some of My recent Work

I specialise in directing multi-camera OB & studio based entertainment shows and events. I direct single and multi-camera programmes across a number of genres including, entertainment, factual, cookery, science, reality, game-shows, quizzes. I’m particularly experienced at shooting live music. Throughout my career I’ve worked on a wide range of programmes and recent projects include; The Graham Norton Show, The Great British Bake Off - An Extra Slice, John Bishop in Conversation with..., Blind Date, Jane McDonald & Friends.

  The Graham Norton Show  (Series 1-24)   BBC One / So Television   The BAFTA award winning series features the biggest stars from the worlds of film, theatre and music. The Graham Norton Show regularly reaches a weekly UK audience of over 4 million viewers on BBC One as well as millions of international viewers watching in several territories across the world. The multi-award winning show is about to start it's 24th series in the Autumn of 2018.

The Graham Norton Show (Series 1-24)

BBC One / So Television

The BAFTA award winning series features the biggest stars from the worlds of film, theatre and music. The Graham Norton Show regularly reaches a weekly UK audience of over 4 million viewers on BBC One as well as millions of international viewers watching in several territories across the world. The multi-award winning show is about to start it's 24th series in the Autumn of 2018.

  The Great British Bake Off - An Extra Slice  (Series 1-4)   Channel 4 / Love Productions   If you can’t get enough of The Great British Bake Off, have no fear, as Jo Brand is here to shine a light on all the goings on from inside the tent. With the help of a celebrity panel of Bake Off fans and baking experts, Jo will be serving up an extra helping of unseen moments straight from the tent and will be joined by the latest baker to leave the tent to get all the gossip from their time on the show – highs, lows and soggy bottoms all included.

The Great British Bake Off - An Extra Slice (Series 1-4)

Channel 4 / Love Productions

If you can’t get enough of The Great British Bake Off, have no fear, as Jo Brand is here to shine a light on all the goings on from inside the tent. With the help of a celebrity panel of Bake Off fans and baking experts, Jo will be serving up an extra helping of unseen moments straight from the tent and will be joined by the latest baker to leave the tent to get all the gossip from their time on the show – highs, lows and soggy bottoms all included.

  John Bishop In Conversation With... (Series 1-4)   W - UKTV / Lola Entertainment   Comedian John Bishop swaps the mic for the interview chair in this UKTV original series on W. The series showcases John's unique approach to interviewing as he gets his high profile guests to open up and talk candidly about their lives and careers. The intimate and insightful chats reveal the person behind the public persona, giving us one of the freshest and most revealing chat shows on British television.

John Bishop In Conversation With...(Series 1-4)

W - UKTV / Lola Entertainment

Comedian John Bishop swaps the mic for the interview chair in this UKTV original series on W. The series showcases John's unique approach to interviewing as he gets his high profile guests to open up and talk candidly about their lives and careers. The intimate and insightful chats reveal the person behind the public persona, giving us one of the freshest and most revealing chat shows on British television.

  Blind Date  (Series 1&2)   Channel 5 / So Television, Stellify, Olga TV   Blind Date, the nation’s favourite match-making show, is back for a brand new series. Hosted by Paul O’Grady, the show has been updated for the 21st century, as a new generation of love-seeking characters compete against each other to hook up with their potential love match, hiding behind the legendary sliding panel.

Blind Date (Series 1&2)

Channel 5 / So Television, Stellify, Olga TV

Blind Date, the nation’s favourite match-making show, is back for a brand new series. Hosted by Paul O’Grady, the show has been updated for the 21st century, as a new generation of love-seeking characters compete against each other to hook up with their potential love match, hiding behind the legendary sliding panel.

  Jane McDonald & Friends  (Series 1)   Channel 5 / Elephant House Productions   Each week Jane McDonald invites stars of the stage, screen and music to join her in some favourite songs. Employing Jane's very own live band and dancers, the series replicates the highlights of her spellbinding theatrical tours, with audience members participating in the fun, the frolics and sharing in Jane's secret surprises. 

Jane McDonald & Friends (Series 1)

Channel 5 / Elephant House Productions

Each week Jane McDonald invites stars of the stage, screen and music to join her in some favourite songs. Employing Jane's very own live band and dancers, the series replicates the highlights of her spellbinding theatrical tours, with audience members participating in the fun, the frolics and sharing in Jane's secret surprises. 

  David Walliams celebrates Dame Shirley Bassey    BBC One / King Bert Productions   As Dame Shirley Bassey reaches her milestone 80th birthday, BBC One invites viewers to join Dame Shirley for a special night of entertainment from the global icon. Hosted by comedian David Walliams, one of her biggest fans the show will feature a lavish mix of entertainment, comedy, surprises and live music, with Dame Shirley thrilling viewers as she performs some of her biggest and best-loved classics backed by a live studio orchestra.

