Expectation Factual has appointed Emily Dollman as its first Head of Development. 


Dollman joins Colin Barr and Amy Flanagan’s factual team from Maverick TV, where as Head of Development for three years she was responsible for developing commissions: Inside The Ritz for ITV; Escape for Channel 4; Tried and Tasted for Channel 4 and Bizarre ER for E4. her production experience includes working on programmes including The Apprentice, The Voice, The Audience and The Young Ones. 


Expectation Factual Creative Director, Factual and Factual Drama, Colin Barr, said: “Emily has all the cross genre instincts and abilities that a company like Expectation needs. She’s as comfortable with concept as she is editorial and her energy and ambition are the perfect fit. We’re lucky to have her.”


Emily added: “I am incredibly excited by the opportunity to be working with such amazingly talented people as Colin, Amy, Peter and Tim and the rest of the Expectation team. I am really looking forward to creating a slate of bold and exciting factual formats.”


Expectation Factual’s recent productions include: Trans Kids: It’s Time to Talk and Superkids: Breaking Away from Care for Channel 4. It’s six-part series with Jason Atherton for BBC Two, The Brigade, was recently announced and in production alongside an eight-part factual series Murder which is being made for BBC Two. 2018 also saw Expectation Factual’s the three-part series Travels in Trumpland with Ed Balls transmit on BBC Two and Reggie Yates: Searching for Grenfell’s Lost Lives, also for BBC Two. 

Staff Reporter

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