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BBC Radio Drama/2009 to present


Series Bible for historical arc of WW1 real-time four year drama


Includes writing fourteen out of a total of forty-two individual BBC Radio Afternoon Dramas myself as chief writer





Three Men in a Bed

Stage play/Playwright/GB Films/2012


Date of Birth (in pre-production)

Feature/Screenwriter/Love Productions/2011


The Tragedy of John Osborne (in development)

Feature/TV Drama/Screenwriter/GB Films/2009


Able Seacat Simon

Feature/Screenwriter/GB Films/2008


A Moment in Time

Corporate DVD/Scriptwriter for Griff Rhys Jones/Burrows/2008


Never Mind the Buzzcocks - 20 Series

Comedy/Gag Writer and Programme Consultant/TalkBack BBC 2/1997-2007


The Madness of Modern Families...

Documentary/Scriptwriter/Maverick/BBC 2/2007


...and Numerous Documentaries

Documentary/Scriptwriter/Channel 4 + Carlton + Five/1998-2007


The Greatest Escapers

Feature/Screenwriter/Film London + PAL/2007


Gag Writer

Speeches/Borkowski PR + BUPA/2000-2006


The Guinea Pig Club

Feature/Screenwriter/Sony International + PAL/2004-2006


History In Action

Drama/Producer/Writer/English Heritage/2002-2007


Number 57

History Book/Contributing Editor/Hodder Headline/2002


Battle of Britain at the Barbican

Drama/Playwright/RAF Benevolent Fund/2000


Angus Deayton/Paul Merton/Eddie Izzard etc

Comedy/Producer+Writer/ BBC Radio/1993-1995







I Was...  3 series

Comedy Documentary/Exec Producer/BBC Radio 4/Curtains For Radio/2007-2015


The Cornwell Estate

Comedy/Exec Producer+additional material/BBC Radio 4/Curtains For Radio/2009


Reality Is An Illusion Caused By Lack Of NF Simpson

Comedy Documentary/Executive Producer/BBC Radio 4/Curtains For Radio/2007


Not Today Thank You

Comedy/Studio Producer/BBC Radio 4/Curtains For Radio/2006


The Pickerskill Detentions/Wheeler’s Fortunes/Wheeler’s Wonders

Comedy/Producer/ BBC Radio 4/Curtains For Radio/2002-2009


Excess Baggage

Travel/Reporter/BBC Radio 4/1996-2003


Radio Adverts

Adverts/Producer & Director/Grey Advertising/2000


The Millennium

Entertainment/Commissioning Executive//BBC/1999


The Cruel Sea

Drama/Director/BBC Radio 2/1998


The Romans in Britain

Documentary/Producer//BBC Radio 4/1998



Drama/Producer/BBC Radio 4/1994-1995


Sting/Elvis Costello/Manic Street Preachers/Pet Shop Boys etc

Music/Sessions Producer/BBC Radio 1/1986-1994


Steve Wright in the Afternoon

Entertainment/Producer/BBC Radio 1/1987-1991


Simon Bates - Around the World in Eighty Days

Entertainment/Producer/BBC Radio 1/1989





The Cornwell Estate 2x15’  

Short Films/Producer/Curtains For Radio/2009


Full Episode:


Reality is an Illusion Caused by Lack of NF Simpson

Short Film/Executive Producer/Curtains For Radio/2008


In The Mood

Short Film/Costume and Historical Advisor (uncredited)/Redhouse Lane/2005





RAF Cosford Air Show

Air Show/Commentator and Producer/RAF Benevolent Fund/2005-2016


Battle of Britain Memorial Trust

Air Show/Commentator and Producer/BoB Trust/2007-2016


Royal International Air Tattoo

Air Show/Producer//RAF Benevolent Fund/1995-2008


Festival of History

Live Historical Drama/Producer, Director, Writer/English Heritage/2002-2007


Blenheim ‘Fly to the Past’

Air Show/Producer/Harvey Goldsmith/2003-2007


Battle of Hastings

Live Historical Drama/Producer, Director, Writer/English Heritage/2006


Duxford Airshows

Air Show/Producer/Imperial War Museum/2003-2006


Trafalgar 200

Son & Lumiere/Producer/Royal Navy/MICE International/2005






The Cornwell Estate 2x15’ Webisodes

Comedy/Producer/Curtains For Radio/2009


Full Episode:


Tourist PodCasts

Sound design/writer/voiceover/Stride Design/2006-2007



Pete Townsend’s Lifehouse Method

Sound design/music sampler and producer/Pete Townshend + Eel Pie/2007





Television (as producer)


Edward VIII - The Traitor King

Documentary/Producer/HR/Limelight/Channel 4/1996


Comic Relief

Comedy+Charity/Assistant Producer/Richard Curtis/BBC 1/1991






BBC Audio Diverity Award for TOMMIES 2015

Two ‘Indie’ Awards - The Traitor King 1997

Sony Gold - Simon Bates ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ 1989

Two Gold awards by CEA and ITMA for Trafalgar 200 - Best Public Event 2005 





MA Law at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge 1979-1982