August (8 posts)
Friday 26 August 2011, 16:15
Thursday 25 August 2011, 13:12
I've been a writer for American TV shows for the last 20 years, and for a British one for about a year. It's like being young again.
Tuesday 23 August 2011, 12:11
On completing a ski race I arrived back at the mountain lodge to publish the results on my blog and noticed an email from a friend, which was entitled "North Pole". My heartbeat raised and I became immediately excited.
For the first time since my injury I knew without hesitation that this was a challenge...
Monday 22 August 2011, 15:43
Tuesday 16 August 2011, 13:02
We had that immediate all-important chemistry, which I really needed because, in the beginning, the adjustment...
Friday 12 August 2011, 11:20
The Chilean Miners - 17 Days Buried Alive was really conceived on day 18. The miners had just been found - though not actually rescued for another 52 days - and I was rung while on holiday by Guillermo Galdos, a colleague from Peru.
He descended on the mine and has made two very good films about the...
Wednesday 10 August 2011, 13:55
The most exciting time for me on Who Do You Think You Are? is always the last days in the run up to transmission of the first episode. This year's 10-part series has taken over a year to make, so being able to see the finishing line is a moment to cherish and enjoy.
As the executive producer on the...
Monday 8 August 2011, 15:35
It seemed like such a fun and compelling idea and addresses the kind of questions we've all asked ourselves. Do you see the same colours that I see? What if what I see as yellow,...