Daisy Goodwin is an award-winning television producer, writer and founder of Silver River Productions.
A Cambridge graduate and Harkness Fellow, Daisy began her TV career as an Arts Producer at the BBC. Here Daisy devised many highly successful shows, including Bookworm, The Nation’s Favourite Poems, and Home Front.
In 1998 Daisy moved to Talkback Productions as Head of Factual and was quickly promoted to Editorial Director. There she devised among other shows: Grand Designs, How Clean is Your House and The Life Laundry.
Daisy founded Silver River Productions in 2005. Silver River has produced programmes as various as Elizabeth Taylor – Auction of a Lifetime; The Town That Never Retired; If Walls Could Talk – The History of the Home with Lucy Worsley; and the BAFTA-winning Off By Heart. New programmes include The Big Allotment Challenge and The World Made by Women presented by Amanda Foreman
In addition to this, Daisy is an editor of numerous poetry anthologies and reviews regularly for the Sunday Times. Daisy’s family biography Silver River was published in 2007 and her first novel, My Last Duchess, was published in 2010 and has sold over 100,000 copies and made The New York Times bestseller list. Her second novel The Fortune Hunter is published in April in the UK and July in the US.
Daisy is married to Marcus Wilford who she met at university. They have two daughters, and three dogs and live in West London.