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Welsh Women in World War One (BBC1 Wales, 2016)

Bastards  (Theatrical release, 2014)

Berber Marriage Festival in the Atlas Mountains (S4C & France 5, 2013)

Day of the Dead Festival in Oaxaca, Mexico (S4C & France 5, 2013)

The Man Who Discovered Egypt (BBC4, 2012)

Ban The Boss (BBC1 and BBC HD, 2010)

Just Read (BBC4, 2009)

Quincy Jones: The Many Lives of Q (BBC4, 2008)   BAFTA Cymru Award

China’s Terracotta Army (BBC2 and BBC HD, 2007)

Kew Palace Revealed (BBC2, 2006)

Britain’s Lost Colosseum: Timewatch (BBC2, 2005)

Battlefield Britain: The Battle for Wales (BBC2, 2004)   BAFTA Cymru Award

My Son the Killer (BBC1, 2003)

Rocket and Its Rivals: Timewatch (BBC2, 2003)

The Mystery of the Iron Bridge: Timewatch (BBC2, 2002)

Child of Our Time: Active or Idle (BBC1, 2002)

Roman Soldiers to Be: Timewatch (BBC2, 2001)

The Good Doctor: NHS Pioneers (BBC2, 1996)

Labours of Eve: Joan’s Story (BBC2, 1995)   British Medical Association Award

Labour of Eve: Mary’s Story (BBC2, 1995)

Breach of Faith: Everyman (BBC1, 1993)

Call to Prayer (BBC1, 1993)

Visible Harm: Dispatches (Channel 4, 1992)

Children of the Fire: 40 Minutes (BBC2, 1991)

Taking Liberties: Cold Comfort (BBC2, 1990)

Taking Liberties: Positive Discrimination (BBC2, 1989)

Taking Liberties: Trooping the Colour (BBC2, 1989)

Out of the Doll’s House: Breaking Free (BBC2, 1988)   British Press Guild Broadcasting Award



Village SOS          (6×60 BBC1, 2011)

I initiated and led the BBC partnership with the Big Lottery Fund to develop a new grant programme worth £3m to fund ten community enterprises in rural villages across the UK. Six of the successful businesses were filmed during their first year- presented by Sarah Beeny. I am very proud that The Big Lottery Fund Village SOS scheme still thrives, without the television coverage. Executive Producer Meredith Chambers  //


My 22 Stone Dad and Skinny Me      (Joint EP 1 x 60, BBC3, 2009)

Anorexic young woman’s relationship with her obese father //


A Garden in Snowdonia        (EP 5 x 30 BBC2, 2009)

Much-needed improvements at a neglected National Trust treasure, Bodnant Gardens //


A New Year at Kew       (SP 10 x 30 BBC2, 2007)

Horticulture, science, history and humanity behind the scenes at Kew Gardens, a much-loved series narrated by Alan Titchmarsh. Executive Producer Clare Paterson   //


Word on the Street      (EP BBC2, 2005)

Nick Hancock explores the English language with four generations of a multi-racial Leicester family.


Mountain Rescue     (EP BBC1, 2000)

The vital and dangerous work of the Ogwen Valley mountain rescue team.


Advice Shop      (SP 15 x 30 BBC1, 1994)

Citizens’ Rights roadshow traveling round the UK providing advice and help to all comers.


Esther Interviews     Series Producer (6 x 30 BBC1, 1988)

The inimitable Esther Rantzen talks to people who have inspired her