Latest releases

    • In Darkness

      Cinema Release
      IN DARKNESS - 6th July
      Script Supervisor - Liz West

    • Pin Cushion

      Cinema Release
      PIN CUSHION - 13th July
      Line Producer - Greg McManus


      Cinema Release
      MAMMA MIA: HERE WE GO AGAIN! - 20th July
      Art Director - James Lewis


      Cinema Release
      MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT - 11th June @ 10pm on C4
      Set Director - Jille Azis
      Production Sound Mixer - Paul Munro


      TX Dates
      STAN LEE'S LUCKY MAN 3 - 20th July @ 9pm on Sky 1
      Costume Designer - Rebecca Duncan

    • Jurassic World

      Cinema Release
      Set Decorator - Tina Jones

    • Innocent

      TV TX Date
      OUR GIRL - 5th June @ 9pm on BBC1
      Make-Up & Hair Designer - Sophie Slotover (Eps 7, 8)

    • Poldark

      POLDARK - 10th June @ 9pm on BBC1
      Editor - Adam Green (Eps 2, 7)

    • Poldark

      FLOWERS - 11th June @ 10pm on C4
      Make-Up & Hair Designer - Sjaan Gillings

    • A Very English Scandal

      TV TX Date
      A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL - 20th May @ 9pm on BBC1
      Production Sound Mixer - Alistair Crocker

    • Show Dogs

      Cinema release
      SHOW DOGS - 25th May
      Line Producer – Paul Sarony

    • Innocent

      TV TX Date
      INNOCENT - 14th-17th May @ 9pm on ITV
      Director of Photography - Dirk Nel
      Production Designer - Jason Carlin

    • True Horror

      TV TX Date
      TRUE HORROR - 19th Apr - 10th May @ 10pm on C4
      Make Up and Hair Designer - Sophie Slotover (Ep 4)

    • Funny Cow

      Cinema release
      FUNNY COW - 20th April
      1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover

    • The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Society

      Cinema release
      Production Sound Mixer – Alistair Crocker

    • Ordeal by Innocence

      TV TX Date
      ORDEAL BY INNOCENCE - Easter Sunday 1st Apr @ 9pm on BBC1
      Producer - Roopesh Parekh

    • Kiss Me First

      TV TX Date
      KISS ME FIRST - Easter Monday 2nd Apr @ 10pm on C4 | Netflix
      Costume Designer - Charlotte Mitchell

    • Come Home

      TV TX Dates
      COME HOME - 27th Mar, 2rd & 10th Apr @ 9pm on BBC1
      Director of Photography – Joel Devlin

    • The Good Karma Hospital

      TV TX Dates
      THE GOOD KARMA HOSPITAL - 18th March @ 9pm on ITV
      Costume Designer – Eleanor Baker

    • Walk Like A Panther

      Cinema releases
      WALK LIKE A PANTHER - 9th March
      Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche

    • In The Long Run

      TV TX Dates
      IN THE LONG RUN - 29th Mar – 3rd May @ 10pm on Sky1
      Make Up and Hair Designer - Sjaan Gillings

    • Save Me

      TV TX Dates
      COLLATERAL - 12th Feb - 5th Mar on BBC2 @ 9pm
      Production Sound Mixer – Steve Phillips

    • Phantom Thread

      Cinema releases
      PHANTOM THREAD - 2nd Feb
      Production Sound Mixer – John Midgley

    • Endeavour

      TV TX Dates
      ENDEAVOUR - 4th Feb on ITV @ 8pm
      Production Designer – Paul Cripps

    • Save Me

      TV TX Dates
      SAVE ME - February on Sky Atlantic
      Script Supervisor – Liz West

    • Girlfriends

      TX Dates
      GIRLFRIENDS - 3 Jan-7 Feb @ 9pm on ITV
      Production Designer – John Collins

    • Slient Witness

      TX Dates
      SILENT WITNESS - 8 Jan - 6 Feb on BBC1 @ 9pm
      Costume Designer – Jacky Levy

    • Next of Kin

      TX Dates
      NEXT OF KIN - 8th Jan - 12th Feb on ITV @ 9pm
      1st Asst Director – Liam Lock (Eps 1-3)
      Editor - Josh Cunliffe (Eps 4-6)

    • Kiri

      TX Dates
      KIRI - 10th - 31st Jan on C4 @ 9pm
      Production Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche

    • The Coronation

      TX Dates
      THE CORONATION -  14th Jan 2018 @ 8pm on BBC1
      Royal Historian & Coronation Expert Alastair Bruce

    • Maigret in Montmartre

      TX Dates
      MAIGRET IN MONTMARTRE - 24th Dec @ 8.30 on ITV
      Director of Photography – Dirk Nel
      Production Designer – Dominic Hyman
      Make-Up & Hair Designer – Sjaan Gillings

    • The Crown

      TX Dates
      THE CROWN on Netflix - 8th Dec 2017 onNetflix 
      Protocol Advisor –Major David Rankin-Hunt
      Hair Stylist (Hungary: Eps 1, 2, 5, 8, 9) – Sjaan Gillings

    • The Tunnel: Vengeance

      TX Dates
      THE TUNNEL: VENGEANCE - 14th Dec 2017 @ 9pm on Sky Atlantic
      Costume Designer - Charlotte Morris

    • Howards End

      TX Dates
      HOWARDS END - 12th Nov - 3rd Dec 2017 @ 9pm on BBC1
      Make Up & Hair Designer - Catherine Scoble

    • The Frankenstein Chronicles

      TX Dates
      THE FRANKENSTEIN CHRONICLES - 1st Nov – 6th Dec 2017 @ 10pm on ITV Encore
      Director of Photography - Joel Devlin

    • Murder on the Orient Expres

      Cinema Release
      MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - 3rd Nov 2017 
      Production Sound Mixer (2nd Unit) – Paul Munro

    • Paddington 2

      Cinema Release
      PADDINGTON 2 - 10th Nov 2017 
      Production Sound Mixer (Additional Photography) – John Midgley

    • Film Stars don't Die in Liverpool

      Cinema Release
      FILM STARS DON'T DIE IN LIVERPOOL - 17th Nov 2017 
      Production Sound Mixer – John Midgley

    • Peaky Blinders

      TX Dates
      PEAKY BLINDERS - 15th Nov – 20th Dec 2017 @ 9pm on BBC Two
      Costume Designer - Alison McCosh

    • Love, Lies and Records

      TX Dates
      LOVE, LIES AND RECORDS - 16th Nov – 21st Dec 2017 @ 9pm on BBC One
      Production Designer - John Collins
      1st Assistant Director (Eps 1, 2, 5, 6) - Graham Drover

    • Strike Back

      TX Dates
      STRIKE BACK - 31st Oct – 2nd Dec 2017 @ 9pm on Sky1
      Film Editor (Eps 3, 4) - Adam Green

    • The Frankenstein Chronicles

      TX Dates
      THE FRANKENSTEIN CHRONICLES - 1st Nov – 6th Dec 2017 @ 10pm on ITV Encore
      Director of Photography - Joel Devlin

    • Blade Runner 2049

      Cinema Release
      BLADE RUNNER 2049 - 6th Oct 2017 
      VFX Production Supervisor – Marcia Gay

    • The Ritual

      Cinema Release
      THE RITUAL - 13th Oct 2017 
      1st Assistant Director – Liam Lock

    • The Lodge

      TX Dates
      THE LODGE - 8th Sept 2017 @ 5.30pm on Disney Channel 
      Editor – Emma Collins

    • Rellik

      TX Dates
      RELLIK - 11th Sept – 16 Oct 2017 @ 9pm on BBC  
      Script Supervisor – Maria-Laura Hanson

    • Rellik

      TX Dates
      OUR GIRL - 10th Oct 2017 @ 9pm on BBC  
      1st Assistant Director – Sarah Davies

    • Moon Dogs

      Cinema Release
      MOON DOGS - 1st September 2017 
      Production Designer – Jason Carlin
      1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover

    • Stratton

      Cinema Release
      STRATTON - 1st September 2017 
      Make-Up & Hair Designer – Catherine Scoble

    • Victoria

      TX Dates
      VICTORIA - 27th Aug – 15th Oct 2017 @ 9pm on ITV 
      Historical Advisor – Alastair Bruce
      Editor (Eps 3, 4) – Josh Cunliffe

    • Moon Dogs

      TX Dates
      BANG - 10 Sept - 15 Oct 2017 @ 9pm on S4C 
      Production Designer – Jason Carlin

    • Tin Star

      TX Dates
      TIN STAR- 7th Sept – 9th Nov 2017 @ 9pm on Sky Atlantic
      Costume Designer (Eps 7-10) - Charlotte Morris

    • The Brave

      TX Dates
      THE BRAVE - 25th Sept – 30th Oct 2017 on NBC
      Script Supervisor - Connie Fyans


      TX Dates
      PHILIP K. DICK'S ELECTRIC DREAMS - 17th Sept - 19th Nov 2017 weekly @ 9pm on Channel 4
      Series Line Producer - Julia Valentine
      Production Sound Mixer - Paul Munro

Latest news

July 2018

BBC reveals a huge slate of new and returning shows to look forward to this autumn……

THE LONG SONG (Roopesh Parekh, Jody Williams, Maria-Laura Hanson)
BODYGUARD (Tina Pawlik, My Alehammar)
THE ABC MURDERS (Joel Devlin, Sarah Davies)
THE CRY (Alison McCosh)
LUTHER (Catherine Scoble)

Click here to view the full list.

On general release in cinema's this month...

IN DARKNESS – After Sofia, a blind pianist, hears a murder committed in the apartment upstairs, she is drawn into a dangerous world of corruption — a world with links to Sofia's own hidden past and a path of revenge she has kept hidden until now.
Featuring Natalie Dormer, Emily Ratajkowski, Ed Skrein
Director: Anthony Byrne
Producers: Anthony Byrne, Natalie Dormer, Adam Morane-Griffiths, Ben Pugh, Josh Varney
Script Supervisor – Liz West

PIN CUSHION – In this dark coming-of-age movie, a mother hopes that a move to a new town will provide a better life for both herself and her awkward daughter, though they start to have issues fitting in, they begin to retreat into fantasy and lies.
Featuring Joanna Scanlan, Lily Newmark, Isy Suttie
Director: Deborah Haywood
Producers: Gavin Humphries, Maggie Monteith
Line Producer – Greg McManus

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN - Ten years later, on the Greek island of Kalokairi, Sophie is pregnant with Sky's child while running her mother's villa. Self-conflicted and worried that she can't do it by herself without her mother around, but with Tanya and Rosie's guidance, Sophie will find out more of Donna's past. Discovering how she fronted The Dynamos, came to start up her villa on the island from nothing, met each one of Sophie's dads and raised a daughter, bravely on her own, without a mother to guide her – with an unexpected visit from someone she had not invited or never even met: her grandmother…
Featuring Meryl Streep, Lily James, Amanda Seyfried
Director: Ol Parker
Producers: Judy Craymer, Gary Goetzman
Art Director – James Lewis

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT – In this latest instalment, Ethan Hunt finds himself in a race against time, hunted by assassins and former allies while trying to prevent a global catastrophe. Featuring Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Henry Cavill
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Producers: J. J. Abrams, Tom Cruise, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger, Christopher McQuarrie, ake Myers
Production Sound Mixer – Paul Munro
Set Decorator – Jille Azis

On TV this month…

STAN LEE'S LUCKY MAN Season 3 - From the mind of comic book legend Stan Lee comes a new series about DI Harry Clayton, a brilliant but flawed police officer with the power to control luck. In these eight new episodes, Clayton will travel to Hong Kong to look for answers about his 'lucky' charm.
Featuring James Nesbitt, Amara Khan, Sienna Guillory
Directors: Andy Hay, Louise Hooper, Justin Molotov, Philip John
Producer: Ken Horn
Costume Designer – Rebecca Duncan


June 2018

On general release in cinema's this month...

JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM - Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, Owen Grady and Claire Dearing return to the island of Isla Nublar to save the remaining dinosaurs from a volcano that's about to erupt. They soon encounter terrifying new breeds of gigantic dinosaurs whilst uncovering a conspiracy that threatens the entire planet. 
Featuring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeff Goldblum
Director:  JA Bayona    
Producers:  Bélen Atienza, Patrick Crowley, Frank Marshall
Set Decorator – Tina Jones

On TV this month…

OUR GIRL – 2 Section go on a mission to Nigeria, Belize and Bangladesh to free a group of kidnapped schoolgirls from terrorists and are joined by special forces on the Guatemalan/Belize border where some of the soldiers get lost in the jungle amongst dangerous drug runners. 
Featuring Shalom Brune Franklin, Ben Aldridge, Michelle Keegan.
Directors: Noreen Kershaw, Brian Grant, Sarah O'Gorman   
Producer: John Griffin
Make-Up and Hair Designer – Sophie Slotover (Eps 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

POLDARK Series 4 – Hesitant to head off to Westminster, a catastrophic happening leads Ross to the realisation that in order to have the power to affect any change he will need to get out of his comfort zone.
Featuring Aiden Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Heida Reed
Director: Joss Agnew   
Producer: Michael Ray
Editor – Adam Green (Eps 2, 7)

FLOWERS Series 2 – Exploring the effects of bipolar disorder and how mental illness can be passed through generations of a family, this surreal black comedy about the dysfunctional Flowers family is back with a new series set a few years after the first. 
Featuring Olivia Coleman, Julian Barrat, Harriet Walter.
Director: Will Sharpe   
Producers: Emma Kingsman-Lloyd, Naomi De Pear
Make-Up and Hair Designer – Sjaan Gillings

May 2018

On general release in cinema's this month...

THAT GOOD NIGHT – Ralph, a once-famous screenwriter in his seventies, is terminally ill. He has two final missions: to reconnect with his son, and to ensure he is not a burden to his wife. A tearful farewell to John Hurt in his final film. Also featuring Sofia Helin, Charles Dance
Director: Eric Styles Producers: Alan Latham, Charles Savage
Costume Designer – Charlotte Morris
Make-Up and Hair Designer – Lesley Lamont-Fisher

SHOW DOGS – In a world where humans and sentient dogs co-exist, a macho but lonely Rottweiler police dog named Max is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious dog show with his human partner Frank to prevent a disaster from happening. Featuring Will Arnett, Ludacris, Alan Cumming
Director: Raja Gosnell Producers: Deepak Nayar, Philip von Alvensleben
Line Producer – Paul Sarony

On TV this month…

A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL - A gay affair, a bungled plot and a dead dog on Exmoor were the ingredients of what came to be dubbed "the trial of the century". At its centre was Jeremy Thorpe - leader of the Liberal Party, a pillar of the establishment and the first British politician to be tried for conspiracy and incitement to murder. Now, almost 40 years on from Thorpe's sensational acquittal, the story behind the case is being retold in a three-part BBC drama. Featuring Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw
Director: Stephen Frears Producer: Dan Winch
Production Sound Mixer - Alistair Crocker

INNOCENT – Four-part thrilling crime drama. David Collins is unexpectedly acquitted on a technicality having served seven years of a life sentence for the murder of his wife Tara. On the steps of the court he vows to bring to book those who lied at his original trial, to see the real killer jailed and more importantly, to regain custody of his two young children Jack and Rosie. Featuring Lee Ingleby, Hannah Britland, Angel Coulby
Director: Richard Clark Producer: Jeremy Gwilt
Director of Photography – Dirk Nel
Production Designer – Jason Carlin

KILLED BY MY DEBT– From the makers of MURDERED BY MY FATHER and MURDERED FOR BEING DIFFERENT, this docu-drama tells the story of a young man trying to provide for his family whilst working on a zero-hour contract with increasing debts that threaten to destroy his life. Featuring Calvin Demba, Lisa Greenwood, Chance Perdomo
Director: Joseph Bullman Producer: Chris Clough
Script Supervisor – Maria-Laura Hanson

April 2018

In cinema's this month...

FUNNY COW – A woman with a funnybone for a backbone, this charts the rise to stardom of a female comedienne through the 1970’s and 1980’s, set against the backdrop of working men’s clubs and the stand-up comedy circuit of the North of England. From her troubled childhood to her turbulent adult relationships, the Funny Cow uses the raw material of her life experiences to bring her unique style of comedy to the stage. A stand-up comedienne in an all-male world, ‘Funny Cow’ delivers tragedy and comedy in equal measure. 
Featuring Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Tony Pitts, Stephen Graham
Director: Adrian Shergold   
Producers: Kevin Proctor, Mark Vennis
1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL SOCIETY - A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war. Based on the book of the same name, this tells the story of writer Juliet Ashton and her relationship with an eccentric group of people who, having suffered the experiences of Occupation during WWII, find solace in books, reading and the simple pleasure of each other’s company.   
Featuring Lily James, Matthew Goode, Jessica Brown Findlay
Director: Mike Newell   
Producers: Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin, Paula Mazur
Production Sound Mixer – Alistair Crocker

On TV this month...

