Production Designer with 27 years experience. Started work in the late 1980's for the BBC, As Art Director worked on Drama's like Bergerac and Ghostwatch, sit com - One Foot in the Grave, On the Up, Children's TV Going Live and Tricky Business.
Early 90's, Art Director on Shows like Minder (Euston Films), Crystal Maze, Penn and Teller, Smith and Jones, Reeves and Mortimer, Big Train and Fantasy Football. (Avalon)
A string of Comedy 'video's for Avalon in the Mid 90's and a couple of deferred payment films led me to start Designing fully on The 11 O'Clock show in 98 (TalkbackThames)
Work Abroad includes Atomic Tv for Planet 24 based in Warsaw back (1996), Adam and Joe Go Tokyo. ..In Tokyo (2003). Consultancy work for Diagio in Rio De Janerio (2012) and Production Design Work for CCTV in China (2013).
Wide variety of Design Skills from Light Ent (Comic Relief 05,07,09,11, Sport Relief 2010 & 2012 and 2014). 9 years of Friday Night with Jonathan Ross for the BBC, Reality/Entertainment (Young Talent of the Year 2009,2010 & 2011), Children's TV(Sam and Mark,Trapped,Hot Rods,The Pod).
Scripted Comedy - Pilot + Series 1-3 of The Inbetweeners for C4 , Man Down for C4. Various pilots for both BBC and BBC3. Marley's Ghosts for UKTV and Ruby Robinson, a silent film for Sky Arts which has been also been selected for various Film Festivals globally. Recently finished filming on Billionaire Boy (The Screen adaption of the David Walliams book) for BBC1, due to air Xmas 2015. Following the success hopefully of The Boy in The Dress (also written by DW) which aired Xmas 2014 and got over 10 million Viewers.
I'm also a occasional Part-time tutor at the National Film and Tv School and have also given lectures at LIPA in Liverpool.
Pop culture lover, Music,Theatre,Cinema,Exhibitions I have a wide range of interests. Im also Father to two Boys and have developed a competitive streak for all things Crazy Golf.
R Drew - June 2015
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