CREDITS

2019

Digging for Britain

Series Producer

4 x 60 mins BBC4. At the helm of this much beloved returning television series hosted by Prof Alice Roberts and tasked to give it an spit, polish and overhaul. Exec Eamon Hardy. Rare Tv

Eye Witness: D Day

Writer & Producer

1 x 60 mins National Geographic. Brought in to take over and complete this scripted dramadoc film exploring five key turning points during the D Day invasion. Exec Dan Gold, Commissioner Simon Raikes. Rare Tv

Development. ScreenGlue (CBBC science/comedy show)

2018

Development. Whatlarks Tv (social mapping project) & Antenna Pictures (natural history)

Egypt's Unexplained Files

Series Scriptwriter

10 x 60mins The Science Channel & TCB. Brought in to write 9 out of the 10 episodes on this archaeological mysteries series. Exec Eamon Hardy, Commissioner Neil Laird & Hannah Demidowicz. 360 Productions

Valley of the Kings

Writer & Edit Producer

Channel 4 & National Geographic. Brought in to help finish this 6 part embedded obs doc series following teams of archaeologists through a whole season digging in Egypt. Exec Dan Kendall, Commissioner Carolyn Payne. Windfall Films

Albert: The Power behind Victoria

Writer/Director & Producer

1 x 94mins Channel 5. Scripted factual drama doc exploring the life of Albert, the Prince Consort. Exec Jeff Anderson, Commissioner Lucy Willis. Elephant House Studios

2017

Red Arrows: Kings of the Sky

Shooting Producer/Director.

Channel 5. Filming the Red Arrows in Greece as they start a new year of training. Exec Jeremy Phillips, Commissioner Guy Davis. ITV Shiver

Wallis: The Queen that Never Was

Writer/Director & Producer

1 x 94mins Channel 5. Scripted factual drama doc exploring the life of Wallis Simpson revealing a victim not a villain. Exec Jeff Anderson, Commissioner Lucy Willis. Elephant House Studios

Life of a Universe: Creation & The End of Days

Series Producer/Director

2 x 30mins ABC Australia. Prof Brian Cox explores the very beginning of the universe and its ultimate demise. Exec Michael O'Neil, Commissioner Steve Bibb. ABC

2016

What on Earth (S3)

Series Producer/Writer

10 x 60mins Science Channel. Investigating strange features on Earth spotted by satellite imagery. Exec Greg Chivers,  Commissioner Neil Laird. WagTV

World’s Smartest Cities: Amsterdam

Shooting Producer/Director

1 x 60mins National Geographic. Exploration of tech entrepreneurs in Amsterdam creating new ways to explore the city. Exec Jeremy Phillips, Commissioner Hannah Demidowicz. ITV Shiver

Development. Sundog Pictures

 

 

2015

Autopsy: The Last hours of Rodney King

Autopsy: The Last hours of Maurice Gibb

Writer/Director & Producer

2 x 60mins Reelz. The life and death of Rodney King and Maurice Gibb using evidence gleaned from their autopsy reports. SP John Fothergill. ITV Potato

 

Million Mile Light

Promotional film for Kickstarter campaign

 

Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb

Producer/Director

1 x 60mins Channel 4 & PBS. Following a maverick archaeologist searching for Cleopatra’s lost tomb. Exec Edwina Silver. Commissioners Rob Coldstream, Steve Burns. Dragonfly TV

 

Icolube

Branded content documentary about LukOil’s new ship lubricant ICOLube. Sundog Pictures

 

Development. Nerd

 

2014

Development. STV

NASA’s Unexplained Files (S3)

Series Drama Director

The Science Channel. Creating over 130 historical drama reconstruction scenes of space related occurrences for the 8 part series, from the 12th century to the present day. Exec Greg Chivers. WagTV

Sleep

Writer/Presenter

15mins The Science Show, Radio National, Australia. How we evolved to have two sleeps

Russia’s Mystery Files [aka Monsters Behind the Iron Curtain]