TRUE HORROR – Each episode of this drama documentary series tells a spine-tingling story, drawing on eyewitness testimonies that are brought to life through straight-to-camera documentary interviews and visually-striking, elegantly realised and terrifying drama. Witnesses will recount stories of paranoia, paranormal activity and fear, explaining in candid detail how these seemingly inexplicable experiences affected their lives.
Featuring Michelle Ryan, Allison McKenzie, Kellie Shirley
Director: Amanda Bowen
Producers: Jamie Campbell, Joel Wilson
Make Up and Hair Designer - Sophie Slotover (Ep 4)

ORDEAL BY INNOCENCE – 3pt adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll, a young delinquent, is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence. Eighteen months later, Dr Arthur Calgary, a mysterious scientist, walks onto the velvety lawns of Sunny Point claiming to have just returned from an expedition to the Arctic. Even more extraordinary is his claim to hold the alibi that can prove Jack's innocence. But Jack died in prison before the case could come to trial, and the Argyll family is reluctant to dig up the secrets of the past.
Rachel's widower Leo is about to remarry his secretary Gwenda and none of Rachel's other adopted children Mary, Mickey, Tina or Hester, nor longstanding housekeeper Kirsten, is willing to reopen that most horrendous chapter of their lives. However, the shattering implications of Calgary's story are too big to avoid; if he is telling the truth then the wrong person was arrested for Rachel's murder. And if Jack is innocent, then it must have been somebody else at Sunny Point. Somebody still out there… 
Featuring Bill Nighy, Alice Eve, Matthew Goode, Ella Purnell
Director: Sandra Goldbacher   
Producer – Roopesh Parekh

KISS ME FIRST - An innovative thriller series from Bryan Elsley which combines live action with stunning state-of-the-art computer-generated virtual world sequences in a TV drama first. Based on Lottie Moggach's debut novel, Kiss Me First moves between the real and virtual animated worlds. When her mother dies, lonely girl Leila has to learn how to manage living on her own. Leila has a digital avatar, Shadowfax, and when she logs onto the virtual reality game Azana she feels truly alive. Leila stumbles across Red Pill, a secret paradise, hidden on the edges of her favourite game, and she meets Tess. Tess is everything that Leila is not: hedonistic, impulsive and insatiable.  So when Tess turns up in Leila's real life uninvited, Leila's world is forever changed. But then a member of the group mysteriously disappears and Leila begins to suspect that maybe the hidden sanctuary isn't the digital Eden its creator Adrian claims it to be. Now, Leila's real journey begins. 
Featuring Tallulah Haddon, Simona Brown, Matthew Beard.
Directors: Misha Manson-Smith, Tom Green   
Producer: Bradley Adams
Costume Designer – Charlotte Mitchell

March 2018

Huge congratulations to Alison McCosh for her well-deserved BAFTA nomination for Best Costume Design for 'Peaky Blinders.

A huge Congratulations to everyone nominated at this year's 90th Academy Awards. So many fantastic films! Special shout out to BLADE RUNNER 2049 which picked up the award for Achievement in Visual Effects. Well done - John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert, Richard R. Hoover and of course, Creative Media Management's Marcia Gay.

90th Academy Award Ceremony on Sunday, 4 March 2018

Congratulations and best of luck to all the nominees, particularly the following:

Best Picture
"Phantom Thread"
Production Sound Mixer – John Midgely

Best Visual Effects
"Blade Runner 2049"
VFX Production Supervisor – Marcia Gay

On general release in cinemas this month...

WALK LIKE A PANTHER – A group of 1980s wrestlers are forced to don the lycra one last time when their beloved local pub is threatened with closure. Led by father-son duo, Mark and Trevor Bolton, this unlikely bunch of underdog heroes set out to save their community, whilst rekindling old friendships and family ties along the way.
Featuring Stephen Graham, Jason Flemyng, Julian Sands.
Director: Dan Cadan
Producer: Dean O'Toole
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche

On TV this month...

COME HOME Created and written by Danny Brocklehurst this powerful, touching and intriguing 3pt drama will take audiences on a roller-coaster of ever changing emotions and allegiances. Greg and Marie have been married for nineteen years, when, seemingly out of the blue, Marie walks out on him and her three children – the last taboo of parenting.  Multiple time-frames, viewpoints and flashbacks tell Greg and Marie's story and force viewers to confront their own truths. How can two people that loved each other become so opposed? Can a child learn to forgive their mother for leaving them? And why would Marie make such a shocking and significant decision to change their lives and divide their loyalties forever? 
Featuring Paula Malcomson, Christopher Eccleston
Director: Andrea Harkin   
Producer: Madonna Baptiste
Director of Photography – Joel Devlin

THE GOOD KARMA HOSPITAL – The medical drama series will return to the work of Ruby Walker, a junior doctor who has travelled to South India looking for a job and a distraction from heartbreak at home. She expects sunshine, palm trees and picture-perfect beaches and has prepared herself for the sacred cows, the tuk-tuks and the 'Delhi-belly' – but she wasn't expecting the tough reality of working at an under-resourced and over-worked cottage hospital.
Featuring Amanda Redman, Neil Morrissey, Amrita Acharia
Directors: Alex Winckler, Lisa Clarke
Producer: John Chapman, Jeremy Gwilt
Costume Designer – Eleanor Baker

IN THE LONG RUN In this 1985 set comedy, loosely based on Idris Elba's childhood, the Easmon family find their quiet life disrupted when their relative from Sierra Leone moves in.
Featuring Idris Elba, Bill Bailey, Jimmy Akingbola
Director: Declan Lowney
Producer: Charlie Hanson
Make Up and Hair Designer - Sjaan Gillings

February 2018

Congratulations to Blade Runner 2049! BAFTA Awards for Best Cinematography Roger Deakins and Best Special Visual Effects Gerd Nefzer, John Nelson BIG congrats to them and the whole SFX team inc our own Marcia Gay.

Royal Television Society West of England 2018 has announced that Poldark Series 3 has been nominated for 6 awards! Drama, Director (Joss Agnew), Craft in Drama: Cinematography (Nick Dance), Sound (Ronald Bailey), Editing (Jo Smyth) and Composer (Anne Dudley). Produced by our very own Roopesh Parekh. Congratulations and good luck everyone!

Huge congratulations to Richard Dyer! Nominated for the 54th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Sound Mixing on Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall. Awards are on the 24th February 2018 – Good Luck to the whole sound team!

At Berlinale Film Festival 15-25th February...

BLACK 47 - Set in Ireland during the Great Famine, BLACK 47 follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family. Despite experiencing the horrors of war, he is shocked by the famine's destruction of his homeland and the brutalization of his people and his family.
Featuring Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Stephen Rea
Director: Lance Daly
Producers: Arcadiy Golubovich, Macdara Kelleher, Jonathan Loughran, Tim O'Hair
Production Sound Mixer - Robert Flanagan

On general release in cinemas this month...

PHANTOM THREAD – In this Oscar nominated film set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
Featuring Daniel Day- Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky Kieps
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Producers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Megan Ellison, Joanne Sellar
Production Sound Mixer – John Midgley

On TV this month...

COLLATERAL - When a man is murdered while working as a pizza delivery driver in London, DI Kip Glaspie arrives on the scene – but what she finds opens up more questions than it answers. This star-studded four-part series produced by BBC2 and Netflix goes beyond your usual TV thriller to become a state-of-the-nation drama encompassing politicians, vicars, and Syrian asylum seekers. Featuring Carey Mulligan, John Simm, Billie Piper
Director: S.J. Clarkson Producers: S.J. Clarkson, George Faber, David Hare, Mark Pybus, Lucy Richer
Production Sound Mixer - Steve Phillips

ENDEAVOUR - The critically-acclaimed detective drama prequel returns with new recruit Detective Constable George Fancy joining Morse and DI Fred Thursday. It is now 1968 and Morse has finally passed his Sergeant's exams but dark clouds are gathering at home and abroad as, after almost 100 years, the long history of Oxford City Police comes to an end and it merges into Thames Valley Constabulary. A terrible storm is set to blow through the professional and personal lives of newly promoted Detective Sergeant Endeavour Morse and Oxford's Finest, leaving devastation in its wake.
Featuring Shaun Evans, Roger Allam, Dakota Blue Richards Directors: Brady Hood, Andy Wilson, Jim Field Smith, Rob Quinn Producers: John Phillips, Neil Duncan.
Production Designer - Paul Cripps

SAVE ME – From the producers of the award-winning LINE OF DUTY, SAVE ME is the story of a most unlikely hero, Nelson Nelly Rowe, and his search for his missing daughter who he hasn't seen in 13 years. On his way to finding Jody, Nelly will save lives, find others who have been lost, reunite loved ones, make enemies from friends, risk his life and the lives of others close to him and continually ending up back on his feet after finding himself flat on his face.
Featuring Suranne Jones, Lennie James, Stephen Graham
Director: Nick Murphy Producer: Patrick Schweitzer
Script Supervisor - Liz West

January 2018

Congratulations to Marcia Gay for the Academy Award Nomination for Best Visual Effects!

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year along with much joy, good health and great success for 2018!

A huge congratulations to all BAFTA nominees! Particularly to the SFX team nominated for a BAFTA for Best Special Visual Effects for BLADE RUNNER 2049 - VFX Production Supervisor, Marcia Gay

YARDIE has it's World Premiere AND Is in the World Dramatic Cinema Competition at the 34th Sundance Film Festival '18 (18-28 January 2018)
Elba's directorial debut is a 70s-set crime drama, based on the cult-pulp novel by Victor Headley. YARDIE tells the story of a young man's (Aml Ameen) rite of passage through the Jamaican criminal underworld. Ten years later on a mission for his boss in London, the young man discovers that the guy who killed his brother way back when is now living in the city.
"I am interested in making human stories with characters that are either full of grace or flawed,"
Director: Idris Elba, Screenwriters: Brock Norman Brock, Martin Stellman, Producers: Gina Carter, Robin Gutch
Production Sound Mixer - Robert Flanagan

On TV this month…

GIRLFRIENDS – The creator of Fat Friends, In the Club and Love, Lies & Records – is back with  another new series. The ITV drama follows Linda, Sue and Gail as they struggle with the changes and responsibilities that come with being a modern woman in the “sandwich generation” – in other words, they’re caring for both their grandchildren and their own ageing parents.  Featuring Miranda Richardson, Phyllis Logan, Zoe Wanamaker
Director: Kay Mellor    Producer: Josh Dynevor
Production Designer - John Collins

SILENT WITNESS 21 – The hugely popular series returns with Home Office Pathologist, Dr Nikki Alexander, and team of forensic pathologists and scientists at the Lyell Centre investigating and solving crimes.  This season may also see Nikki finding love with the US Ambassador to London.
Featuring Emilia Fox, David Caves, Richard Lintern, Liz Carr
Directors: Charlie Palmer, Destiny Ekaragha,  Diarmuid Goggins, Thaddeus O'Sullivan, Colin Teague    Producer: Kiaran Murray-Smith
Costume Designer – Jacky Levy

NEXT OF KIN The drama follows whip-smart doctor Mona Harcourt who lives in London with political lobbyist husband Guy. When a bomb goes off in London on the same day that her brother, Kareem, is abducted and murdered in Pakistan, Mona’s charmed life is shaken to its core. The situation escalates when Mona realises that her nephew has vanished from university and is being linked to both the bombing and the murder of his father. Featuring Archie Panjabi, Jack Davenport, Navin Chowdhry
Directors: Justin Chadwick, Jamie Childs  Producer: Rebecca Ferguson
1st Assistant Director - Liam Lock (Eps 1-3)
Film Editor - Josh Cunliffe (Eps 4-6)

KIRI Miriam, an experienced social worker who is caught up in a police investigation when a young girl named Kiri goes missing on a supervised visit. A drama dealing with the abduction and murder of a young black girl, soon to be adopted by her white foster family, and the trail of lies, blame, guilt and notoriety which follow. Featuring Sarah Lancashire, Steven Mackintosh, Lia Williams
Director: Euros Lyn    Producer: Toby Bentley
Production Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche

THE CORONATION – In a rare television appearance HRH The Queen talks in conversation with royal historian and commentator, Alastair Bruce, about her 1953 coronation. 2018 marks the 65th anniversary of The Queen’s accession to the throne and in this one hour special she shares her memories of that day. She also talks about her father, George VI’s coronation in 1937, which she attended when she was 11 years old. Viewing both private and official film footage, The Queen recalls the day when the weight of both St. Edward’s Crown and the hopes and expectations of a country recovering from war were on her shoulders, as the nation looked to their 27-year-old Queen to lead them into a new era.
The film also explores the story of the Crown Jewels, which form part of the Royal Collection, one of the largest and most important art collections in the world. Consisting of 140 items and containing 23,000 precious stones, these sacred objects form the most complete collection of royal regalia in the world. Coronation expert and key contributor Alastair Bruce says: “The Crown Jewels include The Regalia, which are used at a coronation, when the monarch is invested with the best known, if least understood, symbols of this kingdom. Post boxes, Police helmets, Income Tax Returns and almost every visual expression of the United Kingdom displays a Crown and Orb.
"The meaning of each of the key objects has evolved from emblems of authority that date way back before the Saxons arrived. Yet there is an enduring relevance to modern leadership wrapped into each symbol that express values of humility, duty and service, while representing total power. Discovering their meaning helps to define what the Sovereign is to the Crown and how that Crown is the property of us all, in the constitutional function of Monarchy.”
Executive Producer:  Anthony Geffen    Producer / Director:  Harvey Lilley
Royal Historian & Key Contributor – Alastair Bruce OBE

December 2017

Congratulations to everyone Nominated for the 22nd Annual Satellite Awards, but especially to the following:

Special Achievement Awards - Ensemble, Television
Producer - Roopesh Parekh

Best Visual Effects
"Blade Runner 2049"
VFX Production Supervisor - Marcia Gay

Best Miniseries
Make Up and Hair Designer - Catherine Scoble
Script Supervisor - Liz West

Best Television Series, Genre
"Game of Thrones"
Production Sound Mixer - Richard Dyer

On TV this month…

MAIGRET IN MONTMARTRE - Based on Georges Simenon's novel, Maigret at Picratt's, and set against the beautiful backdrop of 1950s Paris, Maigret investigates the random murders of a Countess and a Showgirl that leads him into a seedy world of lowlifes and fading high society and discovers a dark secret that links their past lives at the Grand Hotel in Nice.
Featuring Rowan Atkinson, Lucy Cohu, Mark Heap
Directed by- Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Produced by- Suzanne McAuley
Director of Photography – Dirk Nel

Production Designer – Dominic Hyman
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Sjaan Gillings

BILL - What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream of becoming a successful playwright. Upon arriving in London he gets caught up in a plot by the king of Spain to blow up Elizabeth I. Historical Family Comedy featuring Matthew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Helen McCrory
Directed by Richard Bracewell
Produced by Richard Bracewell and Tony Bracewell.
Costume Designer – Charlotte Morris

THE TUNNEL: VENGEANCE In the third season of THE TUNNEL, Karl and Elise are faced with a toxic and terrifying duo whose hideous crimes see them take ever more dark and desperate measures to provoke the police into collaborating on their desperate endgame.  Featuring Clémence Poésy, Stephen Dillane, Angeliki Papoulia
Directors: Anders Engström, Gilles Bannier
Producer: Toby Welch
Costume Designer – Charlotte Morris

HAILMAKERS – In this BBC3 comedy, Saz and Sol, the country's lowest-rent entrepreneurs, have lost their only office cleaning contract, and with just £40 left in the coffers, they need to gamble big in order to keep a roof above their head.  Featuring Samson Kayo, Akemnji Ndifornyen, Jason Barnett
Director – Jim Owen
Producers – Inez Gordon, Jon MacQueen
Costume Designer– Jemima Cotter

THE CROWN – The second series of Netflix's royal drama will examine various political controversies through the eyes of the Queen, including the Suez Crisis in 1956, which cost Prime Minister Anthony Eden his job. Season two will also explore the Queen's relationship with his successor Harold MacMillan.  Featuring Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby.    
Directors: Stephen Daldry, Philippa Lowthorpe   
Producer: Michael Casey
Protocol Advisor - Major David Rankin-Hunt
Hair Stylist (Hungary: Eps 1, 2, 5, 8, 9) – Sjaan Gillings

November 2017

BBC announces adaptation of THE LONG SONG produced by Roopesh Parekh. Click here to read the full article from BBC Media Centre's latest news!

Congratulations to Joel Devlin for winning the RTS North West Award for Best Production (Craft) for BROKEN!

'On general release in cinemas this month…

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS –  In this stylish and suspenseful murder mystery adapted from Agatha Christie's novel, Detective Hercule Poirot interrogates passengers on a lavish train ride through Europe, searching for clues before the killer can strike again.  Featuring Daisy Ridley, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer
Director: Kenneth Branagh    Producers: Kenneth Branagh, Mark Gordon, Judy Hofflund, Simon Kinberg, Michael Schaefer, Ridley Scott, Aditya Sood.
Production Sound Mixer (2nd Unit) – Paul Munro

PADDINGTON 2 – Now happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, Paddington sets out to find the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday. However, when the present is stolen, Paddington and the Brown's work together to unmask the thief.  Featuring Ben Whishaw, Sally Hawkins, Michael Gambon.  
Director: Paul King    Producer: David Heyman
Production Sound Mixer (Additional Photography) – John Midgley

FILM STARS DON'T DIE IN LIVERPOOL   Based on Peter Turner's memoir, this 1978 set drama is an endearing retelling of Oscar-winner Gloria Grahame's playful but passionate romance with a struggling young actor, that took place towards the end of her life.  Featuring Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Julie Walters.
Director: Paul McGuigan    Producers: Barbara Broccoli, Colin Vaines
Production Sound Mixer – John Midgley

On TV this month…

STRIKE BACK   Featuring a brand new cast, STRIKE BACK returns for a sixth series which focuses on the newly restored Section 20 as the team journeys around the Middle East and Europe on a lethal manhunt for a notorious terrorist.  Featuring Warren Brown, Roxanne McKee, Daniel MacPherson.
Director: Brendan Maher    Producer: Lawrence Cochran
Film Editor (Eps 3, 4) – Adam Green

FRANKENSTEIN CHRONICLES Set in the darkest corners of Georgian London, this thrillingly terrifying reimagining of Mary Shelley's 1818 novel returns for a second series. In the new series, John Marlott will seek revenge on Lord Daniel Hervey for taking his life, whilst trying to redeem his own soul after being wrongly convicted and hanged for murder.  Featuring Sean Bean, Vanessa Kirby, Anna Maxwell Martin.
Director: Alex Gabassi    Producer: Lawrence Till
Director of Photography – Joel Devlin

HOWARDS END – Based on EM Forster's novel, this four-part mini-series focuses on the social and class divisions between three families in 20th century England: the wealthy country-based Wilcoxes, the London-dwelling Schlegels, and the lower middle-class Basts. Featuring Hayley Atwell, Matthew Macfadyen, Tracey Ullman.
Director: Hettie Macdonald Producer: Laura Hastings-Smith
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Catherine Scoble

PEAKY BLINDERS – Set six months after series three's conclusion, the critically acclaimed gangster epic returns as Tommy Shelby receives a mysterious letter on Christmas Eve telling him that the Peaky Blinders are in danger of annihilation. Featuring Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson.
Director: David Caffrey Producer: Joe Donaldson
Costume Designer – Alison McCosh

LOVE, LIES AND RECORDS – In this brand new BBC One series, Registrar Kate Dickenson attempts to juggle her personal life with the daily dramas of birth, marriages and deaths. As Kate tries to hold her work, life and relationship together, things go from complicated to impossible when a disgruntled colleague threatens to expose a secret from her past. Featuring Ashley Jensen, Katarina Cas, Kenny Doughty.
Directors: Dominic Leclerc, Cilla Ware Producer: Yvonne Francas
Production Designer – John Collins
1st Assistant Director (Eps 1, 2, 5, 6) – Graham Drover

BRITAIN'S CYCLING SUPERHEROES: THE PRICE OF SUCCESS? – Sir Dave Brailsford and other insiders tell the story of the extraordinary triumphs and recent controversies that have rocked Britain's cycling medal factory. Tune in to BBC Two at 9pm on Sunday 19th November 2017.
Director / Producer – Dan Clifton

October 2017

'Maxine Peake is defiantly good' Read Screen Daily's review of FUNNY COW at BFI London Film Festival. 1st Assistant Director - Graham Drover. To read the review click here.

