The Documentary Unit at BBC Studios is the home of high quality, thought-provoking and award-winning factual television.

Powerful storytelling is at the heart of what we do - and this helps us take…

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Our Team

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Tom McDonald

Managing Director, Factual

Tom oversees the Factual portfolio and is responsible for the Documentary, Science & Natural History...

Amy Flanagan

Amy Flanagan

Head of the Documentary Unit

Amy is responsible for all of BBC Studios’ documentary, history and arts output. Prior to joining BB...

Kirsty Cunningham

Kirsty Cunningham

Creative Director, London & Cardiff

Kirsty oversees the delivery of all documentary programming at our London and Cardiff bases. Kirsty ...

Alan Holland

Alan Holland

Creative Director, Scotland & Salford

Alan is Creative Director for the Documentary Unit’s Scotland and Salford bases. As an experienced e...

Danny Yasruddin

Danny Yasruddin

Head of Production, London & Cardiff

Danny oversees the Unit’s production management teams in London and Cardiff. Previously, Danny worke...

Sue Malone

Sue Malone

Head of Production, Scotland & Salford

With a background in documentary programming and extensive experience in leading production manageme...

Cate Hall

Cate Hall

Creative Director of Development, The Documentary Unit

Cate leads development across the Documentary Unit. As a programme maker she has worked across all f...

Amanda Robinson

Amanda Robinson

Senior Commercial and Business Development Manager

As the Commercial and Business Development Manager for the Documentary Unit, Amanda’s focus is on m...