Established in 1989 Smith and Watson has built up a reputation for creating stylish and innovative broadcast productions across a range of genres from documentaries and current affairs to light entertainment and drama. Smith and Watson have made programmes for all the main UK terrestrial channels as well as various digital and satellite channels and overseas broadcasters.

The quality of Smith and Watson's productions has been recognised with the company receiving over 30 awards both in Britain and internationally, including Royal Television Awards, the Huston International, The San Francisco and New York Film Festival and Emmy nominations.

BBC Pebble Mill

Carlton Westcountry
Channel 4
History Channel

Previous credits
Documentary | Current Affairs | Drama | Light Entertainment | Advertising

Current Productions:

Joss Stone Story
On tour in the States with teenage soul sensation Joss Stone.
Building A Dream
Series on wooden house design.
When Elephants Fight
Road trip into a war zone. Behind the scenes of the war in Iraq. Smith and Watson have recently signed a distribution deal for the programme in the USA.
Serbian television series tackling the need for truth and reconciliation amongst the younger generation following the atrocities of the 1990's.

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Previous credits:
This is a cross section of just a few production credits in recent years.


Against The Tide
Documentary exploring the tragic loss of a woman's husband and son in the sinking of the Margaretha Maria.
Sculpting The Poet Laureate: Andrew Motion
Story of the creation of a wooden sculpture of Poet Laureate Andrew Motion for The National Portrait Gallery.
Forgotten Hostages
Examining the plight of Chechen hostages who disappeared from their families without notice.
Asia or Bust
A transcontinental investigation on the effect of sport in Europe and the Far East.
The Tale Of Peter Rabbit & Beatrix Potter
100th anniversary of Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter's life and works.
Bye Bye Birdie
Investigation into the decline of the British bird population.
Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey
Bill Wyman explores the influence that blues has had on his music as he takes us through its history from New Orleans to Memphis.

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Current Affairs

Midnight Express
Focusing on young people, this series tries to discover how well informed the public really are, and what the commonly held perceptions and misconceptions are on difficult current issues.
Are You Looking At Me?
Problems and solutions for those subjected to rural racism in an area where ethnic minorities are comparatively rare.
Catch 22
Investigation into mobile telecommunications technology and its possible health effects.
The Organic Game
A look at the booming business of organic food.
The Other Side
Series about the philosophical and moral state of our nation.
Sea Change
As the Royal Navy attempts to become more open to public scrutiny, a look at Europe's largest naval base.

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Six Foot Square
Short film shot on 16mm - A child's summer and his loss of innocence. The picture postcard images of beach huts and beach life hide a darker reality.
Love, Life & Lipstick
Drama comedy following the reunion of three women reassessing their lives 25 years after they were at school.

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Light Entertainment

Diary Of An Innkeeper
The Castle Hotel in Taunton is one of the finest hotels in the land. This is the story of a year in the life of this extraordinary hotel and its flamboyant, hands-on proprietor Kit Chapman.
Adrenalin Kitchen
High action in the kitchen and on the waves - Kitesurfing and cooking on one of the coolest beaches in the world.
Absolutely Loaded
Presented by Nick Knowles and Mark Frost, this series saw the pair transform themselves from social no-hopers to society A-list.

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Devon Youth Campaign
Advertising campaign for 'ParentlinePlus' - a free national helpline giving guidance to parents coping with children with behavioural problems.
Paignton Zoo
Award-winning television advertisement.

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