Edinburgh TV Festival supported by Screen Scotland

Sami El-Hadi

Head of Development, BBC

Sami El-Hadi Host Profile

Sami joined the BBC in January from production company The Forge, where he was Development Executive. He was previously at Working Title, where he worked as Script Executive on titles including Channel 4’s We Are Lady Parts and the BBC’s Everything I Know About Love.


Managing BBC dev slate, briefing producers on our priorities, helping set strategy.

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Producers and execs who are working with exciting UK writing talent, passionate about editorial and forward-thinking high end UK drama and drama/comedy.