On location with Richard Dawkins
On location with Richard Dawkins
Emma Whitlock is an award winning film maker who specialises in high end factual programmes, documentaries and current affairs driven by strong narratives and underpinned by journalistic rigour. An Executive Producer for Discovery Europe from 2006 to 2009, Emma has since worked as a freelance Series Producer and Director. She is an experienced team leader, gets the best out of presenters, and is skilled at turning challenging subjects into gripping television.


SERIES PRODUCER: INSIDE THE COMMONS

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This landmark four part series for BBC Two is an unprecedented look behind the scenes in the House of Commons during a remarkable year in Westminster. Presented by reporter Michael Cockerell, these groundbreaking films move seamlessly between the affairs of State and the hurly burly of life below stairs. Tx February 2015

This amazing piece of television was worth the risk the Commons took and worth the huge effort the film-makers have put into it – The Times

Highly entertaining, deeply fascinating and often troubling – The Times

With unprecedented access and detached observation it’s a cracker – Financial Times

Recorded impartially…but also with humour and a mischievous eye – The Guardian

Irresistible, and I’m very much looking forward to three more sittings – The Guardian

A passionate reflection of politics at work – Daily Telegraph

Even those without any firm interest in politics could be enthused by this film – Daily Telegraph

The vivid capturing of those emotions was by far the most unusual, and impressive, achievement of this film - Daily Telegraph

Weighty new documentary series. Intelligent television with just the right tone – The Observer

A revealing series…a winner – The Independent

We are used to events in the House of Commons chamber being televised, but we rarely see what goes on behind the scenes – Daily Mail

Finally pulling back the curtain on how those we elect behave – The Mirror


RECENT PRIMETIME SHOWS

Rory Stewart

Border Country: The Story of Britain's Forgotten Middleland ►

Rory Stewart evokes the lost 'Middleland' between England and Scotland, meeting Cumbrian shepherds, Northumbrian monks, and eccentric aristocrats.

SERIES PRODUCER | BBC TWO 2014


The Riots

The Riots: In their own words ►

Using actors and verbatim testimony, this series tells the story of the 2011 riots from the point of view of both rioters and police.

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR | BBC TWO 2012


Gameover

How Facebook Changed the World ►

The story of the Arab Spring told through eye witness accounts from the facebook generation who used technology to challenge their despotic rulers.

SERIES PRODUCER | BBC TWO 2011


hHeston Blumenthal

Heston Blumenthal's Mission Impossible

Heston overhauls the food in British institutions from the Navy to the NHS.

SERIES EDITOR | CHANNEL FOUR 2011


Genius of Britain

Genius of Britain ►

Britain's top scientific names guide us through the history of British science with wisdom and wit.

SERIES EDITOR | CHANNEL FOUR 2010


Toby Young

How to Start a School

Obs doc following controversialist Toby Young as he starts a 'free school'

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | BBC TWO 2010


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