Kate Harwood - Controller Series and Serials | BBC Drama

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WHY SHOULD YOU LISTEN TO HER…? Because she's the Controller of the BBC's Series and Serials Drama Production...that's why.

WHAT SHE’S DONE...
EASTENDERS, CRANFORD, DAVID COPPERFIELD, OLIVER TWIST and TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES.

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Kate Harwood graduated from Birmingham University with a degree in Drama. She joined the BBC Drama Serials Department in 1990 where she worked on many productions first as a script editor (BAFTA winner HOLDING ON), then as a producer (CLOSE RELATIONS, BAFTA winner CHARLES II – THE POWER AND THE PASSION, DAVID COPPERFIELD) and executive producer (DANIEL DERONDA, CRIME AND PUNISHMENT).

In March 2005, Kate became Executive Producer of EASTENDERS and took the show to a position where it won a BAFTA and two National TV Awards. Kate has since been appointed Controller Series and Serials Drama Production. Under this title, she has been responsible for recent dramas such as CRIMINAL JUSTICE 2, FIVE DAUGHTERS, FIVE DAYS 2 and LUTHER.