Jeff Pope is a British television producer and screenwriter who co-wrote the film Pierrepoint and the television drama The Fattest Man in Britain and who won a BAFTA in 2006 for the drama See No Evil: The Moors Murders. He is also the Head of ITV Productions Factual Drama.
Pope's first media job was as a reporter for the Ealing Gazette. He joined London Weekend Television in 1973 as a Researcher in Current Affairs. In 1996 Pope was appointed Head of Factual Drama at LWT before moving to Granada Television in the same role. He finally moved to ITV where he is Head of Factual Drama. Among Pope's television writing credits are Fool's Gold: The Story of the Brink's-Mat Robbery, The Place of the Dead, Essex Boys, Bob Martin, Dirty Filthy Love, Christmas Lights, Pierrepoint, Northern Lights, City Lights, and The Fattest Man in Britain.
As a producer, Pope's credits include Fool's Gold: The Story of the Brink's-Mat Robbery, The One That Got Away, The Show, This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper, Bob Martin, Essex Boys, Christmas Lights, Northern Lights, City Lights, Pierrepoint, and The Fattest Man in Britain.