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Sue Horth

Producer

Credits

TELEVISION
Production (role):
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Company:
Expectation Entertainment
Project details:
Factual Drama Slate
Developing a growing slate of contemporary true story dramas for the BBC and Channel 4
Production (role):
DAMILOLA, OUR LOVED BOY
Company:
BBC 1 / Minnow Films
Project details:
Dir. Euros Lyn
Wr. Levi David Addai

BAFTA TV Winner 2017 - Single Drama

BAFTA TV Winner 2017 - Supporting Actress : Wunmi Mosaku

BAFTA TV Nomination 2017 - Leading Actor: Babou Ceesay

BAFTA Craft Nomination 2017 - Best Director: Fiction

BAFTA Craft Nomination 2017 - Best Writer: Drama

Royal Television Society Nomination - Single Drama

Broadcast Award Nomination - Single Drama

Screen Nation Winner 2017 Diversity in Drama Production

'Without question the drama of the week and one of the best of the year so far... one of the most powerful pieces of television you will ever see' - Observer

'Your heart will break long before Damilola reaches London' - The Times

'In the end, I wished it had gone on longer, being not about death but about humanity' - The Guardian
Production (role):
OUR WORLD WAR
Company:
BBC 3/ 1 / BBC Productions
Project details:
3 x 60’ Drama Series
Tx August 2014

Dirs. Bruce Goodison and Ben Chanan
Wr. Joe Barton

BAFTA TV Nomination 2015 - Drama Mini-Series

Grierson Winner 2015 History Programme

RTS Winner 2015 History Programme

RTS Craft and Design Nominations 2015 -Production Design and Sound

Three unique, primary-sourced, adrenaline-fuelled combat dramas immersing the BBC3 audience in the First World War, starring Theo Barklem-Biggs, Hannah Britland, Shaun Dooley, Stuart Graham, Gerard Kearns, Dominic Thorburn, Luke Tittensor and Michael Socha. Covering the start, middle and end of the war this ambitious series was produced with the co-operation of the British Army for the BBC’s World War One Centenary – with an accompanying interactive episode.
Production (role):
37 DAYS (Executive Producer)
Company:
BBC 2 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
3 x 60’ Drama Series
Tx March 2014

Dir. Justin Hardy
Wr. Mark Hayhurst

RTS Northern Ireland Nomination 2014 -Drama Series

RTS Craft and Design nomination 2014 - Music Titles

Critically acclaimed hit drama series starring Ian McDiarmid, Tim Pigott-Smith, Sinead Cusack, Bill Paterson, Nicholas Farrell, Kenneth Cranham, James McArdle and an international cast, this sophisticated political thriller revealed the behind-closed- doors chain of catastrophe from the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the declaration of war between Britain and Germany. The curtain–raiser for the BBC’s World War One Centenary.
Production (role):
THE MAN WHO CROSSED HITLER
Company:
BBC 2 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
90’ Drama
Tx August 2011

Dir. Justin Hardy
Wr. Mark Hayhurst

Adapted for the stage as Taken at Midnight, Chichester Festival Theatre 2014

Set in pre-Nazi Berlin, this gripping legal drama revealed the true story of a young Jewish lawyer who challenged Hitler, and paid with his life. Starring Ian Hart, Ed Stoppard, Bill Paterson, Sarah Smart and Anton Lesser. In 1931 audacious Hans Litten forced rising political star Hitler onto the witness stand of a Berlin court, to expose his true character, halt the rise of the Nazi Party and endure a humiliating cross-examination, which Hitler never forgave.
Production (role):
SPANISH FLU – THE FORGOTTEN FALLEN
Company:
BBC 4 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
60’ Drama
Tx August 2009

Dir. Justin Hardy
Wr. Peter Harness

BAFTA Scotland Nomination - Actor : Bill Paterson

Original medical drama starring Bill Paterson, Mark Gatiss, Charlotte Riley and Kenneth Cranham, revealing the heroic efforts of Dr James Niven, Medical Officer of Health for the city of Manchester, to combat the last global flu pandemic. A ‘thoroughly honourable drama’ of ‘exceptional quality’, produced with the support of the Wellcome Trust.
Production (role):
1066 – THE BATTLE FOR MIDDLE EARTH
Company:
C4 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
2 x 90’ Drama Serial
Tx May 2009

Dir. Justin Hardy
Wr. Peter Harness

RTS Nomination History

BAFTA Children’s Nomination - Interactive

Innovative blend of scripted drama and original source material starring Mike Bailey and Francis Magee, this ‘knee- knocking, blood-curdling, tunic-wetting view of eleventh century warfare’ was accompanied by an award-winning online game.
Production (role):
MEDIEVAL HEIST
Company:
BBC 4 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
70’ Drama
Tx April 2008

