With 30 years joint prior experience in script/screen writing/theatre directing/producing & storytelling, Peacock Productions was formed by Mike and Becky Peacock in 2014 to put passions & expertise into a new and lasting medium.
Peacock Productions are a film productions company specialising in writing, directing and producing new material. They often make films on dark and difficult subjects with their trademark lightness of touch and humour or with justice or hope at their core.
Mike Peacock- Writer/Director
Mike was born and bred in Manchester, where he trained at the Arden School of Theatre. In 2001 he co-founded Rhema Theatre Company, which has since toured to over 2 million people all over the UK.
As a writer, Michael has created over 40 different theatre productions of all shapes & sizes, a selection performed on radio stations TWR, GMR and UCB. In 2009 his play ‘The Coffee Hour’ was performed as part of the 24:7 Theatre Festival. He has had work published for Riding Lights Theatre Company, and has developed & work-shopped scripts with Soho Theatre Company. In 2010 he took time out to study screenwriting and his proposed series was selected for the final rounds of the CBeebies ‘Get Squiggling’
As a film-maker his film The Date was commended at the Buxton Film Festival and nominated for Best of British and Best Short Film at UKCFF. His most recent film Alicija was selected for the Short Of The Month Film Festival, The Buxton Film Festival and the Kino Film Festival and nominated for The Modcon London Film Festival.
Becky Peacock- Producer & Designer
Becky grew up in Gloucestershire within a family of musicians and trained as a viola player at the Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Wells Cathedral School and as an actor and singer at the National Youth Music Theatre (Edinburgh festival, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Sadlers Wells, Royal Albert Hall). As an actor/musician she has toured all over the world in a huge variety of spaces from Argentinian Rain Forests to West End Theatres! Other acting credits include Royal Exchange Theatre Company, Riding Lights Theatre Company, Manchester Actors Company and The Haymarket Basingstoke. Rebecca produced Tales from the Miracle Book a children’s television pilot and co-produced Mike’s two latest films The Date and Alicija. Mike and Rebecca have 2 children who also love acting and directing!