Recent Productions
 
Virago: Changing the World One Page at a Time
Virago: Changing the World One Page at a Time

1 x 60 min for BBC Four
Broadcast: October 2016
This is the account of a determined group of women from 1973 to today: writers and readers who changed how we see the world...

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Damned (Series)
Damned (Series)

For Channel 4
Broadcast: September 2016
Written by Jo Brand, Morwenna Banks and Will Smith, Damned is an eye-opening comedy set in a fictional childrens social services department. Based in authenticity, it follows the personal and professional lives of Rose (Jo Brand) and Al (Alan Davies) and their colleagues: each week takes us to a new case...

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Extreme Coma: Waking up Racist
Extreme Coma:
Waking up Racist

For Channel 4
Released: 2016
The web-series Crackpot Britain, brainchild of Birmingham born-and-bred producer extraordinaire (or at least that's how she views herself) Debbie Thomas, examines our most current, provocative and 'bonkers' - to coin a commissioner's phrase - real life stories across Britain...

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Brilliantman!
Brilliantman!

For Sky Arts
Broadcast: 24th Sept, 2015
Ian Hedge is an ordinary man with a not-so-ordinary mission: to protect the distressed and vulnerable, whoever they are, wherever they are and whatever predicament they are in...

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Barnaby Barford - The Tower of Babel
Barnaby Barford - The Tower of Babel

for the V&A
September, 2015
This short film commissioned by the V&A follows artist Barnaby Barford as he creates a unique work of art 'The Tower of Babel' providing a provocative comment on how we are a nation of consumers...

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Queen Victoria’s Letters: A Monarch Unveiled
Queen Victoria’s Letters:
A Monarch Unveiled

2 x 60 min for BBC Four
Broadcast: Part 1: November 13th, 2014 / Part 2: November 20th, 2014
This is the story of Queen Victoria as never heard before; a psychological insight of the woman told through her own words, her experiences recounted solely through her personal diaries and letters...

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Stephanie Schober Dance Company
Stephanie Schober
Dance Company

For Arts Council England
This film funded by the Arts council explores an innovative new dance piece choreographed by Stephanie Schober. Her aim was to find the meeting point between movement and art. How could a non-dancing visual artist and a trained dancer find a way to express their relationship...
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Chocolate Perfection with Michel Roux Jr.
Chocolate Perfection
with Michel Roux Jr.

1 x 60 min for BBC Four
Broadcast: July 14th, 2014
Sumptuous and decadent, this BBC film explores the “elixir of the gods”, our greatest gastronomic indulgence: chocolate. With chocolate worshiper, Michel Roux Jr. as our guide, we uncover the rich history of the best chocolate in the world and what it takes to make it...
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Damned
Damned

1 x 23 min for Sky Arts
Broadcast: June 12th, 2014
A dark, gritty sitcom commissioned as part of Sky Arts Playhouse Presents strand, set in a social services department written by Jo Brand and Morwenna Banks. Cast: Jo Brand, Alan Davies, Kevin Eldon, Rebecca Staton, Aisling Bea and Romesh Ranganathan...
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Perspectives: The Magic of Houdini with Alan Davies
Perspectives: The Magic of Houdini with Alan Davies

1 x 60 min for ITV
Broadcast: April 20th, 2014
In this film for ITV's arts strand, Perspectives, comedian Alan Davies explores the real life story of the world's most famous illusionist, Harry Houdini. For Alan Davies, Houdini is the ultimate entertainer, but believes his great success was borne out of a life of struggle...
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Patisserie with Michel Roux Jr.
Patisserie with
Michel Roux Jr.