Huge congratulations to Nigel Albermaniche for winning the BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Sound for DAMILOLA, OUR LOVED BOY.

A big CMM welcome to script supervisor Maria-Laura Hanson,1st Assistant Director Sarah Davies and Costume Designer Eleanor Baker.

Congratulations to Joel Devlin for making the Best Production (Craft) Award shortlist at the RTS North West Awards for his work as Director of Photography on BROKEN!

On general release in cinemas this month… 

BLADE RUNNER 2049 – In this sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic, a new blade runner called Officer K unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to bring an end to humanity. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. Featuring Ana de Armas, Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford. Director: Denis Villeneuve Producers: Broderick Johnson, Andrew A Kosove, Ridley Scott, Bud Yorkin
VFX Production Supervisor – Marcia Gay

THE RITUAL –Following the sudden, violent death of their best mate, four men reunite for a hike through the Scandanavian wilderness. As they start to encounter a menacing presence in the Nordic forest, they are forced to face the darkness inside themselves. Featuring Rafe Spall, Rob James-Collier, Sam Troughton. Director: David Bruckner Producers: Jonathan Cavendish, Richard Holmes, Andy Serkis
1st Assistant Director – Liam Lock

FUNNY COW –Set against the backdrop of Northern working men's clubs in the 1970s and 80s, FUNNY COW charts the rise to stardom of a stand up comedienne in an all-male scene. The film will be screened at the London Film Festival on the 9th and 15th October. Featuring Maxine Peake, Martin Freeman, Stephen Graham. Director: Adrian Shergold Producers: Kevin Proctor, Mark Vennis
1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover

On TV this month…

RELLIK – A story shown in reverse from when the suspect of an investigation has been caught. DCI Gabriel Markham and his team work to find a serial killer, when a break in the case leads them to a potential culprit. Featuring Richard Dormer, Jodi Balfour, Ray Stevenson. Directors: Sam Miller, Hans Herbots Producer: Chris Clough
Script Supervisor – Maria-Laura Hanson

THE LODGE – The much loved musical drama sitcom continues its second series on The Disney Channel. THE LODGE follows 15-year old Skye in her attempt to keep her family owned 'North Star Lodge' running, whilst integrating into a new group of friends. Featuring Sophie Simnett, Thomas Doherty and John Hopkins. Directors: Dez McCarthy, Max Myers Producer: Ray Lau
Editor – Emma Collins

OUR GIRL – Returning to the BBC for a third series, OUR GIRL follows the life of Lance Corporal Georgie Lane, a medic for the British army. This series has its sights set on Nepal where a devastating earthquake requires emergency disaster relief. Featuring Michelle Keegan, Ben Aldridge, Luke Pasqualino Director: Tim Fywell Producer: Tim Whitby
1st Assistant Director – Sarah Davies

September 2017

Congratulations to Nigel Albermaniche and the DAMILOLA, OUR LOVED BOY team for BAFTA Cymru Best Sound nomination!

On general release in cinemas this month… 

MOON DOGS – In this anarchic coming-of-age story, two teenage step brothers fall for the same girl on a chaotic road trip from Shetland to Glasgow. Featuring Jack Parry-Jones, Tanya Franks and Kate Bracken.
Director: Phillip John Producers: Kathy Speirs, Suzanne Reid
Production Designer – Jason Carlin
1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover

STRATTON –A British Special Boat Service commando must track down an international terrorist cell in this action thriller based on the novel of the same name. Featuring Dominic Cooper, Tyler Hoechlin and Connie Nielsen.
Director: Simon West Producers: Guy Collins, Matthew Jenkins
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Catherine Scoble

On TV this month…

VICTORIA – One month after giving birth to her first child, Queen Victoria surprises the court by insisting on returning to her duties. In this second series of the popular drama, Victoria will have to juggle being a wife, a mother and ruler of the most powerful nation on Earth. Featuring Jenna Coleman, Tom Hughes and Diana Rigg.
Directors: Lisa James Larsson, Geoffrey Sax, Daniel O'Hara, Jim Loach Producer: Paul Frift
Historical Advisor – Alastair Bruce
Editor (Eps 3, 4) – Josh Cunliffe

BANG – Set in and around the steel-town landscape of Port Talbot in south Wales, loner Sam's life is transformed when he comes into possession of a gun and starts to break the law. As his policewoman sister, Gina, makes it her mission to find the owner of the weapon, a family saga plays out raising questions about their father's murder from when they were children. Featuring Catrin Stewart, Jacob Ifan, Chris Reilly. Director: Phillip John Producer: Catrin Lewis Defis.
Production Designer – Jason Carlin

TIN STAR – Former London Police Detective Jim Worth moves with his family to an idyllic rural community in the Rocky Mountains, only to find an influx of migrant workers from a new oil company has led to a wave of crime in the area. Jim's stand against the criminals results in assassins attacking him and his family, leading him to revive his violent alter-ego, Jack Devlin, to enact revenge. Featuring Christina Hendricks, Tim Roth and Christopher Heyerdahl.
Directors: Grant Harvey, Gilies Bannier Producer: Jonathan Curling
Costume Designer (Eps 7-10) – Charlotte Morris

THE BRAVE – In this heart-pounding journey into the complex world of America's elite undercover military heroes, D.I.A. Deputy Patricia Campbell and her team of analysts wield the world's most advanced surveillance technology from headquarters in D.C., whilst Adam Dalton and his Special Ops squad save lives of innocent people and execute missions in some of the most dangerous places in the world. Featuring Anne Heche, Mike Vogel and Natacha Karam.
Director: Brad Anderson Producer: Ben Rimmer
Script Supervisor – Connie Fyans

PHILIP K. DICK'S ELECTRIC DREAMS – Based on the short stories of acclaimed sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick, this 10-part anthology series will take viewers on a far reaching journey of their imagination with each episode set in a drastically different world. Featuring Bryan Cranston, Richard Madden and Juno Temple.
Directors: Tom Harper, David Farr, Marc Munden, Julian Jarrold, Francesca Gregorini Producers: Rupert Ryle-Hodges, Lyn Horsford, Dan Winch
Series Line Producer – Julia Valentine
Production Sound Mixer – Paul Munro

August 2017

On general release in cinemas this month… 


FINAL PORTRAIT – Set in Paris 1964, chaotic artist Alberto Giacometti persuades American critic James Lord, to sit for a portrait. As the weeks go by and frustrations grow, Lord believes that his life has been hijacked by the artist, only to realise that Giacometti’s painting will be his masterpiece.  Featuring Armie Hammer, Geoffrey Rush and Clémence Poésy.
Director: Stanley Tucci    Producers: Nik Bower, Gail Egan, IIan Girard, Fred Hogge
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Catherine Scoble


On Netflix this month…


WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? – Set in a dystopian future with a global one-child policy due to overpopulation, six identical sisters must avoid government detection while searching for their missing sister.  Featuring Noomi Rapace, Glenn Close, Ben Kingsley
Director: Tommy Wirkola    Producers: Raffaella De Laurentiis, Philippe Rousselet
Production Designer – Joseph Hodges   


On TV this month…


TRUST ME – After losing her job for blowing the whistle on malpractice at her hospital, nurse Cath Hardacre seizes the opportunity to provide for her daughter by stealing her best friend’s identity as a senior doctor. As she begins work in A&E at a hospital in Edinburgh, Cath must decide how far she will go to protect her new life.  Featuring Jodie Whittaker, Emun Elliot, Sharon Small
Directors: John Alexander, Amy Neil    Producer: Emily Feller


July 2017


In theatres this month… 

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - 18 July 2017 @ 7pm at the Chichester Festival Theatre
This celebrated and much loved musical tells the story of Tevye and his family in a small village in Imperial Russia, 1905. Yenta the matchmaker is busy making marriage plans for Tevya’s daughters, whilst growing anti-semitism threatens the village.  Featuring Omid Djalili, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Simbi Akande.
Director: Daniel Evans    Designer: Lez Brotherston
Lighting Designer – David Hersey

On general release in cinemas this month… 


THE BLACK PRINCE – Torn between two cultures, Maharajah Duleep Singh, the Last King of Punjab, begins a life long struggle to regain his kingdom after being drawn into the English culture where he was especially liked by Queen Victoria.  Featuring Jason Flemyng, Amanda Root and Atul Sharma.
Director: Kavi Raz    Producer: Jai Khanna, Kavi Raz and Jasjeet Singh
Costume Designer – Arianna Dal Cero   

On TV this month…


WILL – Set in 1589, at a time when theatre was like rock and roll, a young William Shakespeare arrives in London with a dream to change the world with his words.  Featuring Laurie Davidson, Ewen Bremner and Jamie Campbell Bower,   
Directors: Shekhar Kapur, Elliott Lester, Craig Pearce, Jonathan Teplitzky, Magnus Marten
Producer – Andrew Wood 


GAME OF THRONES – The Winter Is Here! One of the most anticipated new series of the year, the epic fantasy drama GAME OF THRONES is back for its seventh series.  Featuring Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey and Kit Harington.
Directors: Jeremy Podeswa, Alan Taylor, Matt Shakman, Mark Mylod, Jeremy Podeswa Producer – Bernadette Caulfield
Production Sound Mixer – Richard Dyer


Congratulations to Joel Devlin and the Broken team for rave reviews on last week's show!

“Artfully put together, beautifully performed” - Sam Wollaston, The Guardian

“it is sumptuous to watch and Anna Friel and Sean Bean add star quality” - Sean O’Grady, Independent

June 2017

On general release in cinemas this month... 

WONDER WOMAN – In this epic action-adventure adapted from the long-running DC Comics series, Diana, princess of the Amazons, leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny as Wonder Woman.  Featuring Gal Gadot, David Thewlis and Robin Wright.
Director: Patty Jenkins    Producers: Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Synder, Richard Suckle
Production Sound Mixer (2nd Unit) – Paul Munro


THE HIPPOPOTAMUS – In the first ever film adaptation of a Stephen Fry novel, disgraced poet Ted Wallace is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles.  Featuring Matthew Modine, Lyne Renee and Russell Tovey. 
Director: John Jencks    Producers: Alexa Seligman, Jay Taylor
1st Assistant Director – Marcia Gay
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche


THE MUMMY – A spectacular, all new cinematic version of THE MUMMY franchise. Thought to be safely entombed deep beneath the desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.  Featuring Sofia Boutella, Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe.
Director: Alex Kurtzman    Producers: Sean Daniel, Alex Kurtzman, Chris Morgan, Roberto Orci
Set Decorator – Jille Azis
Art Director – James Lewis


On TV this month...


THE LODGE – The much loved musical drama sitcom returns for a second series on The Disney Channel. THE LODGE follows 15-year old Skye in her attempt to keep her family owned ‘North Star Lodge’ running, whilst integrating into a new group of friends.  Featuring Sophie Simnett, Thomas Doherty and John Hopkins.
Directors: Dez McCarthy, Max Myers    Producer: Ray Lau
Editor – Emma Collins


POLDARK – After a dramatic end to series 2, POLDARK is back with an array of new characters and a story which scales new heights of conflict, feuding, passion and drama. Series 3 adapts Winston Graham’s ‘The Black Moon’ and the first half of ‘The Four Swans’, with the French revolution casting a shadow over life in Cornwall.  Featuring Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson and Gabriella Wilde.
Directors: Joss Agnew, Stephen Woolfenden    Producers – Roopesh Parekh, Michael Ray 
Editor (Eps 3,4,5) – Adam Green


FEARLESS – From the writer and executive producer of HOMELAND comes a new legal thriller to ITV. Emma Blunt, a solicitor known for defending lost causes, investigates the killing of a schoolgirl in East Anglia whilst trying to free the man she thinks was wrongly convicted of the girl's murder. As she digs ever deeper into the case, she begins to sense powerful forces, in the police and the intelligence services at home and abroad, who want to stop her uncovering the truth.  Featuring Helen McCrory, Michael Gambon and Robin Weigert.
Director: Pete Travis    Producer: Adrian Sturges
Line Producer – Tina Pawlik 


FREE REIN – In this new Netflix coming-of-age story, 15-year-old Zoe leaves America to stay for a summer in the English countryside where she befriends a mysterious horse called Raven. Faced with personal and physical challenges at every turn, Zoe's inspirational journey shows that life is all about failing - and learning to pick yourself up again.  Feauturing Kerry Ingram, Jaylen Barron and Manpreet Bambra.
Directors: Paul Walker, Rob Burke, Ronan Burke    Producer: Angelo Abela  
Production Designer – Monica Black
Costume Designer – Arianna Dal Cero
Stunt Coordinator – Steve Dent 

May 2017

This month we welcome Line Producer Greg McManus to the CMM family! 

Congratulations to all of the BAFTA Television Award 2017 winners, but especially to the following:


BAFTA Award for Best Drama Series:

HAPPY VALLEY - Sally Wainwright, Juliet Charlesworth, Nicola Shindler, Neasa Hardiman - Red Production Company/BBC One

Production Designer - John Collins


BAFTA Award for Best Mini-Series:

NATIONAL TREASURE - George Ormond, Marc Munden, Jack Thorne, John Chapman - The Forge/Channel 4

Make-Up & Hair Designer - Jody Williams

Production Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche

Script Supervisor - Liz West


BAFTA Award for Best Single Drama:

DAMILOLA, OUR LOVED BOY - Levi David Addai, Euros Lyn, Susan Horth, Colin Barr - Minnow Films/BBC One

Make-Up & Hair Designer - Jody Williams

Production Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche

Script Supervisor - Jane Jackson


Click on the link below for the full list of winners.

BAFTA Television Awards winners 2017



Congratulations to 'IN PLAIN SIGHT' for winning Best Drama at the RTS Scotland Awards:


Production Designer: Tom Sayer
Costumer Designer: Alison McCosh


Click on the link below for the full list of winners.
RTS Scotland Awards Winners 2017



Congratulations to 'MOON DOGS' for winning Best Film at the Newport Beach Film Festival

Production Designer - Jason Carlin
2nd Unit 1st Assistant Dir - Graham Drover

Moon Dogs

Congratulations to all of the 76th Peabody Awards 2017 winners, but especialy to the following: 


Best Entertainment:

Production Designer - John Collins


Make-Up & Hair Designer - Jody Williams 
Production Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche
Script Supervisor - Liz West

Click on the link below for the full list of finalists.
76th Peabody Awards finalists 2017


Congratulations to 'UNTITLED' for winning both Best Editing (Emma Collins) and Best Feature at the 2017 Unrestricted View Film Festival. To see the full list of winners, click here. 


Editor - Emma Collins

Best of luck to all BAFTA 2017 nominees on the 14th of May but especially to the following: 

Single Drama:
Production Sound Mixer – Richard Dyer

Costume Designer – Joey Attawia
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Jody Williams
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche
Script Supervisor – Jane Jackson

Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche

Unit Production Manager – Roopesh Parekh

Make-Up & Hair Designer – Jody Williams
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche
Script Supervisor – Liz West

Drama Series:
Protocol Advisor – David Rankin-Hunt

Scripted Comedy:
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche

Virgin’s Must-See Moments:
Production Sound Mixer – Richard Dyer
Art Director – Jan Walker

Click on the link below for the full list of winners.

