Naomi started her career writing, performing and directing live comedy. After a brief stint as a director’s assistant on New Line’s The Golden Compass, producing and casting in factual entertainment she moved into script editing, working across series such as Spooks and working with Abi Morgan on The Hour and as an Associate Producer on River. As Head of Development at Kudos, she developed Humans and Apple Tree Yard and Tin Star, amongst others. After developing and producing the first series of BAFTA nominated Flowers by Will Sharpe, she moved to SISTER in Spring 2016 as an Executive Producer and was promoted to Joint Creative Director of Scripted with Chris Fry in May 2021. Under her own label, Hootenanny, which specialises in distinctive narrative comedy, Naomi has executive produced Don’t Forget the Driver, the second series of Flowers and Desiree Akhavan’s The Bisexual. Her forthcoming SISTER credits include The Baby, Pack Of Lies, and adaptations of Naomi Alderman’s The Power and Adam Kay’s This Is Going To Hurt.
NAOMI DE PEAR
JOINT CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF SCRIPTEDLondon