Richard Alwyn is an award-winning film maker and writer with a distinguished track record in documentary and fact-based drama. His feature length film, The Beslan Siege, which chronicled the hostage crisis of September 2004, won the Prix d'Italia and was chosen by Observer television critic Kathryn Flett as one of her ten television highlights of the decade.
Richard's incisive and instructive documentaries have included a critically acclaimed series on The Catholics for BBC4 and subjects as diverse as suicide, spritualism and Margaret Thatcher.
Richard also executive produced BBC Films' BIFA nominated Shooting Dogs, which starred Hugh Dancy and John Hurt.
Writer & Director
A documentary about Rio
Three part series going behind the scenes at three Cathedrals in England
Drama documentary telling the story of Samuel Johnson and the creation of the first English dictionary