Yellow Door Productions was formed by Lucy Lumsden to produce original comedy and comedy drama series for television.
Lucy started her career at The Comic Strip in the early 90's. She worked at the BBC for 11 years becoming the first Controller of Comedy Commissioning for the BBC and was responsible for commissioning shows such as Outnumbered, Miranda, Gavin and Stacey, The Thick of It, The Trip, Nighty Night, The Catherine Tate Show, Rev, Lead Balloon, Harry & Paul and the pilot for Mrs Brown's Boys.
Lucy then went on to work for Sky for 6 years and was at the forefront of the corporation’s investment in comedy and commissioned over 60 series including Stella, Mount Pleasant, A Young Doctor’s Notebook starring Daniel Radcliffe and Jon Hamm, Yonderland, Spy, Little Crackers, Charlie Brooker’s A Touch of Cloth, Alan Partridge’s Mid Morning Matters and A Scissored Isle, Psychobitches, Doll and Em and Hunderby. Her shows have won numerous awards including an International Emmy for Chris O’Dowd’s sitcom Moone Boy.
Lucy wrote and directed her first short film Honeysuckle, a drama starring Miriam Margolyes which won the Jury Prize at Montreal World Film Festival. Lucy also directed a docudrama called The Fashion Show and Nish Kumar and Trygve Wakenshaw’s Christmas Comedies for Sky.
Lucy has chaired the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards, The Funny Women Awards, The David Nobbs Memorial Trust Comedy Writing Comedy Competition, she has judged the Bafta Rocliffe New Writing Showcase and is a mentor for the National Film and TV School.