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T: 07770 737 450

E: jonathan.ruffle@gbfilms.com

T: @JonathanRuffle

 

 

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My CV

Showrunning

 

 

Tommies 

 

BBC Radio Drama/2009 to present

 

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

 

Includes writing eight (out of a total of twenty four so far) individual BBC Radio Afternoon Dramas myself as chief writer

 

 

Writing

 

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

 

 

 

 

Radio

 

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

 

Bomber

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

 

 

Film

 

The Cornwell Estate 2x15’  

Short Films/Producer/Curtains For Radio/2009

Trailer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00g3dtx

Full Episode: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=OeAZi82zFzg

 

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

 

 

Events

 

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

 

 

 

Internet

 

The Cornwell Estate 2x15’ Webisodes

Comedy/Producer/Curtains For Radio/2009

Trailer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00g3dtx

Full Episode: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=OeAZi82zFzg

 

Tourist PodCasts

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

Example: http://www.stridedesign.net/shapewalks/audiowalkshome.aspx

 

Pete Townsend’s Lifehouse Method

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

Example: http://www.lifehouse-method.com

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Awards

 

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 

 

 

Education

 

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