Dir. Justin Hardy
Wr. Peter Harness

A fresh take on the Middle Ages as England’s most outrageous and least-known heist was dramatised in the style of a Hollywood crime caper, starring Kris Marshall, Geraldine James, Paul Hilton and Donald Sumpter.
Production (role):
THE RELIEF OF BELSEN
Company:
C4 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
120’ Drama
Tx October 2007

Dir. Justin Hardy
Wr. Peter Guinness


Broadcast Award - Single Drama

BAFTA Nomination - Specialist Factual

Grierson Nomination - Drama Documentary

RTS Nomination - History

Powerful medical drama starring Iain Glen, Nigel Lindsay, Corin Redgrave and Jemma Redgrave, revealing the heroic behind-the-scenes story of one of the most extraordinary emergency rescue operations in history. Supported by the Wellcome Trust.
Production (role):
TRAFALGAR BATTLE SURGEON
Company:
C4 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
60’ Drama
Tx August 2005

Dir. Justin Hardy
Wr. Peter Guinness

RTS Award, History

Alternative, originally-researched medical drama, set below-decks at Battle of Trafalgar, seen through the eyes of HMS Victory’s surgeon William Beatty. Starring Roger Daltrey and Francis Magee and supported by the Wellcome Trus.
FILM
Production (role):
FAIR GAME
Company:
Patience Pictures / Quiddity Films
Project details:
In Development

Extraordinary true story of the Dick Kerr Ladies football team and the ban on women's football.

Wr. Kate Ambler

Co-pr. Emily Morgan
DOCUMENTARY
Production (role):
SUFFRAGETTES WITH LUCY WORSLEY (Script Consultant)
Company:
Brook Lapping
Project details:
BBC 1 June 2018

Dir. / Wr. Emma Frank
Exec. Emma Hindley
Production (role):
SIX WIVES WITH LUCY WORSLEY (Script Consultant)
Company:
Wall to Wall
Project details:
BBC1 January 2017

Wr. Chloe Moss
Exec. Emma Hindley
Production (role):
MAPPING ULSTER (Executive Producer)
Company:
BBCNI / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
60’
Tx April 2013

Dir. / Prod. Andrea McCartney
Presenter Jerry Brotton
Production (role):
HANS LITTEN VS ADOLF HITLER: TO STOP A TYRANT (Executive Producer)
Company:
BBC 2 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
60’
Tx August 2011

Dir. / Prod. Mark Hayhurst
Production (role):
THE BELFAST BLITZ (Executive Producer)
Company:
BBC 2 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
60’
Tx April 2011

Dir. / Prod. Andrea McCartney

IFTA Nomination, Factual
Production (role):
ICE EMIGRANTS (Executive Producer)
Company:
BBCNI / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
60’
Tx February 2011

Dir. Brian McKenna
Prod. Andrea McCartney
Production (role):
RUBY AND THE DUKE (Executive Producer)
Company:
RTÉ / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
60’
Tx January 2011

Dir. Michael Beattie
Prod. Andrea McCartney
Production (role):
KATRINA: CAUGHT ON CAMERA (Executive Producer)
Company:
C4 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
60’
Tx August 2010

National Geographic Reversion for fifth anniversary
Production (role):
BLOODY FOREIGNERS - THE UNTOLD BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR (Executive Producer)
Company:
C4 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
60’ Drama-documentary
Tx June 2010

Dir. Richard Bond
Prod. Sophia Roberts
Production (role):
BLOODY FOREIGNERS - THE UNTOLD GREAT FIRE OF LONDON (Executive Producer)
Company:
C4 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
60’ Drama-documentary
Tx June 2010

Dir. Justin Hardy
Prod. Sophia Roberts
Production (role):
TRUE HORROR (Executive Producer)
Company:
Five / History UK / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
3 x 60’ Drama-doc series
Tx October 2009

Dirs. Ben Chanan and Julien Benoiton
Prod. Sophia Roberts
Production (role):
THE SAINT AND THE HANGED MAN (Director)
Company:
BBC 4 / Hardy Pictures
Project details:
60’ Drama-documentary
Tx April 2008

Dir. / Prod. Susan Horth

In 1307 the full weight of judicial process descended on the sleepy town of Hereford - a holy inquiry to prove whether a dead English bishop should be made into a saint. A companion piece to ‘A Medieval Heist’, this wry documentary including unique Gilliamesque animation, takes an irreverent look at the weird world of medieval justice.

