Paul Cox

Director of Photography

Selection of recent credits

Photograph - Paul Cox and camera
The Great Sport Relief Bake Off:  Love Productions for BBC.  TX December 2014. 

Man Up:  Betty TV for Fox UK.  In production.  Director and Producer: Craig Brooks

Claridge's:  Year in the life of Claridge's hotel in Mayfair.  Observational doc.  Garden TV for BBC. 
TX Dec 2012.  Director and Producer: Jane Treays
24 Hours in A&E: 
Series 1 and 2.  Garden TV for Channel 4. TX 2011 & 2012. Series Producers:  Kirsty Cunningham & Anthony Philipson
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner:
Clarissa Dickson Wright travels round the UK to reveal the origins and development of our three daily meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Optomen for BBC. 
TX Autumn 2012.  Series Producer: Paul Tilzey.
River Cottage: 
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is joined at River Cottage by comedians Robert Webb, Lee Mack and Ruby Wax.  Keo Films for Channel 4. 
TX Autumn 2012.  Series Producer: Stephen Leigh
Inside the Human Body: 
Online series about the Human Body with Michael Mosely.  BBC online.  Producer: Jo Woolf

Choir Update:  Gareth Malone revisits South Oxhey.  Twenty Twenty for BBC.  TX Autumn 2011.  Producer:  Laurence Turnball
 Adam Rutherford investigates Genetics.  Furna ce TV for BBC. TX Summer 2011. Producer:  Paul Sen
Hackney Empire:
Filmed and edited Hackney Empire productions & promos for Susie McKenna - Puss in Boots, Blues in the Night, Dick Whittington, Mother Goose, Aladdin, Once on This Island, Midsummer Nights Madness, Cinderella, Isango's Aesops Fables and various concerts and gigs.  2007-present 

Ramsey's Best Restaurant: Gordon Ramsey searches for Britain's best restaurant. Optomen for Channel Four. TX Autumn 2010 Series Producer: Jenny Crowther

Posh and Posher: Andrew Neil examines the educational background of the new parliament. BBC 2. TX Jan 2011 Producer: Matthew Laza Director: Ben Steele

Mastercrafts: Monty Don celebrates traditional crafts from thatching to stonemasonry. Ricochet for BBC. TX Feb-March 2010 Series Producer: Sara Woodford

My Child Won't Sleep: Follows stories of 3 families whose children cannot sleep. Doc made by Ricochet for ITV. TX - June 2009 Director/Producer: Laurence Turnball

Keep It In The Family: Which son will take on the family hotel? Programme for BBC about family businesses. TX - May 2009 Director/Producer: Barnaby Peel

Big Chef Takes On Little Chef: Heston Blumenthal helps Little Chef improve their food. Doc made by Two Four. TX Channel 4 - Jan 2009 Director/Producer: Helen Richards

Grandma's Funeral: Drama short film on high def. Enjoying the memories they share of Grandma's life, a mother and her two daughters prepare for her funeral. Official selection at Washington DC Film Shorts Festival 2008. Director/Producer: Paul Olding

Love Interrupted: Doc for CBC shot in high def- stories of first loves who were separated in youth, lost all contact with each other and eventually managed to reunite decades later.
Producer: Alison Armstrong Director: Giselle Portenier

Christies Education films: Series of short educational and promotional films for Christies shot from 2006 to present. Director/Producers: Laurie Marshall, Charles Cooper, Joanna Bartholomew

Simon Schama at Downing Street: Tony Blair and Simon Schama go round No 10. Series of short films for Downing Street website. Blakeway Productions. Director/Producer: Joanna Bartholomew

Concrete Liaisons: Filmed, directed and edited documentary record of installation piece called Concrete Liaisons by Jane Boyd. Shown at Senate House, London University in Dec 2006. Director/Producer: Paul Cox and Jane Boyd

The Verdict: Twelve celebrity jurors sit in judgement on a four day trial in a real courtroom, presided over by a real judge, with real barristers prosecuting and defending. The four films will observe for the first time the dynamics of a how a jury reaches its verdict. RDF for BBC.
Series Producer: Ros Ponder Executive Producer: Tania Alexander

How the Other Half Learns: Students from public school and London comprehensive swap schools. 3 one hour docs for Channel Five (TX May 2007) Series Producer: Ollie Tait

China: Four part documentary series on modern China, shot in high-definition for BBC/Granada/PBS. (TX June 2006)
Director/Producer: Jonathan Lewis

I'm a Hairy Woman: Shazia Mirza, stand up comedian, investigates female body hair. One hour doc for BBC3. TX March 2008
Director/Producer: Ben Steele

