A few reviews of my work
The Fear of 13
Hubble's Cosmic Journey
The Girl who talked to Dolphins.
The Irish Times 'Superb'
The Spectator 'Astonishing...lives up to its own hype!'
The Telegraph '..exquisite, intelligent, superb..'
The Daily Mail 'One of the most amazing documentaries I've seen.'
The Fantastic Mr Feynman, BBC TWO
In the Shadow of the Moon
'...something thrilling and moving in this documentary..." The Guardian.
"...a nostalgic and inspiring cinematic experience that provides unparalleled perspective on the fragile
state of our planet." David Courier, Sundance 2007.
"...emotional, intense and sometimes profound." William Booth, Washington Post, Jan 2007
"....a feel-good flick.....a surprising Rocky-like vibe." Jason Silverman, Wired, Jan 2007
"...an awe-inspiring film about an unbelievable accomplishment..." James Israel,Greencine, Jan 2007
".. this compelling and visually stunning meditation on the historic Apollo space program." New York
Times, Jan 2007
"In The Shadow of the Moon" had audiences swooning over its collection of inspiring first-person accounts
from astronauts involved in the Apollo space missions. Sarah Keenlyside,Indiewire, April 2007
"...we get to know the men of Apollo pretty well, at least in as much as you can get to know someone who
talks to you passionately, and exclusively, about something they care very deeply about." Matt,
BlogTo, April 2007
Apple's Jony Ive, in the New Yorker. (Not quite a review but a nice mention of the award winning series).
Space Odyssey - voyage to the planets
space.com - "a compelling look at how humans might explore the planets..."
"Terrific..." JW in The Guardian Guide
"Mixing drama and science... it's gripping stuff..." TV Quick
the zone - "highly reminiscent of its near namesake, 2001: A Space Odyssey"
cosmos magazine - "The user's guidebook to the solar system is not yet written but, until it is, this
will do very nicely."
cloudless.net - "simply the best."
mssv.net "on par with Apollo 13 in terms of cinematic quality"
"Well researched, carefully crafted and engaging ...great graphics, good interviews and of course,
fabulous archive... those who watch will revel in it and remember it."
Broadcast, May 1999
"a glorious series" The Guardian
"One of those exhilarating pieces of television which takes the viewer from the sofa to the far reaches
of contemporary science"
James Walton, The Daily Telegraph, May 1999
"Astropysics has never been so beautiful"
The Mail on Sunday, April 1999
"Viewers who haven't been tempted by this series have been missing a treat. Authoritative without being
over-familiar, constantly surprising without resorting to sensationalism, it has made space exploration
seem fresh and important again."
The Independent, June 1999.
The Sun, April 1999
The Daily Mail, April 1999
"It made me wish I'd been better at Physics"
Matthew Bond, The Daily Telegraph, May 1999
"Science Made Real"
The Express, May 1999
"A model documentary..."
The Times, June 1999
"As ever, the images are spectacular, the verbals workmanlike"
The Times, June 1999
The Evening Standard, June 1999
"This series puts the gee-whiz back into space for the first time since Apollo... the greatest show off
Andrew Billen, The New Statesman, May 1999
"Intelligent, mind expanding, packed with interest and visually impressive. It deserves High praise."
Nigel Andrew, The Daily Mail, June 1999
"A series which 'goes from strength to strength'"
James Watson, The Daily Telegraph, June 1999
"The Planets script analyses scientific datawith a poets eye"
Harriet Lane, The Observer, May 1999
"as a series it cannot be faulted"
Radio Times May 1999
"well constructed and cleverly paced"
Matthew Bond -The Daily Telegraph
Financial Times, April 1999