David Walliams celebrates Dame Shirley Bassey

BBC One / King Bert Productions

As Dame Shirley Bassey reaches her milestone 80th birthday, BBC One invites viewers to join Dame Shirley for a special night of entertainment from the global icon. Hosted by comedian David Walliams, one of her biggest fans the show will feature a lavish mix of entertainment, comedy, surprises and live music, with Dame Shirley thrilling viewers as she performs some of her biggest and best-loved classics backed by a live studio orchestra.

  Dara Ó Briain's Go 8 Bit  (series 1-3)   UKTV Dave / DLT Entertainment   Team captains Steve McNeil  & Sam Pamphilon guide their celebrity teammates through five rounds of increasingly competitive, hilarious gaming contests with the winning team crowned '8 Bit Champion'.  Hosted by comedian and gaming enthusiast  Dara Ó Briain  with   Ellie Gibson on hand to adjudicate, commentate, and generally wind up the contestants.

Dara Ó Briain's Go 8 Bit (series 1-3)

UKTV Dave / DLT Entertainment

Team captains Steve McNeil  & Sam Pamphilon guide their celebrity teammates through five rounds of increasingly competitive, hilarious gaming contests with the winning team crowned '8 Bit Champion'.

Hosted by comedian and gaming enthusiast Dara Ó Briain with Ellie Gibson on hand to adjudicate, commentate, and generally wind up the contestants.

  The National Lottery Win Your Wish List   (series 1)   BBC One / Victory Television    Shane Richie  hosts the game show that sees couples playing to win the prizes of their dreams. Win Your Wish List is an incredibly simple but highly addictive Saturday night game show, packed with drama, excitement, nail-biting jeopardy and some of the most treasured prizes on TV.   

The National Lottery Win Your Wish List  (series 1)

BBC One / Victory Television

Shane Richie hosts the game show that sees couples playing to win the prizes of their dreams. Win Your Wish List is an incredibly simple but highly addictive Saturday night game show, packed with drama, excitement, nail-biting jeopardy and some of the most treasured prizes on TV.

 

  Dara Ó Briain's Science Club  (series 1&2)   BBC Two / BBC Science   A lively audience join  Dara Ó Briain  to tackle the biggest concepts in science and discover the great ideas that are changing the world we live in. Each week, the team take one subject and explore all possible angles, combining it with studio discussions in front of a live audience, films and on the spot experiments..   

Dara Ó Briain's Science Club (series 1&2)

BBC Two / BBC Science

A lively audience join Dara Ó Briain to tackle the biggest concepts in science and discover the great ideas that are changing the world we live in. Each week, the team take one subject and explore all possible angles, combining it with studio discussions in front of a live audience, films and on the spot experiments..

 

  Lorraine's Last Minute Christmas     BBC Two / Running Bare Pictures   Lorraine Pascale creates a feast of tasty seasonal dishes, scrumptious edible gifts, and a stunning winter wonderland cake as she prepares for a festive family get-together. All of the recipes in the show can be created in the final countdown to Christmas. There are tips, cheats and ideas that are bound to impress - even if you have left everything until the last minute.  Executive Produced & Directed by Steve Smith.

Lorraine's Last Minute Christmas

BBC Two / Running Bare Pictures

Lorraine Pascale creates a feast of tasty seasonal dishes, scrumptious edible gifts, and a stunning winter wonderland cake as she prepares for a festive family get-together. All of the recipes in the show can be created in the final countdown to Christmas. There are tips, cheats and ideas that are bound to impress - even if you have left everything until the last minute. Executive Produced & Directed by Steve Smith.

  Gordon Ramsay's The F Word    Channel Four / Optomen Productions   A big, bold and fast-paced celebration of good food and good cooking, fuelled by the irrepressible energy and passion of its dynamic host.  Celebrities, restaurateurs and families are invited to prepare dishes in his F Word restaurant for 50 customers. The recipes are designed so that anyone at home could prepare them, and once the food has been served, it's up to the diners to decide whether the meal meets their expectations.

Gordon Ramsay's The F Word

Channel Four / Optomen Productions

A big, bold and fast-paced celebration of good food and good cooking, fuelled by the irrepressible energy and passion of its dynamic host.  Celebrities, restaurateurs and families are invited to prepare dishes in his F Word restaurant for 50 customers. The recipes are designed so that anyone at home could prepare them, and once the food has been served, it's up to the diners to decide whether the meal meets their expectations.

  Food Glorious Food    Channel Four / Optomen & Syco Co-Production   Anyone with a passion for cooking has a favourite dish that they love to cook, be it something they created themselves, or a recipe passed down through the generations. Now, in this series for ITV, a team of expert judges have scoured the country for Britain’s best loved recipe, with the winning dish earning a place on the shelves of Marks & Spencer and a £20,000 cash prize.    

