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      Laurence's credits list contains some viewable clips.
     
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      A text only printable version of the credits list is available from the link below.
   
                                             
Credits List for printing              

           
Laurence Williamson 
             film editing credits include:

     
The Garden The British Garden - Life and Death on Your Lawn BBC4/Windfall
Ninety minute doc filmed over a year finding out just how much wildlife there is in a typical back garden. Presented by Chris Packham.

Produced and Directed by
Tom Cook

     
Ardal at Liss Ard Ireland with Ardal O'Hanlon More4/Big Mountain Productions
3x50 min docs filmed around Ireland as Ardal discovers what it means to be Irish. 

Produced and Directed by
 Christopher Bruce

     
Prince Harry The Royal Good Guys France 5/CB Productions
60 min doc about the charitable works of four Royal Princes. Shown throughout (republican) Europe and the USA. Produced and Directed by
 Alison Homewood
and Christian Bidault
     
Griff GB Griff's Great Britain ITV1/Modern TV
8 x 30 min docs with Griff Rhys Jones exploring different regions of Britain.

Produced and Directed by
 Christopher Bruce

"Words like 'testy', 'irritable' and 'curmudgeon' were invented for him, which is what makes Griff's Great Britain such fun"  Daily Mail  
 
Pat OAP's Behaving Badly C5/Barcroft TV
2 of 6 docs about people growing old gracefully - or not.

Produced by Lucy Sandys-Winsch,
Sean Grundy and Richard Nash

 
Martin Clunes and elephant  Man & Beast with Martin Clunes ITV1/Buffalo Films
Two 60 min docs travelling the world with Martin Clunes as he looks at man's relationships with animals through the ages.

Produced and Directed by
 Christopher Bruce

"Martin Clunes's affection for all creatures great and small is especially touching"  The Guardian.  
 
 The men with many wives The Men with Many Wives C4/Shiver TV
Obdoc exploring the world of polygamy as practised by British Muslims.

Produced and Directed by
 Masood Khan

"An unusually clear-eyed documentary"  The Guardian.
"It deftly exposed the unfairness at the heart of these unions"
 The Telegraph.
 
 
The Auction House  The Auction House C4/Dragonfly
1 of 3 docs about Britain's most eccentric auction house and its wealthy customers.


Executive Produced by
 Charlotte Desai

 
Griff in Wales A Great Welsh Adventure - with Griff Rhys Jones ITV1/Modern TV
8 x 30 min docs of Griff exploring different regions of Wales.

Produced and Directed by
 Christopher Bruce

"Gorgeous landscapes, interesting history and good company." Documentary pick of the day.      The Observer.  
 
Bjork Atten When Bjork Met
                Attenborough
C4/Pulse Films
The two mutual fans discuss the origins of music and the relationship between nature and Bjork's Biophilia performances. I was brought in by C4 to bring this ambitious film to a successful conclusion.

Produced and Directed by
Louise Hooper

"A delight to the senses" The Telegraph
     
Royal baby William, Kate and
                the Royal Baby
France 3/CB Productions
The latest instalment in our Royal soap opera shown throughout (republican) Europe and the USA.

Produced and Directed by
 Christian Bidault

     
Portillo Perspectives -
          Portillo on Picasso
ITV1/Plum Pictures
Michael Portillo finds the parallels between his father's exile from fascist Spain and Picasso's exile from his homeland.

Produced and Directed by
 Christopher Bruce

     
Mary Portas Mary - Queen of
                the High Street
C4/Optomen
Mary Portas tries to save Margate High Street in spite of some local doubts.

Produced and Directed by
 Colin Rothbart

     
Escape from Colditz Escape from Colditz C4/Windfall
Feature length doc recreating the most famous, planned WW2 prison break - flying a glider off the roof of Colditz Castle.

Filmed, Produced and Directed by
Tom Cook

Shortlisted 2013 Grierson Awards  
     
Spike Milligan
Perspectives -
          Sergeant on Spike
ITV1/Silver River
John Sergeant explores the comic genius of Spike Milligan

Produced and Directed by
Christopher Bruce

"Excellent - an intelligently edited pleasure of a programme"  The Observer  
     
Griff with Pilgrim stave Britain's Lost Routes
       with Griff Rhys Jones
BBC1/Modern TV
2 of 4 x 60 minute films with Griff retracing forgotten routes. A pilgrimage route through Wales and a cattle droving route through Scotland.

