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Bryan Kirkwood (born 1976) is a Scottish born television producer. He was the producer of Hollyoaks from May 2006 until 29th May 2009. He was preceded by David Hanson and succeeded by Lucy Allan. He also served as the executive producer of season 1 of Hollyoaks Later in November 2008, as well as the series producer of season 2 from September to October 2009.

Prior to joining Hollyoaks, Bryan served as a researcher, storyliner, script editor and story editor. Shortly after his departure from Hollyoaks, Bryan fulfilled the role of executive producer of the BBC soap EastEnders from 2010 until 2012.

Bryan returned as the executive producer of Hollyoaks on 24th September 2012, a role he continues to the present day. Bryan took over the role from Carolyn Reynolds and Lee Hardman, and worked alongside Tony Wood, whom was the executive producer during Bryan's reign as series producer, until Tony departed in March 2013.

In September 2020, it was announced that Kirkwood had decided to leave the role of executive producer. He was succeeded for a second time by Lucy Allan, and his final episode aired on 30th July 2021.

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