Ruth is a multi-award winning producer. She was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2004 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to Drama, and was the BBC’s first female head of drama as Head of BBC Wales Drama in the mid-1980’s. After a period heading departments in the BBC, Ruth returned to her former role of Producing. Her recent production credits include many award-winning television and film dramas, including Last Resort, Tomorrow La Scala, Out of Control and Care (which won a Prix Italia and a BAFTA), the BBC 1 series Judge John Deed (as Executive Producer) and the theatrical releases Bullet Boy and Shooting Dogs. More recently Ruth’s credits include Eve, A Poet in New York, The Whale, and in 2009 A Short Stay in Switzerland with Julie Walters. In 2001, Ruth won the Alan Clarke BAFTA Award for outstanding creative contribution to TV and in 2012 the Women in Film and Television Eon Productions Lifetime Achievement Award.
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