Steve
Lightfoot

Producer and writer for television

Steve Lightfoot is a showrunner and screenwriter who graduated with an MA in creative writing from the prestigious UEA course. He started his producing career on Casualty, which, under his stewardship, won a BAFTA Series Award. 

Steve lives in LA where he is showrunning the iconic The Punisher for Marvel and Netflix. Previously, he ran the critically acclaimed hit Hannibal starring Mads Mikkelsen and Hugh Dancy for Gaumont and NBC. He is developing a John Wyndham short story for Sky as well as a project about the Romanov family. 

Steve's other producing credits include the HBO/BBC miniseries, House of Saddam, on which he oversaw a gruellingeighteen month production schedule including recceing, casting andshooting in Tunisia. The series was nominated for five BAFTAs and three RTS Awards. In 2009, he produced the second series of the critically acclaimed Criminal Justice, starring Maxine Peake and Matthew MacFadyen.


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Television

Writer

Starring
  • John Bernthal
  • Spin-off Marvel series starring the Hell's Kitchen vigilante The Punisher. 

    Marvel for Netflix
    WEB
    1 x 60' of 8 x 60'

    Adaptation of the John Wyndham novel.

    Route 24 for Sky
    Starring
  • Hugh Dancy
  • Mads Mikkelsen
  • Showrunning the third season

    Dino de Laurentiis Company for NBC
    Starring
  • Hugh Dancy
  • Mads Mikkelsen
  • Showrunning the second season of the drama starring Mads Mikkelsen
    Dino de Laurentiis Company for NBC
    In Development
    Producer Luc Besson
    Starring
  • François Berléand
  • Delphine Chanéac
  • Andrea Osvart
  • Rachel Skarsten
  • Television adaptation of the Transporter films
    Atlantique Productions for Cinemax
    In development
    Camelot
    2 x 60'
    Producer Graham King
    Starring
  • Jamie Campbell Bower
  • Tamsin Egerton
  • Joseph Fiennes
  • Eva Green
  • Historical drama
    TM Productions for Starz
    Creator Danny Brocklehurst
    Director Iain B MacDonald
    Starring
  • Neil Dudgeon
  • Dean Lennox Kelly
  • Will Mellor
  • Hugo Speer
  • BBC1
    Noir
    12 x 60'

    Steve is show running this television adaptation of Japanese anime

    Starz
    Starring
  • Louise Delamere
  • Jo Joyner
  • Sunetra Sarker
  • Kaye Wragg
  • World Productions for Channel 4
    Hugely popular hospital drama
    BBC1
    Bloodsuckers
    Pilot for 6 x 60'
    BBC
    In development
    Empathy
    1 x 90'
    Director David Richards
    Starring
  • Stephen Moyer
  • Heather Peace
  • Mark Womack
  • Original thriller
    Carnival Films for BBC Scotland
    Great Expectations
    Pilot for 6 x 60'
    Clerkenwell Films
    In development

    Drama one off looking at a group of families' reactions to their sons' involvement in a violent crime

    Clerkenwell Films
    In development

    Producer

    Director Marc Munden
    Writer Lucinda Coxon
    Starring
  • Gillian Anderson
  • Romola Garai
  • Adaptation of the Michel Faber classic
    Origin Pictures for BBC
    Producer of eighteen episodes of the long running medical drama
    BBC1
    Starring
  • Louise Delamere
  • Jo Joyner
  • Sunetra Sarker
  • Kaye Wragg
  • World Productions for Channel 4
    Director David Drury
    Starring
  • Stephen Tompkinson
  • Psychological thriller
    Company Pictures for ITV1
    Sorted
    6 x 60'
    Creator Danny Brocklehurst
    Director Iain B MacDonald
    Starring
  • Neil Dudgeon
  • Dean Lennox Kelly
  • Will Mellor
  • Hugo Speer
  • Drama set in a postal office in Manchester
    BBC1
    Director Marc Jobst
    Writer Andrew Davies
    Starring
  • Adrian Lester
  • Jodhi May
  • Adaptation of the Joanna Briscoe novel
    Clerkenwell Films for ITV1
    Director Yann Demange
    Writer Peter Moffat
    Starring
  • Matthew MacFadyen
  • Steven Mackintosh
  • Maxine Peake
  • Tense courtroom drama
    BBC1
    House of Saddam
    BAFTA Nominated: Best Drama Serial
    4 x 60'
    Starring
  • Shohreh Aghdashloo
  • Philip Arditti
  • Mounir Margoum
  • Igor Naor
  • The rise and fall of Saddam Hussein and his dynasty
    BBC Productions for BBC1