Farrah Solim is a senior casting producer and producer, who has worked in the British television industry for 20 years, having started her career as a researcher. She has worked across a variety of genres and formats, including factual entertainment, entertainment, reality, observational documentary, live television and online. She is passionate about representing diverse voices and wants to tell heartfelt stories on such sensitive subjects as race, sexuality, gender and mental health.
Farrah’s credits include The Rap Game UK (2020), Football, Prince William & Our Mental Health (2020), The Great Pottery Throwdown, Hot Property (both 2019), One Hot Summer (2018), all for the BBC; Four in a Bed (2015-2016) and Ramadan Diaries (2013), for Channel 4; and Eamonn & Ruth: How The Other Half Lives (2015), screened on Channel 5. Among an impressive array of companies she’s worked for are Eleven Film, Lime Pictures, Studio Lambert, Renegade Pictures and Ricochet TV.
Farrah notes she’s a great people finder and has extensive experience in managing budgets, overseeing schedules and employing large crews. She’s also an enthusiastic foodie and has recently worked as producer on Britain’s Top Takeaways and Mary Berry’s Fantastic Feasts, both screened on the BBC in 2022.