Always engaging,
always informative

Raise the Roof is an independent television production company,
specialising in popular features and formatted factual entertainment.

We take our brands beyond television.

With four network series, digital content, books and merchandise
delivered in our first year, we’re an integrated
content producer that continues to grow fast.

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Raise the Roof was established in 2010 with the ambition to become one of the foremost companies in features, factual entertainment and formats. We are already recognised throughout the industry as a company trusted to deliver popular, non-scripted programmes with high-end production values, ambition and scale.

Our finished programmes are distributed internationally by BBC Worldwide. For more information contact

Kirstie's Handmade Christmas

In this one hour show Kirstie celebrates festive crafts old and new and travels to Norway to get a true sense of a Scandinavian Christmas.

Holiday of my Lifetime

Strictly's head judge Len Goodman has a ball helping a host a host of celebrities relive their childhood holidays.

Phil Spencer:Secret Agent

Whether it's pongy pets, overly creative colour schemes or just a lack of va va voom, Phil's back to help families who are in desperate need of securing a house sale.

Fill Your House For Free 2

Kirstie's back for another series to boldly transform homes for free. This year the bar is raised higher, so the challenge is on! Is it still possible and more importantly can free still be fabulous?

Building Dream Homes

In this new series for BBC2, we follow the journey of seven cutting edge Architect's practices across the UK who make people's dream homes come true.

Kirstie's Best of Both Worlds

Searching for a new home can often mean facing an age old battle of town versus country. But is there a happy medium? In this brand new property series on Channel 4, Kirstie shows us that if you know how to look, where to look and when to compromise you can achieve the best of both worlds.

Kirstie's Crafty Christmas

Kirstie just loves Christmas! In this programme she presents the ultimate guide to a handmade yuletide showing us how to create presents, decorations and all manner of crafty treats in next to no time.

Phil: Secret Agent Down Under

In this brand new series, Phil puts his Secret Agent powers to the test as he helps Brits start a new life 10,553 miles across the globe in Australia by finding them their dream homes.

Kirstie Allsopp's Home Style

In four special programmes for More 4, Kirstie selects her most favourite crafts from previous series as well as some new ones to help everyone transform their houses into much loved homes.

Kirstie's Fill Your House For Free

In this new series, Kirstie Allsopp shows people that with a little imagination, hard graft and an open mind you can transform your home with furniture that's been sourced for free.

Phil Spencer: Secret Agent

Phil's on a mission to get Britain's property market moving again. In each episode he helps struggling sellers across the UK.

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Kirstie's Vintage Christmas

Kirstie continues to spread her love of all things vintage and handmade as she looks to the past for inspiration.

Kirstie's Vintage Home

In this new series Kirstie looks to the past for inspiration to rescue homeowners and their unloved and cluttered homes.

Phil's Empty Homes Giveaway

Phil will find and refurbish a derelict empty house, turning it into a new home for the people who need it most – the homeless.

Kirstie's Handmade Christmas

Kirstie’s back and ready to knock our stockings off with two festive programmes full of fun and inspiration for a truly crafty Christmas.

Kirstie’s Handmade Britain

Kirstie delves further than ever into the world of craft.

Vacation Vacation Vacation

Kirstie and Phil provide hands-on advice for your annual getaway.

Kirstie & Phil’s Perfect Christmas

Kirstie and Phil aim to inspire you for Christmas.

Kirstie's Fill Your House For Free

Kirstie Allsopp and her team of experts want everyone on board to show that with a little imagination, hard graft and an open mind you can fill you house for free. This app is packed with videos, tips and advice on how to source furniture for free and upcycle unwanted goods into much loved items.

Kirstie and Phil’s House Hunter App

House Hunter is the first app to allow buyers to search across thousands of UK properties while being guided through every stage of the buying process by Kirstie and Phil. From searches and viewings to making an offer and closing the deal, ‘House Hunter’ is packed with videos, tips and advice.

Our books

Kirstie Allsopp continues her love affair with all things vintage and craft. Our books, which accompany both Channel 4 series, are packed with practical projects, tips, tutorials and techniques to show you how to transform your house into a treasured home.

Kirstie's Christmas Crafts

Hand-make your perfect Christmas with Kirstie

Kirstie's Vintage Home

Transform your home from shabby to chic with the help of Kirstie Allsopp

Kirstie Allsopp Craft

An inspiring collection of crafts and projects by Kirstie Allsopp

Our people

Raise the Roof

Raise the Roof was set up by Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer and their long-time production partners, Sarah Walmsley and Jane Muirhead in 2010 to nurture new ideas and grow production talent in Scotland.

Raise the Roof aims to provide a creative and stimulating environment that encourages and develops new talent in Scotland.

Helping staff and freelancers grow to their next role is central to our ethos. Employees at all levels are encouraged to learn new skills whether it’s writing, editing, shooting or taking on their first directing job.

Raise the Roof is signed up to the CDN Diversity pledge.

The team

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Jane 2012

Jane Muirhead
Managing Director
email Jane
0141 427 5880

Sarah 2012

Sarah Walmsley
Creative Director
email Sarah
0141 427 5880

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Andrew Jackson
Creative Director
email Andrew
0141 427 5880

Kirstie Allsopp

Kirstie Allsopp

Phil Spencer

Phil Spencer


Deborah Dunnett

Deborah Dunnett
Head of Development
email Deborah
0141 427 5880

Sandy 2012

Sandy Robertson
Production Executive
email Sandy
0141 427 5880

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Lisa McCann
Series Producer
email Lisa
0141 427 5880

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Margaret Bissland
PA to Jane Muirhead, Sarah Walmsley and Andrew Jackson
email Margaret
0141 427 5880

Andrew Walmsley

Andrew Walmsley
Executive Producer
email Andrew
0141 427 5880

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Louise Scrivens
Senior Production Manager
email Louise
0141 427 5880

Jeannot Hutcheson

Jeannot Hutcheson
Production Executive Assistant
email Jeannot
0141 427 5880

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Carrie Hunter
Online Content Producer
email Carrie
0141 427 5880

Jonny 2012

Jonny Wharton
Development Producer
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0141 427 5880

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Chris Hall
Senior Production Co-ordinator
email Chris
0141 427 5880

RTRP Limited is a Scottish company registered at The Hub, Pacific Drive, Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA under Registered number SC368618.

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Raise the Roof Productions
The Hub
Pacific Drive
Pacific Quay
G51 1EA
t: 0141 427 5880

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