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Oliver Kent

About Oliver Kent

Oliver Kent is a BAFTA-winning producer. His programmes won awards including BAFTA for Soap and Continuing Drama, RTS Programme Award for Soap and Continuing Drama and National Television Award for Drama. Oliver has produced, series produced and executive produced several of the UK’s favourite dramas, including Holby City, Casualty and EastEnders. He worked for the BBC from 1998 until 2019 and was Head of Continuing Drama Series from 2016 to 2019. As Head of Continuing Drama Series, Oliver successfully led the highly competitive processes to retain the tenders for both HOLBY CITY and DOCTORS for BBC Studios. Oliver was Executive Producer of From Darkness for BBC One, Development Executive Producer on Riviera for Archery Pictures / Sky Atlantic and Consultant Producer on Sanditon for Red Planet Pictures / Masterpiece / Britbox. He recently produced THE BURNING GIRLS for Buccaneer / Paramount +.

AWARDS

BAFTA for Soap and Continuing Drama
National Television Award for Drama
Royal Television Society Programme Award for Soap and Continuing Drama
Inside Soap Award for Best Drama Series

In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • RIVIERA
    • Archery Pictures
    • Executive Producer

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • THE BURNING GIRLS Series
    • Buccaneer Media/ Paramount+
    • Producer
    • SANDITON
    • Red Planet Pictures
    • Consultant Producer
    • FROM DARKNESS
    • BBC Studios
    • Executive Producer
    • WESTWAY
    • BBC Radio Drama
    • Series Producer / Director
    • THE BEST OF EASTENDERS (DVD Release)
    • BBC Studios
    • Executive Producer
    • EASTENDERS
    • BBC Drama Production
    • Producer / Script Editor
    • CASUALTY
    • Executive Producer / Series Producer / Script Editor / Researcher
    • HOLBY CITY
    • BBC Studios + BBC Drama Production
    • Executive Producer / Series Producer / Producer
    • EASTENDERS, CASUALTY, HOLBY CITY, DOCTORS, RIVER CITY, AND POBOL Y CWM
    • BBC Studios Scripted
    • Head of Continuing Drama Series
    • Tender bids for HOLBY CITY and DOCTORS
    • BBC Studios
    • Project Leader
    • BBC Studios Scripted Development
    • Executive Producer