Lydia Hampson, the Fleabag exec and former Amazon Studios Head of UK Scripted, has joined Chernobyl Indie Sister and struck a deal with her former employer.
All shows made as part of the deal will be developed and produced for Amazon Prime. Hampson will also work on The Following Events Are Based on a Pack of Lies, a co-production for the BBC and Amazon. The swindler thriller is written by Penny and Ginny Skinner and is currently in pre-production, shooting later this year. Sister also makes Amazon’s adaptation of Naomi Alderman’s The Power.
Hampson will partner with Sister’s teams in London, LA and Manchester, building on the UK’s indie drama’s successful offerings, such as Sky’s Chernobyl and BBC Two/Netflix’s Giri/Haji.
She developed a number of shows for Amazon while Head of UK Scripted and was previously an exec for Fleabag producer Two Brothers where she produced and executive produced the second season of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s smash comedy.
Sister Joint Creative Director of Scripted Naomi de Pear said: “We have been admirers for a while and her taste, track record and talent are second to none.”
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