Series Producer/Director

2 x 60mins Nat Geo / 1 x 90min Animal Planet. Feature length drama doc investigating creatures and occurrences from behind the Iron Curtain. Exec Richard Burke Ward, Commissioners Patrick Keegan, Hannah Demidowicz. Pioneer Prods

Famelab

Writer/Presenter

8mins The Science Show, Radio National, Australia. Reporting on Famelab

 

A Day a Life

Producer/Director

12mins. Short film drama exploring the relationship between a married couple whose soldier son is deployed to Afghanistan

How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson - Glass & Light

Producer/Director

2 x 60mins PBS & BBC2. Innovations and ideas that make the modern world in this 6 part series. Exec Peter Lovering, Commissioners Martin Davidson, Bill Gardner. Nutopia

Nuclear Fusion Reaches a Milestone

Writer/Presenter

15mins The Science Show, Radio National, Australia. Reporting on laser fusion

 

2013

The Mystery of Rome’s X Tombs [aka Roman Catacomb Mystery]

Producer/Director

1 x 60mins BBC2 & PBS Nova. Investigating a newly discovered ancient mass grave beneath Rome. Exec Chris Granlund, Commissioners Martin Davidson, Evan Hadingham. BBC Studios

Ancient DNA solves Riddles of Ancient Plagues

Writer/Presenter

14mins The Science Show, Radio National, Australia. How ancient DNA can be used to answer centuries old questions of disease.

Junkie Love

2mins. Poetic short film animation from Dudley Sutton about falling in love in Rehab

Doctors

Director

3 x 30mins BBC1. Daytime serial drama ‘Heston’s Last Testament’, ‘Men at Work’ and ‘The Were-Witch Project’. Producer Jonathan Phillips, BBC Studios

Wonders of Life: Size Matters

Producer/Director

1 x 60mins BBC2 & The Science Channel. 5 part series exploring the physics life, with Prof Brian Cox. Exec Andrew Cohen. BBC Studios

2012

Dara O’Briain’s Science Club

Producer/Director

5 x 5mins VTs. Smart Drugs, Asteroid Impacts, Pointless Pandas, Printing Jawbones, Lab Beef. Exec Nigel Patterson, BBC Studios

Doctors

Director

3 x 30mins BBC1. Daytime serial drama. ‘Tenderness’, ‘The Collectors’, and ‘A lighter Note’. Producer Carol Harding. BBC Studios

The Life Scientific of Edward Lear

Writer/Presenter

13mins The Science Show, Radio National, Australia. Celebrating 200 years since the birth of Edward Lear

The Rise of English Wine

Writer/Presenter

10mins The Science Show, Radio National, Australia. Looking at the rise of English fizz

2011

City Beneath the Waves: Pavlopetri

Writer/Director, Producer & 2nd Camera

1 x 60mins BBC2 & Discovery. Archaeology of a submerged bronze age city just off the coast of Greece. With lavish data driven CGI digitally bringing the city and artefacts back to life. Exec Gary Hunter. BBC Studios

Origins of Us: Brains

Producer/Director

1 x 60mins BBC2. The evolution of the human brain and behaviour with Dr Alice Roberts, as part of a 3 part series. Exec Sacha Baveystock. BBC Studios

Britain’s Secret Seas: Giants of the West & The Bustling South

Writer/Director, Producer & 2nd Camera

2 x 60mins BBC2. 4 part series exploring the wonders beneath British waters, from giant basking sharks, monster crabs and tiny seahorses with explorer Paul Rose. Exec Gary Hunter. BBC Studios

2010

Help Wanted & Lonely Boy

Writer/Director

2 x 3mins Super8 short film dramas. A psycho Granny horror short (Straight8 competition entry), and an unsettling fairy tale about a boy wishing for a friend.

Losing the Plot

Producer/Director

8mins. Self-funded HD drama short with Dudley Sutton, exploring the tensions of caring for the elderly and offspring.

