About Me

Robyn Charteris – Director of Quill Productions

Robyn Charteris

Robyn began her career writing educational theatre for schools, working with various organisations such as: WHO (World Health Organisation) and the WWF (World Wildlife Fund) on numerous awareness campaigns.  In 1992 she wrote the first educational play on AIDS in Southern Africa that toured for six years throughout the region.

For television she has written on numerous live action drama, pre-school and animation programmes for: BBC,  Channel 4, The Jim Henson Company,  Channel 5,  Initial Kids (Endemol), Carlton TV,  Gullane & Hit Entertainment,  Granada,  SABC,  Urban Brew/Disney/ M-Net, and developed and produced a touring stage production for Mattel Toys.



BAFTA winning Children’s Drama series for CBBC

Creating and writing one of the first original 52 episode pre-school series for the launch of the digital channel CBeebies

Creative Consultancy for Lego

Brand Development and Producing a touring Road Show for Barbie / Mattel Toys

Master’s Degree in Playwriting.


2112     Commissioned to workshop and devise an original full length play for a cast of 35 (Queen’s College London – 2012)

Black Spot On My Rock Cakes     original 90min play (Masters Degree – 2010)


FAB-LAB     Series Creator & Writer – Live-Action & puppets:
BBC/CBeebbies/Endemol Kids – 52 x 10’min episodes

THE HOOBS     Pre-school: puppets:  Jim Henson Company/C4

JEOPARDY     Series I, II & III – Drama: CBBC – Wark Clements/BBC –
Winner – Children’s BAFTA 2002, Best Drama

CROSSROADS     Drama:  Carlton Television

THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE     Animation:  CBBC – Gullane Entertainment  /  Hit Entertainment – Series VII; VI & Series 13

JESS THE BORDER COLLIE     Drama: CBBC – IWC/BBC – based on book by Lucy Daniels

INTERGALACTIC KITCHEN     Comedy: CBBC – 30’ script for comedy drama series based on the book by Frank Rodgers

THE TRIBE I & II     Drama: Channel 5 / Cloud 9


NI NI’S TREEHOUSE     Animation:  GMTV – 3 x 50’ scripts

HONEYPOT     Animation:  Action Time/Nursery Channel – 6 x 50’ scripts