Emily Dalton

Emily Dalton

Managing Director, Factual Fiction

Emily started out as a Producer and Director before becoming Creative Director and then Managing Director at Banijay-owned Darlow Smithson. She left the company in 2020 after doubling its turnover and set up Factual Fiction with her husband Tom, who is a writer, producer and director. Emily has a reputation for originating and delivering genre-crossing ideas like Channel 4 drama ‘The Mill’, ITV’s ‘Torvill and Dean’ and the BAFTA-winning documentary ‘Richard III: The King in the Car Park’. Emily runs Factual Fiction’s non-scripted slate and Executive Produced The Greatest Show Never Made for Amazon.

Emily and Tom work hard to bring a sustainable approach to their productions and recently became the UK’s first off-grid production company.