Phil Temple has been an executive producer at Kudos for 5 years. His most recents credits include ‘Code 404’ which was Sky’s biggest comedy for a decade, the critically acclaimed comedy drama serial ‘Two Weeks to Live’ starring Maisie Williams for Sky/HBO Max (nominated for a Rose d’Or Award, 2020), and the BBC comedy drama pilot ‘Ladybaby’.
Prior to Kudos he spent four years as development producer / head of development at Carnival Films, where he worked on shows such as ‘The Last Kingdom’ (BBC and BBC America), ‘Stan Lee’s Lucky Man’ (Sky One), and the BAFTA and RTS Award winning drama for ITV ‘The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies’.
Before that he worked as creative executive, Drama and Comedy at NBC Universal International, after spending 5 years at BBC Drama Production where he helped support the department’s development slate as Development Executive. During this time he also script edited a number of projects, most notably ‘Five Daughters’, the three part serial which won Best Drama Serial at the RTS Awards and the Special Prix Europa Prize. It was also nominated for three BAFTA awards and Best Drama Documentary at the Grierson Awards.
Temple’s first job after graduating from Goldsmiths’ College was at ICM (now Independent Talent Group), as an assistant to one of the UK’s leading literary agents. He worked there for almost seven years in which time he helped manage the careers of some of the UK’s most successful writers and directors, before leaving to work at the BBC.