Nigel is a Series producer, Writer and Director of documentary and high-end drama-doc for all the U.K. channels and multiple global broadcasters. He also brings expertise in drama, having directed both in the theatre and major Hollywood talent in the feature film Mothers & Daughters (starring Sharon Stone, Christina Ricci, Mia Sorvino, and Courtney Cox amongst others). Recently he has been heavily involved in bringing to the screen Netflix's most ambitious UK documentary series commissions.
Beginning at the BBC, his films have gone on to win numerous awards and nominations, including Emmy and RTS. Subject matter includes science (degree), history (post-graduate degree), arts, natural history, drama, and biography. Key productions include the drama-doc series Fatal Attractions (co-creator and series producer/director), the arts/science feature doc The Da Vinci Detective (Ch 4), the science/history feature doc Titanic: Case Closed (NGCI), Horizon, the observational doc The Language Master (BBC) and many others. For factual television, he has directed presenters and talent ranging from Sir David Attenborough to Jackie Chan, Lucy Worsley and Bettany Hughes. Recent Netflix productions include Sunderland ’Til I Die and the upcoming Formula One series, from the producers of Senna and Amy, as Series Editor.
His great expertise in story-telling and story structure has often resulted in him collaborating on with various production companies helping to develop storylines across multiple episodes and series as well as being brought in to script doctor in the edit on feature documentary and in TV, for the BBC, Channel 4, Imax, Netflix, Discovery, National Geographic and many others.