Christine Langan (born January 1965) is an English film producer who was appointed Head of BBC Films in 2009. In 2016, she left the role to become CEO of comedy television production company Baby Cow Productions.After graduating from Cambridge University in 1987 and working in advertising for three years, Langan joined Granada Television's drama serials department where she script edited daytime soap operas. From there, she transferred to Granada's newly created comedy department, where she developed the acclaimed television series Cold Feet, and other one-off comedies. In 2000, she left Granada to become a freelance producer, and produced the romantic comedy series Rescue Me for the BBC. She returned to Granada in 2002, where she produced the acclaimed dramas The Deal (2003) and Dirty Filthy Love (2004). She made her feature film production debut on Pierrepoint (2005), which got her a Carl Foreman Award nomination at the 60th British Academy Film Awards. Langan also produced The Queen (2006) for Granada, which won the BAFTA Award for Best Film and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.In 2006, Langan became an executive producer at BBC Films, developing features such as The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) and The Duchess (2008). In April 2009, she was appointed Creative Director of BBC Films, giving her control of a £12 million annual budget and which projects are commissioned for development. By 2010, Langan had led BBC Films to a record 13 nominations at the British Academy Film Awards, which included In the Loop (2009), Fish Tank (2009) and An Education (2009).Langan lives in London with her partner, writer Christian Spurrier, and their two children.
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Red Dwarf: The Promised Land
Three cat clerics worship Lister as their God. Rodon, the ruthless cat leader who has vowed to wipe out all cats who worship anyone but him, vows to help them as they are being hunted.
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The Happy Prince
Oscar Wilde was the most famous writer in London in 1895, and his lover was the son of the notorious Marquess of Queensberry. He was convicted of gross indecency and sentenced to two years in prison. ...
A not-so-happily married couple's meticulously planned camping trip is derailed by uninvited guests and forces of nature, turning the weekend into a test of marriage and friendship.
Stan & Ollie
Stan and Oliver are embarking on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a busy schedule, and with the support of their wives, the pair's love of performing, as well as fo...
High & Dry
An air steward crash lands into a tropical paradise and puts himself in charge of the palm-fringed island. But remaining survivors won't be grateful for their lives for too long as they will soon lear...
The Sense of an Ending
A man is haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.
Tim Vine Travels Through Time Christmas Special
To recover a silver lion ornament for singer Emma Bunton Tim travels back to the court of Henry Vlll where Anne Boleyn (Emma again) asks jester Tim to send invitations to the guests for her Christmas ...
Alan Partridge: Why, When, Where, How And Whom?
It has been a quarter of a century since a little-known sports reporter was given his own radio chat show by the BBC. Two radio series, five TV series, four specials, two books and one movie later, Al...
The film celebrates England's resilience during World War II. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mi...
City of Tiny Lights
In the teeming, multicultural metropolis of modern-day London, a seemingly straightforward missing-person case launches a down-at-heel private eye into a dangerous world of religious fanaticism and po...
The Ones Below
A couple expecting their first child discover an unnerving difference between themselves and a couple living below them who are also having a baby.
Sergei Polunin is a breathtaking ballet talent who questions his existence and his commitment to dance just as he is about to become a legend.
David Brent: Life on the Road
A camera crew catches up with the former star of "The Office" as he fancies himself a rock star on the road.
A washed up actor best known for playing the title character in the 1980s detective show "Mindhorn" must work with the police when a serial killer says that he will only speak with Detective Mindhorn,...
Eilis Lacey had to choose between Ireland and New York.
A Little Chaos
Le Ntre hired a landscape gardener to build the gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they are drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King ...
England, 1969. The fascinating Abbie and the troubled Lydia are great friends. After an unexpected tragedy occurs in the strict girls' school they attend, a mysterious epidemic of fainting breaks out ...
A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling across London to toast another 10 years of her parent's successful happy magica...
France was founded in 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they wait for news of her husband: a pri...
London Road is a musical drama that documents the events of 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women. The residents of London Road had stru...
The story is about a retired detective living in a village with his family. He is haunted by a 50-year old case. He only remembers fragments of the case because his memory is not what it used to be.
Turks & Caicos
There are two movies in the trilogy. Johnny was last seen whistleblowing at MI5 in Page Eight. He is hiding out in Ray-Bans on the Caribbean islands and eating lobster. We are drawn into Christopher W...
Saving Mr. Banks
The author was P.L. While reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen, Travers looked back at her childhood and contemplated her future.
A woman searches for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa
Alan Partridge has had many ups and downs in his life, including being responsible for killing a guest on live TV, a nervous breakdown, and a self-published book. Alan is trying to save his career at ...
A young man swims across the rivers and lakes of Britain to a soundtrack of assorted nationalistic music. As he passes people on the banksides including children, lovers and a tramp their thoughts and...
Kipling's IF, What If is a short film that tells the story of a boy who learns life lessons on nobility, patience, generosity and how to become an admirable young man.
A Running Jump
Gary is trying to buy a car. A simple task is turned into a quest by various people, including a car dealer, a taxi driver's father, and a couple of twins.
Pip's 'Uncle Pumblechook' was asked to find a boy to play with by a wealthy spinster who wore an old wedding dress. Pip becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor after he falls in lov...
London: The Modern Babylon
The director of The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle surveys the past century of London's tumultuous history. The film is called "TIFF."
After a difficult childhood, Jane Eyre went out into the world to become a governess. The dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house was the person she met when she was living happily in her new posit...
My Week With Marilyn
A movie is being made. Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself through a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all ...
We Need to Talk About Kevin
Eva reflected on her complicated relationship with her son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager after Kevin committed a horrible act.
Johnny has been with the MI5 for a long time. An inexplicable file threatens the stability of the organisation after his boss died suddenly.
A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepared for sale.
Ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School are forced to work with a dance crew in order to win the Street Dance Championships.
The Special Relationship
A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage...
Made in Dagenham
The Ford Dagenham car plant was the site of a strike by female workers in 1968.
In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. She was drawn to him aft...
In the Loop
The US President and the UK Prime Minister are planning on launching a war in the Middle East, but behind the scenes, government officials and advisers are either promoting the war or trying to preven...
The Damned United
It is certain that there will be disagreements because of Brian Clough's abrasive approach and dislike of the players' dirty style of play. His previous career helps explain why he dislikes Don Revie....
Mia is on the verge of being kicked out of school. Her hard-partying mother neglects Mia's welfare in favor of her own, and her younger sister hangs out with an older crowd. Mia is in a relationship w...
After the death of Diana, the Royal family and the public demanded an overt display of mourning, but the Queen and Prime Minister Tony Blair were able to reach a compromise between what was a private ...
Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
One of Britain's most prolific executioners hid his identity as a grocery deliveryman. When his ambition to be the best inadvertently exposes his gruesome secret, he becomes a minor celebrity and face...
Dirty Filthy Love
A man's life is ruined by his Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in this touching and funny tale.
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Rescue Me is a British romantic comedy television series that was broadcast in 2002. It was written by David Nicholls and stars Sally Phillips as a woman who is recovering from a divorce while at the ...
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Follow the lives and loves of a group of thirtysomethings in a heart-warming comic drama as they try to find true love - or at least keep their relationships on track. In this wry and funny look at a ...
The Perfect Match
Guy proposes to his girlfriend by putting a notice on the half time scoreboard at the FA cup final. The entire crowd at wembley stadium cheer them on as he holds up the ring. The TV cameras pick it up...
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A failed witch finder transports a suspected witch to a trial that could change his life forever.