Documentary & Drama

I’ve gained 12 years of broadcast offline editing experience using Avid and Final Cut Pro and I’ve also created extensive graphic work for broadcast using Cinema 4D.  I’ve edited documentaries for all the major terrestrial broadcasters and cut over 60 taster tapes in my 10 years working at Century films.

Credits include...

The Jury (Coming Soon)

Combining documentary and drama, this series will explore the process of trial by jury in the UK.


A real-life thriller where ten ordinary people go on the run from a team of expert hunters.

999: What's Your Emergency?

This series focuses on the work of police and paramedics in Cheshire, who talk with honesty and wit about the challenges they face in modern Britain.

24 Hours in Police Custody

Bedfordshire Police allowed more than 80 cameras to follow their work for this landmark documentary series.

The Secret Life of the Zoo

Observational documentary series capturing the remarkable behaviour of the animals at Chester Zoo, and their relationships with their keepers.

Flying to the Ends of the Earth

Pilot and former Royal Marine Arthur Williams braves tiny airstrips and hazardous flying conditions to find out how people thrive in some of the world's most remote and spectacular places.

The Catch

Deep-sea fishing is one of the most dangerous jobs in Britain. The Catch provides a rare insight into the reality of life at sea.

Married Behind Bars

A C4 single documentary about three couples who get married in American prisons.


A C4 documentary series following a group of teenagers who share every google search tweet, and text they send over the year.

On the Edge and Online

This documentary film follows a group of extraordinary young people as they navigate the everyday challenges of life, love, jobs and family, but they all share one thing in common. They all have a mental health condition.

The Supervet

Season opener of this popular C4 series based in one of the most advanced veterinary practices in the UK.

Parking Mad

This BBC One series features wardens, clampers and ordinary citizens battling their councils.

The Secret History of Our Streets

A BBC Two social history series about six contrasting streets in London. RTS Winner.


A portrait of Bouncers in Newcastle’s gay scene - part of C4's successful series.

Corfu: A Tale of Two Islands

An ITV series following the lives of Brits living, working and partying in Corfu.


An ITV documentary exploring the consequences on those who’ve been mugged.



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