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  Tim Verrinder CV

Multi-camera Director


Career History


OB Director– Last Night of the Proms – Livewire Pictures. Sept 2020

OB Director for live finale of Last Night of the Proms from Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Series Director - Strictly It Takes Two - BBC Ents. Sept – Dec 2019

Series Director of Strictly's BBC 2 live sister show with Zoe Ball & Rylan Clark-Neal.


Series Director – Proms Encore – Livewire Pictures. July – Sept 2019

BBC 2 spin off magazine show for the BBC Proms with Katie Derham. Filmed on location in Kensington Gardens with music performances.


Director – BBC 4 at Glastonbury – BBC Studios. June 2019

Presentation director for BBC 4 output.


Director – The One Show at Glastonbury – BBC 1. June 2019

Director of BBC 1's flagship Arts, Entertainment and Current Affairs show live from Glastonbury.


Studio Director – Tenable – Initial TV. May - July 2019 

ITV 1's popular daytime quiz hosted by Warwick Davis.


Studio Director – The Gadget Show. North One TV. March - December 2019 

Studio Director of Channel 5’s popular consumer technology review show.


Studio Director – The One Show – BBC 1. Oct 2014 (Ongoing)

Studio Director of BBC 1's flagship Arts, Entertainment and Current Affairs show.


Studio Director- Sunday Brunch -Remarkable. Channel 4. 

April 2012 (Ongoing). Live cookery/entertainment show with recipes, celebrity guest interviews and music performances.


Studio Director – Beat The Internet – Vice Studios. August 2018 

Quiz show hosted by John Robins for Dave.


Studio Director – Tenable – Initial TV. April - June 2018 

ITV 1's popular daytime quiz hosted by Warwick Davis.


Studio Director – Pointless – Remarkable TV. July 2015 (Ongoing)

BBC 1's popular daytime quiz.


Studio Director – Celebrity Big Brothers Bit On The Side – Initial.Sept 2017

Celebrity Big Brother sister show hosted by Rylan Clark. Channel 5.

Director – Live App for Five Gold Rings – Possessed TV. March - April 2017

Co-ordinated live App play for ITV 1 Quiz show.


Studio Director – Cash Trapped Series 2 – Possessed TV. March 2017

Returning ITV 1 Daytime Quiz show hosted by Bradley Walsh.

Studio Director - Health Lottery - Five (Oct 2011- June 2017)


Series Director - Strictly It Takes Two - BBC Ents. (2011 – 2016)

Series Director of Strictly's BBC 2 live sister show with Zoe Ball.

Studio Director – Stand Up to Cancer. Joe vs Casper – Princess Productions. September 2016

Multi-Camera 3.5 hour live studio web stream show with Joe Suggs & Caspar Lee. Streamed live on You Tube.


Studio Director – Cash Trapped – Possessed TV. June 2016

New ITV 1 Daytime Quiz show hosted by Bradley Walsh.


Multi-Camera Director – MCM x Christopher Raeburn – MVP Films. June 2016

Live web streaming of London Men’s Collection fashion show.


Studio Director – The Superhumans Show – Princess. March- May 2016

Channel 4 Paralympic show hosted by Alex Brooker & guests.


Series Director – Too Much TV - BBC Ents. March 2016

Series Director of BBC 2’s new daily, live, TV preview show with Aled Jones, Sara Cox, Emma Bunton & Rufus Hound. Guests, chat and music performance.


Live Vision Director – Samsung Unpacked 2016 - Jack Morton Worldwide. Feb 2016

Multi-Camera live web stream coverage of Samsung Galaxy S7 launch from Barcelona. 


Studio Director- Got To Dance Backstage Live - Princess Productions. Channel 4. August 2014. Live Facebook spin off show for Sky 1 show.


O.B. Multi-Cam Director – Edge of Tomorrow London Premiere. Jun 2014

London premiere, first leg of three world-wide in one night. London to Paris to New York! Streamed live on the internet.


Series Director - The Voice: Louder on Two - Wall to Wall for BBC 2. April 2014

Daily Live Spin off show for The Voice including interviews and music performances.


Studio Director - This Morning - ITV Studios. August 2013

Studio Director of ITV 1's flagship daytime show.


Multi-Cam Director - Man of Steel Premiere - Plastic Pictures. Jun 2013

Corporate shoot for Nokia. Multi-Camera coverage of European Premiere of Man of Steel from Leicester Square. The whole thing shot on Nokia 920 phone's camera (x14). Plan and shoot as if it was a full scale Premiere coverage!


