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.
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.
Katrina has worked in television production for 20 years, overseeing a wide range of productions from small regional series about gardens to landmark series for BBC1, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. Recent credits at Lambent include CITY BEATS for Insight TV and THE SECRETS OF ROYAL TRAVEL for Channel 5.
Lesley is a multi-award winning programme maker who has spent her career making popular documentaries and current affairs films for broadcasters including ITV, Channel 4, BBC and Netflix.
She was nominated for a BAFTA and won a string of domestic and international awards – including a prestigious Peabody – for the ground-breaking documentary ‘EXPOSURE: THE OTHER SIDE OF JIMMY SAVILE, named by The Guardian as ‘The TV Event of 2012’. Most recently Lesley Series Produced Simon Cowell’s critically-acclaimed THE INVESTIGATOR: A BRITISH CRIME STORY for ITV before joining Lambent to Series Edit THE SHIFT: 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.
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.
Kieran worked at the free speech NGO Index on Censorship for a year before joining Channel 4’s Production Training Scheme in 2017. He has since been an integral part of the editorial team on More4’s ANIMAL AIRPORT and Sky One’s THE RUSSELL HOWARD HOUR, and started at Lambent in April 2019.
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.
Nicola is a trained journalist and Channel 4 production trainee. Nicola has a keen interest in making noisy features and sensitive docs in both mainstream and controversial territories but is also a sucker for British drama and wouldn’t mind solving a murder or two on Shetland.