November - December 2016

Senior Producer, Studio Ramsay  DEVELOPMENT

Preparing tender documents for pitch to broadcaster. Developing format and look for series.  Liaising with new and existing Talent.

Development Executive: Michelle Langer

 

July - August 2016

Series Director, Disney for BBC Childrens  GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

Location Director - actuality and multi-camera set ups - for the second series of this teen talent show which has XFactor's Lauren Platt guiding 8 singers through the highs and lows of the music industry, alongside celebrity judges and The Voice's musical director, David Tench.

Executive Producers: Sheldon Lazarus, Melissa Hardinge. 

 

July 2015 - April 2016

Series Producer  TAKING THE NEXT STEP 

BBC Childrens

Developed this quick turnaround idea to series. Oversaw the search for a UK dancer to join the cast of hit TV drama The Next Step, including auditions in the UK and in Canada with The Next Step cast.

Presented by Lindsey Russell.  Judges: Kimberly Wyatt, John Partridge, Simeon Qysea

Executive Producers:  Claire Horton, Dympna Jackson

 

May - October 2014

Series Producer  SAM & MARK'S SPORT SHOWDOWN

BBC Childrens

Developed and launched this family gameshow hosted by Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes.  Commissioned set, lighting design and graphics to create a world for the series to inhabit.  Supersized games played out in our sporting arena cheered on by a live audience.

Presented by Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes

Executive Producer:  Naomi Dennison

 

January - April 2014

Series Producer  ABU DHABI TOP TEN

TwoFour Arabia

Launched this hugely popular 13 part factual entertainment series which aired weekly alongside its social media platforms.  Oversaw the development, filming and multiple edits of this demanding fast turnaround project.

Executive Producer:  Yara Awad

 

February - September 2013

Series Producer  ALESHA'S STREET DANCE STARS

BBC Childrens

Oversaw the successful relaunch of Alesha Dixon's Street Dance Stars. Updated the series format of this kids' talent show and secured a performance at the O2 Arena for the winning dance crew.

Presented by Alesha Dixon

Executive Producer:  Darrell Olsen

 

August - December 2012

Producer  MINISTRY OF CURIOUS STUFF

BBC Childrens

Produced the second series of this talent led factual entertainment show, with comedy sketches, exploring the weird and the wonderful.

Presented by Vic Reeves and Dan Skinner

Executive Producer:  Bill Hobbins, Series Producer:  Rob Hyde

 

May 2012

Producer  EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

BBC Entertainment

Produced the live London Gallery for the Semi-Finals and Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Established an extensive contingency plan for this pan-european event which transmitted on BBC Three and BBC One.

Presented by Graham Norton, Scott Mills and Sara Cox

Executive Producer:  Andrew Cartmell

 

January – April 2012

Senior Producer  BBC ENTERTAINMENT

BBC

Developed entertainment, gameshow and quiz formats for BBC1.  Originated treatments and produced existing projects to the next level. Wrote scripts, commissioned graphics and sound design for studio pilot and commissioner run-throughs.  Worked with digital creative agencies to incorporate new technologies in original gameshow formats.

Executive Producers:  Nick Johns, Michelle Langer

 

November - December 2011

Senior Producer JIM'LL FIX IT WITH SHANE RICHIE

BBC Entertainment

Produced this slot winning BBC1 Boxing Day special wiithin a 7 week turnaround.

Presented by Shane Richie

Executive Producer:  Michelle Langer

 

April - September 2011

Senior Producer BEN 10: ULTIMATE CHALLENGE

Twenty Twenty

Launched this exciting new gameshow based on the popular Cartoon Network animation for broadcast in the UK and across 11 other territories. Oversaw this multi-territory project from development to post production. Gallery produced all 12 series (120 shows within 3 months), each filmed on the UK set, in a different language with an international presenter and contestants.

UK Presenter: Johny Pitts

Executive Producer:  Daniel Marlowe, Series Producer:  Mandy Morris

 

December 2010 - January 2011

Producer DEVELOPMENT

itv Studios

Originated ideas incorporating the latest production technologies, working with digital creative agencies to develop new gameshow formats.

Executive Producer:  Debbie Gray

 

March - October 2010

Producer TRAPPED: EVER AFTER

BBC Children's Entertainment

Produced this BAFTA winning series (Best Entertainment Show 2011) from development through to post production. Series 4 "Trapped: Ever After" was restyled to take place in a twisted fairytale world - with new sets, games and characters - whilst maintaining the identity of the much loved brand.

Presented by Simon Greenall with Faith Brown

Executive Producer:  Jamie Rea, Series Producer:  Rob Hyde

 

Dec 2009 - March 2010

Producer / Director THE BIG BIG BAZAAR

Waddell Media / RTE

Launch producer and director of this new Saturday morning children's show for RTE's THE DEN.

Presented by Reuben Evans and Roxanne Moorhead

Series Producer:  Edel O'Mahony

 

October 2008 - July 2009

Producer / Studio Director THE KNOWZONE

The Mediae Company, Kenya

Launch director and producer for this new educational entertainment children’s series for transmission in Kenya.  Programming included drama, animation, factual shorts, studio games and quizzes. I oversaw programme edits for delivery of this twice weekly half hour show and its weekend omnibus.

Presented by Emily Wanja, Charles Ouda, Damaris Irungu & Jack Omondi

Executive Producer:  David Campbell

 

January 2008 - August 2008

Assistant Producer / Studio Director TRAPPED!

