NOT a Show Reel

Some self-shot pieces I’ve worked on recently for BBC 5 live.

To coincide with the launch of Victoria Derbyshire’s book on cancer I went to the Christie hospital in Manchester to hear from three people who’d been affected by the disease.

Hyeonseo Lee is a defector from North Korea.  She told me how she spends her life looking over her shoulder

The priest who mixes his parish with his pints

Britain’s newest aircraft carrier is currently on sea-trials but training the pilots how to land and take off from it could take years.  That’s why BAE Systems invited me along to see the flight simulator and test pilots at work as they aim to cut years off the training schedule by using a multi-million pound version of Flight Sim (it’s actually quite a bit better than Flight Sim!).

How satisfying is your job?

In the aftermath of the Manchester Bomb attack some tattoo parlours opened up to ‘tattoo for charity’

Elsewhere the bomb attack brought out the best in Manchester’s Hospital Radio station Radio Lollipop

In South Sudan they feed peanut pulp to the children to stave off the threat of more famine.  Anna Foster and I travelled there in Spring 2017 for this piece on BBC Newsround.

Anna Foster and I went to Mosul in Iraq in Winter 2016.  We filmed in camps set up for displaced people who’d fled Mosul.

We wanted to look at the number of different jobs in the National Health Service

A piece I edited on an iPad in South Sudan with Anna Foster.

I cut this version of a digital film for BBC North West Tonight on the lack of deckchairs in Blackpool.

For national poetry day I met a poet on a Pendolino.  A piece that was shot, cut and published in under two hours along with radio material.




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