Minnow Films


Sophie Leonard
Director of Programmes

Sophie joined Minnow Films in 2016 to look after the hit constructed factual series SAS: Who Dares Wins, which returned this year as one of Channel 4's highest rating factual shows, consolidating at over 3.5 million. The next series of SAS: Who Dares Wins will transmit in April, as a celebrity special for Stand Up To Cancer.

Sophie also Executive Produced the Grierson and Brodcast Award nomiated Valley Cops, which is returning this year for a second series, as well as Grierson Nominated Sue Perkins and the Chimp Sanctuary and Children Who Kill with Susanna Reid.

Previously to joining Minnow, Sophie worked across documentary and factual singles and series, as both a director and producer. She was responsible for Series Producing the first series of the hugely popular Channel 4 series First Dates and also cast Lord Sugar on the first series of The Apprentice!