Graham Stuart

Graham Stuart co-founded So Television with Graham Norton in September 2000.  Since then he has continued to executive produce the multi-award-winning Graham Norton franchise in the UK and US as well as develop many new projects for the company. 

He was until August 2000 the Controller of Entertainment for United Film and Television Productions, part of United News and Media – one of the world’s largest media groups.  There he oversaw United’s Entertainment contributions across all the major terrestrial and cable/satellite networks.  He has previously worked as the Head of Entertainment Features at LWT, Head of Factual Entertainment at Tiger Aspect and as a freelance producer for Hat Trick, Talkback and Open Media. 

Stuart graduated from the University of Aberdeen with an Honours Degree in English in 1978.  He trained at BBC Radio in London and worked as a Radio Producer and Presenter with Radio Tay and Radio Scotland.  He then joined Scottish Television as a sports reporter and presenter. He joined the Special Programmes Department at LWT in 1986 and began his freelance career in 1989.

He has served on the Pact and Bafta television committees and is currently in the second year of a three year tenure as Executive Chair of the Edinburgh Television Festival.

He is married to television producer Patricia McGowan and has two sons.