Sarah Linton

Development Excecutive, UK

Sarah Lin­ton is a Devel­op­ment Exec­ut­ive at Kudos. Pri­or to this, Sarah 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, ini­tially as Exec­ut­ive Assist­ant to Man­aging Dir­ect­or and Down­ton Abbey Exec­ut­ive Pro­du­cer Gareth Neame, before mov­ing into scrip­ted drama devel­op­ment. Dur­ing her time at Car­ni­val Sarah worked across the devel­op­ment slate and vari­ous pro­duc­tions includ­ing Down­ton Abbey, The Wor­rick­er Tri­logy, Drac­ula and White­chapel.