About World Productions

About World Productions

Award winning drama since 1990.

Founded in 1990 by legendary UK TV Producer Tony Garnett and agent John Heyman, World Productions has produced over 300 hours of critically-acclaimed, award-winning drama for the BBC, ITV, Channel4, HBO & Sky, including Line of Duty, Born to Kill, In Plain Sight, Dark Angel, The Fear, The Bletchley Circle, United, This Life, No Angels, Ballykissangel, Ultraviolet, Between the Lines & Party Animals.

CEO & Creative Director Simon Heath, who joined in 1997, has led the company since Tony Garnett's retirement from producing in 2006.

In May 2017 ITV Studios acquired a majority stake in the company.