BAFTA Television Awards nominees 2017

In our cinemas this month…

UNLOCKED –  A female-led Jason Bourne style thriller. When CIA interrogator, Alice Racine, is tricked into giving terrorists some vital information, she must team up with an MI5 agent in London to prevent a major terrorist attack.  Featuring Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom and Michal Douglas.
Director: Michael Apted    Producers: Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Georgina Townsley
Executive Producer – Kevan Van Thompson
Line Producer (UK) – Laura Julian


KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD – The legend of King Arthur is brought to the screen with the dynamic stylings of Guy Richie in this action adventure epic. After being robbed of his birthright, Arthur is brought up in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy.  Featuring Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law and Annabelle Wallis.
Director: Guy Richie    Producers: Akiva Goldsman, Joby Harold, Guy Ritchie, Tory Tunnell, Lionel Wigram
Set Decorator – Tina Jones


WHISKY GALORE – Based on the true story of the sinking of the cargo ship ‘SS Politician’ off Eriskay in 1941. This remake of the much loved Ealing comedy focuses on the Scottish islanders as they try to plunder cases of whisky from the stranded ship.  Featuring Eddie Izzard, Sean Biggerstaff, James Cosmo
Director: Gilles MacKinnon    Producers: Iain Maclean, Alan J Wands
Script Supervisor – Liz West


JAWBONE – Written by and starring Johnny Harris, Jawbone tells the story of former youth boxing champion Jimmy McCabe who, after struggling with alcoholism, returns to his childhood boxing club to get his life back on track. Owner Bill, corner man Eddie and promoter Joe set him up with a one-off fight, but, faced with a new, young contender and his own problems, can Jimmy stand tall again?  Featuring Ian McShane, Ray Winstone, Johnny Harris, Michael Smiley
Director: Thomas Napper    Producers: Mike Elliott, Lee Groombridge
1st Assistant Director – Liam Lock


DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL – The fourth installment of the Diary of the Wimpy Kid films, this time with an entirely new cast. A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.  Featuring: Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott and Charlie Wright.
Director: David Bowers    Producers: Nina Jacobson, Bradford Simpson
Director of Photography – Anthony Richmond


THE LEVELLING – In this chilling drama, trainee veterinarian Clover Catto returns to the farm in Somerset where she grew up after hearing news that her brother Harry has died in what appears to be a suicide. Finding the family home in a state of horrendous disrepair following the 2014 floods that devastated the area, Clover is forced to confront her father Aubrey about the farm, the livestock and, crucially, the details surrounding Harry's death. Clover's discoveries send her on an emotional journey of reckoning with her family, her childhood and herself.  Featuring Ellie Kendrick, David Troughton and Joe Blakemore.
Director: Hope Dickson Leach    Producer: Rachel Robey
Line Producer – Greg McManus


On TV this month…


JAMESTOWN – From the multi award-winning producers of Downton Abbey and Stan Lee’s Lucky Man comes a new original drama series. Set in the early 17th Century, Jamestown tells the story of three courageous, dynamic women who leave their dark pasts behind in England, and make a journey across the ocean for a new life in America.  Featuring Naomi Battrick, Sophie Rundle and Niamh Walsh.
Directors: John Alexander, Sam Donovan    Producer: Sue de Beauvoir
Line Producer – Julia Valentine (Eps 1-4)
Editor - Alastair Reid (Eps 3, 4)


WHITE GOLD – A brand new sitcom from the creators of The Inbetweeners. Set in Essex 1983, White Gold tells the story of a double-glazing showroom, led by the charismatic rule-breaking salesman, Vincent Swan. Expect dodgy shenanigans, scams and petty rivalries.  Featuring Ed Westwick, James Buckley and Joe Thomas.
Director: Damon Beesley    Producer: Phil Gilbert
Make Up & Hair Designer – Lesley Lamont-Fisher


BROKEN – From award winning writer Jimmy McGovern comes a new primetime drama to BBC One. A well-respected Catholic priest in a Northern urban parish must be a confidante, counsellor and confessor to a congregation struggling to reconcile its beliefs with the challenges of daily life.  Featuring Sean Bean, Anna Friel and Faye McKeever.
Directors: Ashley Pearce, Noreen Kershaw    Producers:Colin McKeown, Donna Molloy
Director of Photography – Joel Devlin 

April 2017


Click on the link above for the full list of winners.

In our cinemas this month…

THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE the real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II.  The time is 1939 and the place is Poland, homeland of Antonina Zabinski and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski. The Warsaw Zoo flourishes under Jan's stewardship and Antonina's care. When their country is invaded by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. The Zabinskis covertly begin working with the Resistance and put into action plans to save the lives of hundreds from what has become the Warsaw Ghetto.  Featuring Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl.
Director: Niki Caro    Producers: Jeff Abberley, Diane Miller Levin, Jamie Patricof, Kim Zubick
Executive Producer / Co-Producer – Kevan Van Thompson


On TV this month…


GUERRILLA – Created by Academy Award winning writer, John Ridley, this highly anticipated drama series is a love story set against the backdrop of one of the most politically explosive times in UK history. It tells the story of Jas and Marcus, whose relationship and values are tested when they form a radical underground cell in 1970s London. Their ultimate target becomes the Black Power Desk, a true-life, secretive counter-intelligence unit within Special Branch dedicated to crushing all forms of black activism. Featuring Idris Elba, Frieda Pinto, Babou Ceesay.
Directors:  John Ridley, Sam Miller    Producer:  Yvonne Isimeme Ibazebo
Make-Up and Hair Designer – Catherine Scoble
Script Supervisor – Liz West (Eps 1, 2, & 6)

MAIGRET'S NIGHT AT THE CROSSROADS - Legendary detective Jules Maigret returns in NIGHT AT THE CROSSROADS, a complex tale of murder, deceit and greed in an isolated country community. Maigret has been interrogating the mysterious Carl Andersen, for hours without a confession. Why was the body of a diamond merchant found in his car? What does his beautiful yet vulnerable sister know? What compels everyone at the Three Widows Crossroads to be so secretive? Maigret sets out to find his killer.  Featuring: Rowan Atkinson, Mia Jexen, Tom Wlaschiha
Director: Sarah Harding     Proucers: Jeremy Gwilt, Suzanne McAuley
Director of Photography - Dirk Nel
Editor - David Rees

BORN TO KILL - A haunting new coming of age drama exploring the mind a teenager with suppressed psychopathic desires. As the story unfolds, decades of deceit are revealed and Sam’s family’s long buried past returns with a vengeance.  
Starring Jack Rowan, Romola Garai, Daniel Mays 
Director: Bruce Goodison     Producer: Lucy Robinson
Director of Photography - Joel Devlin (Eps 3 & 4) 
Production Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche

March 2017


Read the Fantastic article about Nigel Albermaniche in the Audio Media International here


In Cinemas… 

ANOTHER MOTHER’S SON – Period drama based on a true story, set during World War II on the Nazi-occupied island of Jersey. It soon becomes evident to the residents that Churchill will not risk an assault to recapture the Island and the community spirit begins to fray under the pressures of famine, occupation and divided loyalties. Meanwhile, Louise Gould takes in an escaped young Russian POW and decides to hide him while the war rages on. She soon forms a bond, which threatens to tear the family apart as she fights to protect the boy as if he were her own.  Featuring Jenny Seagrove, John Hannah, Julian Kostov, Amanda Abbington

Director: Christopher Menaul    Producer: Bill Kenwright

Costume Designer – Charlotte Mitchell

Production Sound Mixer – Steve Phillips



On TV this month…


THE LAST KINGDOM 2 – The adaptation of Bernard Cornwell's best-selling series of historical novels, known as the "Saxon Stories" makes a spectacular return this spring to BBC2. The story continues with Uhtred, who after fighting to defend his home town of Northumbria, swears his sword to King Alfred and goes on a quest to avenge Earl’s Ragnar’s death and recapture his ancestral lands of Bebbanburg.

Directors: Peter Hoar, Anthony Byrne, Ben Chapman, Nick Murphy, Jamie Donoughue, Jon East, Richard Senior    Producer: Chrissy Skinns

Script Supervisor – Connie Fyans (Eps 5, 6, 7, 8)

Make-Up and Hair Designer – Kate Benton 


February 2017


Firstly, congratulations are in order for their CAS Nominations for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing….


John Midgley - for DOCTOR STRANGE
Richard Dyer - for GAME OF THRONES


And further congratulations for their Golden Globe nominations to….


SING STREET – Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
(Production Sound Mixer – Rob Flanagan)


GAME OF THRONES – Best Television Series – Drama
(Production Sound Mixer – Richard Dyer)


…and to THE CROWN for the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama
(Protocol Advisor – David Rankin-Hunt)





Great pic of Ed and Nath Thomas at the US Premiere for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
Watch the incredible trailer here!


In Cinemas…


RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER – The eagerly anticipated Resident Evil movie is the last instalment of this adrenaline pumped, action-packed horror. Alice, who is thought to be the only human survivor in this post zombie apocalypse is forced to return to where the T-virus started, The Hive in Raccoon City. There she discovers other survivors who join forces and unite as humanity’s last stand to fight against the undead.  Featuring Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Ali Larter, Ruby Rose 
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson    Producers: Paul W.S. Anderson, Jeremy Bolt
Production Designer – Edward Thomas


COLLIDE - A fast-paced car chase thriller. A young American meets the love of his life while backpacking through Germany. When her life is threatened, he becomes involved in a botched attempt to steal from a dangerous criminal, forcing him to flee down Germany's autobahns in order to save his life and prevent his girlfriend from being taken  hostage.   Featuring Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley
Director: Eran Creevy    Producers: Rory Aitken, Daniel Hetzer, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Ben Pugh, Joel Silver
Costume Designer – Sharon Gilham


On TV this month…


STAN LEE’S LUCKY MAN - Stan Lee’s unlikely superhero series LUCKY MAN returns to Sky 1 for a second outing, following DI Harry Clayton and his unique ability to control his own luck.  Featuring James Nesbitt, Leilah de Meza
Directors: Marek Losey, Andy Hay, Daniel O’Hara, Jamie Childs    Producer:  Madonna Baptiste
Editor – Josh Cunliffe (Episodes 7, 8)
Make-Up & Hair Designer – My Alehammar

BROADCHURCH - When Daniel Latimer is found dead on the beach of a small town known as Broadchurch, it’s up to Alec Hardy and Ellie Millerto solve the case. In this final instalment, Hardy and Miller must also investigate a serious sexual assault which arouses further suspicion among the residents.  Featuring David Tennant, Oliva Coleman, Jodie Whittaker
Directors: Paul Andrew Williams, Daniel Nettheim, Lewis Arnold    Producer: Dan Winch
Production Sound mixer – Alistair Crocker 


December / January 2017


Best wishes from CMM for a joyous holiday season! 


On TV this month…


MAIGRET’S DEAD MAN – A feature length Christmas special: A murder of an anonymous Parisian occurs at the same time as a series of murderous attacks on three wealthy farms. Maigret resolutely investigates the Parisian’s death only to discover that what he uncovers solves both crimes.  Featuring Rowan Atkinson, Lucy Cohu, Ian Puleston-Davies.
Director: Jon East    Producer: Jeremy Gwilt
Director of Photography – Dirk Nel


DOCTOR WHO CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: THE RETURN OF DOCTOR MYSTERIO - The Doctor joins forces with a masked superhero in New York to fight brain-swapping aliens.  Featuring Peter Capaldi, Matt Lucas, Jenna Coleman, Justin Chatwin, Charity Wakefield.
Director: Edward Bazalgette    Producer: Peter Bennett
Editor – Adam Green 


THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER - Based on the first of Jasper Fforde’s series of fantasy novels, this mythical world blends medieval magic with the modern day and follows fifteen-yaer-old Jennifer Strange (Ellise Chappell) who reluctantly discovers her destiny is to become the last Dragonslayer.  If her visions are true, everything will change because something big is coming…  Featuring Ellise Chappell, George Webster, Nina Wadia.
Director: Jamie Magnus Stone    Producer: Laura Hastings-Smith
Make-Up & Hair Supervisor – Paul Boyce


STILL OPEN ALL HOURS – returns to BBC1 for a third series with a Christmas Special on Boxing Day which will see Granville and Gastric turn marriage counsellors, while Leroy dons an elf costume to avoid his own relationship problems.  Elsewhere, Mrs Featherstone tries to bring the whole gang together to defeat rival Finkle Street in a Christmas carolling competition – which might need a little bit of extra help from Granville himself...   Featuring David Jason, Stephanie Cole, Johnny Vegas
Director: Dewi Humphreys    Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor
1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover


ENDEAVOUR – the mystery crime drama series returns to ITV for a brand new set of complex cases.  It is still the summer of 1967, barely a fortnight having passed since the events of the Series 3 finale, and we find Oxford’s finest picking up the pieces of their lives, both personal and professional. Whilst Thursday and wife, Win, struggle to process the departure of both their daughter Joan and son, Sam, who has joined the army, Endeavour waits nervously to hear the result of his Sergeant’s exam.  Throwing himself into his work to mask the heartache of Joan leaving, Endeavour is quickly consumed by his duties with an array of new, perplexing cases landing on his desk.  Featuring Shaun Evans, Dakota Blue-Richards, Roger Allam
Directors: Ashley Pearce, Michael Lennox, Börkur Sigþórsson, Jim Loach    Producer: Tom Mullens
Director of Photography – Joel Devlin (Episodes 1, 2)
Costume Designer – Charlotte Mitchell


STAN LEE'S LUCKY MAN 2 - Stan Lee’s unlikely superhero series Lucky Man returns to Sky 1 for a second outing following DI Harry Clayton and his unique ability to control his own luck.  Featuring James Nesbitt, Leilah de Meza
Directors: Marek Losey, Andy Hay, Daniel O’Hara, Jamie Childs    Producer:  Madonna Baptiste
Editor – Josh Cunliffe (Episodes 7, 8)
Make-Up & Hair Designer – My Alehammar


December 2016


Josh Cunliffe edited the dark comedyshort film – THE PITCH which is available to view here.


RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER has it's world premiere in Tokyo on 13 December with the US premiere 
following on 23 January 2017. 
Production Designer - Edward Thomas


On TV this month…


STILL OPEN ALL HOURS – returns to BBC1 for a third series with a Christmas Special on Boxing Day which will see Granville and Gastric turn marriage counsellors, while Leroy dons an elf costume to avoid his own relationship problems.  Elsewhere, Mrs Featherstone tries to bring the whole gang together to defeat rival Finkle Street in a Christmas carolling competition – which might need a little bit of extra help from Granville himself...   Featuring David Jason, Stephanie Cole, Johnny Vegas
Director: Dewi Humphreys    Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor
1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover

IN PLAIN SIGHT – A three-part mini-series set in Lanarkshire about Detective William Muncie’s quest to bring the notorious Scottish serial killer Peter Manuel to justice.  Featuring Douglas Henshall, Alana McDowell, Martin Compston, Daniel Campbell. 
Director: John Strickland    Producer: Gillian McNeill
Production Designer – Tom Sayer
Costume Designer – Alison McCosh


LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX CHRISTMAS SPECIAL - The hotly anticipated return is nigh! Series creator Sally Wainwright is bringing the drama back for a festive two-parter after almost two years of absence. Set after Kate’s tragic death, the episodes will see Caroline (Sarah Lancashire) coming to terms with yet more changes in her life. With a new job at a very different school, a new family home in Huddersfield and a chance encounter with a potential love interest, could things be looking up for her and her children?  Featuring Sarah Lancashire, Nicola Walker, Dean Andrews
Director: Juliet May    Producer: Karen Lewis
Production Designer – John Collins
Costume Designer – Jacky Levy


THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER - Based on the first of Jasper Fforde’s series of fantasy novels, this mythical world blends medieval magic with the modern day and follows fifteen-yaer-old Jennifer Strange (Ellise Chappell) who reluctantly discovers her destiny is to become the last Dragonslayer.  If her visions are true, everything will change because something big is coming…  Featuring Ellise Chappell, George Webster, Nina Wadia
Director: Jamie Magnus Stone    Producer: Laura Hastings-Smith
Make-Up & Hair Supervisor – Paul Boyce


DOCTOR WHO CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: THE RETURN OF DOCTOR MYSTERIO - The Doctor joins forces with a masked superhero in New York to fight brain-swapping aliens.  Featuring Peter Capaldi, Matt Lucas, Jenna Coleman, Justin Chatwin, Charity Wakefield.
Director: Edward Bazalgette    Producer: Peter Bennett
Editor – Adam Green 


MAIGRET’S DEAD MAN – A feature length Christmas special: A murder of an anonymous Parisian occurs at the same time as a series of murderous attacks on three wealthy farms. Maigret resolutely investigates the Parisian’s death only to discover that what he uncovers solves both crimes.  Featuring Rowan Atkinson, Lucy Cohu, Ian Puleston-Davies.
Director: Jon East    Producer: Jeremy Gwilt
Director of Photography – Dirk Nel

November 2016


Congratulations to Dan Clifton, writer & director of PATIENT 39, which was awarded the Red Poppy Award at the Veterans Film Festival in Australia. For more information click here


In Cinemas this month…


A STREET CAT NAMED BOB – Based on an uplifting true story of James Bowen, a street busker in recovery who discovers and befriends a stray cat.  Featuring Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head and Bob.
Director: Ryan Spottiswoode    Producer: Adam Rolston
1st Assistant Director – Gerry Gavigan
Make-up & Hair Designer – Catherine Scoble
Script Supervisor – Jane Jackson
1st Assistant Director (Second Unit) – Marcia Gay


100 STREETS – A vibrant and compelling drama of intertwining lives of different people who all live within one hundred streets of each other in London.     Featuring: Idris Elba, Gemma Arterton, Tom Cullen, Ryan Gage.
Director: Jim O’Hanlon    Producers: Leon Butler, Pippa Cross, Idris Elba, Ros Hubbard
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche


 On TV this month…

 THE CROWN – A biographical retelling of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign after her marriage to Prince Philip, during the end of the Second World War.     Featuring: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, John Lithgow

Directors: Benjamin Caron, Stephen Daldry, Philip Martin, Julian Jarron    Producers: Andrew Eaton, Michael Casey, Faye Ward
Protocol Advisor – Major David Rankin-Hunt


DAMILOLA, OUR LOVED BOY - Feature length drama which looks at the events leading up to the tragic murder of 10-year-old school boy Damilola Taylor, bringing in a personal back story of Damilola’s journey to London and a father’s fight for justice.  Featuring: Wumni Mosaku, Babou Ceesay, Robert Pugh
Director: Euros Lyn    Producer: Susan Horth
Costume Designer – Joey Attawia
Make-up & Hair Designer – Jody Williams
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche
Script Supervisor – Jane Jackson


TROLLIED SEASON 6 – The smash hit supermarket comedy sitcom about Valco, a supermarket based in the north-west of England returns for the 6th season.  Featuring: Sarah Parish, Jason Watkins, Stephen Tompkinson

Director: Paul Harrison    Producer: Alex Smith, Rachel Smith
1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover


October 2016


A big CMM welcome to Alison McCosh

In Cinemas this month…

DOCTOR STRANGE – Marvel are back with the story of Dr Stephen Strange. When his career as a neurosurgeon is destroyed he sets out to repair his hands. In the process he finds himself the primary protector of Earth against inter - dimensional, mystical threats.  Featuring Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen.
Director: Scott Derrickson    Producer: Chris Brock
Production Sound Mixer - John Midgley


INFERNO – Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown’s (Da Vinci Code) Robert Langdon series, Inferno. Famous symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) follows a trail of clues tied to the great medieval poet Dante. Together with Dr. Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones) they race across Europe to foil a deadly plot.  Featuring Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Ben Foster.
Director: Ron Howard    Producers: Michael De Luca, Andrea Giannetti, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard
Set-Decorator – Jille Azis


On TV this month


THE MISSING – What do you do when a missing child walks back into her home 11 years after her disappearance? Where has she been? Who took her? And what about the other girl who went missing at the same time? The Missing returns to explore this brand new case, moving from a German forest, housing a British Miliitary base to the deserts of Iraq.  Featuring Tchéky Karyo, Keely Hawes, David Morrissey.
Directors: Ben Chanan, Michael Samuels    Producer: Julian Stevens
Production DesignerPaul Cripps
Script SupervisorConnie Fyans   


BLACK MIRROR Men Against Fire & Playtest – The highly acclaimed series is back, this time on Netflix. This October sees six brand new episodes exploring more stories in the dystopian satricial world of creator Charlie Brooker.  Featuring Wyatt Russell, Michael Kelly, Hannah John-Kamen
Directors: Jakob Verbruggen, Dan Trachtenberg    Producer: Laurie Borg
Script Supervisor – Jane Jackson (Eps 4,6)


CLASS – Doctor Who fans will recognise Coal Hill High School but in this exciting new series we are invited to follow the day-to-day adventures of the students, at school in a place where danger is bursting through the parameters of space and time.  Featuring Peter Capaldi, Katherine Kelly, Fady Elsayed.
Directors: Edward Bazalgette    Producers: Derek Richie, Brian Minchin
Editor – Adam Green (Eps 1, 2, 3)


THE GREEN HOLLOW – This one off drama is one of a series of shows marking the anniversary of the Aberfan disaster. On 21st October 1966 an avalanche of coal waste crashed into a school, killing 144 people including 116 children. This was the worst disaster involving children in modern British history.  Featuring Michael Sheen, Jonathan Pryce, Siân Phillips
Director: Pip Broughton    Producer: Jenna Robbins
Production Sound Mixer – Richard Dyer


CRAZYHEAD -  Creator Howard Overman brings us a tale of two unlikely demon hunters. Young women Amy and Raquel spend their lives battling real life demons whilst simultaneously navigating their own in love, life and friendship. Described as a ‘Buffy-style demon-slaying comedy horror’ this new supernatural show is all about fighting demons in your twenties - what could possibly go wrong?  Featuring Cara Theobold, Susan Wokoma, Tony Curran.
Directors: Ali Mackay, Declan O’Dwyer    Producer: Gareth Williams
1st Assistant Director - Liam Lock (Eps 4,5,6)


September 2016


A big CMM welcome to Graham Drover – webpage coming soon.

