Meet The Speakers: Karen Smith & Paul Stead

Turn On Tune In May 2016

Tonight at The Hospital Club we’ll again be joined by some great speakers from the telly world, for our latest Turn On, Tune In event. We’ll be taken behind the scenes of their ground-breaking shows, and find out a few of the secrets of their success!

Karen Smith
Our first speaker is Karen Smith, Managing Director of leading independent production company, Tuesday’s Child, which launched in 2012 and specialises in entertainment and popular factual formats.

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Turn On, Tune In Speaker Profile: Dan Gold & Simon Raikes

We look ahead to tonight’s ProductionBase Turn On, Tune In at The Hospital Club. Our second speakers on the night will be Dan Gold (Executive Producer) and Simon Raikes (Commissioning Editor) who’ll be discussing Channel 5’s critically acclaimed series, Britain’s Bloodiest Dynasty, and revealing their secrets for producing great drama documentary.

Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty (Channel 5)
Britain’s Bloodiest Dynasty (Channel 5)

Dan Gold has numerous and varied documentary credits, including Dark Matters: Twisted But True for Discovery, which delves into the most unusual scientific research ever conducted; and I Shouldn’t Be Alive, telling real-life tales of human survival against savage elements, dangerous climates and physical hazards. Dan has also worked on a wide range of other science and history documentaries for a number of international broadcasters.

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