Jo Sargent

Managing Director

jo-sargent-king-bertJo Sargent is one of the UK’s leading Emmy, BAFTA and RTS winning television producers, and is the co-founder of King Bert Productions, which she started alongside best selling children’s author David Walliams in 2014. At King Bert she is responsible for executive producing the beloved Enid Blyton adaptation Malory Towers (CBBC), which has received four Emmy nominations to date. She also led the team to an International Emmy award for best TV movie on Ratburger (Sky) based on Walliam’s book. Other productions from King Bert include The Moonstone (BBC), Sandylands (UKTV/BBC2), and The After Ever After series (Sky). As Creative Head of Comedy at the BBC she was responsible for some of the BBC’s most iconic shows, including Absolutely Fabulous, French and Saunders, and the multi-award winning sitcom Miranda.