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The Cross channel ferry Herald of Free Enterprise capsized minutes after leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge on the 6th March 1987. The tragic events that night resulted in 193 passengers and crew losing their lives in what was the biggest peacetime maritime disaster since the Titanic. Commemorations were held this weekend in both the...
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Last Wednesday I was tasked by BBC News to cover the final departure of the Royal Navy Aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious from her home port of Portsmouth as she sets off for a scrapyard in Turkey. She has been sold for a measly 2 million pounds and will follow the fate of her two sister...
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I had a part in filming a VT for yesterday’s Victoria Derbyshire Show where they were highlighting the alarming instances of very nasty side effects from the use of Antidepressants. The ‘extreme’ side-effects of antidepressants was a piece that went out on the show to¬†highlight the suffering that some people are going through with these...
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Yesterday I was sent down by BBC News to the lovely town of Battle to cover a reenactment of the Battle of Hastings, commemorating the 950th Anniversary of that fateful day. I arrived at about 2pm to find that Tim and Duncan had organised a mock battle just for me to film for our piece...
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BBC’s Business Correspondent Kamal Ahmad reports from Blenheim Palace on the introduction of the new five pound note. This short VT was shot and edited by me in one afternoon on location for the Six o’clock News back in June 2016 at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. The Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney...
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The BBC’s Robert Hall reports on the strange visitings of busloads of tourists to the quiet Oxfordshire Village of Kidlington. This story was initially reported on local news and the national press got wind of it and the Newsroom sent us both down to see what all the fuss was about… It was rumoured that...
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Another short VT from my Archive is this fun shoot with Mike Bushell from BBC Breakfast. Shot in an afternoon with Western Riding Trainer Bob Mayhew, this piece was edited by Breakfast and featured on a Saturday morning. Great fun shooting this although I really wanted to give the riding a go too! Not only...
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The BBC's Defense Correspondent Jonathan Beale reports from Estonia about Nato Exercises on the North East flank of the alliance's borders with Russia. This report was shot by me with Jonathan in June and we edited using FCPX back in the UK for it to go out ahead of the Nato Summit in Warsaw in...
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Race Of Champions Preview shoot for BBC Breakfast with Mike Bushell. The two of us went down to the 2012 Olympic Stadium in London to see the place had been transformed from running track into a 70mph road racing track.
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The above is a short behind the scenes video filmed as Victoria Derbyshire presented her whole show from the Junior Doctor’s picket line outside St Thomas’ Hospital in Central London. We were tasked to film Victoria presenting the show using a single camera and one WMT transmission unit over the 4g mobile networks. Helped immeasurably...
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