Emma established Lambent in 1996 where she has created a wide range of acclaimed documentaries, factual series, and education programming. As an Executive Producer Emma has been responsible for much of the company’s award-winning output and continues to build on the company’s creative strengths as Lambent grows. Credits include KIDS BEHIND BARS for BBC3, OUT OF JAIL AND ON THE STREETS for BBC1, and THE SPECIAL NEEDS HOTEL for Channel 5. Recent documentaries include LAST WHITES OF THE EAST END for BBC1, ADDICTED PARENTS: LAST CHANCE TO KEEP MY CHILDREN for BBC2 and BAFTA-nominated RAPED: MY STORY for Channel 5.
Since joining in 2014, Ollie has worked alongside Emma as co-MD to oversee Lambent’s growth and has Executive Produced much of Lambent’s recent output. Prior to this he was at ITV Studios, where his credits include THE SAVOY, TOO TOUGH TO TEACH, THE GRAVE TRADE, HARBOUR LIVES, HOTEL IN THE CLOUDS and HIGHLAND EMERGENCY. He also developed and produced a range of drama docs including the BAFTA nominated THE GREAT WAR – THE PEOPLES STORY, THE WORDS OF…series, THE PITY OF WAR and MANDELA – THE PRISON YEARS. These projects had a cast that included John Hurt, Dougray Scott, Olivia Colman, Alison Steadman, Daniel Mays, Claire Foy, Toby Jones, and Richard E Grant. A long time ago Ollie was a freelance PD with credits including SUPERNANNY for C4 and ABC (US) and GREAT ORMOND STREET and CHILD OF OUR TIME. He was originally a journalist and was one of the team behind the launch of The Big Issue.
Head of Production
Audrey joined Lambent in 2004 and has delivered many of our landmark projects, from over 75 hours of programming for TEACHERS TV to observational documentaries like OUT OF JAIL AND ON THE STREETS, to archive-based specialist factual output such as WHEN FOOTBALL BANNED WOMEN. Audrey now works with our Production Managers to oversee the management and delivery of all Lambent projects whilst also working closely with the MD’s on strategic development.
Jim Sayer is Head of Content at Red Bull. Prior to this, Jim was CEO of Maverick Television, a multi award-winning television and digital content production company with offices in London, Birmingham and Los Angeles.
PR and Rights Manager
Alice joined Lambent in 2010 from leading indie distributor Digital Rights Group where she was Marketing and Acquisitions Manager for their formats and events division Zeal Entertainment. She now oversees Lambent’s rights management, looking after media rights and international distribution for Lambent content as well as handling marketing and communications for the company.
Simon started out on local newspapers before moving onto live studio debates, current affairs investigations and a whole range of factual content. His career has included undercover reporting for Dispatches, editing the Big Brother website and a two-year stint as an Executive Producer for BBC Northern Ireland, across a slate of daytime and factual commissions. For Lambent he looks after C5’s Filthy Britain SOS, Panorama and UKTV’s Women on The Force.
Alice previously worked in publishing and the arts before joining Lambent in 2015. She was meant to stay for just four weeks, but in a short time demonstrated she was worth keeping. She now works as an Assistant Producer in Development across a range of Lambent’s broadcast and online content.
Chabris has worked across a number of productions including Nat Geo’s landmark series on dwarfism, Incredibly Small World, A Very British Brothel for Channel 4 and BBC3’s musical-reality show South Side Story. But it’s in development she has found her calling, gaining recognition for her achievements as a ‘Broadcast Hot Shot’ in the magazine’s 2015 edition. Development credits include everything from gameshow development for BBC’s All About Two, to CBBC’s most successful digital campaign Selfie Shootout, but it’s in character led stories such as Granny Ink and Erick: The Boy With No Face for Channel 5 where Chabris feels most inspired.
Becky joined Lambent in 2018 as Production Co-ordinator on GRIME AND PUNISHMENT and MY HOUSEFUL OF ANIMALS. After graduating from Arts University of Bournemouth with a degree in Animation Production, Becky went on to work on productions including FOOD UNWRAPPED for Channel 4, ADRIAN CHILDS: DRINKERS LIKE ME for BBC Two and 5 GO CARAVANNING for Channel 5.
Kate joined Lambent as a Production Coordinator in 2018. Kate has been working in the television industry since graduating from Brighton University with a BA Hons in 2015. Prior to joining Lambent, she worked on several factual entertainment documentaries such as GLYNDEBOURNE OPERA CUP, I HATE JANE AUSTEN and BRIGHTON: 50 YEARS OF GAY.
Carl joined Lambent as an Edit Assistant in 2018 and is now on a development track into production, beginning as a researcher on Lambent’s ONE SHOW films. Having graduated with a BSc in Film and Television Production from the University of York, Carl has worked as a DIT on short drama and commercials for Nike, Baileys, and Barratt Sweets amongst others before joining The Edit in Brighton as an Edit Assistant on returning series SAVING LIVES AT SEA. Since then Carl has also worked on productions including THE GLYNDBOURNE OPERA CUP before joining Lambent as a DIT and developing credits as both Edit Assistant and Assistant Editor within our in-house edit facility.