• Geoff Ward

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Geoff Ward is an accomplished director and one of the most experienced and talented cameraman currently working in documentary programming. He is in constant demand by directors who value his creative eye, his empathy with subjects and his ability to produce outstanding work under often difficult circumstances. Originally a news cameraman at the BBC, Geoff moved into the challenge of documentaries over twenty years ago. His award winning work has been broadcast globally on BBC World News and on all the major UK networks, including “Country File” and “The One Show” for BBC One, “Waterworld” for ITV, plus numerous programmes at C4 and Sky. He has travelled all over the world to record the extraordinary lives of people living in some of the most remote places on the planet. He’s in demand not just as a cameraman, but as a stills photographer and as a director. Despite his globe trotting, Geoff has lived in Shropshire most of his life. To him, it’s home and where his roots are. Using his considerable television experience, Geoff is now leading the team that is creating one of the most exciting new ventures in broadcasting – The County Channel.


TV Shows

All By Water – Sea Trials

All By Water – Sea Trials

Programme online since April 26, 2013 at 5:46pm No Comments

The next step in Arnold’s preparations for his epic voyage around Wales in an inflatable boat, are the sea trials. The forecast is for high winds but will that stop him taking his vessel on to the sea for the first time?

The 10th Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival

The 10th Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival

Programme online since April 22, 2013 at 10:57am No Comments

Our cameras spent the day with the internationally renowned cartoonists at this years cartoon festival.

Wild About Shropshire with Ben Waddams – Winter Visitors

Wild About Shropshire with Ben Waddams – Winter Visitors

Programme online since February 20, 2013 at 11:30am No Comments

The enjoyment many of us feel when watching the birds in our garden, receives a boost over the winter months with colourful and characterful species from the north. Join Ben Waddams in a hunt for our ‘winter visitors’.

The Volunteers – Ricoh helps Blists Hill Victorian Town get ready for Santa

The Volunteers – Ricoh helps Blists Hill Victorian Town get ready for Santa

Programme online since December 13, 2012 at 5:27pm 1 Comment

In this episode of The Volunteers, we meet a group of enthusiasts from local business, Ricoh, who quietly support their community by offering their time to decorate Santa’s Workshop.

Wild About Shropshire with Ben Waddams – Quarry to Wetland

Wild About Shropshire with Ben Waddams – Quarry to Wetland

Programme online since November 2, 2012 at 5:36pm No Comments

Artist and writer Ben Waddams visits the quarry and landfill site at Wood Lane near Ellesmere, and finds out how a big hole can be turned into a wetland haven for bird life.

Wild About Shropshire with Ben Waddams – Pike

Wild About Shropshire with Ben Waddams – Pike

Programme online since October 12, 2012 at 10:46pm 2 Comments

Wildlife artist and writer Ben Waddams begins his exploration of Shropshire’s wild places and the wildlife that can be found there by searching for one of Britain’s most ferocious predator fish, the Pike.

The Volunteers – Georgina preserves history at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum

The Volunteers – Georgina preserves history at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum

Programme online since October 6, 2012 at 12:05am No Comments

This week on The Volunteers, we meet Georgina, who’s between university courses and wants a career working in a large museum. She’s gaining experience in Ironbridge.

The Volunteers – Hannah helps out at Attingham Park

The Volunteers – Hannah helps out at Attingham Park

Programme online since October 3, 2012 at 11:02am 2 Comments

In this episode of The Volunteers, we meet Hannah, who expected to get a job on leaving university but soon realised things may not go to plan.

County Channel Shropshire Promotional Film

County Channel Shropshire Promotional Film

Programme online since April 20, 2012 at 4:48pm 13 Comments

The County Channel is due to launch fully online in September 2012.

Robert Harper and Vicki Archer introduce the County Channel concept in this promotional video, shot in the Shrewsbury Market Hall.

What The Romans Did For Us

What The Romans Did For Us

Programme online since March 29, 2012 at 9:34pm 23 Comments

Robert Harper discovers some of the exciting and lesser known historical stories, in and around Shropshire. In this pilot episode of Pocket Histories he’s on The Wrekin in Telford, talking about “What the Romans did for us”.