100 Seconds to Beat the World: The David Rudisha Story

This critically acclaimed documentary, co-produced with Hill Ten Films, tells the story of Kenyan athlete David Rudisha, the greatest 800m runner the world has ever seen, and his unusual coach, the Irish Catholic missionary Brother Colm O’Connell. It was aired in July 2014 on BBC 4 on the eve of the opening of the Commonwealth Games.

Watch the trailer here.



CatholicWomen STILL9This three-part series was broadcast on BBC 1 in February 2012 and explored what it means to be a Roman Catholic in modern Britain. Produced by Wingspan Productions and directed by filmmaker Richard Alwyn the series was shortlisted for a Grierson Award.

Filmed over six months and with extraordinary access, the three films – one about men, one about women, one about children – offer an insight into different Catholic realities revealing Catholicism to be a rich but complex identity and observing how this identity shapes people’s lives.

Young Nuns

Young NunsThis documentary, co-produced by Twenty Twenty, and shown on BBC 1 in October 2011, follows two young women in their journeys to becoming nuns. Filmed over 6 months, this intimate documentary gives a unique insight into a rarely seen world, challenging stereotypes and exploring what convent life can still offer modern women.

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