Studio Director- Quiz Pilot – Wall to Wall. Feb 2013

Quiz show pilot, details withheld at present


Multi-Camera Location Director - The Voice. Wall to Wall. Dec – Jan 2013

Series 2 of prime-time BBC 1 Entertainment show. Coaches’ Master Profile shoot, Blind auditions, coach music rehearsals & Battle rounds.


Director - London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games (Sport Presentation). Great Big Events. July – Sept 2012

Vision Director for sports presentation at the Aquatics Centre for the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic games (Swimming, Synchronised Swimming & Diving).


Director - BT River of Music – Somethin’ Else/Serious. July 2012

Main stage director (Africa) at The London Pleasure Gardens. Acts including The Noisettes & Staff Benda Bilili headlining.


Multi-Camera Location Director - The Voice - Wall to Wall. Jan/Feb 2012

Prime-time BBC 1 Entertainment show. Blind auditions, coach master interviews, coach music rehearsals & Battle rounds. 8 PSC crews & Jib.


Studio Director- Something For The Weekend - Princess Productions BBC2. Oct ‘09 – March 2012. Entertainment & Cookery


Studio Director- T4  - Princess Productions for Channel 4

Dec ‘09 – Oct 2012


Studio Director. Quiz Show Pilot Nov 2011

Two Four Productions. Multi-camera studio pilot.


Studio Director – Boxing. Primetime TV Sept 2011. Studio show analysis.


Studio Director - The Wright Stuff & Wright Stuff Extra - Five July 2011


Studio Director - Deal or No Deal - Endemol - Channel 4 Dec 2010


O.B. Director - Film Premieres -  Matchbox TV - Channel 4, Five, Sky (Ongoing) Big screens at various venues, celebrity interviews & music.


Multi-Camera Director - Red Bull Fashion Factory  - UMTV  Sept 2009

HD O.B. coverage of catwalk shows for London Fashion Week 09 (5 Cameras)


Series Director- Going for Gold - Talkback for Five Sept 08 - Mar 09


Series Director - Nuts TV - July 2007 - April 2008

Studio director & Vision Mixer of 2 hour live show of celebrity interviews, music performances, comedy. 9 Cameras (4 Ped & 5 Remote)


Series Director. American Princess 2. April - June 2007

US Reality series. 7 cameras including Jib and Steadicam

Live OB Director- Time Team Live - Wildfire TV for More4  Aug 2006    

Multi-camera OB,  3 x 6 hour live shows covering Time Team's excavations.


Director - Dance with Len Goodman - Zig Zag Productions June 2006

Strictly's Head judge Len Goodman's DVD on how to dance.


Studio Director - National Lottery Daily Play Draw - UMTV Feb - Dec 2005

Studio Director/Vision Mixer - Glory Ball Live - UMTV Feb - Oct 2005

Gallery Director/Vision Mixer April 2004 - Sept 2006:

Unanimous - Scream Films for Channel 4. Hell's Kitchen 2 - Granada for ITV. Celebrity Big Brother - Endemol for Channel 4. Fooling Around With... Endemol for E4/Channel 4. Kings of Comedy - Endemol for E4/Channel 4. Big Brother 5 -  Endemol for Channel 4. 24 Hour Quiz -  Endemol for ITV 1 & 2


Comedy & Writing:

Writer - Live with...Christian O'Connell - UMTV - Five Jan 2003

Writer/Director - Show me the Funny - Feb 2001

Comedy sketches Talkback Productions for E4

The Cheese Shop (founded 1990) Comic sextet. Founder Member. Actor, Writer, Director, Producer.

BBC Radio 4 Series Jan 1997, May 1998, Jan 1999, May 2000 Fellahs' Hour

Paramount Channel Sketch series Feb 1996

Edinburgh Fringe. (August 93, 95, 96 & 97). One hour sketch show performed daily. (Pleasance and Gilded Balloon).

By George! Comedy club Resident hosts of weekly club 1994- 1996

Actor/Writer- Comedy Nation BBC 2 Comedy sketch series - Aug '98

Actor/Writer Barking Comedy sketch series. Channel X for C4 Nov 1997

Actor - Golders Green Leaning Team - Blink Productions  March 1996


Relevant Training & Industry Qualifications:

BBC Multi-camera Music Directing


Skills:  Vision Mixing. Qualified Teacher (Primary). Full clean driving licence

Interests: Travelling / Photography (Finalist BBC Photography Comp 2004)

Education: Oct 1989-June 1993  Warwick University. BA Hons (with QTS) Sept 1980-June 1987   St. Laurence School, Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts - 3 'A' levels. 10 'O' levels.


References:  Moira Ross, Eve Winstanley (Numbers on request)

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