What’s On: Winter 2021-22

Reframed: Marilyn Monroe
Channel: CNN
Production: Raw TV
Editor: Jo Wall

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the death of film icon Marilyn Monroe, and this new CNN documentary series revisits her movies, marriages and career to uncover the themes of feminism, sexuality and power that continue to drive our cultural conversation.

The four-part series, inspired by the book “The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe” by Sarah Churchwell, is narrated by actress Jessica Chastain and features a cast of female voices (and an all-women editorial team). The series combines rare archival footage with first person accounts from women close to Monroe.

Jo Wall edited episode 3 - 'Rebel'. Determined to become a serious actress, Marilyn departs from Twentieth Century Fox to start her own production company. | More

Digging For Britain
Channel: BBC Two
Production: Rare Television
Editor: Alona Tarka, Mark Lovegrove and Rob Franz

Professor Alice Roberts returns with more amazing historical discoveries. Among them, see a new Roman town be unearthed, a World War II air crash mystery is laid to rest, evidence of early writing by the Picts in Scotland and a 3,000-year-old Bronze Age coffin buried under a golf course. | More

Hotel Benidorm
Channel: Channel 5
Production: Two Four
Editor: Keith Wilson and Tom Sales

Most of us treasure memories of beach holidays and haven't had one for a very long time thanks to the pandemic. This new series captures the return of guests to one of Benidorm's most iconic hotels. | More

22 Kids and Counting
Channel: Channel 5
Production: Lion Television
Editor: Karla Guimaraes

The Radford family return! Karla Guimaraes edited eps 1 & 2, which sees the family volunteer at a local shelter, plus dad Noel’s pie-making business is booming.

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Great British Landmark Fixers
Channel: Sky TV
Production: Wag TV
Editor: Kimaathi Spence

This new series reveals the repair and restoration projects of UK landmarks.

Episode 6 ‘London Sewer’, edited by Kimaathi Spence, shows us the efforts made by Thames Water to give the Victorian London sewage system a 21st century upgrade. This includes digging of the Tideway Tunnel (a ‘super sewer’ under the Thames). | More

Attack On Pearl Harbour
Channel: Channel 5
Production: Barcroft TV
Editor: Zoran Trajkovic

On Pearl Harbour attack's 80th anniversary, this 3 part documentary special gave a detailed account of that day.

Zoran Trajkovic edited heart-stopping episode 3: "Declaration of War". The Americans must prepare for an imminent second attack wave. Director / Producer: Stan Griffin.

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Channel: Sky and Now TV
Production: Arrow Media
Editor: Doug Howarth

'Positive' is a 3 part documentary series, telling the incredibly moving story of those whose lives have been affected by HIV. The contributing characters are searingly honest - and celebrating the scientific progress made and hope for the future.

We were delighted to secure editor Doug Howarth for this project, who the client said was 'fabulous' - of course! | More