WILDFIRE TELEVISION was established in December 2001 by three experienced, award-winning producers.
We produce high-end history, science, factual formats and events and have a keen interest in contemporary society.
We have produced or co-produced programmes for Channel 4, Channel 5, Discovery Channels International, Discovery UK, and History Canada. Our programmes have been distributed to territories around the world.
We currently have projects in active development with Channel 4, Channel 5, and Discovery.
We have a reputation for delivering maximum quality programming with minimum fuss.
After researching, reporting, then producing and directing current affairs programmes for Thames Television, BBC and various independent companies, Philip became Head of Programmes for Diverse Production, then a leading independent, from 1989 to 1996.
He executive produced a wide range of factual series and documentaries for Channel 4, BBC Television and ITV. He left Diverse in 1997 and set up Picture House Television and Feelgood Fiction, followed by Wildfire in 2001.
Feelgood Fiction is a small drama company co-owned and run with Laurence Bowen. They have produced prime time drama and comedy series for all the terrestrial broadcasters.
In 1994 Philip became executive producer of Time Team for Channel Four and since then has looked after 20 series, a number of live events and nearly 50 documentary Specials.
At Diverse Philip won two RTS Educational Awards and one Current Affairs Award. Time Team has won two Indies, an RTS award, and been BAFTA and Broadcast nominated. Feelgood has won two children's BAFTA awards and one RTS award for My Life as a Popat, a Monte Carlo gold Nymph and an International Emmy nomination for Suburban Shootout.