Karl Sabbagh

Karl Sabbagh
Karl Sabbagh
Producer; Founder, Managing Director, Skyscraper Productions; Author, The Antisemitism Wars: How the British Media Failed Their Public

KARL SABBAGH is founder and managing director of Skyscraper Productions, which produces a range of documentary, music and drama programs for broadcasters in the UK and the USA. He entered the BBC science programs department as a graduate trainee, one of twelve traineeships awarded by the BBC each year. He worked on a number of series, including Horizon, Inside Medicine, Controversy, and various documentaries on science, technology and medicine. He was executive producer of The Body in Question, a thirteen-part series written and presented by Dr. Jonathan Miller and co-produced with PBS.

Other credits include a twenty-six-part television series on the human body, called The Living Body, a six-part series for Central Television on social anthropology and programs for Channel 4 (U.K.) on nuclear power, the Indian mathematician Ramanujan, nanotechnology, social anthropology, smoking in China and other scientific and medical topics.

After producing the Skyscraper series for Channel 4 and PBS, Sabbagh set up Skyscraper Productions. At Skyscraper, Sabbagh has produced and directed many programs including Power Into Art, Twenty-First Century Jet and Whispers of Creation. Karl Sabbagh is the author of several books including The Living Body, Skyscraper, Magic or Medicine? with Dr Rob Buckman, 21st Century Jet, A Rum Affair, The Antisemitism Wars, and The Trials of Lady Jane Douglas.​