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Costume Designer, Maker, Stylist, & Wardrobe Supervisor



Never A Dull Moment

Recent Work

Jazz Ambassadors – Transmitting this week

Posted on 03 May 2018 in Recent Work | 0 comments

Friday 4th May. BBC 4. 9pm. Costumes for the cinematic reconstructions. The Jazz Ambassadors tells the unknown story of when America deployed jazz legends like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman and Dave Brubeck, along with their mixed-race bands, to fight on the frontlines of the Cold War. The plan was that they’d criss-cross the USSR, Asia and Africa, celebrating American culture and changing perceptions of what it meant to be black in America. In reality, these tours gave the Civil Rights Movement a voice on the world stage when it most needed one. Drawing on incredible performance archive and detailed personal accounts of the tours, as well […]

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Recent Work Broadcasting This Week

Posted on 27 Feb 2017 in Recent Work | 0 comments

Like buses, they all come at once. Three of my recent projects are broadcasting this week on the telly: Tonight, Monday 27th February 2017. 10pm. ITV.  The Nightly Show – Costume Making for David Walliams. More than that, I can’t reveal, given that it’s a topical show. Tuesday 28th February 2017.8pm. C5. Inside Windsor Castle, part 3 – Costumes for the drama reconstructions. Thursday 2nd March 2017. BBC 2. 10pm. This World. The Attack – Terror in the UK.  – Costume Design for Drama.   Errrr……so something for everyone.

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2016 Costume Quiz

Posted on 05 Jan 2017 in Recent Work | 0 comments

Due to Non Disclosure Agreements that prevail in my contracts, and the jobs without contracts that also demand a level of secrecy before transmission, there is little in the way of production photos that I can publish this year. Factor in the privacy of individuals and it leaves me with virtually nothing to show you in it’s entirety. However, here is a small selection of snippets from last year’s jobs for you to classify into genres. Spot the Opera/ Drama/ Sitcoms …….Bingo!    

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Citizen Khan. Series 5. Now showing.

Posted on 11 Dec 2016 in Recent Work | 0 comments

Transmitting now on BBC 1, 8.30, Friday nights. Look out for the Christmas special. Thanks to my wonderfully supportive Costume team .

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Going Forward

Posted on 17 May 2016 in Recent Work | 0 comments

Starting transmission this week on BBC4 , is the sequel to Getting On, the award winning TV series from Vera Productions. Writer Jo Brand reprises her character Kim Wild, now a Healthcare Assistant for the elderly in their homes, and the three part series contrasts Kim’s chaotic family with the often lonely world of the clients she visits on her daily rounds. Heartbreaking and hilarious, it highlights the perils of zero hours contracts, the real issues of care for an ageing population and the everyday struggle of just getting through family life. Tune in on Thursdays at 10pm to see how our wonderful production team and artists including a cast […]

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