Jan Younghusband
Agent(s): Araminta Whitley

Jan Younghusband is the author of three books, most notably A Genius in the Family, the fascinating biography of Jacqueline Du Pre which became the feature film Hilary and Jackie.  She originally trained in opera production at Glyndebourne, and later became Assistant Producer at the National Theatre.  After a career as an Independent Producer, she is now the Commissioning Editor for Arts at Channel 4, responsible for 80 hours of television a year across all areas of arts, music and performance.  Her more notable commissions include: the trilogy: Operatunity, Musicality, Ballet Changed My Life, Howard Goodall’s serie, and several opera films including The Death of Klinghoffer.