"I have been involved in TV and Radio projects with many of the world's greatest artists in most continents of the globe. A passion for programme making is central to all my media activity"


Recent productions include:

- This is the BBC Philharmonic (Corprate DVD)

- The BBC Songs of Praise School Choir of the Year (BBC1)

- Ken Dodd 80th Birthday Celebration (BBC1)

- Guide to Podcasting (Corporate DVD)

Broadcast clients include:

- BBC Classical Music

- BBC News & Current Affairs

- BBC Religion & Ethics

- Granada ITV

- BBC Radio 4

- BBC Radio 2

- Premier Radio



Corporate clients include:

- Robert Frederick Ltd.

- Phoenix Equity

- Jobeck Management

- Watershed

- University of Leeds Medical School

- The New English Orchestra

Major Event Production:

John has devised and produced a number of major public events in major locations.


For UK network television venues of his public events have included:

- Manchester United F.C., Old Trafford

- Everton F.C., Goodison Park

- The Millennium Stadium Cardiff - NIA, Birmingham

- The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

- The Royal Albert Hall, London


John is proud to have have devised and produced the following national events:

- The BBC Choristers of the Year Awards

- The BBC Gospel Choir of the Year Awards

- The BBC School Choir of the Year Awards

- The Insight Film Festival



John received a Sony Award for Creative use of radio and his television work has received nominations for BAFTA and Royal Television Society Awards as well as CBC Gold Awards, UNDA, WACC and an International Angel, Los Angeles.

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