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
    Company: Expectation Entertainment
    Project details: Factual Drama Slate
    Developing a growing slate of contemporary true story dramas for the BBC and Channel 4
  • Production (role): DAMILOLA, OUR LOVED BOY
    Company: BBC 1 / Minnow Films
    Project details: Dir. Euros Lyn
    Wr. Levi David Addai

    BAFTA TV Winner 2017 - Single Drama

    BAFTA TV Winner 2017 - Supporting Actress : Wunmi Mosaku

    BAFTA TV Nomination 2017 - Leading Actor: Babou Ceesay

    BAFTA Craft Nomination 2017 - Best Director: Fiction

    BAFTA Craft Nomination 2017 - Best Writer: Drama

    Royal Television Society Nomination - Single Drama

    Broadcast Award Nomination - Single Drama

    Screen Nation Winner 2017 Diversity in Drama Production

    'Without question the drama of the week and one of the best of the year so far... one of the most powerful pieces of television you will ever see' - Observer

    'Your heart will break long before Damilola reaches London' - The Times

    'In the end, I wished it had gone on longer, being not about death but about humanity' - The Guardian
  • Production (role): OUR WORLD WAR
    Company: BBC 3/ 1 / BBC Productions
    Project details: 3 x 60’ Drama Series
    Tx August 2014

    Dirs. Bruce Goodison and Ben Chanan
    Wr. Joe Barton

    BAFTA TV Nomination 2015 - Drama Mini-Series

    Grierson Winner 2015 History Programme

    RTS Winner 2015 History Programme

    RTS Craft and Design Nominations 2015 -Production Design and Sound

    Three unique, primary-sourced, adrenaline-fuelled combat dramas immersing the BBC3 audience in the First World War, starring Theo Barklem-Biggs, Hannah Britland, Shaun Dooley, Stuart Graham, Gerard Kearns, Dominic Thorburn, Luke Tittensor and Michael Socha. Covering the start, middle and end of the war this ambitious series was produced with the co-operation of the British Army for the BBC’s World War One Centenary – with an accompanying interactive episode.
  • Production (role): 37 DAYS (Executive Producer)
    Company: BBC 2 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 3 x 60’ Drama Series
    Tx March 2014

    Dir. Justin Hardy
    Wr. Mark Hayhurst

    RTS Northern Ireland Nomination 2014 -Drama Series

    RTS Craft and Design nomination 2014 - Music Titles

    Critically acclaimed hit drama series starring Ian McDiarmid, Tim Pigott-Smith, Sinead Cusack, Bill Paterson, Nicholas Farrell, Kenneth Cranham, James McArdle and an international cast, this sophisticated political thriller revealed the behind-closed- doors chain of catastrophe from the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the declaration of war between Britain and Germany. The curtain–raiser for the BBC’s World War One Centenary.
  • Production (role): THE MAN WHO CROSSED HITLER
    Company: BBC 2 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 90’ Drama
    Tx August 2011

    Dir. Justin Hardy
    Wr. Mark Hayhurst

    Adapted for the stage as Taken at Midnight, Chichester Festival Theatre 2014

    Set in pre-Nazi Berlin, this gripping legal drama revealed the true story of a young Jewish lawyer who challenged Hitler, and paid with his life. Starring Ian Hart, Ed Stoppard, Bill Paterson, Sarah Smart and Anton Lesser. In 1931 audacious Hans Litten forced rising political star Hitler onto the witness stand of a Berlin court, to expose his true character, halt the rise of the Nazi Party and endure a humiliating cross-examination, which Hitler never forgave.
  • Production (role): SPANISH FLU – THE FORGOTTEN FALLEN
    Company: BBC 4 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 60’ Drama
    Tx August 2009

    Dir. Justin Hardy
    Wr. Peter Harness

    BAFTA Scotland Nomination - Actor : Bill Paterson

    Original medical drama starring Bill Paterson, Mark Gatiss, Charlotte Riley and Kenneth Cranham, revealing the heroic efforts of Dr James Niven, Medical Officer of Health for the city of Manchester, to combat the last global flu pandemic. A ‘thoroughly honourable drama’ of ‘exceptional quality’, produced with the support of the Wellcome Trust.
  • Production (role): 1066 – THE BATTLE FOR MIDDLE EARTH
    Company: C4 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 2 x 90’ Drama Serial
    Tx May 2009

    Dir. Justin Hardy
    Wr. Peter Harness

    RTS Nomination History

    BAFTA Children’s Nomination - Interactive

    Innovative blend of scripted drama and original source material starring Mike Bailey and Francis Magee, this ‘knee- knocking, blood-curdling, tunic-wetting view of eleventh century warfare’ was accompanied by an award-winning online game.
  • Production (role): MEDIEVAL HEIST
    Company: BBC 4 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 70’ Drama
    Tx April 2008

