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TV

Director 

Producer Rebecca Davies; Damien Timmer (Exec)

A shy and enigmatic Detective Sergeant is partnered with a wildly ambitious Detective Chief Inspector to solve crimes in the historic city of Bath.

Mammoth Screen for ITV
Producer Will Trotter (Exec)

Inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton, this series follows a Catholic priest solving mysteries in an English village.



BBC Studios for BBC One
Producer Gary Sewell, Philip Dodds
Writer Shaun Kitchener
Lime Pictures for Channel 4
Producer Mike Hobson (Exec)

Regular director on BBC One’s Doctors (30+ eps) since being selected for the BBC New Directors Scheme.

BBC Studios for BBC One
Life in Black
TV Pilot
Writer Jon Tarcy & Gabriel Owen
Starring
  • Liam Neeson
  • Jemma Redgrave
  •  

    Best TV Pilot/Web Series* London Independent Film Awards, Grand Jury Prize London Independent Film Awards, Official Selection Pilot Light Festival.

    Life in Black is a glimpse into the humble beginnings of actors and the miserable ends of their teachers.

    Strada Productions / Company Pictures

    Writer & Creator 

    A fairytale about class and ethnicity in contemporary Britain.

    Objective Fiction
    In development

    Thriller series exploring the explosive intersection of different strata in UK contemporary society, set against the backdrop of Punjabi-run illegal alcohol trading.

    Cove Pictures
    In development

    Shanti, a recently arrived Indian nurse, weaves magic and storytelling while working as a nanny for a family in disrepair in the highlands of Scotland.

    Story First

    Film

    Writer & Director 

    Producer Jamie Macdonald; Jo Cadoret (Exec)

    When the Prime Minister dies in scandalous circumstances, Mr Pageant - his closest advisor - must salvage the country's free trade deal with the visiting French ambassador whilst limiting the damage a chambermaid may cause to the country's reputation.

    Paisley Films, BFI

    On a holy day in Southall, a young woman inadvertently appears as a vision of a goddess, compelling a grandmother to try to heal her disabled grandson.

    Paisley Films
    Jinn
    Short

    Made through Encounters Film Festival's Widening The Lens Scheme.'Jinn' is a short film about the belief in spirit possession in South Asian communities in the UK, and how it is used to cover up mental health issues.

    Paisley Films
    Singularity
    Short

    Official Selection 2017 London Independent Film Festival. Sci-fi comedycharting an anomaly in space and time on a night out for Liam Williams.

    Paisley Films

    Director 

    Documentary film on the effect of Covid on the community of Southall. Portraying the community with unprecedented access and authenticity has led to over 2 million YouTube views.

    Vice World News