Food Glorious Food

Channel Four / Optomen & Syco Co-Production

Anyone with a passion for cooking has a favourite dish that they love to cook, be it something they created themselves, or a recipe passed down through the generations. Now, in this series for ITV, a team of expert judges have scoured the country for Britain’s best loved recipe, with the winning dish earning a place on the shelves of Marks & Spencer and a £20,000 cash prize. 

 

  The Science of Dr Who    BBC Two / BBC Science   Professor Brian Cox takes an audience of celebrity guests and members of the public on a journey into the wonderful universe of the Doctor. Drawing on the latest theories as well as 200 years of scientific discoveries and the genius of Einstein, Brian tries to answer the classic questions raised by the Doctor. Can you really travel in time? Does extra-terrestrial life exist in our galaxy? And how do you build something as fantastical as the Tardis?

The Science of Dr Who

BBC Two / BBC Science

Professor Brian Cox takes an audience of celebrity guests and members of the public on a journey into the wonderful universe of the Doctor. Drawing on the latest theories as well as 200 years of scientific discoveries and the genius of Einstein, Brian tries to answer the classic questions raised by the Doctor. Can you really travel in time? Does extra-terrestrial life exist in our galaxy? And how do you build something as fantastical as the Tardis?

  Dirty Tricks    Channel Four / Objective Productions   Dirty Tricks was a six-part series hosted by Barry Jones and Stuart MacLeod. It was described as "magic meets Natural Born Killers." The show also had regular spots from Pete Firman, Ali Cook and Jonathan Goodwin as well as guest appearances from international variety acts and celebrities including Penn & Teller and Kevin James.  At the end of every show, the presenters "killed" the radio and TV presenter Neil Fox in a horrific and painful manner. 

Dirty Tricks

Channel Four / Objective Productions

Dirty Tricks was a six-part series hosted by Barry Jones and Stuart MacLeod. It was described as "magic meets Natural Born Killers." The show also had regular spots from Pete Firman, Ali Cook and Jonathan Goodwin as well as guest appearances from international variety acts and celebrities including Penn & Teller and Kevin James.

At the end of every show, the presenters "killed" the radio and TV presenter Neil Fox in a horrific and painful manner. 

  The John Bishop Show    BBC One / Lola Entertainment   Comedy entertainment series hosted by award-winning comedian John Bishop on stage at the iconic Hackney Empire. John introduces his favourite comics from all over the world, as well as music guests and variety acts.from around the world.   John Bishop's Christmas Show  -  an all singing, all dancing festive comedy spectacular for BBC1, recorded at the Lyceum Theatre in London.

The John Bishop Show

BBC One / Lola Entertainment

Comedy entertainment series hosted by award-winning comedian John Bishop on stage at the iconic Hackney Empire. John introduces his favourite comics from all over the world, as well as music guests and variety acts.from around the world.

John Bishop's Christmas Show -  an all singing, all dancing festive comedy spectacular for BBC1, recorded at the Lyceum Theatre in London.

  Cheap, Cheap, Cheap    Channel Four / Hat Trick Productions   Noel Edmonds opens Noel's Store in a 30 part series where contestants try to win £25,000 while manager Barry and his staff ensure there's never a dull moment. Pairs of contestants are invited up to win an increasing amount of money by correctly picking the cheapest of three similar items, taken from the shop's stock. 

Cheap, Cheap, Cheap

Channel Four / Hat Trick Productions

Noel Edmonds opens Noel's Store in a 30 part series where contestants try to win £25,000 while manager Barry and his staff ensure there's never a dull moment. Pairs of contestants are invited up to win an increasing amount of money by correctly picking the cheapest of three similar items, taken from the shop's stock. 

  The Friday (Sunday) Night Project (series 1-8)    Channel Four / Princess Productions   Presenters Justin Lee Collins and Alan Carr oversee a variety of celebrity guest hosts, who join in the on the quizzes, chat, sketches, pranks and live music. Notables such as Gordon Ramsay, Kelly Osbourne, Jordan, Jamie Oliver and Jerry Springer have taken the stage as the variety programme's guest host.

The Friday (Sunday) Night Project (series 1-8)

Channel Four / Princess Productions

Presenters Justin Lee Collins and Alan Carr oversee a variety of celebrity guest hosts, who join in the on the quizzes, chat, sketches, pranks and live music. Notables such as Gordon Ramsay, Kelly Osbourne, Jordan, Jamie Oliver and Jerry Springer have taken the stage as the variety programme's guest host.

  A League of Their Own (Series 1-4)    Sky One HD / CPL Productions   Two teams comprised of comedians, celebrities and sports stars compete against each other in a test of their sporting knowledge. Presented by James Corden.

A League of Their Own (Series 1-4)

Sky One HD / CPL Productions

Two teams comprised of comedians, celebrities and sports stars compete against each other in a test of their sporting knowledge. Presented by James Corden.