In Cinemas this month…


BROTHERHOOD - First came Kidulthood, then Adulthood and now the third and final instalment hits our screens with Sam facing up to a new world and new dangers. Luckily there are always old friends around to help a brother out.   Featuring Noel Clarke, Olivia Chenery, Steven Cree.
Director: Noel Clarke    Producers: Noel Clarke, George Isaac, Jason Maza, Maggie Monteith, Gina Powell.
Production Designer – Monica Black 


THE BROTHER – Adam Diamond is forced to confront his past after trying to embark on a new trouble free life. He meets Claire, a former dancer and both are drawn together by their troubled past. Adam’s past resurfaces when he receives an anonymous call that threatens his new found peace.     Featuring Anthony Head, Tygh Runyan, Belinda Stewart-Wilson.
Director: Ryan Bonder    Producer: Ryan Bonder
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche
Script Supervisor – Liz West


SCOTTISH MUSSEL – Romantic comedy about Ritchie, who retreats to the Scottish Highlands to make his fortune as a pearl fisher, only to fall head over heels in love with Beth, an environmental conservationist.     Featuring Tallulah Riley, Martin Compston, Morgan Watkins
Director: Tallulah Riley    Producers: Noel Clarke, Cassian Elwes, Jason Maza, Phil Dore
Production Designer – Monica Black
Editor – Lewis Albrow


On TV this month…


POLDARK – Ross Poldark returns for season two in the TV hit POLDARK, picking up where he left off only this time returning from the Revolutionary War and the death of his cousin.         Featuring Aiden Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Heida Reed
Directors: Will St Clair, Charlie Palmer, Richard Senior    Producer: Margaret Mitchell
Co-Producer – Roopesh Parekh
Editor – Adam Green (Eps 1, 2, 5)
Production Sound Mixer – Bruce Wills


COLD FEET – Beloved UK Drama about 30 somethings makes a comeback 13 years later as they navigate through middle age and highs and lows of life and relationships.     Featuring James Nesbitt, John Thompson, Fay Ripley
Director: Terry McDonough    Producer: Rebecca Ferguson
1st Assistant Director – Liam Lock (Eps 7,8)


PARANOID – In a small fictional town in Cheshire, the murder of a female GP unfolds into a deeper mystery taking a group of detectives all over Europe to search for answers.  Featuring Indira Varma, Robert Glenister, Neil Stuke, Lesley Sharp and Kevin Doyle 
Directors: Mark Tonderai, Kenny Glenaan, John Duffy    Producer: Tom Sherry
Director of Photography – Dirk Nel (Eps 1-6)
Production Designer -  John Collins (Eps 4-8)
Editor – Josh Cunliffe (Eps 7, 8)


NATIONAL TREASURE – An original Channel 4 Drama about a well-loved celebrity whose life falls apart when he is accused of sexual offences.     Featuring Robbie Coltrane, Julie Walters, Andrea Riseborogh
Director: Marc Munden    Producer: John Chapman
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Jody Williams
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche
Script Supervisor – Liz West


THE LODGE – Skye is like any other girl, but unlike any other girl, Skye is trying to save a hotel and to solve the mystery of her mother’s past whilst all of it is filmed on reality TV.   Featuring Sophie Simnett, Bethan Wright, Jade Alleyne
Director: Dez McCarthy    Producer: Ray Lau
Editor – Emma Collins (Eps 6-10)


August 2016


In Cinemas this month…


COLLIDE – After his girlfriend becomes dangerously ill an American backpacker becomes a driver for a ring of drug smugglers in order to pay for her treatment. 
That is until he finds himself on the run from his employers across Cologne’s high speed Autobahn.  Featuring Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Anthony Hopkins.
Director: Eran Creevy     Producers: Daniel Hetzer, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Rory Aitken, Ben Pugh, Joel Silver
Costume Designer – Sharon Gilham 


MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING - In a remake of the 1997 classic we follow Lin Ran as he announces his engagement, 
leaving best friend Gu Jia to face up to the fact that her real feelings may be stronger for him than she originally thought. 
Will she get back her man?  Featuring Qi Shu, Emily Ng, Kunjue Li.
Director: Alexi Tan    Exec Producer: Hua-Tao Teng
Director of Photography – Álvaro Gutiérrez


 KIDS IN LOVE – In a new take on the traditional ‘coming of age’ story, we follow Jack who after a chance encounter with Evelyn 
swerves his life of its accepted course. He is soon living in a whirlwind of parties and adventures in new places with exciting people. 
But what is Jack leaving behind and is his new life all he hoped for?  Featuring Will Poulter, Cara Delevigne, Jamie Blackley.
Director: Chris Foggin    Producer: Mark Hopkins
Director of Photography – Dirk Nel
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche



BROTHERHOOD – First came Kidulthood, then Adulthood and now the third and final instalment hits our screens with Sam facing up to a new world and new dangers. Luckily there are always old friends around to help a brother out.   Featuring Noel Clarke, Olivia Chenery, Steven Cree.
Director: Noel Clarke    Producers: Noel Clarke, George Isaac, Jason Maza, Maggie Monteith, Gina Powell.
Production Designer – Monica Black 


 SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS - Four children dreaming of a summer adventure in the Lake District are finally given permission 
to camp on their own on a remote island in the middle of a vast lake. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone... 
As the summer is turned on its head, the children must learn skills of survival, responsibility, and the all-important value of friendship. 
Steeped in the wonder of a child’s imagination and set against the breath-taking backdrop of the Lakes, this is an exhilarating adaptation of a treasured classic.  
Featuring Kelly Macdonald, Rafe Spall, Andrew Scott
Director: Philippa Lowthorpe    Producer – Nick O’Hagan



On TV this month...


ONE OF US - When two childhood sweethearts are murdered on return from their honeymoon, their families and friends are left devastated. When the killer is found badly injured after an accident, the families of the dead find themselves in a terrible dilemma. In the search for answers, secrets are unearthed and the line between good and evil appears more blurred than ever. 
Featuring Juliet Stevenson, Joe Dempsie, Joanna Vanderham
Director: Will McGregor
Producer: Colin Wratten
Production Designer - Tom Sayer 


VICTORIA - This major new drama follows the first years of Queen Victoria’s reign. From the teenager who ascends to the thrown in 1837 to one of the most famous monarchs of all time, this eight part series follows the highs and lows, her marriage to Albert and everything in between.  Featuring Jenna Coleman, Rufus Sewell, Tom Hughes. 
Directors: Tom Vaughan, Olly Blackburn, Sandra Goldbacher    Producer: Paul Frift 
Historical Advisor - Alastair Bruce 


BARBARIAN’S RISING – A visceral and blood soaked journey into the story of the Barbarian fight against the Roman Empire. 
Learn about the greatest rebellion in history through the eyes of the rebel leaders who refused to lie down in the face of tyranny and genocide.  
Featuring Alexander Vlahos, Tom Hopper, Nicholas Pinnock.
Directors: Declan O’Dwyer, Simon George, Maurice Sweeney    Producers: Kate Bullions, Gareth Williams
Editor – Lewis Albrow
1st Assistant Director – Liam Lock (Ep 8)   


DCI Banks is back in a brand new series. Rejoin this much loved show as we follow the brooding, melancholic detective Alan Banks as he becomes embroiled in a brand new murder investigation.
Featuring Stephen Tompkinson, Andrea Lowe, Caroline Catz
Directors: Rob Quinn, Craig Pickles, Mark Brozel    Producer: Anne Louise Russell
Production Designer - Jason Carlin
Director of Photography - Joel Devlin (Eps 1 & 2)
1st Assistant Director - Graham Drover (Eps 5 & 6)


July 2016

A huge CMM welcome to David McMillan – webpage coming soon! 


PURE IMAGINATION - Hyde Park Entertainment Group have acquired Jonathan Newman’s original screenplay Pure Imagination which centres around a specific period in Roald Dahl’s life.  Jonathan will also direct the movie, which is scheduled to go into production during the first quarter of 2017.
Writer Director - Jonathan Newman


In Cinemas this month…


ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE – Eddy and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamour, shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s hotspots. But when they accidentally push Kate Moss into the river Thames, Eddy and Patsy become entangled in a media storm and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi. Fleeing penniless to the glamorous French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever more!  
Featuring Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Kate Moss
Director: Mandie Fletcher    Producers: Damian Jones, Jon Plowman
Production Sound Mixer – Paul Munro


On TV this month...


BRIEF ENCOUNTERS - Produced by BAFTA award winning CPL Productions, BRIEF ENCOUNTERS is created and written by Fay Rusling and Oriane Messina (Green Wing, Me & Mrs Jones).
Set in the early ‘80s, the six-part series introduces Steph, Pauline, Nita and Dawn as unlikely entrepreneurs who begin to sell exotic lingerie - to the dismay (and often delight) of their loved ones.
Featuring  Sophie Rundle, Penelope Wilton, Karl Davies
Directors: Joss Agnew, Marek Losey, Jill Robertson     Producer: Jo Willett
Costume Designer – Jacky Levy



WASTED - A new sitcom from the triple BAFTA Award winning writing team of James Lamont and Jon Foster (Cuckoo, Paddington, Amazing World of Gumball.) WASTED is essentially about the stupid things you end up doing, when there’s nothing to do. Mixing the misadventures of twenty something life with visually surreal set pieces, it’s about the very bad things that really good friends do to each other.  
Featuring Sean Bean, Danny Kirrane, Rose Reynolds
Director: Tom Marshall     Producer: Phil Bowker
Costume Designer – Jemima Cotter
Make-Up & Hair Designer - My Alehammar


June 2016

A huge CMM welcome to Arianna Dal Cero and Jan Walker – webpages coming soon! 


In Cinemas this month…


BREAKING THE BANK – This hilarious comedy tells the story of Sir Charles Bunbury, chairman of the 200-year-old family run British bank Tuftans. Caught between two rival acquisition offers, with the Japanese and the Americans both vying for control, can he raise the stakes, risk it all and come out on top in this war of the bankers?  Featuring Kelsey Grammar, Tamsin Grieg, Matthew Horne
Director: Vadim Jean    Producers: Tom Swanston, Jake Seal
1st Assistant Director – Olly Robinson


On TV this month...


AGATHA RAISIN- Based on the series of Novels by M.C Beaton this fantastically quirky and funny crime drama series follows the endearing- Cotswold dwelling- amateur sleuth on her entertaining yet grisly trips into the unknown. Murder mystery with an entertaining twist!  Featuring Ashley Jensen, Matthew Horne, Jamie Glover
Directors: Geoffrey Sax, Paul Harrison    Producer: Matthew Mulot
Editor – Josh Cunliffe (Eps 3,4,7,8)


BARBARIANS RISING is a visceral journey into the heart of possibly the greatest rebellion of all time. Over 8 blood soaked episodes we follow this exciting slice of history through the eyes of the rebel leaders who refused to lie down in the face of tyranny and tribal genocide. The series explores their 700-year fight and ultimate defeat of the mighty Roman Empire. Welcome to the world of the Barbarian hoards.  Featuring Nicholas Pinnock, Ben Batt, Kirsty Mitchell
Directors: Simon George, Declan O’Dwyer    Producer: Becky Hayman
Editor – Lewis Albrow
1st Assistant Director – Liam Lock (Episode 8) 




May 2016

We are thrilled to announce the following BAFTA winners!

WOLF HALL- Drama Series. Editor for eps 4 & 5 - Josh Cunliffe
THIS IS ENGLAND '90- Mini Series. Make-Up and Hair Designer - Catherine Scoble
POLDARK - Audience Award. Co-Producer - Roopesh Parekh 


Congratulations to David Hersey on the West End opening of SHOWBOAT to rave reviews! 


In Cinemas this month…


THE CALL UP – A group of gamers are invited to trial a state-of-the-art virtual reality video game, but what starts out like a dream encounter with cutting edge video technology, suddenly takes a turn for the sinister. These masters of the shoot ‘em up will have to fight for their lives within a game gone too far: this time it’s for real.  Featuring Chris Obi, Dino Fazzani, Morfydd Clark
Director: Charles Barker    Producers: John Giwa-Amu, Matthew James Wilkinson
Production Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche
Script Supervisor – Liz West


SING STREET – Set in Dublin in the 1980’s the Lalor family is struggling, so much that their youngest son, Conor has to move from his expensive public school to the local state comprehensive. When Conor tells a local girl that he needs a model for a music video, he has to come through on his promise and start his own band!  Featuring Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor, Lucy Boynton
Director: John Carney    Producers: John Carney, Anthony Bregman, Kevin Scott Frakes, Christian Grass, Martina Niland, Raj Brinder Singh, Paul Trijbits
Production Sound Mixer – Robert Flanagan


ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS – Go back into the fabulous world of Alice as the returns to Wonderland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter!  Featuring Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham-Carter
Director: James Bobin    Producers: Tim Burton, Joe Roth, Jennifer Todd, Suzanne Todd
Production Sound Mixer – John Midgley


BOBBY – In a film, which marks the 50th anniversary of the 1966 World Cup, we follow the story of the man who lead England to victory; Bobby Moore. Featuring testimony from his family, friends and admirers such as Sir Geoff Hurst and Pele, this deeply personal portrait shows us not jus the footballer but also the man. Cruelly shunned by the game and dying far too young BOBBY shows us the highs and lows of one of England’s most celebrated footballing icons.
Director: Ron Scalpello    Producers: Sarah Arnott, Matt Lorenzo, Bennett McGhee
Editor – Alastair Reid  


On TV this month...


BBC2’s fantastic period drama THE HOLLOW CROWN is back on our screens! This series offers us adaptations of Shakespeare’s RICHARD III and HENRY VI parts 1 and 2.  Featuring Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench. Michael Gambon
Director: Dominic Cooke    Producers: Rupert Ryle-Hodges
Unit Prdoduction Manager – Roopesh Parekh 


April 2016


CMM have a lot to celebrate in the BAFTA nominations this month! Many shows that our clients’ worked on this year have been nominated:


WOLF HALL nominated for Drama Series – Editor Eps 4 & 5 - Josh Cunliffe
NO OFFENCE nominated for Drama Series – Production Designer - Tom Sayer
THIS IS ENGLAND ’90 nominated for Mini Series – Make-Up and Hair Designer - Catherine Scoble
LONDON SPY nominated for Mini Series – Script Supervisor - Jane Jackson
DOCTOR FOSTER nominated for Radio Times Audience Award – DoP Eps 4 & 5 – Joel Devlin
POLDARK nominated for Radio Time Audience Award - Editor – Adam Green


In Cinemas this month…


DESERT DANCER – Based on an inspirational true story, Desert Dancer follows Iranian dancer Afshin Ghaffarian who risked his life to pursue his dream of becoming a dancer, despite a nationwide ban.  Featuring Frieda Pinto, Tom Cullen, Nazanin Boniadi
Director: Richard Raymond    Producers: Luis Astorquia, Fabiola Bercasa, Pippa Cross, Izabella Miko, Richard Raymond
Line Producer – Laura Julian
Script Supervisor – Liz West


THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAR - Brutally betrayed by her sister, Freya who is gifted with the ability to freeze her enemies, retreats to another kingdom and raises and army whom she teaches never to fall in love. That is until two warriors find that love is too strong to ignore. Finally, joining forces with the loving couple, Freya battles to overthrow her sister and end her evil reign.   Featuring Jessica Chastain, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron
Director: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan    Producer: Joe Roth
Art Director – James Lewis
roduction Sound Mixer (2nd Unit) - Paul Munro


On TV this month…


ITV’s fantastic drama HOME FIRES is back on our screens this month. It’s the summer of 1940 and the village of Great Paxford is caught up in the nightmare of the Battle of Britain. Two weeks after the defeat at Dunkirk, the German army is advancing through France and Britain is bracing itself for invasion.  Throughout the series the residents at the heart of this rural Cheshire community face their own personal challenges and conflicts as reputations are tarnished, loved ones lost, and shocking secrets are discovered.  The women, under the auspices of the Great Paxford Women’s Institute, unite and discover inner resources that will change their lives forever whilst helping maintain the nation’s fabric in its darkest hour.  Featuring Samantha Bond, Francesca Annis, Ed Stoppard, Ruth Gemmell.
Directors: Robert Quinn, John Hayes    Producer: Louise Sutton
Director of Photography – Joel Devlin


