We make documentary,
entertainment and factual TV shows.

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The Three Day Nanny

The Three Day Nanny follows professional nanny, Kathryn Mewes, as she answers the cries for help from desperate parents. Across this new series, Nanny Mewes will help families struggling with fussy eaters, temper tantrums and sleepless nights.

Using her unique three day plan of action, Kathryn will move into households which are being ruled by tearaway tots to give parents the tools they need for a happy home. With twenty years of experience, Nanny Mewes will be championing the viewpoint of the child. By bridging the gap in communication, Kathryn will empower the parents with the skills they need to effectively interact with their children. 4 x 60’ for CHANNEL 4.

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The Crane Gang

A new documentary series for BBC Two following the drivers, technicians and management at Ainscough, the UK’s biggest mobile crane hire company during a make-or-break year. Ainscough are involved in countless major construction projects, relocating precious works of art, lifting million pound yachts, carrying enormous wind turbines and moving derailed trains.

From key decisions made by senior management, to the day-to-day problems faced by the team on the ground, The Crane Gang introduces the often larger-than-life characters responsible for some of the most impressive feats of lifting we see in and around our town and cities. 3 x 60’ for BBC TWO.

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Dave Gorman: Modern Life…

Dave Gorman thinks modern life is good…ish.  However, tired of endlessly being sold stuff he doesn’t need, feeling manipulated by the media and harassed by technology, he’s become slightly obsessive about the ‘ish’.  But instead of letting it drive him mad he’s decided to fight back.  A bit.  Sort of.  Ish.

So he’ll be sharing his observations and venting his frustrations in six mischievous shows for DAVE.  Presented using his own unique blend of stand-up and documentary comedy, expect a whole new take on the things we normally take for granted.  6 x 60’ for DAVE.

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Al Murray’s German Adventure

Award-winning comedian Al Murray embarks on a journey to discover the real Germany in a short series for BBC Four. Al’s odyssey, through one of the country’s coldest winters on record, unearths two centuries of stunning arts and culture which, undoubtedly, have profoundly influenced the Britain we know today.

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The Alastair Campbell Diaries

In this three-part series, Alastair Campbell gives a fascinating and enlightening account of his time spent as Tony Blair’s closest ally. Combining archive footage of the most pivotal events from the last ten years with readings from his long-awaited memoirs, The Alastair Campbell Diaries is a unique insight into British politics from the press secretary once labelled ‘the second most powerful man in the country’.

Written every day while he was the Prime Minister’s right hand man, Campbell spent more time with Blair than anyone and The Alastair Campbell Diaries reveal a very personal insight into the heart of UK politics. At times brutally frank, often funny but always compelling, this series lays bare the key events of a remarkable decade in British Politics.

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Grumpy…

This very popular and entertaining series, produced for BBC Two  sees some of the wittiest and most insightful social commentators in the 35-55 age range cast their eyes over everything from holidays to political correctness and they tell us just what it is that drives them nuts. These brilliantly written series were an instant smash hit for BBC Two, regularly hitting ratings over 3.5 million viewers.

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The Lakes on a Plate

The Lakes On A Plate follows the Cumbrian chef and café owner Peter Sidwell as he cooks his way around the Lake District seeking out local produce and demonstrating how to cook dishes from his Lake District home. While exploring the breathtaking scenery of the Lakes – Peter discovers cheese that tastes like parmesan, homemade black pudding and locally caught wild salmon and herbs.

The Lake District, a national park famous around the world for its outstanding natural beauty, is also an area steeped in a rich culinary history; from the origins of ‘Nut Monday’, when entire families took to the hedgerows to forage for nuts, to fishing for mackerel of the west coast. The Lakes On A Plate discovers the tastes and personalities that make the region truly unique.

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Portillo on Thatcher

In this one-off 90 minute documentary for BBC Four, Portillo is startlingly open, recalling not only his own errors, but also his very public televised humiliation. Presenting the inside story of the rise and fall of the Thatcher era and her ever-present influence on the Conservative Party this landmark documentary combines archive footage and exceptionally frank, often funny, interviews with key players from recent Conservative history.

“Gordon Brown and David Cameron should watch it. Tony Blair should get a hold of a tape and reflect on what might have been. Media bosses who only commission films if they portray politicians as corrupt and mad should take note also… I know people with only a passing interest in politics who were gripped.”
Steve Richards, The Independent

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Songbook

Songbook profiles some of the world’s greatest song writers. Filmed in HD, each episode features exclusive acoustic performances and interviews with the legends responsible for some of the most famous songs of our times.

“Sky Arts has created a simple but stunning format with Songbook.”
Broadcast

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Three Men…

Three comedians, GRIFF RHYS JONES, DARA O’BRIAIN and RORY MCGRATH go on a series of water bound voyages in this light-hearted, popular factual entertainment series for BBC TWO. The trio endure treacherous waters and each other’s company as they attempt to charm their way from place to place without killing each other in the process.

“Inexplicably warm, home-grown charm.”
AA Gill – The Times

“A joy to watch.”
Jane Simon – The Mirror

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Willie’s Chocolate

When eccentric entrepreneur Willie Harcourt-Cooze first burst onto Channel 4, he whipped up audiences into a chocolate frenzy, consistently drawing in excellent ratings.

Willie’s Wonky Chocolate Factory

Series one followed Willie, his wife Tania and their three young children as Willie’s dream to grow his own cocoa beans on his Venezuelan farm and then turn them into premium chocolate at his Devon factory, became a reality.

Willie’s Chocolate Revolution

The follow-up series sees Willie’s business expand and his sights set firmly on the confectionary market. Alongside his attempts to produce a flavoursome milk chocolate, he’ll undertake the greater challenge of turning the nation on to real chocolate through a series of stunts and public events.

  • The Three Day Nanny

    The Three Day Nanny

  • The Crane Gang

    The Crane Gang

  • Dave Gorman: Modern Life…

    Dave Gorman: Modern Life…

  • Al Murray’s German Adventure

    Al Murray’s German Adventure

  • The Alastair Campbell Diaries

    The Alastair Campbell Diaries

  • Grumpy…

    Grumpy…

  • The Lakes on a Plate

    The Lakes on a Plate

  • Portillo on Thatcher

    Portillo on Thatcher

  • Songbook

    Songbook

  • Three Men…

    Three Men…

  • Willie’s Chocolate

    Willie’s Chocolate

About

Liberty Bell Productions was formed in autumn 2002 and specialises in the production of television documentaries and features, factual entertainment, current affairs and drama-documentaries.

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