TBB Talks to … Angela Ferreira, Exec Producer of Soon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle

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TBB Talks to Angela Ferreira about ‘Soon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle’ and how important it was to bring such a story to life in this unique way…  

Angela Ferreira is one of the Executive Directors of Soon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle – eight 15-minute heartfelt monologues set in the front room of an Afro-Caribbean home.

In association with BBC Arts and in partnership with Sir Lenny Henry’s production company Douglas Road and the Young Vic Theatre, the monologues follow the highs and lows of one family from their arrival in England in the 1940s up to the present day as they explore their hopes and desires, challenges and shattered dreams. 

Angela Ferreira’s career spans over 20 years and covers a wide range of TV production skills including director, script editor, producer, executive producer and commissioner across arts, news, music, entertainment, and live events. She has held Commissioning Editor positions at Channel 4 in Daytime, Factual Entertainment and for E4 and was an Executive Producer in BBC Entertainment and Features.

This year she was promoted from Development Executive to Managing Director of Douglas Road Productions, the company established by Sir Lenny Henry in 2014 supported by Endemol Shine UK.

Soon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle airs on BBC 4 from Sunday 17th February, first episode 10 pm – find out more here: 

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