Created by multi award winning author Harlan Coben, THE FIVE is an original thriller about 5 year old Jesse who ran away from his brother and friends and was never seen again. 20 years later one of those friends, now a detective, discovers Jesse’s DNA at a crime scene- he’s still alive but where is he and what happened all those years ago?  Featuring Tom Cullen, Hannah Arterton, Lee Ingleby
Director: Mark Tonderai    Producers: Jonathan Leather, Karen Lewis, Harlan Coben
Costume Designer – Jacky Levy


GAME OF THRONES  It’s back, and the struggle for the Iron Throne continues.  This epic tale of lusts, treachery and bloodshed continues to follow seven noble families as they fight for control of the kingdom of Westeros.  Featuring Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, Kit Harington
Directors: Jeremy Podeswa, Daniel Sackheim, Jack Bender, Mark Mylod, Miguel Sapochnik    Show Runners: David Benioff, DB Weiss    Producers: Frank Doelger, Lisa McAtackney
Production Sound Mixer – Richard Dyer


Adapted from a novel by Robert Littell, we finished season one of LEGENDS on a knife-edge, with FBI Agent Martin Odum on the run for a crime he didn’t commit. The second series shows us two different stories, one set in the present day, the other set 15 years ago. Fasten your seatbelts for more twists and turns in this action packed, espionage drama.  Featuring Sean Bean, Winter Ave Zoli, teve Kazee.
Directors: Jamie Payne, Alrick Riley
Producers: Ken Biller, Jamie Payne
Costume Designer- Charlotte Morris 


FLOWERS is BAFTA Nominated Will Sharpe’s innovative comedy about the unusual and fundamentally flawed members of the Flowers family going through potential divorce, suicide and death in a gloriously dark and original series.  Featuring: Olivia Colman, Julian Barratt, Sophia Di Martino
Director: Will Sharpe    Producer: Naomi De Pear
Production Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche


THE SECRET HISTORY OF MY FAMILY is a series about the incredible true stories of families. Told by their descendants. 
THE NELSONS & MARGARET MARCHANT is the story of an Edwardian family trapped in welfare dependency and a mother accused of a shocking crime against her own child.
Director: Havana Marking    Producer: Joseph Bullman
Editor - Lewis Albrow



March 2016


 SING STREET has been nominated for an IFTA Award for Best Sound! Massive congratulations to Production Sound Mixer - Robert Flanagan


A huge CMM welcome to Sharon Gilham


In Cinemas this month…


LONDON HAS FALEN - After the mysterious death of the British Prime Minister, the world's most powerful leaders have gathered in London to pay their respects as terrorists launch a devastating attack. Secret Service agent Mike Banning springs into action to save his Commander In Chief and stop their terrifying plan.  Featuring Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Charlotte Riley
Director: Babak Najafi    Producers: Gerard Butler, Mark Gill, Danny Lerner, Matt O’Toole, Alan Siegel, Les Weldon
1st Assistant Director – Gerry Gavigan


THE ONE’S BELOW – A young and successful couple are expecting their first child. One day another pregnant couple move in to the apartment below. The women feel connected by their imminent motherhood and become very close until one night it becomes apparent that all is not as it seems and a tragic accident throws both couples into a terrible nightmare.  Featuring David Morrissey, Clemence Poesy, Stephen Campbell Moore, Laura Birn
Director: David Farr    Producer: Nikki Parrott
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche


HIGH-RISE - Dr Robert Laing joins an exclusive community in a tower block built for the affluent. The richer you are the higher up in the building you live. Life, insulated and protected, is idyllic, until the power structure starts to shift. The lower residents defiantly start to climb the High Rise and all hell breaks loose.  Featuring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller
Director: Ben Wheatley    Producer: Jeremy Thomas
Co-Producer: Nick O’Hagan


On TV this month…


MAIGRET SETS A TRAP features the legendary French fictional detective Jules Maigret.  Set in 1955 during a sweltering summer in Paris, the city is gripped with fear as four women are murdered on the streets of Monmartre in a spree of seemingly unconnected attacks. Chief Inspector Maigret is under huge public and professional pressure to find the killer before he strikes again. Maigret sets a trap, which ultimately leads to a thrilling climax.  Featuring the globally-renowned actor Rowan Atkinson playing Maigret and Fiona Shaw, Lucy Cohu, David Dawson, Rebecca Night, Aidan McArdle.
Director: Ashley Pearce    Producer: Jeremy Gwilt
Director of Photography - Dirk Nel 


DOCTOR THORNE, adapted for ITV by Academy award winning Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, from one of his favourite novels by Anthony Trollope. Frank has fallen in love with Dr Thorne’s penniless niece. Lady Gresham, his terrifying mother, is horrified, his father, Lord Gresham is dependent on loans that Dr Thorne has secured from Sir Scatherd who is drinking himself into an early grave. Lady Gresham believes their only salvation lies in marrying Frank to a wealthy American heiress.  Featuring Tom Holland, Rebecca Front, Ian McShane
Director: Niall McCormick    Producer: Helen Gregory
Line Producer – Tina Pawlik


Aliens have been among us for forty years. Even though they look human, they live a segregated life in a walled off ghetto called Troy. It’s an un-policed, ramshackle town filled with gangs, smugglers and drug dealers. THE ALIENS is a wry and riotous comedy at once familiar and absolutely strange.  Featuring Michael Sorcha, Michaela Coel, Jim Howick
Director: Jonathan van Tulleken    Producer: Charlie Leech
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Jody Williams


Channel 4’s record breaking period drama INDIAN SUMMER’S is back on our screens this month.  Set during the British occupation of India in the 1930’s, the story moves forward three years from the first series, to a Viceroy’s last summer… Featuring Julie Walters, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Jemima West. 
Directors: John Alexander, Anand Tucker, David Moore    Producer: Dan Winch
Make-Up and Hair Designer - Lesley Lamont-Fisher
Historical Advisor – Alastair Bruce OBE


February 2016

Congratulations to Josh Cunliffe and the rest of the WOLF HALL team for winning the Golden Globe for Best TV Drama!
Congratulations to Álvaro Gutiérrez for winning the ASECAN Award for Best Cinematography for his work on "Asesinos Inocentes" (Innocent Killers)


In Cinemas this month


STRANGERLAND - A couple discover that their teenage children have disappeared just before a massive dust storm sweeps through their remote desert town.  Featuring Hugo Weaving and Nicole Kidman.
Director: Kim Farrant    Producers: Macdara Kelleher, Naomi Wenck    
Production Sound Mixer - Robert Flanagan


On TV this month


Multi award-winning police drama HAPPY VALLEY is back on our screens for a second season this month. Set in Yorkshire with a cast lead by Sarah Lancashire, this show will take us once again on a journey to track down a violent serial killer…  Featuring Sarah Lancashire, George Costigan, James Norton.
Directors: Sally Wainwright, Neasa Hardiman    Producer: Juliet Charlesworth
Production Designer - John Collins  


JP, Kingsley, Josie and the gang are back for the last time in the final series of FRESH MEAT. The last time we saw the students Josie had just ended things with Kingsley – but not before almost having (yet another) impulsive sexual encounter with JP. No wonder things are still a little awkward…  Featuring Jack Whitehall, Joe Thomas, Kimberley Nixon, Greg McHugh.
Director: Jamie Johnson    Producer: Rhonda Smith
Production Designer – Tom Sayer


THE ROYALS is back! With even more mischief from the world’s most dysfunctional royal family. Elizabeth Hurley and Dame Joan Collins return as we follow the secrets, lies and all round drama of these excellent and hugely entertaining characters.  Featuring William Moseley, Elizabeth Hurley, Merrit Patterson.
Directors: Mark Schwahn, Tom Vaughan, Tara Wyer, Mike Lange, James Lafferty, Les Butler
Show Runner: Mark Schwahn    Producer: Nick O’Hagan
Director of Photography - John Rhodes
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Kate Benton


Set during the summer of 1953 CHURCHILL’S SECRET is a political drama based on real events. Winston Churchill suffers a life-threatening stroke, which is kept secret from the world, while his political friends and enemies alike engage in plots and counter-plots over his successor, bringing old tensions to the surface…  Featuring Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, Romola Garai.
Director: Charles Sturridge    Producer: Tim Bricknell
Editor - Adam Green


From the makers of THE WRONG MANS comes STAG, a dark comedy about an obnoxious group of friends who struggle to survive the stag weekend from hell. Their deer-hunting expedition in the Scottish highlands quickly turns into a battle for survival…  Featuring Jim Howick, JJ Field, Pilou Asbæk
Director: Jim Field Smith    Producers: Jim Field Smith, George Kay
Make-UP & Hair - Jody Williams


A BBC iPlayer Exclusive - THE RACK PACK 

This comedy drama transports you back to the glory days of snooker and charts the rivalry of its two giants, which spanned a decade, dividing the critics and delighting the fans. THE RACK PACK centres on Alex ‘Hurricane’ Higgins - mercurial, explosive, a natural showman and Steve ‘The Nugget’ Davis - clinical, ruthles and 'boring'.  Higgins, the bad boy of the sport, lives on the edge and plays to the crowd – desperate for approval and love. Davis has an aura of invincibility, methodically and clinically playing his way to the top, helped by legendary manager Barry Hearn. Higgins’ chaotic life away from the table saw him battling not just his sporting rivals, but his inner demons and loving wife.  Featuring Luke Treadaway, Kevin Bishop, Will Merrick.
Director: Brian Welsh    Producer: Barney Reisz
Make-Up & Hair Designer - Catherine Scoble
Script Supervisor - Jane Jackson



January 2016


Wishing everyone a very Happy New Year!


In our cinemas this January:


BREAKDOWN- A professional contract killer, haunted by visions of his violent past, spirals out of control. His work compromised as he reaches breaking point, he is forced to defend his family from his ruthless employers.. Featuring Craig Fairbrass, Emmett J Scanlan, Tamer Hassan

Director: Jonnie Malachi, Producer: Luke Fairbrass

Production Designer – Monica Black

Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche 


And on Television…


The young Morse returns in ENDEAVOUR on ITV to start the year.  We follow his early years in Oxfordshire as a police constable working with CID. The last time we saw Endeavour, he was languishing alone in prison after being framed for the murder of Chief Constable Rupert Standish.  What did fate decide? Featuring Shaun Evans, Roger Allam

Directors: Sandra Goldbacher, Bryn Higgins, Lawrence Gough, Oliver Blackburn.

Producer: Nikki Wilson

Costume Designer – Charlotte Mitchell

Script Supervisor – Liz West


SILENT WITNESS is back on our screens, for an incredible 19th series with more hard-hitting crime drama. The apparent suicide of a DJ leads Nikki to question her judgement on a strikingly similar case from her past. But when she brings the potential mistake to the attention of her colleagues, the news threatens to have repercussions for the family of the deceased, the police and the Lyell. Meanwhile, Nikki catches up with an old friend from medical school, Scott, but the timing of his reappearance in her life seems suspicious in light of the recent events. Featuring Emilia Fox, David Caves, Richard Lintern

Director: Simon Langton.  Producer: Madonna Baptiste

Production Sound Mixer – Steve Phillips


CRASHING crashes straight into the lives and loves of six twenty-to-thirty-something adults living together as Property Guardians in a disused hospital. It's about that time in your life when the reality of being an adult kicks you hard in the crotch. This time you’re not someone’s kid, you’re not a student, and you’re not fresh out of uni. This time you’re a grown up.  Featuring Phoebe Waller Bridge, Louise Ford, Damien Molony

Director: George Kane. Producer: Josh Cole

Costume Designer – Jemima Cotter


A BBC iPlayer Exclusive


This comedy drama transports you back to the glory days of snooker and charts the rivalry of its two giants which spanned a decade, dividing the critics and delighting the fans.  THE RACK PACK centres on Alex ‘Hurricane’ Higgins - mercurial, explosive, a natural showman and Steve ‘The Nugget’ Davis - clinical, ruthles and 'boring'.  Higgins, the bad boy of the sport, lives on the edge and plays to the crowd – desperate for approval and love. Davis has an aura of invincibility, methodically and clinically playing his way to the top, helped by legendary manager Barry Hearn. Higgins’ chaotic life away from the table saw him battling not just his sporting rivals, but his inner demons and loving wife.

Director: Brian Welsh   Producer: Barney Reisz

Make-Up & Hair Designer - Catherine Scoble

Script Supervisor - Jane Jackson




December 2015


Clients work in our cinemas this December:


SWUNG- When an encounter with the swinging scene has an unexpected impact on David's impotence, Alice thinks she might have found the solution to all their problems, but the poly-amorous world is a difficult place for a love story to flourish.  Featuring Elizabeth McGovern, Elena Anaya, David Elliot.

Producer: Brian Coffey   Director: Colin Kennedy 

Production Designer- Tom Sayer


Starring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, BY THE SEA is Angelina’s third film as a Director.  The real life husband and wife play a glamorous yet unhappily married couple.  Set in the South of France, Roland, a writer, spends his days boozing and writing at a local pub in town, while Vanessa languishes in their vast room, popping pills and reading books she despises. While Roland is out, Vanessa discovers a peephole next to their bed that offers an ample view of their neighbors’’ boudoir, 2 newlyweds’, recalling her happier days with her husband.

Producers: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Pitt   Director: Angelina Jolie Pit

Set Decorator – Jille Aziz


Ron Howards latest film, IN THE HEART OF THE SEA is the true story behind the myth of Moby Dick.  Starring Chris Hemsworth as First Mate of the whaling ship Essex, which in the winter of 1820, was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of  vengeance

Producers: Brian Grazer, Marshall Herskovitz, Joe Roth, Paula Weinstein  Director: Ron Howard

Production Sound Mixer - Paul Munro (2nd Unit)


And on Television.......


E4's new comedy drama series, TRIPPED is set in an alternative universe and is a mind-bending and hilarious tumble down a 21st century rabbit hole where the imaginary becomes real, where the unlikely becomes the inevitable and where the worst case scenario is actually only just the beginning..... Featuring Blake Harrison, George Webster, Georgina Campbell, Richard Gadd.

Director: James Stone  Producer: James Dean

Production Sound Mixer – Bruce Wills


Award-winning and Emmy-nominated Idris Elba makes a welcome return to BBC One for two one-hour specials of LUTHER.  After laying low in a rundown cottage on a leave of absence John Luther receives some shocking piece of news that draws him back to London in search of the truth. At the same time, a gruesome cannibalistic serial killer has struck the city, eating body parts as he goes.  Determined to capture the killer before another mutilated body joins the mounting pile, he’s dogged at every turn by ghosts from his past. Isolated and volatile, it will take every fiber of Luther’s being to keep it together.

Producer: Derek Richie Director: Jamie Payne

Make-Up & Hair Designer – Catherine Scoble



It’s Christmas Day on a remote human colony and the Doctor is hiding from carols and comedy antlers.  But when the Time Lord’s help is requested he finds himself recruited into River Song’s squad and hurled into a fast and frantic chase across the galaxy!  King Hydroflax (Greg Davies) is furious and his giant robot bodyguard is out-of-control and coming for them all!  Will Nardole (Matt Lucas) survive?  And when will River work out who the Doctor is?

Producer: Nikki Wilson   Director: Douglas Mackinnon

Editor: Adam Green


Make sure you tune in on Christmas day for DOWNTON ABBEY.

Mary endeavours to build bridges with her sister while Edith’s secret continues to pose a threat, despite having nothing left to lose.  As Henry settles into the role of husband and stepfather, finding his place at Downton proves more difficult.  Below stairs, Carson faces some personal challenges, which prove that even he is not invulnerable to change.

The last ever episode offers all the love and loss, happiness and heartbreak of Downton Abbey, and as the family and servants prepare to welcome 1926, they celebrate an unforgettable New Year’s Eve together at the great house.

Series Producer:  Liz Trubridge   Producer:  Chris Croucher   Director:  Michael Engler

Historical Advisor – Alastair Bruce


Raymond Briggs' classic family story FUNGUS THE BOGEYMAN is coming to Sky 1 this Christmas in a brand new four-part series.  Featuring Timothy Spall this charming family adventure is a story of smelly monsters, dangerous humans and what happens when the things that go bump in the night move in next door.

Producer: John Chapman   Director: Catherine Morshead   

Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche


Agatha Christie’s AND THEN THERE WHERE NONE airs on BBC1 over the Christmas break.  Based on one of the best selling crime novels of all time selling over 100 million copies, it stars Douglas Booth, Charles Dance, Sam Neill and Aiden Turner to name a few. Set in 1939 while Europe teeters on the brink of war, we follow ten strangers with dubious pasts who are lured to an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England.  Cut off from the mainland, with their hosts mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime, and when members of the party start to mysteriously die, they all realize they may be harboring a murderer among their number.

Director: Craig Viveiros, Producer: Abi Bach

Line Producer – Roopesh Parekh

Script Supervisor – Jane Jackson


Rafe Spall leads the cast as the famous, real-life paranormal investigator and sceptic in HARRY PRICE: GHOST HUNTER. An expert at sleight of hand and with a keen eye for identifying charlatans and tricksters, our story begins as Harry, who has fallen on hard times in recent years, professionally and ethically is losing his way.  He’s resorted to making his living as a fake medium and fraudulent ghost hunter, conducting séances for unsuspecting families who think their lives have been made a misery by ghostly mischief making.  However after one too many duplicitous moves, Harry I s haunted by the ghosts of his own dastardly behavior…

Producer: Denise Paul  Director: Alex Pillai

Co-Producer - Andrew Wood

Production Sound Mixer - Robert Flanagan



November 2015


A huge CMM welcome to Writer/Director Davie Fairbanks


BURNT   A two-star Michelin rockstar with the bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different, and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste.  To land his own kitchen and that elusive third Michelin star, he'll need the best of the best by his side, including the beautiful Helene.  Burnt is a remarkably funny and emotional story about the love of food, the love between two people, and the power of second chances.  Featuring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Uma Thurman, Emma Thompson

Director:  John Wells   Producers:  Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, Erwin Stoff

Script Supervisor- Jane Jackson


KILL YOUR FRIENDS, based on the novel of the same name, follows A&R man Stelfox in 90’s London. Sex, drugs and greed fuel his journey as he goes to whatever lengths necessary to find his next hit record. Featuring Nicholas Hoult, James Corden.

