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Helen Perry

Helen Perry

Head of Drama, UKTV

Helen Perry is the Head of Drama for UKTV. She joined UKTV in Jan 2024 to lead the multi-channel broadcaster's growing original drama slate. Helen is the executive producer for scripted drama programmes across UKTV's Alibi, Drama and Dave channels. Helen joined from ITV Drama Commissioning where she was the Commissioning Editor on acclaimed drama Mr Bates vs The Post Office starring Toby Jones. She also oversaw upcoming original drama Playing Nice starring James Norton, and returning series such as DI Ray, Professor T, The Bay and Grantchester. Before joining ITV Helen was an Assistant Commissioner for BBC Drama exec producing shows including BBC One true crime Steeltown Murders and The Pact. 

Previously Helen was Script Executive at Bad Wolf on the acclaimed HBO/BBC drama Industry. Prior to that she was a Development Producer for BBC Writersroom. Helen began her career as an award-winning audio drama producer/director for BBC Radio 3, 4, 1Xtra, the World Service and BBC Sounds.