    Dir. Justin Hardy
    Wr. Peter Harness

    A fresh take on the Middle Ages as England’s most outrageous and least-known heist was dramatised in the style of a Hollywood crime caper, starring Kris Marshall, Geraldine James, Paul Hilton and Donald Sumpter.
  • Production (role): THE RELIEF OF BELSEN
    Company: C4 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 120’ Drama
    Tx October 2007

    Dir. Justin Hardy
    Wr. Peter Guinness


    Broadcast Award - Single Drama

    BAFTA Nomination - Specialist Factual

    Grierson Nomination - Drama Documentary

    RTS Nomination - History

    Powerful medical drama starring Iain Glen, Nigel Lindsay, Corin Redgrave and Jemma Redgrave, revealing the heroic behind-the-scenes story of one of the most extraordinary emergency rescue operations in history. Supported by the Wellcome Trust.
  • Production (role): TRAFALGAR BATTLE SURGEON
    Company: C4 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 60’ Drama
    Tx August 2005

    Dir. Justin Hardy
    Wr. Peter Guinness

    RTS Award, History

    Alternative, originally-researched medical drama, set below-decks at Battle of Trafalgar, seen through the eyes of HMS Victory’s surgeon William Beatty. Starring Roger Daltrey and Francis Magee and supported by the Wellcome Trus.
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): FAIR GAME
    Company: Patience Pictures / Quiddity Films
    Project details: In Development

    Extraordinary true story of the Dick Kerr Ladies football team and the ban on women's football.

    Wr. Kate Ambler

    Co-pr. Emily Morgan
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): SUFFRAGETTES WITH LUCY WORSLEY (Script Consultant)
    Company: Brook Lapping
    Project details: BBC 1 June 2018

    Dir. / Wr. Emma Frank
    Exec. Emma Hindley
  • Production (role): SIX WIVES WITH LUCY WORSLEY (Script Consultant)
    Company: Wall to Wall
    Project details: BBC1 January 2017

    Wr. Chloe Moss
    Exec. Emma Hindley
  • Production (role): MAPPING ULSTER (Executive Producer)
    Company: BBCNI / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 60’
    Tx April 2013

    Dir. / Prod. Andrea McCartney
    Presenter Jerry Brotton
  • Production (role): HANS LITTEN VS ADOLF HITLER: TO STOP A TYRANT (Executive Producer)
    Company: BBC 2 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 60’
    Tx August 2011

    Dir. / Prod. Mark Hayhurst
  • Production (role): THE BELFAST BLITZ (Executive Producer)
    Company: BBC 2 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 60’
    Tx April 2011

    Dir. / Prod. Andrea McCartney

    IFTA Nomination, Factual
  • Production (role): ICE EMIGRANTS (Executive Producer)
    Company: BBCNI / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 60’
    Tx February 2011

    Dir. Brian McKenna
    Prod. Andrea McCartney
  • Production (role): RUBY AND THE DUKE (Executive Producer)
    Company: RTÉ / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 60’
    Tx January 2011

    Dir. Michael Beattie
    Prod. Andrea McCartney
  • Production (role): KATRINA: CAUGHT ON CAMERA (Executive Producer)
    Company: C4 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 60’
    Tx August 2010

    National Geographic Reversion for fifth anniversary
  • Production (role): BLOODY FOREIGNERS - THE UNTOLD BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR (Executive Producer)
    Company: C4 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 60’ Drama-documentary
    Tx June 2010

    Dir. Richard Bond
    Prod. Sophia Roberts
  • Production (role): BLOODY FOREIGNERS - THE UNTOLD GREAT FIRE OF LONDON (Executive Producer)
    Company: C4 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 60’ Drama-documentary
    Tx June 2010

    Dir. Justin Hardy
    Prod. Sophia Roberts
  • Production (role): TRUE HORROR (Executive Producer)
    Company: Five / History UK / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 3 x 60’ Drama-doc series
    Tx October 2009

    Dirs. Ben Chanan and Julien Benoiton
    Prod. Sophia Roberts
  • Production (role): THE SAINT AND THE HANGED MAN (Director)
    Company: BBC 4 / Hardy Pictures
    Project details: 60’ Drama-documentary
    Tx April 2008

    Dir. / Prod. Susan Horth

    In 1307 the full weight of judicial process descended on the sleepy town of Hereford - a holy inquiry to prove whether a dead English bishop should be made into a saint. A companion piece to ‘A Medieval Heist’, this wry documentary including unique Gilliamesque animation, takes an irreverent look at the weird world of medieval justice.
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