Director:  Owen Harris   Producers:  Gregor Cameron, Will Clarke

Script Supervisor- Jane Jackson


Working Title Television's five-part miniseries, LONDON SPY is a gripping, emotional thriller created by acclaimed best-selling author Tom Rob Smith (Child 44).  It is the story of a chance romance between two people from very different worlds, one from the headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Service, the other from a world of clubbing and youthful excess. Danny  – gregarious, hedonistic, romantic and adrift, falls for the anti-social enigmatic and brilliant Alex. Just as the two of them realize that they’re perfect for each other, Alex disappears. Danny, utterly ill-equipped to take on the complex and codified world of British espionage, must decide whether he’s prepared to fight for the truth.....  Featuring Ben Whishaw, Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Edward Holcroft.

Director:  Jakob Verbruggen   Producer:  Guy Heeley

1st Assistant Director- Olly Robinson 

Script Supervisor – Jane Jackson


E4's new comedy drama series, TRIPPED is set in an alternative universe and is a mind-bending and hilarious tumble down a 21st century rabbit hole where the imaginary becomes real, where the unlikely becomes the inevitable and where the worst case scenario is actually only just the beginning.....   Featuring Blake Harrison, George Webster, Georgina Campbell, Richard Gadd.

Director:  James Stone   Producer:  James Dean

Production Sound Mixer – Bruce Wills




October 2015


HUGE congratulations to Ed Thomas for his BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Production Design for SET FIRE TO THE STARS!  He was also nomination for DA VINCI’S DEMONS too.


Well done Richard Dyer for his EMMY Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing on GAME OF THRONES!


DOCTOR WHO - ‘The Girl Who Died’ ‘The Woman Who Lived’.

Set in a little Viking village where all the warriors have just been slaughtered.  The Doctor and Clara have 12hrs to train some farmers into warriors……  GAME OF THRONE’s Maisie Williams will join Peter Capaldi  and Jenna Coleman.  Great new villains and monsters along with brilliant old ones in this latest series.

Director– Ed Bazelgette, Producer – Derek Ritchie

Editor – Adam Green


Young ambitious ticket collector Joe is overseeing the last train out of London on a dark and stormy night - the usual collection of passengers on board from the obnoxious teen to the workaholic businesswoman. Suddenly the train screeches to a halt in a forest after hitting something on the tracks, but the investigating driver never returns. Realising an unknown and dangerous threat is lurking in the woods the disparate group of strangers must work together in order to survive a common feral enemy.  Featuring Ed Speleers, Sean Pertwee, Elliot Cowan and Shauna Macdonald HOWL is an action adventure horror that we can’t wait to see!

Director - Paul Hyett, Producers – Ed King, Martin Gentles

Production Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche

Script Supervisor – Liz West


Rhys Ifans and Charlotte Church star in the film adaptation of the Dylan Thomas classic UNDER MILK WOOD.  In this surreal story the Blind Captain, Cat (Rhys Ifans), is tormented in his dreams by his sailor friends lost long ago and we follow the innermost thoughts of the inhabitants of the fictional small Welsh fishing village – Llareggub.

Director- Kevin Allen, Producers - Kevin Allen, Stephen Malit. 

Costume Designer - Charlotte Mitchell


The historical fantasy, DA VINCI’S DEMON’S, kicks off it’s third and final series.  The Renaissance genius faces his biggest challenge yet when the city of Otranto is torn apart by Ottoman invaders, who use da Vinci’s own inventions during the battle.

Directors – Peter Hoar, Mark Everest, Alex Pillai   Exec Producers – David S Goyer, John Shiban   Producer – Matthew Bouch

Production Designer - Edward Thomas


Stellan Skarsgärd plays Detective Inspector John River, a cranky cop traumatized by the death of his partner.  Written and created by Emmy award-winning Abi Morgan, we soon realise that RIVER is about more than just a grumpy detective, he is also brilliant – and haunted by the dead. 

Director – Richard Laxton, Tim Fywell, Jessica Hobbs   Producer  - Chris Carey

Script Supervisor – Alana Marmion-Warr (episodes 3 & 4)


Featuring Ben Wishaw, LONDON SPY is an emotional thriller which centre’s on Danny, a gregarious, hedonistic, but ill-equipped spy, who falls in love with the anti- social and enigmatic Alex, a man he meets by chance on London Bridge. But as they get closer, Alex suddenly disappears, leaving Danny to pick up the pieces.

Director - Jakob Verbruggen  Producer – Guy Heeley

1st Assistant Director – Olly Robinson

Script Supervisor – Jane Jackson


The fifth series of HOMELAND takes a 2-year jump from where we left off. Carrie (Clare Danes) is no longer in the CIA, but they are never far away.  She lands a new job as the head of security for a German philanthropist, where she attempts to reconcile the guilt she carries from her previous life.  However, her gun-slinging past might just catch up with her…

Directors- Lesli Linka Glatter, Keith Gordon, John Coles, Michael Offer, Alex Graves, Dan Attias, Clark Johnson, Michael Klick, Seith Mann.  Producers - Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon,

Script Supervisor – Connie Fyans


This October TRIPPED begins on E4 - a comedy drama about a group of friends who find themselves in an alternative universe. Starring Blake Harrison as Danny, an average 24-year-old who has been friends with stoner Milo (George Webster) since they were kids. But then Danny decides it’s time to grow up, settle down and marry long-term girlfriend Kate (Georgina Campbell).  After trying a particularly strong hallucinogen, they find themselves tripping to various parallel universes where they encounter different versions of themselves.  Will their friendship survive the trips and will Danny manage to return to reality and finally get married?

Director – James Stone, Producer – James Dean

Production Sound Mixer – Bruce Wills


Set in 1930’s London at a time of Hollywood glamour, aerodynamic cars and monster movies, this drama pays homage to the Stevenson novel.  Written by Charlie Higson JEKYLL AND HYDE stars Tom Bateman as the young, attractive, troubled hero, Robert Jekyll, the grandson of the original doctor. The drama follows his path to discovery, which coincides with the transformative powers of his condition growing stronger and more disruptive. His journey will take him into a dark and unforgiving place, as his alter ego seems capable of anything.

Directors - Colin Teague, Robert Quinn, Joss Agnew, Stewart Svaasan.

Producer – Foz Allen

Production Designer – Catrin Meredydd


THE LAST KINGDOM is a television adaptation of Bernard Cornwell's best-selling series of historical novels, known as the "Saxon Stories".  Set in the late ninth century, when what is known as England today was several separate kingdoms. The Anglo-Saxon lands are attacked by, and in many instances ruled by, Danes. The Kingdom of Wessex has been left standing alone under the command of King Alfred the Great.

Directors - Nick Murphy, Anthony Bryne, Ben Chanan, Peter Hoar, Producer - Chrissy Skinns

Make-Up & Hair Designer - Kate Benton

Script Supervisor - Connie Fyans


Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan star as an unlikely couple that after a short fling get pregnant and decide to give their relationship a proper go.  CATASTROPHE is as much about the culture clash of the American boyfriend and his Irish girlfriend as the pressures of relationships and having kids.  In season 2 they decide to get married, adding further pressure to the already dysfunctional relationship…

Director - Ben Taylor, Producer - Jack Bayles

Production Designer – Monica Black




September 2015


HUGE congratulations to Ed Thomas for his two BAFTA Cymru Nominations for Best Production Design for DA VINCI’S DEMONS and SET FIRE TO THE STARS. This now makes a total of 18 nominations for him from BAFTA Cymru.


CIDER WITH ROSIE is an evocative coming-of-age story set in an idyllic Cotswold village during and immediately after the Great War baseed on Laurie Lee's childhood memoir. Narrated by Timothy Spall it stars Samantha Morton (Annie Lee), Archie Cox (Laurie), Ruby Ashbourne Serkis (Rosie), Emma Curtis (Marj), Jessica Hynes (Miss Crabby), June Whitfield (Granny Wallon), Annette Crosbie (Granny Trill) and Billy Howle (Private James Harris).
Director - Phillippa Braithwaite. Producer - Helen Gregory
Production Sound Mixer - Alistair Crocker


DOCTOR FOSTER is a gripping new five part series for BBC1 written by award-winning playwright, Mike Bartlett. Dr Gemma Foster (played by Suranne Jones) is a woman in control: she’s a respected GP, the heart of her village, a woman people can trust. But her life is about to explode. When she suspects her husband (played by Bertie Carvel) has been having an affair she’s determined to find out the truth. Gradually secrets are discovered that shock her to the core and she is going to behave in ways she never could have imagined……
First episode is at 9pm on 9 September.
Directors - Tom Vaughan, Bruce Goodison. Producer - Grainne Marmion.
Director of Photography – Joel Devlin (Eps 4, 5)
Script Supervisor – Alana Marmion-Warr


On general release on 18 September - BILL tells the story of what really happened during Shakespeare’s ‘Lost Years’ – how hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his family and home to follow his dream. It’s a tale of murderous kings, spies, lost loves and a plot to blow up Queen Elizabeth! Featuring the actors of the BAFTA-winning TV series Horrible Histories - Matthew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Richard and Larry Rickard, Ben Willbond- in multiple roles.
Director - Richard Bracewell. Producers - Charles Steele, Tony Bracewell.
Costume Designer – Charlotte Morris


Lol (Vicky McClure) Shaun (Thomas Turgoose), Woody (Joe Gilgun) and the gang are back for the final instalment of the award winning series THIS IS ENGLAND ’90. Following the lives of a group of friends growing up in the north of England, often in the face of many hardships, the show now takes us to the 90’s and a new era. 13 September @ 9pm.
Director- Shane Meadows. Producer- Mark Herbert.
Make-Up and Hair Designer- Catherine Scoble


MOUNT PLEASANT returns for it’s fifth season on 11 September. This comedy drama series follows the lives of Lisa (Sally Lindsay) and Dan (Daniel Ryan), a couple always embroiled in the lives of friends, colleagues and parents.
Director- Dermot Boyd. Producer- Serena C Cullen
Editor- Josh Cunliffe


We cannot wait for 9pm on the 20 September which is when DOWNTON ABBEY is back!
For the 6th and final time on television, we follow the Crawley family and their servants as austerity bites and the Earl of Grantham considers selling off the family silver. Created by Julian Fellowes the all star cast features Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery and Joanne Froggatt
Directors- Minkie Spiro, David Evan, Philip John, Michael Engler. Series Producer- Liz Trubridge.
Historical Advisor- Alastair Bruce


The end of the world marks the start of Sky 1's amazing new drama! Rob Lowe, Jenna Fischer, Megan Mullally, Mathew Baynton and Pauline Quirke lead the cast in the epic and global comedy drama YOU, ME AND THE APOCALYPSE. A bold, adrenaline-fuelled comedy drama about the last days of mankind - boasting a relentlessly entertaining mix of action, adventure, romance and wit set against a backdrop of apocalyptic chaos.

The story follows an eclectic group of seemingly unconnected characters around the world as their lives start to intersect in the most unexpected ways. All triggered by the news that a comet is on an unavoidable collision course towards earth.

Directors - Michael Engler, Tim Kirkby, Saul Metzstein. Producers - Polly Buckle, Nick Pitt, Susie Liggat

Production Designer - Paul Cripps



August 2015


BAD EDUCATION comes to the big screen as terrible teacher Alfie Wickers (Jack Whitehall) is back to take his class on one final school trip after completing their GCSE’s – to Cornwall. Unsurprisingly, things don't turn out entirely to plan and violent swans, naked zip wires and angry locals are involved. Directed by Elliot Hegarty, Produced by Pippa Brown, Ben Cavey
Production Sound Mixer – Nigel Albermaniche
Script Supervisor – Liz West


BILL tells the story of what really happened during Shakespeare’s ‘Lost Years’ – how hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his family and home to follow his dream. It’s a tale of murderous kings, spies, lost loves and a plot to blow up Queen Elizabeth!
Directed by Richard Bracewell. Produced by Charles Steele, Tony Bracewell.
Costume Designer – Charlotte Morris


The squad of retired police officers investigating unsolved crimes in NEW TRICKS are back for the last ever series. Filled with some fantastic twists and turns, with faces old and new; Larry Lamb joins the long-standing cast including Dennis Waterman, Tamsin Outhwaite and Nicholas Lyndhurst. Directed by Rachna Suri. Produced by Hilary Salmon.
Production Designer – John Collins



July 2015


Back for a fifth installment of the epic franchise comes MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION. It stars Tom Cruise, who reprises his role of IMF Agent Ethan Hunt, with Simon Pegg and Jeremy Renner as part of his crack team. When the IMF agency comes under threat from the “Syndicate”, an organization of assassins and rogue operatives, Ethan Hunt assembles his team for their final and most difficult mission —to prove the Syndicate's existence and bring the organization down by any means necessary.  Directed by Christopher McQuarrie, Tom Cruise, J. J. Abrams, and David Ellison. Production Sound Mixer – Paul Munro


Born and bred farming stock, rural teen William (Kai Alexander, Casualty) dreams of leaving the farm for punk rock stardom with his band. OAKWOOD  is this lads story about dreaming of the Bright lights and noise the city has to offer, and the opportunity to prove he has what it takes to turn his aspirations into reality. From first time Director Andrew Cumming and Writer Simon Longman.  Produced by Hilary Salmon. 
Director of Photography – Dirk Nel


IS THIS THING ON? Is the story of horror aficionado Jay (Alfie Kingsnorth) who used to make quirky remakes of his favourite films with his friend Reena (Ashna Rabheru, Indian Summers). Before she got new friends. Now, feeling increasingly isolated, Jay decides to put on a special, one-off show, and announces that he is going to kill himself live on webcam.  As people start to tune in, the debate rages: is it all a stunt, or is he for real? And if he does intend to go through with it, can they, his viewers, reach out across the internet, and save him from himself? Written by Vinay Patel and directed by Max Myers. Produced by Hilary Salmon.
Director of Photography – Dirk Nel


In PLAYING BALL, all Charlie’s mother, Sally (Susannah Wise - EastEnders, Casualty) – also her netball coach – wants is for their team to win the league. But Charlie’s had enough of living out her mother’s dream. She can’t pretend to enjoy the game anymore, and in the heat of a mid-match huddle, she quits.  But her refusal to play ball proves the tipping point for tightly wound Sally, and sets in motion a series of unfortunate events that will see secrets revealed, and test their relationship to breaking point. Will Charlie be able – and willing – to help Sally pull back from the edge?  Written by Selina Lim and directed by Rachna Suri. Produced by Hilary Salmon.
Director of Photography – Dirk Nel





June 2015


Welcome to Costume Designer - Charlotte Mitchell, the newest member of the CMM family!


Rhys Ifans and Charlotte Church star in the film adaptation of the Dylan Thomas classic UNDER MILK WOOD, which airs at the Edinburgh and Gothenburg Film Festivals this June.  The surreal stoy in which the Blind Captain Cat (Rhys Ifans) is tormented in his derams by his drowned shipmates and innermost thoughts of the inhabitants of a fictional small Welsh fishing village - Llareggub, is Directed by Kevin Allen and Produced by Kevin Allen and Stephen Malit.  Costume Designer - Charlotte Mitchell


Featuring Olivia Colman and Tom Hardy, LONDON ROAD is a very unlikely musical - an adaptation of the award-winning National Theatre production that documents the events that occurred in 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich, was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women. The film uses direct dialogue from the real townsfolk interviewed as they came to terms with the tragic events.  Directed by Rufus Norris, Produced By Dixie Linder.  Production Sound Mixer – John Midgley .


Set in a troubled Belfast divided by religion against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup, SHOOTING FOR SOCRATES centers on nine-year-old Tommy, who learns to make sense of his world through his passion for football. Meanwhile, the Northern Irish football team are pitted against a modern day Goliath – the Brazilian football team, led by the legendary Socrates de Souza.  A true underdog story, this heartwarming comedy is faithful representation of what it means to be passionate about football.  Directed by James Erskine and Produced by James Erskine, Victoria Gregory.  Director of Photography –  Joel Devlin .


What do Sean and his friends do when they are refused entry to the party of the year?  Simple….they embark on a mission to stage a monster event, whilst at the same time taking down the opposition.  The night is called LEGACY!   by Davie Fairbanks and Marc Small. Produced by Noel Clarke, Phil Dore and Jason Maza.  Production Designer - Monica Black.


Created and written by Tony Saint, THE INTERCEPTOR is a “high-octane” gripping eight-part series about a state of the art law enforcement team known as the UNIT.  Their unswerving mission is to hunt down some of Britain’s most dangerous criminals.  Directed by Farren Blackburn, Cilla Ware and Julian Holmes.  Produced by Patrick Schweitzer.  Script Supervisor – Alana Marmion-Warr.


May 2015


Premiering at the NYC Film Festival –Tommy Flanagan stars in WINTER as an alcoholic father who must come to terms with an emotional breakdown in order to save his relationship with his two young sons, 19 year-old Tom (TOM PAYNE) and 14 year-old Max (BILL MILNER); deeply moving and visually arresting; a poignant exploration of love, mortality and loss.  Directed by Heidi Greensmith and Produced by Paula Crickard and Tilly Wood.  Director of Photography – Joel Devlin


Released on 15 May, A ROYAL NIGHT OUT tells the story of when King George VI (played by Rupert Everett) gave his daughters permission to escape the confines of royal protocol and enjoy a night of “normality”.  Based on when the future Queen and her sister, Princess Margaret, slipped out one night and mingled incognito with the teeming crowds on VE Day. Directed by Julian Jarrold and Produced by Robert Bernstein and Douglas Rae.  Co Producer – Nick O’Hagan, Production Sound Mixer – Bruce Wills


Based on the novel Jambusters, new ITV drama HOME FIRES is set in the shadow of WW2 about a group of inspirational women living in rural Cheshire.   Separated from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers they band together as the Great Paxford Women’s Institute which keeps them going through these hard times.  Starring Francesca Annis and Samantha Bond.  Directed by Bruce Goodison and Robert Quinn, Produced by Jeremy Gwilt and Sue de Beauvoir.  Director of Photogtraphy – Joel Devlin


From the creator of “Shameless”, comes new comedy crime drama NO OFFENCE.  The series follows group of cops faced with the mighty task of enforcing the law on the ugly side of Manchester. A completely new and original take on crime dramas, it is somewhere between “Shameless” and “The Bill”, complete with the razor sharp wit we would expect from Paul Abbott! Directed by David Kerr and Anna Ferguson.  Production Designer – Tom Sayer


MURDER IN SUCCESSSVILLE is set in the fictional city of Successville, populated by seedy imaginations of celebrities, part scripted, part improvised, celebrity guests are part of DI Sleets (Tom Davies) team of crime fighters solving a different murder mystery each week.  The rookie/ celebrity helps to solve a murder under increasingly surreal and stressful circumstances, with lots of laughs and silliness - To give you a taster: “Mary Berry” runs a strip club called Soggy Bottoms.  Directed by James Defont.  Make-Up & Hair Designer – Jody Williams




 April 2015


Congratulations to Director of Photography - Dirk Nel for winning the BIFF Award for Best Cinematography - A PLEA FOR GRIMSBY

Dirk Nel BIFF Award  


Congratulations to all of our client who received BAFTA nominations!


