Studio Work

Studio camerawork can be the most technically demanding aspect of a cameraman's job, precise shot sizes and the ability to deliver the same thing repeatedly time after time under pressure only comes with lots of practice and experience. One of the most enjoyable aspects of studio work is working closely with other people. Making television programmes is very much a team effort.

I first started my studio career at BBC Television Centre in 1978 as a trainee camera assistant and then progressed through the usual career path until I reached the grade of Senior cameraman in 1987. I worked on a wide variety of programmes until leaving to join the outside broadcast division in 1995.
Since going freelance in 2001 I have been able to return to studio work again and now split my work between studios and locations. I have also now been able to work for other broadcasters and companies in addition to the BBC.
I'm an experienced ped camera operator, my current work includes working on drama such as BBC's Eastenders, more general live studio work like Blue Peter or Question Time and also smaller scale, but highly precise work, such as The Storymakers for CBeebies.

My most recent work is listed by year on separate web pages :: 2008 :: 2007 :: 2006 :: 2005 ::

Here are some of the programmes I've worked on in the past :-

Much ado about Nothing
Season's Greeting
Relatively Speaking
Once in a Lifetime
The Emperor, Dir. Jonathan Miller
Drums along Balmoral drive
Light Entertainment
Les Dawson show
The Russ Abbot Show
The Two Ronnies
Song for Europe
Opportunity Knocks
The Real McCoy
The Lenny Henry Show
Three of a kind
Paul Daniels Magic Show
The Late Late Breakfast Show
Situation Comedy
BlackAdder II & III, Dir: Mandie Fletcher
Brush Strokes I & II, Dir: Mandie Fletcher
2.4 Children
Are you being served?
Only Fools and Horses, Dir: Tony Dow
The Young Ones
Later with Jools, Dir: Janet Fraser-Cook
Top of the Pops
The Old Grey Whistle Test
Cosi fan Tutti, Dir: Jonathan Miller
Points in Space
New Year
Winter Dreams
The Late Show
Blue Peter
The Story makers
Play School
Multi Coloured Swop Shop
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