CLARE BEAVAN

Clare Beavan is an award winning TV director and producer. She directed the critically acclaimed BBC drama Daphne staring Geraldine Somerville, Elizabeth McGovern and Janet McTeer. 

She was the Series Producer of Simon Schama’s  Power of Art ( and a director). She also directed for  Simon Schama's  History of Britain. 

She has made many documentaries for the BBC  including films about Machiavelli, Turner, John Donne, Lewis Carroll, Billie Jean King, Lee Strasberg,  Olga Korbut and The Tate Bricks.  She has a European Science TV Award  for Codebreaker,  a drama/doc feature about Alan Turing starring Ed Stoppard and Henry Goodman.  She also has a Grierson Award, an International Emmy Award and three Bafta Nominations 

  

CV

BRICKS!
Documentary 60 min. BBC TWO. 2016

THE SECRET WORLD OF LEWIS CARROLL
Documetary. 60 min. BBC TWO. 2014
Preseter Martha Kearney

LYNN BARBER’S CELEBRITY MASTERCLASS  Culture Show. BBC TWO. 2014

WHO’S AFRAID OF MACHIAVELLI  Documnetary. 60 min. BBC TWO. 2013

THE GENIUS OF TURNER. Drama/Doc. 60 min. BBC TWO. 2013

CODEBREAKER  Cinema Drama/Doc  doc 1 hour 22min. THEATRICAL. 2012

Story Center Productions

BRITAIN’S GREATEST CODEBREAKER Drama/Doc. 60 mins. CHANNEL 4. 2011
EUROPEAN SCIENCE TV AWARD - Best Producion in front of a Theatrical Audience

SECRETS OF THE POP SONG
Fly on the Wall Doc  3 x 60 series. BBC TWO. 2011. Series Producer
Director Ballad. Co-Director Antham

AMERICA. THE STORY OF US  
Drama/Doc/CGI. 2x60. Nutopia/History Channel USA. 2010


SIMON SCHAMA’S JOHN DONNE Documentary. 60 min. BBC TWO. 2009

IMAGINE…A LOVE STORY  Documentary. 50 min. BBC ONE. 2008

OBSERVER NEWSPAPER - No 6 in TOP TV PROGRAMMES OF THE YEAR

IMAGINE…THE SECRET Documentary.  50 min. BBC ONE. 2008

DAPHNE  TV drama feature . 90 mins. BBC TWO
GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER - DRAMA PICK OF THE YEAR 2007

SIMON SCHAMA’S POWER OF ART  Drama/Documentary/CGI. BBC TWO
Series Producer  2004-6.   8x60 min eps .
Director Rembrandt.
Director David
Director: Bernini  

International  EMMY AWARD 
BAFTA Nominatiom.
GRIERSON Nomination


THE PRINCE, THE SHOWGIRL AND ME  Documentary 60 min. BBC FOUR. 2004
GRIERSON AWARD - Most Entertaining Documentary

GREAT BRITONS: DIANA
Documentary/Animation. 60 min. BBC TWO. 2002

SIMON SCHAMA’S HISTORY OF BRITAIN The Two Winstons
Documentary. 60 min. BBC TWO. 2002
GRIERSON Nomination
BAFTA Nomination

SUNDAY TIMES. NO 9 in BEST TV OF THE DECADE

REPUTATIONS: FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
Drama/Documentary. 60 min. BBC TWO. 2001

SIMON SCHAMA’S HISTORY OF BRITAIN. The Body of the Queen
Documentary. 60 min. BBC TWO. 2000
BAFTA Nomination

OLGA KORBUT
Documentary. 60 min. BBC TWO. 1999

SIMON SCHAMA’S HISTORY OF BRITAIN Dynasty
Documentary 60 min. BBC TWO. 1999

BILLIE JEAN KING. Rogue Champion
Documentary 60 min. BBC TWO. 1998

 LEE STRASBERG. Method Man
Documentary. 60 min. BBC TWO. 1998
INTERNATIONAL EMMY Nomination

WALKING THE WALL: The Fall of Berlin Wall.
Documentary. 1997. BBC TWO


DECISIVE MOMENTS Photographs that made History
Documentary. 2x60. BBC TWO. 1996


REPUTATIONS: KINSEY
Documentary. 60 min. BBC TWO. 1996

THE LATE SHOW
New York Producer/Director. Various. BBC TWO. 1995

MARTINA
Documentary 60 min. BBC ONE. 1994

THE MARY WHITEHOUSE STORY
Documentary. BBC TWO. 1994

THE LATE SHOW Documentary. Various. 1992-4. BBC TWO

SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER
Short Film 1991. BBC TWO
AUDIENCE AWARD Outfest LA Gay Film Festival

SATURDAY NIGHT OUT
Series Producer. Documentary. Various. Fulcrum/BBC TWO. 1991

THE GAY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL YEARS
Producer. Documentary. Fulcrum / BBC TWO. 1991
BFI Award Nomination 1992
BEST VIDEO AWARD  Reel Affirmations Washinton DC Gay Film Awards 1992


OUT ON TUESDAY
Series Producer and Director. Doc Series. Fulcrum /CHANNEL 4. 1990
BFI Award  Nomination

DISPATCHES: BAD MEAT TRAIL
Documentary. Fulcrum/ CHANNEL 4.

 

Bricks
Billie Jean King. Rogue Champion
Codebreaker
Daphne
Great Britons: Diana
Imagine...The Secret
Imagine...a Love Story
John Donne
Lynn Barber's celebrity masterclass
Lee Strasberg. Method Man
Power of Art. Bernini
Reputations. Olga Korbut
Simon Schama's Power of Art. David
Secrets of the Pop Song; The Ballad
Simon Schama's History of Britain. Dynasty
Simon Schama's History of Britain. The Body of the Queen
Simon Schama's History of Britain. The Two Winstons
Simon Schama's Power of Art . Rembrandt
The Genius of Turner
The Prince, The Showgirl and Me.
The Secret World of Lewis Carroll
Who's Afraid of Machiavelli
America the Story of Us - Cities
America the Story of Us. Boom