Dr Nick Bamford
Senior Lecturer, TV Drama
Nick joins Falmouth University after a 35-year career in radio, television and theatre and 9 years as a Senior Lecturer at Bournemouth University where he ran the BA Television course for 6 years and MA Directing Film and TV for 3 years.
Having begun his career at the BBC in radio he went on to be an Assistant Producer and Producer in television before becoming a freelance Producer/Director in 1986. In this capacity he worked on a huge variety of programmes including top-rated factual shows such as The Antiques Roadshow, Top Gear, Gardeners' World and Location, Location, Location as well as the drama series Doctors.
He has also directed, written and produced for the theatre, running his own company as well as directing major community Son et Lumière shows.
He is currently developing the feature film, Bangkok Butterfly, from the script he wrote for his PhD by practice.
In addition to his time at Bournemouth University, Nick has taught at the University of Aberystwyth in Wales and UWE in Bristol as well as Chulalongkorn and Bangkok Universities in Thailand.