Dollan Cannell

Gareth Malone and The Choir: Unsung Town

Gareth Malone and The Choir: Unsung Town


Dollan is an Emmy Award-winning, Grierson, BAFTA, RTS and Banff-shortlisted Showrunner and Director.  He has made a great variety of successful primetime docs for BBC2, BBC1 and Channel 4. Observational work has often been at the heart his best work, alongside a drive to experiment and innovate. He still loves to direct and self-shoot.


  • 1998 Emmy Award - Best Director
    Winner - Exodus

  • 2016 BAFTA Award - Television Factual Series
    Nominee - Great Ormond Street (Series 3)

  • 2010 Grierson Award - Most Entertaining Documentary
    Shortlist - The Choir: Unsung Town

  • 2010 BAFTA Award - Television Features
    Nominee - The Choir: Unsung Town

  • 2000 RTS Award - Home Current Affairs
    Shortlist - Tony’s New Boy Network