.

A FAVOURITE FILM.

Apocalypse Now.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

I visit millions of different sites as it’s my job, I don’t have one in particular.

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Reading.

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A holiday villa somewhere by the sea.

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I spent 5 years in the Scots Guards (red tunic, big furry hat), mainly outside the royal palaces in London and surrounding areas. Have done Trooping the Colour 3 times.

ALASTAIR FALLON

RACHEL LEAMON

Account Director

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Ambitious, trustworthy, fun.

A FAVOURITE FILM.

Man On Fire.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

Instagram – I’m a shameless scroller.

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Food. I love cooking it...I love eating it!

AN EXTRAVAGANCE YOU’D LOVE TO HAVE.

To be able to travel the world – there is a big wide world out there and I’d love to see more of it.

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I played the piano for six years.

RACHEL LEAMON

NEIL WATTS

Account Director

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Opinionated, sarcastic, loud.

A FAVOURITE FILM.

That’s not a fair question but if I had to pick one it would be….(still thinking) Star Wars Empire Strikes Back.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

Hate to say it but the Daily Mail (I do work in PR after all!).

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Cricket.

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Sports car (Lamborghini Hurrican).

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I’m a fully qualified personal trainer.

NEIL WATTS

JENNY MADDOCK

Head of Digital

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Ambitious, kind, fun.

A FAVOURITE FILM.

Elf.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

Google Analytics (sad I know).

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Travel.

AN EXTRAVAGANCE YOU’D LOVE TO HAVE.

Three epic holidays a year.

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I play piano.

JENNY MADDOCK

LYNN SPENCER

Senior Designer

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Happy, loving, fun!

A FAVOURITE FILM.

About Time.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

Pinterest.

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Has to be design/colour it makes me so happy!!!!

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In house chef.

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I can apply lipstick handsfree.

LYNN SPENCER

MIKE STAFFORD

Designer

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He was unlucky!

A FAVOURITE FILM.

Dead Man’s Shoes – an independent British film, written and directed by Shane Meadows (This is England).

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

isitthursday.co.uk

A PASSION IN LIFE.

All things design and outdoor pursuits.

AN EXTRAVAGANCE YOU’D LOVE TO HAVE.

A helicopter or some sort of flying vehicle to cut out the stress of daily traffic.

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My first job was as a guitar technician in a music shop.

MIKE STAFFORD

SATINDER SINGH

Web Developer

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Curious, kind, passionate.

A FAVOURITE FILM.

One of the Star Wars movies for sure.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

Sky Sports football for all the news.

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Football - Manchester United in particular.

AN EXTRAVAGANCE YOU’D LOVE TO HAVE.

A killer property portfolio that would make even the Arabs jealous.

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I share my birthday with my two childhood heroes, David Beckham and The Rock!

SATINDER SINGH

ALEX MURDEY

Account Manager

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Determined, thoughtful, hilarious!

A FAVOURITE FILM.

The Lion King.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

Probably the Metro. If we’re talking social media, definitely Instagram.

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Writing – I enjoy getting into the flow of a long feature as much as crafting a newsworthy press release.

AN EXTRAVAGANCE YOU’D LOVE TO HAVE.

A walk-in wardrobe!

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For a short time, I lived in a Spanish town that happens to be a major pilgrimage site.

ALEX MURDEY

ALEX WORTHINGTON

Social Media Manager

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Energetic, big-hearted, imaginative.

A FAVOURITE FILM.

About Time, I could watch this over and over and over again.

MOST VISITED WEBSITE.

Pinterest, I’m always searching for home and wedding inspiration.

A PASSION IN LIFE.

Travel and food, I love visiting new places and trying local dishes. Also, dogs, I’m not a crazy dog lady I promise but how can you not adore their little faces!

AN EXTRAVAGANCE YOU’D LOVE TO HAVE.

The ability to travel the world no expense spared.

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I competed for a job on a Channel 4 TV show. I didn’t bag the job but I secured a wonderful role with the show’s host.

ALEX WORTHINGTON

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