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The team behind big British films such as Four Weddings, Billy Elliot and Atonement now have Les Misérables in the can

Job: co-chairmen, Working Title Films

Age: 54 (Bevan), 52 (Fellner)

Industry: film, broadcasting

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Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner are the duo behind some of the biggest British films of the past 20 years.

Last year Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy was added to a back catalogue that includes Four Weddings and a Funeral, Billy Elliot and Atonement; and Joe Wright's much-anticipated, just-released adaptation of Anna Karenina is also a Working Title production. Les Misérables is coming soon, but a third Bridget Jones film is proving problematic.

Working Title, of which Bevan and Fellner are co-chairmen, is also home to their fledgling Working Title TV division, responsible for Abi Morgan's take on Sebastian Faulks's Birdsong.

"Financially and creatively they have pulled their business around in the last 12 months," concluded our panel. »

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