John Deol

Edit Producer

Producer / Director

PROFILE

John is an RTS-winning director with credits on a range of singles and series for the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, C5, Netflix and Discovery. He has extensive experience of working with high-profile talent, and handing sensitive subjects and complex contributors. John has completed both the ScreenSkills ‘Series Producer’ training scheme, and the TV Collective’s ‘Breakthrough Leaders’ programme.

 

EXPERIENCE: Credits
F1: Drive to Survive

Series 6.

Box To Box
for Netflix
Observational DocumentaryEdit Producer
Alan Cummings Paradise Homes

6 x 60 mins travel series.
Exec Producer: Lisa Hazlehurst.

Lion TV
for Discovery
Factual TravelCo-Series Director
Long Lost Family

7 x 60 mins.
Exec Producer: Sarah Feltes.

Wall to Wall
for ITV
Factual EntertainmentSeries Director
DNA Journey

1 x 60 mins.
SP: Charlotte Dawes.

Voltage TV
for ITV
Factual EntertainmentEdit Producer
Long Lost Family

6 x 60 mins series.
Exec Producer: Sally Benton.

Wall to Wall
for ITV
Factual EntertainmentProducer/Director
The Caribbean: Billionaires’ Paradise

4 x 60 mins Obs Doc series.

Spun Gold
for Channel 4
Observational DocumentaryProducer/Director
Kelvin’s Big Farming Adventure

1 x 60 mins.

BBC Studios
for BBC1
Factual EntertainmentEdit Producer
The Asian Welsh

3 x 30 mins social history series on post-war immigration into Wales.

Yeti TV
for BBC Wales
HistorySeries Producer/Director
Escape to Barbados

1 x 60 mins film on a group of Brits ‘working from home’ from Barbados.

Lion Scotland
for Channel 4
Feature DocumentaryShooting Producer/Director
Inside Monaco

1 x 60 mins of three-part Obs Doc series.
Exec Producer: Bridget Boseley
Series Producer: Michael Waldeman

Spun Gold
for BBC2
Observational DocumentaryEdit Producer
The Unremembered: Britain’s Forgotten War Heroes

1 x 60 mins WW1 history film for C4 Specialist Factual.
Exec Producers: Mike Smith & David Olusoga.

Uplands TV
for C4
Specialist FactualProducer / Director
F1: Drive to Survive

1 x 45 min film in 10 series on Formula 1.
SP: Anna Sadowy/Executive Producers: James Gay-Rees and Paul Martin.

Box to Box Films
for Netflix
Observational DocumentaryEdit Producer
Inside the American Embassy

Episode 4: ‘When Trump Came to Town’.
SP: Simon Gilchrist/Executive Producers: Roger Graef, Sally Angel.

Field Day Production
for C4
Observational DocumentaryEdit Producer
Inventing the Impossible: The Big Life Fix
Studio Lambert
for BBC2
FactualShooting PD/EP
Ambulance: Series 2

BAFTA WINNING second series.
1 x 60 min

Dragonfly
for BBC1
Factual EntertainmentProducer / Director
A Big Lego Christmas Big Lego

1 x 60 min Story of the Danish toy company.

Waddell Media
for C4
Observational DocumentaryShooting PD
An Hour to Save Your Life

1 x 60 min medical science Obs Doc series.

Boundless
for BBC2
Observational DocumentaryEdit Producer
How to Get a Council House

Series 4 1 x 60 min series on Britain’s social housing crisis.

Studio Lambert
for C4
Online SeriesShooting PD
First Dates

BAFTA WINNING series 4.

Twenty Twenty
for Channel 4
Factual EntertainmentProducer / Director
How to Get a Council House

Series 3 1 x 60 min series on Britain’s social housing crisis.

Studio Lambert
for C4
Observational DocumentaryShooting PD
Posh Pawn

2 x 60 mins series uncovering the hidden world of high-end pawnbroking.

Boomerang Productions
for C4
Observational DocumentaryEdit Producer
The Nineties

1 x 60 min episode of a six part history series.

Nutopia
for National Geographic
HistoryEdit Producer
My Big Fat Gypsy Christening

1 x 60 min special episode exploring birth and death.

Firecracker
for C4
DocumentaryEdit Producer
VIP People

2 x 30 mins Obs Doc on the English National Ballet and Parliament.

CBBC/BBC1Observational DocumentaryShooting PD
Junior Doctors: Your Life In Their Hands

Series 2.

BBC Vision
for BBC3
Observational DocumentaryShooting PD
Remembrance: The Sikh Story

1 x 30 min film about Indian Sikh soldiers role in WWI and WW2.
WINNER ‘Best Single Documentary’ RTS North West 2011.

BBC Religion & Ethics
for BBC1
DocumentaryProducer / Director
CONTACT DETAILS

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email hello@tovs.co.uk

EDUCATION

University of East Anglia – BA Honours: Politics & Economics 1989-92

ADDITIONAL INFO

Other Credits:
Battlefront – Producer/Director – Channel 4 /Raw Television
The Vaisakhi Story – Producer/Director – BBC1 / BBC Religion & Ethics
High Society’s Favourite Gigolo – Director – Channel 4/ Maroon Prods
Trainers, Reggae & the Olympics – Director – Channel 4/Maroon
BBC Breakfast News – Broadcast Journalist – BBC News