Mary Peate

Mary began her career in theatre, working at the Old Red Lion, the Finborough and the Gate theatres before moving to the Royal Court where she worked for several years, latterly as International Associate Director.

Before Hooley Productions, Mary was an Audio Drama Producer at the BBC for 21 years, where she directed and produced a range of dramas, the majority of which were original writing. More recent BBC audio dramas include Waterloo Station by Katie Hims; a new adaptation of Tess Of The D’Urbervilles also by Katie Hims as part of BBC Radio 4’s Hardy’s Women series; County Lines by Amelia Bullmore (Best Audio Drama, BBC Audio Drama Awards) and The Likes Of Us, a 90 minute single drama for BBC Radio 3 by Roy Williams.

Other awards include an ARIA Gold for ‘lament’ by debbie tucker green; the Innovation Award at the inaugural Audio Drama Awards for Graham White’s dramatisation of B.S. Johnson’s novel-in-a-box The Unfortunates and a special commendation at the Prix Europa for freefall, also by debbie tucker green.

BBC Drama Programmes by Mary Peate

Programme Archive (audio available)

The Interrogation by Roy Williams:

(Created by Roy and Jessica. We have produced all 8 series between us.)

Tess of the D’Urbervilles, dramatised by Katie Hims:

The Likes of Us by Roy Williams:

Halfway Here by Lucy Catherine:

The Unwelcome by Hannah Khalil:

County Lines by Amelia Bullmore:

How To Be A Woman by Caitlin Moran:

Faith, Hope and Glory:

Programme Archive (audio not available)

The FBI’s Most Wanted Woman, dramatised and directed by debbie tucker green. Produced by Mary Peate:

The Unfortunates, adapted from the novel by B.S. Johnson by Graham White. Starring Martin Freeman.

Black Dog, by Katie Hims:

King David by Katie Hims:

A Steal by Mike Bartlett:

Cock by Mike Bartlett:

Amsterdam by Lenny Henry:

Day Release by Peter Jukes, starring Lenny Henry:

Beyond Contempt by Peter Jukes:

The Bat Man by Amelia Bullmore, starring Bill Nighy:

And Then There Were None, dramatised by Joy Wilkinson from the novel by Agatha Christie: