Phil Temple joined Kudos as Executive Producer after spending four years as Development Producer / Head of Development at Carnival, where he worked on shows such as ‘The Last Kingdom’ (BBC and BBC America), ‘Stan Lee’s Lucky Man’ (Sky One), and the BAFTA and RTS Award winning drama for ITV ‘The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies’. 


Before that he worked as Creative Executive, Drama and Comedy at NBC Universal International, after spending 5 years at BBC Drama Production where he helped support the department’s development slate as Development Executive. During this time he also script edited a number of projects, most notably ‘Five Daughters’, the three part serial which won Best Drama Serial at the RTS Awards and the Special Prix Europa Prize. It was also nominated for three BAFTA awards and Best Drama Documentary at the Grierson Awards. 


Phil’s first job after graduating from Goldsmiths’ College was at ICM (now Independent Talent Group), as an assistant to one of the UK’s leading literary agents. He worked there for almost seven years in which time he helped manage the careers of some of the UK’s most successful writers and directors, before leaving to work at the BBC.