FILMS

 

The Cult Next Door

A single film for BBC2 about the bizarre Maoist cult in Brixton. Executive producer; Peter Dale.
January 2017

Love You to Death: A year of domestic violence

A one hour film for BBC2 about all the women killed in one calendar year by their male partner or ex-partner.
Executive Producer: Fergus O’Brien
Dec 2015

Inside Harley St

A three-part series for BBC2, painting a portrait of Harley St and the surrounding medical area, exploring the lives of the different clinicians and patients from all walks of life who frequent this historic and iconic part of London.
Executive Producers: Clare Sillery and Fergus O’Brien.
April 2015

Welcome to the World of Weight Loss

A one hour film for BBC2 about our relationship with food, following three slimming clubs over a three month period.
Executive Producer: Clare Sillery.
August 2013

Walking With Dogs

A three-part series for BBC2, painting a portrait of Harley St and the surrounding medical area, exploring the lives of the different clinicians and patients from all walks of life who frequent this historic and iconic part of London.
Executive Producers: Clare Sillery and Fergus O’Brien.
Shortlisted for the Grierson award for Most Entertaining Documentary.
October 2012

Money

A series of three 60 minute films for BBC2.  An exploration of our attitudes and personal relationship to money. Executive Producer: Nick Mirsky.
Shortlisted for the Grierson award for Best Documentary Series.
November 2011

Women

A series of three 60 minute films for BBC-4.  An exploration of 1970s feminism and its impact on women’s lives today. Executive Producer; Nick Mirsky.
Premiered at the Sheffield Documentary Festival 2009.
Shortlisted for the Grierson award for Best Documentary Series.
March 2010

JEWS

A series of three 60 minute films about Jews in Britain today for BBC-4. Executive Producer; Anthony Wall. 
Nominated and commended for the Grierson award for Best Documentary Series.
June 2008

Lefties

A series of three 60 minute films about the politics of the far left in Britain in the 1980s for BBC-4. Executive Producer; Anthony Wall.
Winner of the Gold Plaque for Best Social/Political documentary at the Hugo Awards at the Chicago International Festival.
March 2006

Art & the 60s

A series of three 60 minute films documenting the London artscene of the 1960s with a tie-in exhibition at Tate Britain.  A BBC-2/ BBC-4 co-commission. Executive producer; Anthony Wall. 
July 2004


MORE FILMS

 

Imagine – The Saatchi Phenomenon

Opening film to launch Alan Yentob’s new arts strand on BBC-1. Executive Producer; Mark Harrison.
June 2003


Britart

A series of three 50 minute films documenting the London artscene of the 1990s. Commissioned for the launch of BBC-4 by Roly Keating and co-commissioned by BBC-2. Executive producer; Keith Alexander.
March 2002


Stand Up with Alan Davies

A series of three 50 minute films for BBC-1 about stand-up comedy.  With Ken Dodd, Bob Monkhouse, Victoria Wood, Harry Hill, Bernard Manning, Eddie Izzard, Jasper Carrott, Jo Brand, Dave Allen and Jasper Carrott. Executive Producer; Nicholas Rossiter. 
June 2000


Bookmark - Mervyn Peake

A biography of the author of the Gormenghast Trilogy. Executive Producer; Roger Thompson
July 1998


TX - Two Melons and a Stinking Fish

A film about artist Sarah Lucas and the contemporary art world. Made through Illuminations for BBC-2 and the Arts Council.  The first long-form documentary made for the BBC to be self-shot on DV. Executive Producer; John Wyver. 
November 1996


I'm Not Like Everybody Else - The World Of Ray Davies and the Kinks

A one hour profile of the man and his music. Executive Producer; Mark Cooper.
December 1995


Bookmark - The Ordinary Madness of Charles Bukowski

A film about the self-styled dirty old man of American writing. 50 minute documentary on 16 and 8mm film. Executive Producer; Roly Keating.
March 1995


Kristallnacht

A 10 minute film for BBC-2's BERLIN SEASON to commemorate the 1938 Nazi pogrom against the Jews. Executive Producer; Janice Hadlow.
November 1994


Broken Lives

A 10 minute film for BBC-2's BERLIN SEASON to commemorate the 1938 Nazi pogrom against the Jews. Executive Producer; Janice Hadlow.
November 1994


Croydon - A Late Show Special

Taking a humorous look at the redesign of Croydon's highrise 1960s downtown. Executive Producers; Janice Hadlow and Mike Poole.
September 1993


Georgia O'Keeffe - A Late Show Special

A profile of the artist's life and work.  Also screened at the Hayward Gallery. Presenter; Matthew Collings. Executive Producer; Janice Hadlow.
April 1993


Philip Hedley on arts funding - A Late Show Special

A polemic about government funding for the arts, especially theatre. Executive Producer; Roly Keating.
February 1993


The Cultural Boycott - A Late Show Special

A film made in Johannesburg, evaluating the success of a unique political experiment. Executive producer; Roly Keating.
May 1993


The Grove Family

A 30 minute drama-documentary about Britain's first ever soap opera.  Cast including Lesley Grantham, Sue Johnston, Nick Berry, Anna Wing. Executive Producer; Michael Jackson.
August 1991


Short films produced and directed in New York in 1991-2 for the American Late Show, a BBC co-production with Channel 13-WNET

Merce Cunningham choreographing by computer. Buck Henry at the inauguration of the Reagan Museum. The Education of Little Tree; the story of a Klan member passing himself off as a Native American. Baby Jazz; a new generation play bebop. The oeuvre of Woody Allen assessed by Elvis Mitchell. Merrill Markoe on dating games.


Short films produced and directed for The Late Show on BBC-2 1989 – 1991

Mel Brooks interviewed in comic set-ups by Alan Yentob. Seeing in the Dark - Super 8 mini-dramas illustrating surreal scenarios from artist Ian Breakwell's anthology.  (These films were screened at the ICA in September 1993.) The Human Face at the Fondation Cartier in Paris - a new style of curating, presented by Matthew Collings. The advent of racially integrated advertising in South Africa. The anniversary of the media ban on Sinn Fein, presented by Eamonn McCann. Prisoner Cell Block H - the cult explored by Kathy Lette. Nicholson Baker interviewed with dramatized extracts from The Mezzanine and Room Temperature. Comme Des Garcons - Rei Kawakubo at the Paris pret-a-porter show.