After graduating from Oxford University with an English degree, Claire worked for Endemol, Little Bird and the UK Film Council. Claire joined Carnival in 2005 and worked across a number of productions as a producer’s assistant before moving into development. She script edited dramas such as Downton Abbey, Whitechapel, Enid, Any Human Heart, The 7.39 and The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies. Her current role as a Development Executive involves working more broadly across Carnival’s development projects, sourcing material for adaptation and generating original ideas, as well as providing editorial support to projects and managing the slate. She is the Script Executive on Series Two of The Last Kingdom.