Director of Photography - Dirk Nel:   BAFTA Nomination for Best Single Drama - COMMON  

Production Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche:   BAFTA Nomination for Best Mini-Series - OUR WORLD WAR

Script Supervisor - Liz West:   BAFTA Nomination for Best Mini-Series - OUR WORLD WAR

Production Designer - Paul Cripps:   BAFTA Nomination for Best Drama Series - THE MISSING 

Line Producer - Tina Pawlik:   BAFTA Nomination for Best Scripted Comedy - DETECTORISTS 

Make-Up & Hair Designer - Jody Williams:   BAFTA Nomination for Best Scripted Comedy - THE WRONG MANS 


Academy Award winner Helen Mirren stars in WOMAN IN GOLD - the incredible story of Maria Altmann, a Jewish refugee who is forced to flee Vienna during World War II. Years later, Maria has taken on a mission to reclaim a painting the Nazis stole from her family: the famous Lady In Gold, a portrait of her beloved Aunt Adele. She teams up with an inexperienced but determined young lawyer (Ryan Reynolds) and embarks on an epic journey for justice 60 years in the making..  Directed by Simon Curtis and Produced by David Thompson, Kris Thykier.  Production Sound Mixer – Richard Dyer


The sequel to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time – AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, looks set to be immense! The star-studded cast must reassemble to defeat James Spader as Ultron, a terrifying technological villain hell-bent on human extinction. Directed by Joss Whedon and Produced by Kevin Feige.  1st Assistant Director – Gerry Gavigan (Additional Photography)


Medieval action-adventure LAST KNIGHTS stars Clive Owen as a fallen swordsman who leads a band of warriors who seek to avenge the loss of their master at the hands of a corrupt minister played by Morgan Freeman.  Directed by Kazuaki Kiriya and Produced by Luci Kim.  Co-Producer – Kevan Van Thompson, 1st Asistant Director – Gerry Gavigan


Now streaming on Netflix, RESIDUE is a three part sci-fi thriller based in an imagined city of the future, decimated by a freak explosion. Eight survivors get caught up in the aftermath and the paranormal effects of the event simply as ‘The Catastrophe’.  Starring Natalia Tena as Jennifer, an investigative Journalist trying to discover the cause of The Catastophe before it rips her life apart… Directed by Alex Garcia Lopez and Produced by Charlotte Walls.  Editor – Adam Green


VALENTINE’S KISS is the story of parenting guru – Valentine, famous for being the perfect mother, wife and woman… Her life is turned upside down when her husband Nicholas announces that he wants a divorce and leaves her, then a short while later their teenage kids decide to go and live with him.   We watch the strains and pressures the breakdown of Valentine’s world has on her and all those around her and how she must strive to pick up the pieces and build a new life, and find love that starts with a kiss...  Directed by Sarah Harding and Produced by Rikolt von Gagern. Costume Designer – Jacky Levy, Editor – David Rees, Production Sound Mixer – Alistair Crocker.


Its here! To all the millions of fans out there GAME OF THRONES is back on our screens for Season 5 of the Epic, Fantasy Drama.  With so many intertwining storylines, and so many characters to list, we would need to fill a whole page to update you on what’s to come.  Our best advice is to watch seasons 1-4, if you haven’t already done so and tune in on April 13th and join in!  Created for TV by David Benioff and D.B Weiss, from George R.R. Martins “A Song of Ice and Fire”.  Production Sound Mixer – Richard Dyer


Set in London in 1972, during the Cold War, tensions between the world’s super powers are at a frightening level.  MI5 leader “Daddy”, played by the brilliant Brian Cox assembles a secret committee to investigate the Soviet threat dubbed Operation Glass.  Their Mission: stop the plot, save Britain and in turn, the world…  Directed by Niall McCormick and Produced by Thea Harvey.  Make-Up & Hair Designer –Lesley Lamont-Fisher





March 2015


Set in Iran, this powerful and unbelievable true story, DESERT DANCER, follows the brave ambition of Afshin Ghaffarian. During the volatile climate of the 2009 presidential election, where many cultural freedoms were threatened, Afshin and some friends (including Elaheh played by Freida Pinto) risk their lives and form an underground dance company. Through banned online videos, they learn from timeless legends who cross all cultural divides, such as Michael Jackson, Gene Kelly and Rudolf Nureyev. Afshin and Elaheh also learn much from each other, most importantly how to embrace their passion for dance and for one another.  Directed by Richard Raymond  and Produced by Pippa Cross.  Line Producer - Laura Julian, 1st Assistant Director – Olly Robinson, Script Supervisor – Liz West.


POLDARK returns to our screens with Aidan Turner reprising the lead role as army officer Ross Poldark.  Having returned from the American War of Independence he finds that his father has died and his home is overrun by drunken servants. As he embarks on a new life as a tin miner in his native Cornwall, he finds himself at war with greedy local landowners the Warleggan clan. Production Designer – Catrin Meredydd.


Liz Hurley plays the Queen!  Joan Collins plays the Queen Mum!  What’s not to love about the E!’s first scripted drama, THE ROYALS, about a fictional, dysfunctional British Royal family? Created by Mark Schwahn of ‘One Tree Hill’ fame it looks like a lot of fun!  It airs in the US and UK respectively on 15 and 25 March.  It looks like a lot of fun! Director of Photography – John Rhodes, Production Sound Mixer – Paul Munro, Make-Up & Hair Designer – Kate Benton.




February 2015


Congratulations to Director/Writer Dan Clifton on his PATIENT 39 being accepted to three Festivals - New Media Film Festival, (Los Angeles), Lanzarote International Film Fest and Cluj Short Film Festival (Romania).


On 10February the satirical comedy ASYLUM hits our screens on BBC4.  Featuring Ben Miller, Keylan Kumpaji and David Cross it's about two men facing extradition who have taken refuge in a fictional Central American embassy.  No prizes for guessing who inspired this...... Directed by Ian B Macdonald and Produced by Tom Thostrop.  Production Designer – Jeff Sherriff, Make-Up & Hair Designer – Lesley Lamont-Fisher.


BROADCHURCH has us gripped and on the edge of our seats..... Be prepared for a thrilling finale, the last 2 episodes are sure to be nail-biting.  Directed by Mike Barker and Produced by Richard Stokes for Kudos Film & Television.  Production Sound Mixer for episodes 7 and 8 – Bruce Wills.


WOLF HALL finally arrived on our screens to critical acclaim and much (literal) fanfare.  Adapted from Hilary Mantel’s best seller this taut BBC drama tells of Thomas Cromwell’s rise to power in the shadowy and dangerous world of the Tudor Court.  Directed by Peter Kosminsky, Produced by Mark Pybus this Company Pictures production includes a stellar British cast including Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis and Jonathan Pryce. Editor for episodes 5 and 6 - Josh Cunliffe.




January 2015


Before general release on ITV2 on 13th January, COCKROACHES is released on ITV player on 5th January.   Set in a Post Apocalyptic world, about one family trying to survive in a wasteland of cannibals, perverts and one insufferable ex. Our heroes struggle with boredom, fear and the ethics of cooking with their own body fluids. This comedy series features Jack Whitehall, Daniel Lawrence Taylor and Esther Smith.  Make-Up & Hair Designer – Jody Williams


A great way to start the New Year is WOMAN IN BLACK: ANGEL OF DEATH.  It is now 40yrs later and as bombs fall on London during the Blitz, a group of school children are evacuated to Eel Marsh House.  Will they be any safer here…?  Amongst the cast are Jeremy Irvine, Helen McCrory and Phoebe Fox, Directed by Tom Harper and Produced by Simon Oakes, Richard Jackson, Ben Holden and Tobin Armbrust. Set Decorator – Jille Azis


Filmed in Iceland, new from SKY Atlantic is FORTITUE.  With a stellar cast featuring Christopher Ecclestone, Michael Gambon, Richard Dormer and Stanley Tucci.  Based in the Arctic town of Fortitude - a place like nowhere else on Earth. Surrounded by the savage beauty of the polar landscape, its future sparkling with the promise of Arctic opportunity, wealth and discovery, Fortitude is one of the safest towns on earth. There has never been a violent crime here. Until now… Make Up & Hair Designer – Catherine Scoble


Starting late January, BANANA is one of three new series from Writer Russel T Davies about the LGBT communities, examining gay life in modern Britain.  Featuring Letitia Wright, Andrew Hayden-Smith, Georgia Henshaw and Bethany Black, with Freddie Fox and Fisayo Akinade also making an appearance.  Production Designer – Monica Black



December 2014


Released on the 5th is BONOBO.  Smart funny and original, it is directed and written by Matthew Hammett Knott, Produced by Farhana Bhula and Richard Holmes. It's about a straight-laced middle-aged widow who attempts to remove her daughter from a hippy sex commune.  Cast include James Norton, Tessa Peake-Jones and Josie Lawrence.  Nominated for Best British Feature at Raindance, we are looking forward to seeing this.  Script Supervisor – Liz West


A great way to start the New Year is WOMAN IN BLACK: ANGEL OF DEATH.  It is now 40yrs later and as bombs fall on London during the Blitz, a group of school children are evacuated to Eel Marsh House.  Will they be any safer here……..?  Amongst the cast are Jeremy Irvine, Helen McCrory and Phoebe Fox, Directed by Tom Harper and Produced by Simon Oakes, Richard Jackson, Ben Holden and Tobin Armbrust. Set Decorator – Jille Azis


On the 16th Charlie Brooker’s BLACK MIRROR returns with a special Christmas tale. Set In a mysterious and remote snowy outpost. Matt (Jon Hamm) and Potter (Rafe Spall) share a Christmas meal together and swap creepy tales of their earlier lives in the outside world. Matt is a charismatic American trying to bring the reserved, secretive Potter out of his shell. Are both men who they appear to be?  Directed by Carl Tibbets, and Produced by Barney Reisz.  Make-Up & Hair designer – Lesley Lamont-Fisher


THE WRONG MANS is back with a another series and picks up from Sam and Phil’s arrest in Season 1 and sees the unlikely heroes 4,000 miles from home and trying to break out of a high-security Texan jail. Directed and Produced by Jim Field Smith. Make-Up & Hair Designer – Jody Williams


2hrs of DOWNTON ABBEY on Christmas Day!   It's 1924, grouse shooting season and everyone is at Brancaster Castle for a shooting party.  Surprises are in store and a scandalous secret threatens to undermine the holiday...  Directed by Minkie Spiro, Series Producer, Liz Trubridge.  Cast include Lily James, Matthew Goode, Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville and Alun Armstrong making a guest appearance.  Historical Advisor – Alastair Bruce OBE


THAT DAY WE SANG – Directed and Written by Victoria Wood. It tells the story of Tubby (Michael Ball) and Enid, (Imedlda Staunton), two lonely middle-aged people who grab a second chance at life, reconnected by the power of music, when they meet at a reunion of the Manchester Children’s Choir. Producer, Paul Frift. Costume Designer – Jacky Levy


MAPP & LUCIA - Steve Pemberton has adapted EF Benson's classic for 3 part special airing on the 29, 30 and 31 December 2014.  Set in the small English town of Tilling, the comic drama celebrates and lampoons the snobberies and pretensions of small town life. It takes place over the summer of 1930 when Mrs Emmeline Lucas, known to her friends as Lucia, decides to take a holiday in the charming Queen Anne town of Tilling…  Featuring Miranda Richardson, Anna Chancellor, Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton. Directed by Diarmuid Lawrence, Produced by Susie Liggat. Production Designer – James Lewis, Director of Photography - Dirk Nel , 1st Assistant Director – Olly Robinson




November 2014

On 7 November two features are released in the UK…….


SET FIRE TO THE STARS tells the story of the relationship between Dylan Thomas, (Celyn Jones), and his American host, academic, John Malcolm Brinnin, (Elijah Wood ).  Celebrating Dylan Thomas; centenary, this intriguing semi-biographical drama – beautifully designed and shot in black and white – focuses on a week in the life of the great poet as he prepares for a series of performed readings in the US.  Directed by Andy Goddard, Produced by AJ Riach, Production Designer – Edward Thomas


NOVEMBER MAN stars Pierce Brosnan alongside Olga Kurylenko and Luke Bracey in this action thriller.  Directed by Roger Donaldson,  Co-Producer - Kevan Van Thompson.


The 14th sees the much-anticipated THE IMITATION GAME hit the big screen.  A nail-biting race against time following Alan Turing – pioneer of modern-day computing and credited with cracking the German Enigma code – and his brilliant team at Britain’s top-secret code-breaking centre, Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of WWII.  It stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Charles Dance and Marke Strong.  Directed by Morten Tyldum.

Production Sound Mixer – John Midgely


PADDINGTON BEAR  Michael Bond’s beloved creation makes his big screen debut in this delightful blend of live action and CGI.  Produced by David Heyman, Directed by Paul King.  Script Supervisor - Jane Jackson (Additional Photography)


Hitting the small screen on Syfy through to December is DOMINION which follows the perilous journey of a rebellious young soldier who discovers that he is the unlikely saviour of humanity. Production Designer - Joseph Hodges.


Yet to hit UK screens, THE GAME, a suspenseful six-part, edge-of-your-seat thrill ride, created by Toby Whithouse premieres 5 November 10:00pm ET as part BBC AMERICA’s Dramaville. A stylish, character-driven spy drama that explores the lives and lies of the invisible soldiers fighting a secret war. When an MI5 agent is contacted by a defecting KGB officer about the plan to destroy the British establishment, a secret committee is assembled to investigate the threat in a frantic race against time. Their mission: stop the plot, save Britain and in turn, the world.  Directed by Niall MacCormick and Daniel O'Hara and Produced by Radford Neville.  The cast includes Brian Cox, Tom Hughes, Gemma Chan, Rachael Stirling and Victoria Hamilton.  Make-Up & Hair Designer - Lesley Lamont-Fisher.



October 2014

New on our screens this month is MILLIE INBETWEEN, a new comedy drama series about families - in this instance complicated ones!  Featuring Millie Innes, Tallulah Greive, Hannah Jane Fox, James Bachman and Jeremy Edwards.  Production Designer - Jeff Sherriff.


DETECTORISTS, the new comedy series written, starring and directed by Mackenzie Crook.  Line Producer - Tina Pawlik.


SILENT STORM is previewing at the BFI London Film Festival on the 14th and 19th October, Co Producer - Julia Valentine.


On BBC1 OUR WORLD WAR will be shown following the critical acclaim it received when screened on BBC3 in August, which featured fine work from Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche and Script Supervisor – Liz West.


UNITED WE FALL is a mockumentary on Manchester United's attempt to win the treble.  Directed and Produced by Gary Sinyor.  Editor - Emma Collins.


SCOTT & BAILEY continues to the end of October.  Production Designer - John Collins has now turned his talents to the next new series of NEW TRICKS - preproduction is just getting underway.


BAD EDUCATION runs through till the 21st October, make sure you stay tuned in for Jemima Cotter’s great work, keeping the staff and students at Abbey Grove School looking the part.


MOUNT PLEASANT is still on our screens until the 4th November, and the Editor - Josh Cunliffe is currently cutting WOLF HALL with Peter Kosminsky.


DOWNTON ABBEY also remains on our screens until 9 November, but we will still have the Christmas special to look forward to.  Historical Advisor - Alastair Bruce OBE.


Heading off to Budapest is Make-Up & Hair Designer - Kate Benton to do the epic new Carnival Films and BBC America series THE LAST KINGDOM.  Producer, Chrissy Skinns and lead director, Nick Murphy head the team.  She will be working with a very exciting cast - Alexander Dreymon, Emily Cox and Tobias Santlemann.  Cannot wait for this to hit our screens!



September 2014

Congratulations to Roopesh Parekh for being one of the Broadcast Hot Shots 2014 - we are so excited and proud!  Roopesh is working with Rupert Ryle-Hodges here at Ealing Studios on Neal Street's THE HOLLOW CROWN 2 | Henry VI (Pt's I, II), Richard III.


Quite a few of our clients are working together here in London:

Olly Robinson and Jane Jackson are on LONDON SPY - Ben Wishaw's new thriller drama series;

Angie Mudge will be working with Alana Marmion-Warr on Richard Laxton's new drama series RIVER, featuring the wonderful Stellan Skaarsgard

James Friend is now going solo on SILENT WITNESS, to finish off the series...


Liz West and Nigel Albermaniche are on THE CALL UP in Birmingham.


Most of our editors are in London too:

Lewis Albrow on SCOTTISH MUSSEL; Josh Cunliffe on WOLF HALL;  Adam Green on POLDARK; Emma Collins on UNTITLED.


In foreign parts we have:

Jet Christiaanse is in the Netherlands on BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS;

Kevan Van Thompson Co-Producing Michael Apted's next picture, UNLOCKED, in Prague and London;

Heading off to Budapest is Make-Up & Hair Designer, Kate Benton to do the epic new Carnival Films and BBC America series THE LAST KINGDOM. Producer, Chrissy Skinns and lead director, Nick Murphy head the team. She will be working with a very exciting cast - Alexander Dreymon, Emily Cox and Tobias Santlemann. Cannot wait for this to hit our screens!.

Richard Dyer is 'commuting' between Croatia and Belfast on the next series of GAME OF THRONES.

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