BBC Studios Science Unit is a BAFTA and Emmy award-winning production company. We combine the greatest factual storytellers, unrivalled production values and specialist factual knowledge, to tell stories that reach the four corners of the planet.


Our Team

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Andrew Cohen

Head of the Science Unit

Andrew Cohen is head of the award-winning Science Unit with teams based in London and Glasgow, produ...

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Laura Davey

Head of Production

Laura has over 20 years’ experience in the TV industry, overseeing all aspects of production from co...

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Nicola Cook

Director of Development, The Science Unit

Nicola runs The Science Unit’s development slate, creating ideas for clients from the BBC to Netflix...

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Krish Thind

Commercial and Business Development Manager

Krish has been working with the BBC Studios Science Unit for 4 years, facilitating and negotiating a...

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Gideon Bradshaw

Executive Producer

Gideon is producing the spectacular follow up to 2019’s ‘The Planets’ with Professor Brian Cox for B...

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Steve Crabtree

Executive Producer

Steve Crabtree is an award-winning BBC Studios Executive Producer who has worked across a wide range...

Andrew Downey

Andrew Downey

Head of Commercial, Rights & Business Affairs, Science & Documentary

Andrew has over 20 years’ experience of production and commissioning business affairs in the BBC and...

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Alexandra Feachem

Executive Producer, Science

Alexandra Feachem is a multi-award winning Audio Executive specialising in factual entertainment, sc...

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Zoe Heron

Executive Producer

Zoe runs The Science Unit’s digital team, creating original content and returnable formats for new a...

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Emma Lorenz

Creative Director

Emma is a BAFTA, Grierson and RTS award-winning Creative Director who runs the UK Unscripted slate. ...

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Rob Liddell

Executive Producer

Rob is an innovative, award-winning producer and storyteller creating a wide range of forms from cut...


Jane McLaughlin

Talent Executive

With 22 years of multi-genre industry experience, Jane as a Talent Exec has crewed up some of the BB...

Paul Overton

Paul Overton

Executive Producer

Paul has executive produced many successful popular science titles for a wide range of broadcasters....

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Jenny Scott

Production Executive

Leading and supporting a large production base in London, Jenny works to align creative strategy wit...

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Thomas Scott

Head of Development, International & Co-Production

Tom works across the international and co-production slate, managing relationships with broadcasters...


Helen Thomas

Senior Executive Producer

Helen is Senior Executive Producer and enjoys making a wide range of award-winning programmes for gl...

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James van der Pool

Executive Producer

James has worked across a broad range of specialist factual titles as Director, Series Producer and ...

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Jackie Williamson

Production Executive

Jackie has worked in television for over 20 years. Now based in Glasgow, Jackie has worked consiste...

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Nathan Wren

Development Executive

Nathan works across both the domestic and international slates. His development credits include the ...