Victoria Ashbourne
Founder and Chief Executive 

Victoria is one of Britain's most respected entertainment Executive Producers having worked with some of the UK’s and the world's biggest stars, including; Beyoncé, Graham Norton, Chris Tarrant, Davina McCall, Paddy McGuinness, Paul O’Grady, Phillip Schofield, and Barry Humphries (AKA Dame Edna Everage).

  

Victoria Executive Produced the multi-award winning ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’ for many years for ITV1.  She introduced live celebrity specials (pulling in 6.5 million viewers) and launched the brands first ever live interactive play along app anywhere in the world.

 

Victoria Executive Produced the new Netflix series 'Awake: The Million Dollar Game' (which she also co-created), ratings hit ‘Win Your Wish List’; music spectacular ‘A Night with Beyonce’ and  ‘All Star Mr & Mrs’; gameshows ‘The Exit List’ and ‘5 Minutes to a Fortune’ and award-winning chat shows ‘The Paul O'Grady Show’ and ‘V Graham Norton’.

 

Prior to launching Hello Dolly, she founded Victory Television (a joint venture with Sony Pictures Television) in 2011.  As Managing Director of Victory Television she successfully led the business to win entertainment and factual entertainment commissions.

Stuart is one of the UK’s leading gameshow creators and Executive Producers.  His most recent creation is 'AWAKE: The Million Dollar Game' a new competition series on Netflix  (launched June 2019) which he also Executive Produced on location in Los Angeles.

Stuart also created and Executive Produced the UK's highest rating gameshow of 2016 in ‘Win Your Wish List’ (peaking at 6.3 million viewers and 33% share), the show returns for its fourth season in 2019.  Other shows he created and Exec Produced include; ‘Benchmark’, ‘5 Minutes to a Fortune’, 'Hardball' and ‘Number 1 Soap Fan’.

In 2014 he developed and launched the award-winning play-along app for ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’.  He's also created dance and music specials for ITV1, re-developed and executive produced international formats from ‘The Fanatics’ for Sky 1 to ‘Draw It!’ for Channel 4.  

 

Prior to launching Hello Dolly he was Director of Entertainment at Youngest Media and Creative Director at Victory Television (A Sony Pictures Television company).  He's also created,  developed and executive produced shows for North One Television, 12 Yard productions, Talent Television and the BBC.

Stuart Shawcross
Founder and Chief Creative Officer