BBC Studios names continuing drama chief DetailsMichelle Clancy | 13 April 2019 The senior executive producer overseeing flagship soaps EastEnders, Holby City and Casualty, Kate Oates, has been appointed as head of continuing BBC Studios drama.The new role at the commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster will see Oates become creative leader of dramas such as Doctors, River City and Pobol y Cwm.Before joining BBC Studios in 2018, Oates produced ITV