Documentaries

Directed and produced over 20 documentaries across BBC One, Two and Four

Drama

Directed 6 episodes of Doctors – a drama serial on BBC1

Pop Promo

Directed 1 and produced 3 pop promos

2008

  • Director/ProducerPop! What Is It Good For?

    a 60 minute documentary, presented by Paul Morley to launch BBC4's Pop season

2007

  • Director/ProducerEdwardian Winners and Losers

    a 60 minute documentary, presented by Dan Snow as part of BBC4's Edwardian Season.

  • Director/ProducerFolk Hibernia

    90-minute film on the Irish Folk revival for BBC4

2006

  • Series Director/ ProducerFolk Britannia

    Three 60-minute films on the history of British Folk music for BBC4

  • DirectorDoctors

    6 x30 minute Episodes of BBC1 serial drama

2005

  • Series Director/ProducerJazz Britannia

    Three 60-minute films on the history of British Jazz for BBC4

2004

  • Director/ ProducerBob Geldof: Saint or Singer?

    50-minute profile of Geldof for BBC1

2003

  • Director/ProducerStill Cliff

    60-minute documentary following Cliff’s failed quest for yet another Xmas Number one for BBC1

  • Director/ProducerImagine: The Hip Hop Generation

    50 minute Alan Yentob fronted Arts Documentary for BBC1

2002

  • Series Director/ProducerReggae: The Story of Jamaican Music

    3x60 min films on the history of reggae music for BBC2.
    Winner: Screen Nation award for best music programme

2001

  • Executive Producer There’s Only One Madonna!

    60-minute celebration of Madonna for BBC1

  • Executive ProducerSheena Easton: Never Can Say Goodbye.

    Following Sheena on comeback trail in Vegas for BBC1

  • Executive ProducerThe Life And Songs of Kirsty McColl

    60-minute obit for BBC2.

2000

  • Director/ ProducerThe Beautiful South: Paul’s Gang

    60-minute observational documentary on the making of an album for BBC2

  • Series Director/Producer Young Guns Go For It (Series 2)

    4x 30 minute documentaries on the lives of 4 bands of the 1980’s – Spandau Ballet, Madness, Soft Cell and Dexys for BBC2

1999

  • Director/ProducerIan Dury – On My Life!

    Dury’s last film – 60-minute autobiographical film for BBC2.

1998

  • Series Director ProducerYoung Guns Go For It (Series One)

    The story of 4 bands of the 80’s including Culture Club and The Smiths for BBC2

  • Director/ProducerManic Street Preachers: From There To Here

    A 50-minute film for Arts strand Close-Up for BBC2.

1997

  • Director/ProducerHughie Green: Mr Opportunity

    30-minute arts documentary on Green after his death for BBC2

  • Director/ProducerThe Great Hunger: The Life and Songs of Shane MacGowan

    60 minute BBC2 documentary on MacGowan’s life and music.

  • Director/ProducerOasis: Right Here Right Now

    In the eye of the Britpop storm - 40 minute documentary for BBC1

  • DirectorPop Promo Lonesome Highway

    Shane MacGowan and the Popes

1996

  • Filmed/Directed/ProducedPeter Green: A Hard Road

    30-minute documentary on BBC2 following original Fleetwood Maccer, Peter Green on the comeback trail as he battles his schizophrenia.

  • Director/ProducerParsons On Class – Keeping Up With The Jones.

    Last in BBC2’s polemical three part series presented by Tony Parsons.

1995

  • Director/ProducerPulp Go Public

    On the road with Jarvis Cocker and Pulp for BBC2

1993 - 1995

  • Researcher and Assistant Producer The Late Show

1992

  • ProducerPop promos for Talkin Loud/ Mercury Records

    Sad Affair and Ship Ahoy! Marxman.

  • ProducerLong Time Gone by Galliano

Speak to Mike Connolly
Tel. +44 7730 821 731
mike@stateofgracefilms.com

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