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Head of Development

Rachel has worked extensively in both drama production and development for over fifteen years.

After a degree in Fine Art, she began her career in the drama department at Carlton TV. Combining her love of visuals with a life-long passion for stories, she became a script editor working on shows such as CASUALTY, EMMERDALE and FAMILY AFFAIRS. As Script Executive at Shine, Rachel worked across all five series of multi-award-winning MERLIN (BBC) which saw her move from story editor to co-producer.

As Head of Development at Urban Myth Films, Rachel oversaw a diverse slate of projects for terrestrial, international and SVOD broadcasters. She developed THE ONE (Netflix), WAR OF THE WORLDS (Canal+/Fox) and CRAZYHEAD (C4), and was Co-Producer on both series of ATLANTIS(BBC) as well as Associate Producer on A CONFESSION (ITV).

Rachel joins Watford and Essex from Tiger Aspect where she was an EP and Development Producer.