Rachel Hooper is an award winning producer with 20 years experience across radio, tv and film. She started as a journalist in Belfast, covering the end of the conflict and the Good Friday Agreement before leaving to run a network radio documentary department.

During that time she won a number of awards including the UN Correspondent award for a documentary about blood diamonds in Sierra Leone. She left the BBC in 2010 to work  as a freelance producer for a number of independent companies before joining Erica Starling. Recent commissions include LEONORA CARRINGTON: THE LOST SURREALIST for BBC 4 and OUT IN THE COLD for BBC 3.