Sir Philip 'Phil' Redmond, CBE is the creator of Hollyoaks. He served as the programme's producer from 23rd October 1995 to 24th June 1996, assuming the role of executive producer from 1st July 1996 until 21st October 2005. He also shared the role with Jo Hallows from 2004 until 21st October 2005, and the pair were succeeded by Tony Wood and Carolyn Reynolds in the executive producer role in May 2006.
He has also created Brookside also for Channel 4 and Grange Hill for BBC. In 1993/1994, he served as a consultant for Emmerdale, and was partly responsible for two big storylines (the plane crash and Home Farm siege), saving the show from being axed by ITV.
Redmond has also served as an executive producer, series producer and a writer for the program.
In October 2020, Redmond received a knighthood.