Sarah Lin­ton

Development Excecutive BBC (UK)

Sarah is a Seni­or Devel­op­ment Pro­du­cer at BBC Stu­di­os focused on new com­edy drama con­tent. Pri­or to the BBC, she was Devel­op­ment Exec­ut­ive at Kudos Film & Tele­vi­sion and worked on a mix­ture of drama and com­edy includ­ing Two Weeks To Live and You for Sky.

Sarah pre­vi­ously worked as Script Edit­or on the first series of dra­mat­ic thrill­er Killing Eve. Pro­duced by Sid Gentle Films and writ­ten by Fleabag cre­at­or Phoebe Wall­er-Bridge for BBC Amer­ica. Pri­or to Killing Eve, Sarah script edited sev­er­al dra­mas includ­ing ITV’s The Hal­cy­on (Left Bank Pic­tures), Sky’s Lucky Man and ITV’s Down­ton Abbey  (both Car­ni­val Films).

Sarah has also con­sul­ted for ABC as their UK Com­edy and Drama Scout, where her focus was on identi­fy­ing and track­ing excit­ing new writ­ing and dir­ect­ing talent.

Sarah pre­vi­ously worked in-house at Car­ni­val Films.  Dur­ing her time at Car­ni­val Sarah worked across the devel­op­ment slate and vari­ous pro­duc­tions includ­ing Down­ton AbbeyThe Wor­rick­er Tri­logyDrac­ula and White­chapel.