BBC Children's Entertainment

Studio produced talent and multi-camera studio directed gameshow elements of the programme.

Presented by Simon Greenall with Faith Brown

Executive Producer:  Joe Godwin, Series Producer:  Rob Hyde

 

September 2007 - December 2007

Multi-Camera Director STAKEOUT

BBC Scotland

Launch director for this innovative hidden camera gameshow, multi-camera location directing live action on hidden cameras using covert OB facilities.

Presented by Pete Firman

Executive Producer:  Sue Morgan, Series Producer:  Nick Hopkin

 

May 2007 - September 2007

Studio Director BBC CHILDREN'S PRESENTATION

BBC Children's

Re-brand director of BBC Children's Presentation for re-launch Autumn 2007, originating scripts and directing live and pre-recorded output in a virtual studio.

Presented by Jake Humphrey & Anne Foy

Head of Children's Presentation:  Alistair Hughes

 

April 2007

Director ENTERTAINMENT DEVELOPMENT

BBC Children's

Originated new content for Series 2 of the BBC2 Saturday morning show, TMi. Multi-camera location directed using covert OB facilities.

Presented by Caroline Flack

Executive Producer:  Joe Godwin, Series Producer:  Jamie Rea

 

August 2006 - March 2007

Reality Director TMi

BBC Children's Entertainment

Launch director of the TMi Reality Flat, the first presenter led reality show produced by BBC Children’s using 18 remote cameras.  

Presented by Caroline Flack, Sam Nixon & Mark Rhodes

Executive Producer:  Joe Godwin, Series Producer:  Jamie Rea

 

June 2005 - June 2006

Studio Director / Assistant Producer BLUE PETER

BBC Children's Factual

Planned, scripted and multi-camera directed this half-hour magazine show including demonstrations, theatrical performances, cookery, interviews and fully live pop performances.

Presented by Matt Baker, Konnie Huq, Zoe Salmon, Gethin Jones, Liz Barker

Head of Children’s Factual:  Reem Nouss, Editor:  Richard Marson

 

November 2003 - May 2005

Studio Director XCHANGE

BBC Children's Factual

Multi-camera directed on the twice daily 30 minute live magazine show - including pop performances, celebrity interviews, messy games and a puppet. Facilitated the move to Riverside Studios during a studio refit, updating graphics and sound design.

Presented by Holly Willoughby, Steve Wilson, Ortis, Anna Kumble & puppeteer Dave Chapman

Executive Producer:  Annette Williams, Series Producer:  Tanya Motie

 

November 2003 - May 2005

Studio Director NEWSROUND / NEWSROUND SHOWBIZ

BBC Children's Factual

Directed daily live news bulletins and multi-camera interviews with celebrity guests.

Presented by Lizo Mzimba, Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes, Adam Fleming, Sonali Shah & Thalia Pellegrini

Executive Producer:  Roy Milani, Editor:  Ian Prince

 

May 2003 - November 2003

OB Director / Assistant Producer XCHANGE

BBC Children's Factual

Originated and directed as-live OB strands from around the UK, managing a small production team on location.

Presented by Holly Willoughby, Steve Wilson, Ortis, Tony Craig, Rhodri Owen & Anna Kumble

Executive Producer:  Chris Bellinger, Series Producer:  Tanya Motie

 

September 2002 - April 2003

Assistant Producer THE SATURDAY SHOW / TOP OF THE POPS SATURDAY

BBC Children's Entertainment

Wrote and produced the hour long The Saturday Show Extra on the CBBC Channel.  Scripted and produced long running strands and quick turnaround items for celebrity guests on the BBC1 shows.

Wrote, produced and studio directed the 60 minute standby show for the series.

Presented by Fearne Cotton & Simon Grant

Executive Producer:  Annette Williams, Producers:  Mel Balac & Jon Donaldson

 

May 2001 - September 2002

Studio Director CBBC PRESENTATION

Produced and multi-camera directed live content across BBC1, BBC2 and the CBBC Channel with key CBBC talent and celebrity guests. Developed a wide variety of games and originated content for themed weeks. Multi-camera directed, vision mixed and created graphics for pre-recorded studios.

Presented by Angellica Bell, Michael Underwood, Andrew Hayden-Smith, Dick & Dom

Head of Children’s Presentation:  Reem Nouss, Producers:  Pete Davies, Steve Ryde

 

August 1998 - April 2001

Production Assistant / Music Director LIVE & KICKING

BBC Children's Entertainment

Gallery production assistant for three hour live studio shows and outside broadcasts.  Directed many live music performances.

Presented by Zoe Ball, Jamie Theakston, Steve Wilson, Emma Ledden, Katy Hill, Sarah Cawood, Ortis & Trey Farley, The Leprechauns (Don Austen & John Eccleston) and Mr Blobby (Barry Killerby)

Executive Producer:  Chris Bellinger

 

July 2000 - August 2000

Director VIP

BBC Children's Entertainment

Produced and directed a 25 minute programme for this BBC1 series which travelled the country to create a Very Important Party for deserving children.

Presented by Shauna Lowry

Executive Producer:  Sue Morgan, Producer:  Nick Hopkin

 

July 1999 - August 1999

Production Assistant SORT IT

BBC Children's Factual

Award winning factual series. Set up drama shoots recreating real life dilemmas faced by children.

Series Producer:  Camilla Lewis, Producer:  Carolyn Clancy