Abigail Priddle (UK)
Commissioning Editor – Specialist Factual

Abigail Priddle is a BBC Commissioning Editor in Specialist Factual. Her department commissions for BBC One, Two, Three and Four and oversees around 300 hours of content every year.

Working across the genre, her recent credits include science commissions Chris Packham: Asperger’s & Me, Landfill: A Rubbish History, history series The Yorkshire Ripper Files: A Very British Crime Story, and Princess Margaret: The Rebel Royal. Earth’s Greatest Rivers in Natural History and A Cut too Far?: Male Circumcision for Religion & Ethics.

Before joining the BBC in 2017, Abigail was a Director and Series Producer working for all the main UK broadcast channels making a wide range of factual programming from documentary singles and series such as The Met: Policing London and 24 Hours in A&E, to returning formats such as Back in Time and Hunted.


STYLE: Observational Documentary, Presenter Led/Participatory, Creative Doc, Hybrid

GENRES: Biographies, Crime, Culture, Current Affairs & Investigative, Education, Environment, Factual Entertainment, Gender, History, Human Interest, Natural History & Wildlife, Race, Religion & Ethics, Science, Social Justice, Technology, Travel & Adventure, Youth

FORMAT: Series, Single/One-off, Feature, Specials, Format, 52’/60’, 70+ mins, Online, Multiplatform, Interactive