ABOUT US

Manchester-based Purple Productions is led by Pam Cavannagh and Dympna Jackson and produces high quality returnable factual entertainment formats, broad appeal formatted observational documentaries and quizzes.

The Team

Pam Cavannagh

Joint Creative Director Purple Productions and Objective Media Group North

Pam launched Purple Productions and OMG North in July 2019, alongside Dympna Jackson.

Working for the BBC Pam Cavannagh has commissioned across all BBC channels delivering amongst others PointlessPointless Celebrities, Escape to the Country, and Great British Railway Journeys. She went on to be Channel Executive for BBC One and BBC Three where she helped to define and shape strategy for the channels, before most recently holding the role of BBC Studios Creative Director.

Dymnpa Jackson

Joint Creative Director Purple Productions and Objective Media Group North

Dympna launched Purple Productions and OMG North in July 2019, alongside Pam Cavannagh.

Dympna Jackson moved from ITV’s ‘This Morning’  with Richard and Judy to launch their new show on Channel 4. Since joining the BBC Dympna has produced a range of factual entertainment programmes including Honey, We’re Killing the Kids for BBC Three and CBBC’s Taking the Next Step. She has also developed many titles including Call the Council for BBC One and BBC Two’s Permission Impossible: Britain’s Planners