Ian Wright's Fitter Kids: RDF for Channel 4: Ian Wright spends 6 months improving the fitness of 8 fourteen year olds. (TX Nov 2006) Director/Producer: Laurence Turnbull

The Secret Millionaire: Millionaire, would-be philanthropist lives undercover for 10 days on the equivalent of state benefit in Liverpool to decide which individuals deserve his money. RDF for Channel 4 (TX Nov 2006) Director/Producer: Emily Jones

Treasure Houses: 7 part series about stately homes made by Blakeway for Channel 5 (TX June 2006)
Series Producer and Director: Joanna Bartholomew

Freaky Eaters Description: Examination of eating disorders. Betty TV for BBC (TX Feb 2007) Director/Producer: Ben Steele

Britain's Biggest Spenders: 90 minute doc for ITV about 4 big spenders (TX June 2006) Director/Producer: Kathleen Larkin

Who Rules the Roost: Fly on the wall doc series about parents and their children for BBC (2nd series - Ricochet)
Director/Producer: Marie Sylvester

When Michael Portillo Became a Single Mum: Documentary for BBC. Michael Portillo takes over as 'single mum' of family of four in Liverpool. Director/Producer: Alison Cahn

First World War: 10 part comprehensive documentary series on history of First World War for Channel 4. Series Producer: Jonathan Lewis Directors: Ben Steele, Emma Wallace, Corinna Sturmer

Organ Farm: Science documentary series for ITV on xeno transplantation. Director/Producer: Frank Simmonds

US Wife Swap: ABC/RDF documentary series Producer/Directors: Kathleen Larkin, Rita Daniels, Laurence Turnbull

National Trust: Documentary series. BBC. Director/Producer: Patrick Forbes

The Service: 3 part documentary on the National Health Service Producer/Directors: Alison Cahn, Joanna Bartholomew


Selection of pre 2000 credits

ITV First Wives - Dir/Prod: Fiona Jennison Exec Prod: Clare Pizey
Metroland - Making it Magic Dir: Joanna Wolf Prod: Deborah McTaggart
Pleasure Seekers - Dir: S. Hirst E. Piquemal Exec Prod: Clare Pizey
Auction House 2 (6 parts) - Dir: Glen Cardno Series Prod: Paul Cleary
Triplets - Prod/Dir: Marilyn Gaunt
What a Battle Axe - Prod/Dir: Mark Turnball
Stanley Baxter - Prod/Dir: Karen Steyn
Special Babies - 6 part and 15 part documentary series Series Prod: Berni Bos
Dover - 6 part documentary series Series Prod: Berni Bos
Foul Play - Dir: Kristian Digby Prod: Stan Griffin
World Cup Rock and Goal Years - Dir: John Moulson
Scotland Yard, River Police, Emergency Services - Dir: Mike Mitchell Series Prod: Robert Fleming
Ambulances, Cleaners, RSPCA - Dir: Pat Sharpe, Viv Taylor-Gee Series Prod: Alan Horrox
BBC Get a New Life - Series Producer: Oliver Tait
Child Development - 4 part doc Prod/Dir: Oliver Tait
Renaissance Secrets - Dir: Oliver Tait Series Prod: Dick Taylor
Background Brief - Series Prod: Dick Taylor
Pocket Guide to Parenting - Series Prod: Geraldine McClennan
Political Docs: - The Euro, The Media and Number 10 Prod/Dir: Alison Cahn
Lakesiders - Series Prod: Guy Davies
Remembering Private Smith and Jones - Prod/Dir: Ian Bremner
Sidney Bechet - Prod/Dir: Alan Lewens
Minders - Dir: Louise Norman Series Prod: Lorraine Heggessey
Channel Four The Real Cracker - Prod/Dir: Patrick Forbes
Norland Nannies - 6 part series Prod/Dir: Alison Cahn Exec Prod: Sarah Caplin
Secret Lives - Che Guevara Dir: Joseph Bulman
Fragile Earth - Minefield Prod: Jacqui Marson
True Stories - The Torso Murders Prod/Dir: Rex Bloomstein
Discovery From Here to Maternity Series Prod: Berni Bos
Current Affairs Programmes include - Panorama, Dispatches, The Big Story, TV Eye, Public Eye, Here and Now
Factual Programmes include- She's Gotta Have It, Your Money or Your Life , Wish You Were Here?, Checkout, The Pulse
The Heart of the Matter, The Travel Show, How Do They Do That?, Eureka, Biteback


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