Darren Jonusas

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Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners
The abolition of slavery in 1833 was a great British triumph. But new research reveals a darker side to emancipation. 1 of 2 x 1 hour history series presented by David Olusoga for BBC2, directed by James van der Pool. Winner of the BAFTA award for Best Specialist Factual & nominated for Best Presenter. Also nominated for 2 Grierson and 2 RTS awards.

Forces of Nature

Prof Brian Cox takes us on a grand tour of Earth to explain what lies behind its startling beauty and unveils the forces that make our planet. 2 of 4 x 1 hour science series for BBC1, directed by Matt Dyas.


Black and British: A Forgotten History
Few places have had a greater impact upon Britain than Africa and her peoples. David Olusoga joins forces with people all over Britain and its former colonies to reveal the full extent of this history. 2 of 4 x 1 hour history series for BBC2, directed by James van der Pool.

Countdown to Life: The Extraordinary Making of You
Michael Mosely tells the story of the most perilous time in the womb. When everything about who we are hangs in the balance. 1 of 3 x 60min science series for BBC2 & PBS, directed by Naomi Austin.

Human Universe: Apeman/Spaceman & What is Our Future?
How did we become who we are? What drove our ascent from ape to man, from the dawn of civilisation to the stars? 2 of 5 x 1 hour science series presented by Prof Brian Cox for BBC2 & Discovery, directed by Stephen Cooter & Nat Sharman.


Light & Dark
Prof Jim Al-Khalili shows how scientists have used light to reveal almost everything we know about the universe. 1 of 2 x 1 hour science series for BBC4, directed by Stephen Cooter.

The Treasure Hunters
Dallas Campbell & Ellie Harrison seek out the diverse stories behind our greatest riches.
1 of 2 x 1 hour science series for BBC1, produced & directed by Sophie Todd.

The Hunt for the Arctic Ghost Ship
In 1845 a British expedition led by Sir John Franklin set out for the Arctic. But they vanished. Archaeologists now mount the biggest ever search for the wrecks. 1 hour documentary for Channel 4, CBC & PBS, directed by Ben Finney.

How We Got to Now

American science author Steve Johnson explores the power of great ideas, unlocking tales of unsung heroes and radical revolutions that changed the world and the way we live in it. 2 of 6 x 60min science/history for PBS & BBC2 by Nutopia. Directed by Paul Olding.


Britain’s Greatest Pilot

The extraordinary story of Captain “Winkle” Brown”. His career spans a remarkable period in aviation: from wood and canvas biplanes through to experimental nazi jets and commanding nuclear bombers at the height of the Cold War. 60 min history prog for BBC2, directed by Simon Winchcombe.


Science Britannica

Prof Brian Cox introduces Britain’s science heroes, taking us to the places they made their discoveries, recreating their experiments and examining the legacy left to their scientific descendants. 1 of 3 x 1 hour science/history series for BBC2, directed by Rebecca Edwards.


Rise of the Continents: Australia & Eurasia

Prof Iain Stewart explores clues and connections to a hidden, turbulent past - revealing how the surface of our planet is constantly on the move. 2 of 4 x 60 min geology series for BBC2, directed by Annabel Gillings & Stephen Cooter.


The Burrowers

Chris Packham explores the subterranean world of voles, rabbits, badgers and moles. 1 of 3 x 1 hour science series for BBC2, directed by Oliver Page, produced by Martin Williams.


Hot Jets, Cold War

Sixty years ago, the British-invented jet held out hope of economic renewal for a country broke after the war. 1 of 2 x 1 hour history series presented by James Holland for BBC2, directed by Simon Winchcombe.


Wonders of Life: Endless Forms Most Beautiful

Prof Brian Cox takes us on an incredible journey to discover how a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the universe – life. 1 of 5 x 1 hour science series for BBC2, directed by Gideon Bradshaw.


Mankind: The Story of All of Us

This series travels every corner of the earth to portray the heroic story of mankind: a brutal fight for survival. 1 of 12 x 1 hour drama-doc series by Nutopia Productions for for History Channel, directed by Hugh Ballantyne, Dan Clifton & edit produced by Gabriella Polleta.


Origins of Us: Bones & Brains

The clues to our evolution lie hidden in our bodies. 2 of 3 x 60min science series for BBC2, directed by Dave Stewart & Paul Olding.


Inside the Human Body: Building Your Brain & First to Last

How senses, organs, nerves & brain combine to build the ultimate life on Earth: you. 2 of 4 x 60min science series for BBC1, directed by Gideon Bradshaw & Annabel Gillings.


Wonders of the Universe: Messengers & Falling

Our Universe contains unimaginable wonders. 2 of 4 x 60 min science series presented by Prof Brian Cox for BBC2, directed by Chris Holt.


America: the Story of Us

How America was invented, looking at the crucial moments when technology overcame the environment, directed by Dan Clifton. History Channel. Primetime Emmy award & 6 nominations.


Wonders of the Solar System: Empire of the Sun

Our closest star is the strangest, most alien wonder of the solar system.  1 of 5 x 60 min science series presented by Prof Brian Cox for BBC2, directed by Gideon Bradshaw. Winner of 2 RTS awards, Peabody, NY Film Festival Gold Medal & 2 Press Guild Awards. Nominated for a Grierson & 4 BAFTA, including ‘Best Editing’.


 


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Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners, BBC2