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32 posts about Producer on this blog

  1. Protecting Our Parents: Capturing a unique view

    Thursday 1 May 2014, 11:29

    Alice Perman Alice Perman Series Producer

    'Building up trust and understanding over not just weeks, but months, was essential to filming.' Series producer Alice Perman on the sensitivities of filming the elderly care system for the BBC Two documentary.

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  2. Bluestone 42: New challenges in our second series

    Thursday 20 March 2014, 14:46

    Michelle Farr Michelle Farr Producer

    'Although it actually does rain in Afghanistan, nobody really knows or believes that.' The production team faced unusual weather filming series two of the BBC Three comedy.

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  3. Dissected: Getting under my skin

    Monday 17 February 2014, 10:06

    Paul Overton Paul Overton Producer

    'The heat from our television lights meant the clock was ticking' - Discover some of the unexpected filming challenges the team faced when making the BBC Four series.

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  4. Hidden Kingdoms: Finding our real-life stars

    Thursday 16 January 2014, 12:05

    Simon Bell Simon Bell Director and Producer

    'The search for small animals leading dramatic lives began in iconic locations.' Producer and director Simon Bell on how the animal stars were cast for BBC One's dramatised natural history series.

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  5. Wild Burma: Nature's Lost Kingdom

    Thursday 5 December 2013, 10:18

    Susanna Handslip Susanna Handslip Series Producer

    How to film some of the least studied forests in the world? "Without roads or helicopters, our only option was to walk."

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  6. C-Bomb: From YouTube to television

    Friday 18 October 2013, 13:02

    Jon Aird Jon Aird Producer BBC Comedy

    'A new place for aspiring comedians... and a potential route for them to work in television.' Producer Jon Aird reveals how a short online video became a pilot episode on BBC Three.

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  7. The Great British Year: Our magic ingredient

    Thursday 17 October 2013, 11:32

    Elizabeth White Elizabeth White Director and Producer

    'A sequence of the Northern Lights which we didn’t dare hope to achieve, became possible.' How passionate amateur photographers contributed to the BBC One natural history series about the British seasons.

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  8. Burton And Taylor: The script had me hooked

    Monday 22 July 2013, 15:29

    Lachlan MacKinnon Lachlan MacKinnon Producer

    Discover what was so special about the dysfunctional love story between Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor for Lachlan MacKinnon, producer of the BBC Four film.

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  9. Flights And Fights: Inside The Low Cost Airlines

    Thursday 20 June 2013, 10:25

    Charles Miller Charles Miller edits the College of Journalism blog and produces documentaries for BBC History and Business. Twitter: @chblm

    Who are the larger than life characters behind the low cost airline rivalry? Journalist Charles Miller explores the ethos of Ryanair and easyJet in BBC Two's documentary.

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  10. Ice Age Giants: Filming animated creatures in the wild

    Thursday 16 May 2013, 10:18

    Mags Lightbody Mags Lightbody Producer

    Discover the filming and special effects techniques used to bring extinct animals to life for BBC Two's natural history series.

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  11. Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero: An audience with the sultan

    Thursday 18 April 2013, 09:58

    Sam Hodgson Sam Hodgson Producer

    I was keen to get a sense of what life was like for Victorian explorer Alfred Russel Wallace.

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  12. Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS In A Day

    Thursday 11 April 2013, 15:10

    Magnus Temple Magnus Temple Executive Producer

    The challenges of co-ordinating over 100 camera crews and editing 1,217 hours of footage for BBC Two's documentary series about a day in the NHS.

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  13. The Village: We wanted it to feel like living memory

    Tuesday 2 April 2013, 17:28

    John Griffin John Griffin Executive Producer

    Learn how interviewing people who experienced the early 20th Century helped create a drama that feels like the present.

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  14. Motor Racing At The BBC: That Petrol Emotion

    Tuesday 26 March 2013, 11:27

    Francis Welch Francis Welch Producer/Director

    How I discovered the glamorous, and at times shocking, footage of Formula 1's early days in the BBC's archives.

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  15. Operation Hospital Food with James Martin: The biggest challenge

    Monday 25 February 2013, 08:15

    Lucy McLennan Lucy McLennan Series Producer

    How I convinced a kitchen team to open its doors to James Martin and the cameras for the second series of BBC One's Operation Hospital Food.

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  16. Wild Arabia: Bringing people and nature together

    Friday 22 February 2013, 10:42

    Dan Rees Dan Rees Series Producer

    Drawing together classic and surprising new images of Arabia for BBC Two's documentary series.

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  17. The Sound And The Fury: Pioneers of minimal music

    Thursday 21 February 2013, 11:44

    Ian MacMillan Ian MacMillan Series Producer

    "Glass invents new sonic torture" Go behind the scenes of BBC Four's 20th Century classical music series to meet Philip Glass and fellow minimialist composers Arvo Pärt and Steve Reich.

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  18. Make Me A Muslim: What brings women to faith?

    Wednesday 30 January 2013, 10:58

    Emily Hughes Emily Hughes Producer/ Director

    Why turn your back on what most people think are the best bits of being young? The producer of BBC Three's documentary on how she persuaded five twentysomethings to reveal why they converted to Islam.

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  19. Africa: Getting the perfect wildlife shot

    Thursday 20 December 2012, 18:03

    James Honeyborne James Honeyborne Series Producer

    The hazards and the techniques behind the sumptuous photography of the new David Attenborough wildlife series for BBC One.

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  20. The Thick Of It: Need to know

    Wednesday 12 September 2012, 18:00

    Adam Tandy Adam Tandy

    With The Thick Of It back on our screens after a bit of a gap there may be more than a few confused viewers trying to remember who did what and needing a bit of a lie-down.

    So here's a rough guide to what the panicking politicians are doing in the new series.

    A long time ago (and given that even...

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