Emily is DSP’s joint Managing Director. She joined the company in 2011 and was appointed Creative Director in 2012 and Managing Director in 2014. She began her television career in production before moving into development, originating innovative ideas like Inside Nature’s Giants and Surgery Live for Channel 4. At DSP Emily has overseen a move into factual drama and genre hybrids, focusing on ambitious projects that take Specialist Factual into new areas. Her credits include 10 episodes of period drama, The Mill for Channel 4, We’re Doomed! The Dad’s Army Story (BBC 2’s highest rating single of the year), the landmark discovery of Richard III and the living history format 24Hours in the Past for BBC One.