Kathryn Wolfe

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Kathryn Wolfe is an English television director, author and university lecturer.

Kathryn was born and grew up in North London where she attended Henrietta Barnett Grammar School in Hampstead Garden Suburb. She went on to study BA Hons Drama at Bristol University and after graduating joined the BBC where she trained as a TV director.[1]

Her father was TV situation comedy scriptwriter Ronald Wolfe. Her cousins include actor Warren Mitchell and Clive Wolfe Festival Director of the National Student Drama Festival (NSDF) 1971-2000. Kathryn has been married to actor/writer/producer Arif Hussein, CEO of Kaos Films and founder of the British Short Screenplay Competition (BSSC), since 1996. They have two children and live in London.

In 2006 Kathryn was appointed Senior Lecturer Media Performance and Course Leader Television Production[2] at the University of Bedfordshire. Her book So You Want To Be A TV Presenter? was published by Nick Hern Books in May 2010.[3]

TV Credits - Factual Programmes[edit]

Programme Role Production Company
Resource Review Director Teachers TV
BETT Show 2005, 2006, 2007 Director Teachers TV
The Buyer’s Guide Producer/Director Teachers TV
Hot Management Producer/Director Teachers TV
Hot Research Producer/Director Teachers TV
21st Century Science Director Teachers TV
Road to the Beach Director Creative Partnerships
First Edition Director ITV
Drivers from Hell Location Director ITV
Diana Princess of the People Location Director ITV
Stunts & Stars of London’s Burning Producer Director ITV
The West this Week * Director ITV
Weekend World Location & Studio Director ITV

(*)Award New York Film & TV Festival

TV Credits - Children's Programmes[edit]

Programme Role Production Company
The Carrot Club Director CBeebies
Tweenies Xmas Specials Director 2x60 minutes BBC
Tweenies Safety Interstitials Director 26 programmes BBC
Tweenies Director 67 programmes BBC
Teletubbies Director- insert BBC
Fun Song Factory Studios Director SKY
Ratkan & Droibee Time Studio Director The Children’s Channel
Record Breakers Series Director BBC
Playschool Writer/Director BBC
Jackanory Writer/Director BBC
Wild Britain Studio Director BBC
Wildtrack Live Studio Director BBC
Animal Magic Studio Director BBC

TV Credits - News/Live Programmes[edit]

Programme Role Production Company
Breakfast Time Live Studio Director - 1 year BBC
London Plus Live Studio Director - 6 months BBC
HTV News Live Studio Director - 1 year HTV
Points West Live Studio Director/vision mixer BBC

TV Credits - Drama Reconstruction Programmes[edit]

Programme Role Production Company
Crimewatch UK Location Director BBC
Britain’s Most Wanted Series Director/Producer ITV
Strange But True Series Director/Producer ITV
Crime Weekly Series Director/Producer ITV
One in a Million Series Director/Producer ITV
True Crimes Director Pilot & Series 1&2 ITV
Crime Monthly Series Director/Producer ITV

TV Credits - Magazine Programmes[edit]

Programme Role Production Company
The Clothes Show Series Location Director BBC
Drivers from Hell Location Director ITV
Driving me Crazy Series Location Director LWT
Hodson Confidential Series Director ITV
The Six O’Clock Show Live OB and Location Director LWT
UK Today Director/Producer World Wide


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