Produced and Directed by
 Christopher Bruce

     
Poms in Paradise Poms in Paradise


4 of 8 half hour ob docs about life on Australia's Gold coast for British ex-pats.
ITV1/Century Films


Produced and directed by
Bruce Fletcher and Peter Beard
"Funniest show of the week"   The Sunday Express  
     
Wicked Pirate City Wicked Pirate City


Two hour drama doc about the sunken city of Port Royal and the  real pirates of the Caribbean.
1 of 2 editors
Nat Geo/Wall to Wall


Directed by Diene Petterle
"Choice of the Day"   The Observer  
     
Country Life   Wonderland -
          High Society Brides


What happened to five 'girls in pearls' who appeared on the frontispiece page of Country Life magazine during the last fifty years.,     
  BBC2/Keo Films


Directed by
 Hannah Berryman
"This beautifully crafted documentary" TV Times
"Unexpectedly touching, thoroughly engaging" Radio Times
Nominated Most Entertaining Documentary 2011 Grierson Awards
 
     
The Pawn King First Cut - The Pawn King C4/Keo Films
Looking at the boom in easy but expensive money from online pawnbroking. Directed by
 Kirsty Garland
"Shocking but eminently watchable" The Observer  
     
Valentine in Abbey Road Valentine Warner Eats
The Sixties

Valentine explores how we ate in the swinging sixties.
UKTV/Optomen Television


Produced and Directed
by Joe Harding
2 x 44 minute films edited, graded and on-lined by me at Tangram
in just three weeks for each film.
 
   
The Supreme Court More 4/KHP
90 minute ob doc following the first year of Britain's new Supreme Court.
1 of 3 editors
Directed by Karen Hamilton
     
Griff in Rome Greatest Cities of The World - Rome

 

Griff Rhys Jones explores this ancient city.

ITV1/Modern TV


 

Produced and Directed by Christopher Bruce

"Thank you for your excellent work - immaculately edited"
    ITV Factual Director
     
The Hospital The Hospital 

The episode in series two of the award winning programme about the hidden epidemic of Diabetes.

C4/North One


Produced and Directed by
Tom Coveney
     
Mestikima and Ben Fogle Make Me A New Face


Ben Fogle travels to Ethiopia with a team of specialist surgeons who perform life changing surgery on children severely disfigured by Noma.    
BBC2/ORTV


Produced and Directed by
Abigail Priddle
"The work of the surgeons is incredible to watch and the life changing difference it makes to the children ultimately joyful"      The Times  
     
Valentine Warner Ration Book Britain


Valentine Warner, Andrew Castle and Jodie Kidd explore what it meant to live through the rationing years in Britain.
UKTV/Optomen Television


Produced and Directed by
Diene Petterle and
David Robertson
4 x 44 minute films edited, graded and on-lined by me at Tangram
in just three weeks for each film.
 
Shortlisted 2011 Broadcast Digital Awards  
     
The dream job The Best Job in The World


Following four young Brits as they try to win the job that's too good to be true...

BBC1/BBC Wales

 

Filmed and Directed by
 Agnieszka Piotrowska

"Many, many thanks for being superbly brilliant"  -  BBC exec  
     
Castleford Bridge

Kevin McCloud and The Big Town Plan

Filmed over five years, can good design rescue the failing town of Castleford in Yorkshire? I worked with Robert Thirkell across the series. 4x50mins. 1 of 3 editors.
 

C4/Talkback Thames


Produced and Directed
 by Hugo Smith

Nominated 2008 RTS Awards

 
     
Iran fans The Posters Came From The Walls


The fans of Depeche Mode filmed by Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller

Mute Records
Brown Owl Films

 

Directors: Jeremy Deller
 and Nick Abrahams

 

Selected for 2008 London Film Festival

"The most fun film of the Festival" The Observer
"Hilarious, brilliantly edited and politically fascinating" Dazed and Confused

http://theposterscamefromthewalls.com/

 
Making The Universe

 

Mute Records

45 minute obdoc following eight months of studio sessions as
    Depeche Mode record their new album 'Sounds of The Universe'

Filmed by Daniel Miller, Andy Fletcher and others

     
Hannes Hellman as Goering Nuremberg -
   Goering's Last Stand

Two hour drama doc about Goering's rise to power  and downfall at the Nuremberg Trials

C4/ 3BM tv


Written, Produced and Directed
 by Peter Nicholson

 

"Superbly made, thought-provoking and gripping"  The Observer

2007 BAFTA Specialist Factual Award Winner
Nominated 2007 Banff World Television Awards
 
     
Brick in The Wall Kids One Life -
The Brick In The Wall Kids


The kids who sang on the Pink Floyd hit tell their story and of how they came through the controversy

BBC1/Silver River


  Directed by
 Hannah Berryman

     
The Making of Me -
                   Vanessa Mae
 

BBC1

The violinist tries to discover whether her musicality was the result  of nature or nurture.

Directed by John Holdsworth

     
Gail Porter One Life -
     Gail Porter Laid Bare 
  

The blonde TV presenter comes to terms with the loss of her hair.

BBC1/Maverick Television

 

  Directed by
 Hannah Berryman

     
Dawn Goes Lesbian



The intrepid journalist Dawn Porter tries living as a lesbian for a month

BBC3/Zig Zag

 

Filmed and Directed
 by Alex Berk

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