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Clelia Mountford

Clelia Mountford


Having co-founded Merman in 2014, with Sharon Horgan (CATASTROPHE), Clelia develops and produces a multitude of projects with a host of international talent.

Most recently, Clelia has executive produced the dark comedy thriller BAD SISTERS (Apple TV+), which was co-written by Sharon Horgan, who also executive produces and stars in the series. Clelia is currently executive producing the recently announced comedy-drama DREAMLAND (Sky), which stars Lily Allen and Freema Agyeman.

Clelia’s other recent executive producer credits include both series of comedy drama FRAYED (Sky One/ABC Australia), written by and starring Sarah Kendall; three series of the BAFTA-award winning comedy MOTHERLAND (BBC Two), including the critically acclaimed MOTHERLAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (BBC Two); brand new comedy FRANK OF IRELAND (Ch4/Amazon), created by Brian and Domhnall Gleeson and Michael Moloney; SHINING VALE, an upcoming American horror comedy set to premiere in Starz, the new animated comedy series HOUSEBROKEN (Fox), starting Lisa Kudrow and created by Sharon Horgan, Clea Duvall, Jennifer Crittenden and Gabrielle Allan; as well as both series of THIS WAY UP (Channel 4/HULU) written by Aisling Bea and starring Bea and Sharon Horgan; She also produced two series of the award-winning THERE SHE GOES (BBC Two) written by Shaun Pye and starring David Tennant and Jessica Hynes.

As Producer, Clelia has many high-profile projects to her name including David Cross’s BLISS (Sky One), THE CIRCUIT (Channel 4), the third series of TODD MARGARET (IFC), COCKROACHES  (ITV2), MR SLOANE (Sky Atlantic) and A YOUNG DOCTOR’S NOTEBOOK & OTHER STORIES (Sky Arts) starring Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe.

Prior to founding Merman, Clelia held roles as Head of Comedy at RDF and Head of Radio and TV Script Associate at TalkbackThames. Clelia began her career in theatre and radio, producing over 50 radio comedies and dramas for BBC Radio 4, 3 and 2 and assistant produced numerous no 1 theatre tours and West End shows.