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Head of Acquisitions and Drama Development
Sarah Muller is currently Head of CBBC Acquisitions and Drama Development. Passionate about both drama and animation, commissioned projects include ‘Strange Hill High’, ‘World’s End’, ‘Harriet’s Army’, ‘Wolfblood’, ‘The Dumping Ground’, ‘Tracy Beaker Returns’, ‘Dr Who – Dreamland’, ‘Muddle Earth’ and ‘Just William’.
Previously, she was Managing Director of Elephant Productions. As a producer, credits include 6 series of the multi-award winning, ratings success ‘Grizzly Tales For Gruesome Kids’ (CITV), ‘Animal School’ (CBBC), ‘Pop Skool’ (BBC1), ‘3 Brothers Diamond’ (C4), and ‘New Willo The Wisp’ (Disney) as well as developing the BAFTA-winning drama series ‘The War Diaries of Alastair Fury’ (BBC1).
From Book To Broadcast! Sarah Muller Head of CBBC Acquisitions and Drama Development. Developing books into television series has always been part of the UK children’s media landscape. But are books any more appealing than ‘original ideas’? How easily do they translate from one medium to the other? And to…