Wonders of the Solar System: Dead or Alive

[Wonders of the Solar System: Empire of the Sun - India Shoot]

Producer/Director

1 x 60mins BBC2 & Discovery. Multi award winning exploration of the life and death of alien worlds, with Prof Brian Cox. From the lava lake of Erte Ale in Ethiopia to the Grand Canyon, and the peaks of Hawaii. Exec Andrew Cohen. BBC Studios

2009

Darwin’s Dangerous Idea: Life and Death

Producer/Director

1 x 60mins BBC2. 3 part series exploring how Darwin’s insight into the web of life has been ignored, with Andrew Marr, filming in Britain, Argentina and St Lucia. SP Chris Granlund. BBC Studios

2008

Horizon: Do You Know What Time is It?

Producer/Director & Co-Writer

1 x 60mins BBC2. Award winning documentary exploring the nature of time with Prof Brian Cox. Exec Andrew Cohen. BBC Studios

Taxi

15mins. Award winning self funded HD short film drama. Four writers. Four stories. One cab.

Horizon: What on Earth is Wrong with Gravity?

Producer/Director & Co-Writer

1 x 50mins BBC2. Road-trip across the USA with physicist Dr Brian Cox. Exec Andrew Cohen. BBC Studios

Grandma’s Funeral

10mins. Self funded HD short film drama. A mother and her two daughters prepare for Grandma’s funeral.

2007

Earth The Power of the Planet: Volcano

Writer/Director & Producer

1 x 60mins BBC2 & Discovery & ZDF. Award winning 5 part geological extravaganza with Dr Iain Stewart, this episode exploring the volcanic and tectonic forces that shape our planet. Exec Phil Dolling. BBC Studios

2006

Horizon: The Genius Sperm Bank

Writer/Director

1 x 50mins BBC2. Scripted factual Drama Doc about the Repository for Germinal Choice, its millionaire founder, Robert Graham, and his plot to save the world from mediocrity by breeding intelligence. With innovative drama filming. Exec Andrew Cohen. BBC Studios

Horizon: We Love Cigarettes

Director

1 x 50mins BBC2. A day in the life of smokers around the world. Exec Andrew Cohen. BBC Sudios

2005

Treasure

10mins. Self funded HD short film drama about an old man searching for his treasure. Starring Dudley Sutton.

Horizon: Tsunami - Naming the Dead

Director

1 x 50mins BBC2. The untold story of the international forensic effort to identify the hundreds of remaining Tsunami victims. Actuality filming in Thailand inside field morgues, with forensic science and raw human emotion. Exec Andrew Cohen. BBC Studios

Horizon: Titan - A Place Like Home?

Producer/Director

1 x 50mins BBC2. Award Winning nail biting film about the NASA-ESA Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn’s moon, Titan, with space CGI. Exec Andrew Cohen. BBC Studios

2004

Journeys from the Center of the Earth: Architecture & Beliefs

Writer/Director & Producer

2 x 60mins BBC4 & BBC2. 6 part geological tour of the Mediterranean showing how geology has shaped western civilization, presented by Iain Stewart. SP Jeremy Phillips & Belinda Cherrington. BBC Studios

2003

Horizon: The Diamond Labs

Writer/Director

1 x 50mins BBC2. The threat to DeBeers of manufactured gem diamonds. With CGI and dramatic reconstructions. Exec Matthew Barratt. BBC Studios

Little Angels

Producer/Director

1 x 30mins BBC3 & BBC1. BAFTA nominated series exploring how to improve the behaviour of difficult children. Obs-docs self shooting with concealed camera design. SP Sacha Baveystock. BBC Studios

Body Hits - Detox & Natural Highs

Writer/Director & Producer

2 x 30mins BBC3 & BBC1. 6 part series with drama motifs, underwater filming, multi-camera. SP Judith Bunting. BBC Studios

Holiday You Call the Shots

Producer/Director

3 x 30mins BBC1. Iceland, Bangkok and Orlando. BBC Studios

2002

Animal Hospital

Producer & Assistant Producer. BBC1

Harry Enfield's Big Arts

Assistant Producer. BBC1

1998-2001

Tomorrow’s World

Researcher & Assistant Producer. BBC1

1998

Presenter/Writer, BBC Radio 4, The Frog that Croaked

Presenter and Operations Manager, Kenya’s Metro East FM

Presenter, Oxygen 107.9 FM