A great team

The Drummer team have a great skill for drawing in talented and creative people to deliver their vision. When it comes to their creative and development strategy they confront difficult and complex issues head on; combine this with their talented team and it’s no surprise they deliver fantastic award winning content.

Tamsin Summers

Tamsin Summers

Managing Director

Tamsin began her TV career on the groundbreaking series, Network 7 before working her way up to the position of Deputy Series Editor of Channel 4s iconic series, The Word. She moved on to become Vice President of Factual and Entertainment Programming for MTV before a brief spell as Commissioning Executive in Entertainment at the BBC. She then became a major shareholder and Director Of Programming for At It Productions, where she Exec Produced C4’s youth programming zone, T4, and numerous other programmes for all the major channels and established At It West in Bristol.
Rachel Drummond-Hay

Rachel Drummond-Hay

Managing Director

Rachel has been a Producer in Bristol for the last 15 years and has a strong background in making TV documentaries and docu-dramas as well as award-winning short films which have had success in festivals in the UK and internationally. She has extensive experience in working with the public and charity sector making films about very sensitive subjects for clients including the Police, Home Office and the NHS. She is passionate about making engaging programmes that shine a light on the unexpected and challenge the way we see the world.
Fran Allum

Fran Allum

Development Producer

Fran has recently returned to her University town of Bristol from London, where she worked her way up to Producer level across a diverse range of programmes. She has worked with some of the UK’s top talent including James Corden, Jennifer Saunders and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall – not to mention Mark The Manger from C4’s ‘The Hotel’. She’s enjoyed working on many popular shows – from constructed reality hits ‘Made in Chelsea’ and ‘Geordie Shore’, to presenter led factual, ob docs about everything from holidays to childbirth. She loves developing new ideas and her passion is for finding and telling human stories that surprise and delight us.

Corrina Fowler

Corrina Fowler

Business Affairs Consultant

Corrina is an experienced media business and commercial affairs adviser with extensive knowledge of the commercial, business affairs, rights and management side of the media business, and has negotiated and structured many deals including commissioning, co-production, distribution and pre-sale arrangements, talent, format and writer agreements. She started her media career at Channel 4, where she worked in the business affairs department and has since worked for independent production companies advising on business and commercial affairs issues for genres including documentary, factual entertainment, scripted comedy, entertainment and children’s TV.
Charis Munday

Charis Munday

Production Accountant

Charis is a Production Accountant with years of experience and has been an invaluable asset to the team since she joined us last year. Alongside TV she has also worked in the arts and voluntary sector where she originally met Rachel and has a passion for collecting mid twentieth century textiles.
Serena Kennedy

Serena Kennedy

Head of Production

Serena has worked with with Rachel and Tamsin for a number of years (before Drummer even began!). She has a wealth of experience on many of the UK’s best known brands. She has overseen over 80 titles spanning 700 hours of TV including extensive foreign filming, highly sensitive subject matters, extremely complicated logistics – there’s nothing Serena can’t handle!