Sara Parker

Sara Parker is an award-winning independent producer, mainly for BBC Radio.

Her montage style gives voice to individuals and communities, often covering hard-edged social issues from prostitution and pornography to teenage violence and suicide.

Daughter of pioneering producer Charles Parker, one of her recent programmes explores the making of the Radio Ballads - a 1950s series produced by her father with folksinger/songwriters Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger,which revolutionized British radio feature-making.


In the late 1950s, folk musicians Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger and BBC radio producer Charles Parker joined forces on a radio endeavor unlike anything the BBC (or the world, for that matter) had heard before.