1 x 60 min for BBC Four
Broadcast: December 11th, 2013
In this documentary Michel Roux takes us back to his own beginnings and explores the art, science and eternal attraction of the perfect sweet delicacy. Part history, part gastronomy but completely seductive....
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Narnia’s Lost Poet: The Secret Lives and Loves of C.S. Lewis
Narnia’s Lost Poet: The Secret Lives and Loves of C.S. Lewis

1 x 60 min for BBC Four
Broadcast: November 27th, 2013
In this very personal and entertaining film for BBC4, writer AN Wilson goes on the trail of an enigma: CS Lewis. In a film marking the 50th anniversary of his death, AN Wilson will present an intriguing psychological portrait of this seemingly well-known figure...
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A Beautiful Thing
Beautiful Thing:
A Passion for Porcelain

1 x 60 min for BBC Four
Broadcast: June 18th, 2013
In this arts documentary for BBC4, Ros Savill (former director and curator at The Wallace Collection) tells the extraordinary story of some incredible and misunderstood objects; the opulent, intricate, gold crested, (and now much maligned) Sèvres porcelain of the 17th Century...
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The Last Battle
The Last Battle

1 x 47 min for Al Jazeera
Broadcast: May 19th, 2013
On April 4th 2011 four elderly Kenyan freedom fighters had their case for torture heard at the Royal Courts of Justice. The four elderly claimants were representing many thousands of Kenyan’s who were held in British run detention camps, who they claim, just 50 years ago, suffered appalling abuses...
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The Genius of Josiah Wedgwood
The Genius of Josiah Wedgwood

1 x 58 min for BBC Two
Presented by writer AN Wilson
Broadcast: April 19th, 2013
The Grierson Award nominated film follows Josiah Wedgwood, one of the founding fathers of the Industrial Revolution and the man who revolutionized English pottery...
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The First Masterchef: Michel Roux on Escoffier
The First Masterchef: Michel Roux on Escoffier

1 x 58 min for BBC
Broadcast: November 12th, 2012
Michel Roux Jr explores the life and influence of his great culinary hero, Georges Auguste Escoffier. The man who turned eating into dining. The first great restaurant chef...
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The Great British Paraorchestra
The Great British Paraorchestra

1 x 54 min for Channel 4
Broadcast: September 9th, 2012
Inspired by his 5-year-old daughter who has cerebral palsy and the principles of the Paralympics, conductor Charles Hazlewood is determined to create a platform for talented disabled musicians...
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From Blackpool to Benidorm
From Blackpool to
Benidorm

1 x 60 min for Yesterday TV
Presented by Ruth Madoc
Broadcast: March 22nd, 2012
When Cliff Richard and his pals set off in their infamous double decker bus little did they realise they were part of a revolution in holiday making which took place over the course of a decade...
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Jo Brand on Kissing
Jo Brand on Kissing

1 x 60 min for BBC Four
Broadcast: February 14th, 2012
Following on from her popular exploration of crying Jo Brand is back – and this time she’s got a bee in her bonnet about kissing. Jo’s convinced the kiss has lost its value...
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Big Splash
Big Splash

4 x 60 min and 1 x hr stand-up special for Dave, UKTV. Coproduction with Doghouse Media
Broadcast: September 22nd, 2011
Factual entertainment, stand-up hybrid presented by Jo Brand. Jo travels across the UK exploring our relationship with water. Her experience will fuel the content of a new stand-up show which will be intercut throughout the documentaries...
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The Luckiest Man in World War 2: Revealed
The Luckiest Man in World War 2: Revealed

1 x 45 min for Channel 5
Broadcast: September 6th, 2011
During the Second World War Alistair Urquhart was captured by the Japanese, tortured, starved and sent to work on the Death Railway in Thailand. After years in the camp he was loaded onto an airless cargo ship...
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Peas in a Pod
Peas in a Pod

1 x 30 min for NHK Cosmedia
Broadcast: September, 2011
The World Pea Shooting Championships have been held in the village of Witcham, just outside Ely, for 39 years. Now hotshots arrive from all over the world in pursuit of the trophy...
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For Crying Out Loud
For Crying Out Loud

1 x 60 min for BBC Four
Broadcast: February 14th, 2011
Jo Brand thinks that the whole of Britain is descending into a watery mess of tears – and that it's about time that we recovered some of our stiff upper lip. She goes on a journey to find out how, when and why we cry...
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First Cut: Father Ray Comes Out
First Cut: Father Ray Comes Out

1 x 24 min for Channel 4
Broadcast: February 11th, 2011
This film follows the journey of Father Ray, an Anglican priest, who has decided to share a very personal secret with his congregation - that he is gay...
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