My skills in both historical research and film making have been honed through my Master's and my documentary making. I am a trained researcher and interviewer, and my main areas of historical expertise are the history of journalism, and oral history. I have also researched, written, and presented all of my previous documentaries.
Wentworth Woodhouse: A New History
Utilising groundbreaking new research about one of England's most majestic homes, this documentary sheds new light on the already richly historic Wentworth Woodhouse, showing the real personal side to the house, as well as discovering that its true history is actually over 1,000 years old.
Expedition Elsecar: Historic Walking Tour of Elsecar
In collaboration with local social inclusion charity Westwood 2015, this documentary is a virtual walking tour of the fantastic historic village of Elsecar, Barnsley.
Sheffield Blitz Documentary (Trailer)
80 years ago, hell came to Britain - from the skies. One city, a city that was vital to the Second World War, can now tell its story - the story of those who survived the bombing; the story of a city that helped build the spitfires; the story of a city that never gave up.
BBC Sounds: You're Dead to Me! - Research Intern
You're Dead to Me! is a podcast commissioned by the BBC and headed by the chief nerd of Horrible Histories, Greg Jenner. It's designed for people who don't like history... and those who do. My work was research for the episodes on the Aztecs and Mansa Musa.
Historic Homes Articles: Wentworth Woodhouse, and Wentworth Follies
I had the honour of writing articles for Historic Homes about the fabulous Wentworth Woodhouse and Wentworth Follies.
My Blog: Press in the Past
Press in the Past covers historical events and the journalism reporting on it, through the newspapers themselves. This unlocks an insight into how people perceived the world at the time - and how the elites wanted the people to perceive it.
The Buildings of the Wentworth Family
My collaboration with Steven Jones, Matthew Bowns, and Jack Gray. We explore the history of one of Yorkshire's most important families, through the fantastic buildings they made - including the biggest private residential home in Europe.
I aim to bring Rotherham's rich heritage to life in a series of mini-documentaries. These are also testing my presenting and cinematography skills, as me and Matthew Bowns shot them all in one, continuous shot. The link is to the town hall one: there are others to be found on my channel!