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April Chamberlain

April Chamberlain

RTS Scotland Chair

April is a producer and director with extensive experience in the television and theatre industries.

Currently co-Artistic Director of Glasgow Lunchtime Theatre, she curates and produces a programme of 36 new plays per year at the Oran Mor in Glasgow.

April was chair of judges for the Royal Television Society Scotland Awards from 2013 - 2017 and has been chair of RTS Scotland since January 2019.

April is chair of the Citizens' Theatre Glasgow, and a trustee of BOOST Employability, based in BBC Scotland.

From January 1996 to December 2012 she was the co-founder, owner and Managing Director of The Comedy Unit Ltd, a multi award-winning television and radio production company based in Glasgow which produced many hit Scottish comedy programmes including; Still Game, Rab C Nesbitt, Only an Excuse? Gary Tank Commander, Burnistoun and Limmy’s Show

In 2006 April negotiated the successful sale of the company to RDF Media Group. She received the Women in Film & Television Business Award in 2006.

Prior to this April was a Production Business Manager in BBC Scotland for 3 years between Jan 1993 to Dec 1995 and before that she worked for Wildcat Stage Productions, from 1985 to 1991.

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