• Posh People: Inside Tatler
    This 3 part series looks at what it takes to be posh
    in the 21st century. Through the oldest, poshest magazine in the world we explore the lives of Britain's elite and learn the rules of the upper classes. We observe how high society is desperately clinging onto
    its traditions but is threatened by an emerging,
    aspiring class.
  • 24 Hours in A&E
    Winner of the RTS award for Best Documentary
    Series, 24 Hours in A&E reveals the daily
    life-or-death dramas of a London hospital's A&E department. Intimate, revealing, raw and emotional,
    the series tells the gripping stories of people hanging between life and death, alongside the more everyday
    and sometimes refreshingly comic cases that A&E
    face daily, as well as the lives of the staff.
  • 24 Hours In Police Custody
    This extraordinary series follows officers as they
    respond to 999 calls and arrest suspects,
    witnessing the relentless traffic through the police custody cells, round the clock, 24 hrs a day. The
    series films in close-up detail the police interrogations as each case is pieced together,
    to find the evidence to release or charge. The station works under the constant
    pressure dictated by time restrictions which mean that most prisoners can only be kept against their will for a maximum of 24 hours.
  • The Motorway: Life In The Fast Lane
    This four part documentary series goes behind the scenes of one of the busiest stretches of motorway in Britain the M6 and the iconic Spaghetti Junction – to reveal the hidden men and woman dedicated to
    getting us from A to B as quickly and safely as possible.
  • Hotel India
    A documentary series filmed upstairs and downstairs
    of the Taj, India's oldest and most famous hotel.
  • No Foreigners Here: 100% British
    With more than 30 different nationalities, speaking 84 languages, in just two square miles, Cheetham Hill in Manchester is the most diverse neighborhood in
    Britain. From Pakistani Muslims, Bermudian Christians, to fairground travellers and Orthadox Jews, this documentary series takes a look at what it means
    to be British in the 21st century.
  • Bedlam
    Tackling mental illness and stigma head-on, 4 part documentary series with exclusive access to Britain's most famous psychiatric institution: The South London and Maudsley.
  • Inside Claridge's
    This three part series follows life at Claridge's
    over the course of a year, observing preparations
    for visiting foreign royalty, charting a major
    renovations programme and meeting regular
    guests from the ex-bookmaker who's breakfasted
    at the hotel every day for forty years to the
    pampered pet who's notched up over twenty stays.
  • Keeping Britain Alive
    18th October 2012, One day, One hundred cameras. The NHS as you've never seen it before.
  • The Audience
    One person with a life-changing decision to make
    turns to 50 strangers for help. For a week they are
    followed everywhere they go and witness everything
    they do. The Audience navigate through layers of
    heartache, resistance and revelations, as well as
    nights out, family dinners and cramped kitchens to
    get to the root of the problem and try to solve the
    dilemma.
  • The Midwives
    They see us at our most undressed. We trust them
    with our lives. But now midwives are facing the
    highest birthrate in 40 years. Pregnancies are
    more complicated and parents even more
    demanding. This is what it's really like to be a
    midwife in Britain today.
  • On The Yorkshire Buses
    Meet the men and women of East Yorkshire Motor Services as they try to keep Yorkshire moving.
  • Murder on the Victorian Railway
    London 1864. A commuter is bludgeoned to death turns to 50 strangers for help. For a week they are in a first class carriage.  For the first time a murder has occurred on a British train. This film journeys back to the scene of the crime and into the mind of Victorian London gat the dawn of the railway age.
  • Kicked Out Kids
    Mediators come to the aid of young people who
    risk being thrown out of home by their parents
    due to persistent bad behaviour. Among the
    the participants are 16-year-old Charlotte,
    who threw a party that turned out to be the final
    straw and 14-year-old Tyler, whose mother is
    threatening to have social services take him away.
  • The Kidnap Diaries
    A dramatised account of film-maker Sean
    Langan's kidnapping in 2008 while on a quest
    to become the first western journalist to film
    the Taliban training camps. In a bizarre meeting
    of East and West, the self-confessed adrenaline
    junkie strikes up an unlikely friendship with the
    deeply Islamic family holding him captive.
  • Crucifixion
    Two thousand years ago, Jesus was brutally
    executed. Over the centuries, the crucifixion
    symbol has become an object of devotion, bringing
    comfort to millions. Now it is being reinterpreted
    by Gunther von Hagens. Gory stunt, or something
    else? In this special for Easter Sunday on C4,
    as Gunther grapples with Christ's mortality,
    he is unexpectedly forced to confront his own.
  • Seven Dwarves
    Each year during pantomime season, regional
    theatres across the country employ dwarf actors
    to play the parts of the Seven Dwarves in Snow
    White. Last year, seven professional actors who
    were cast in the same production agreed to be
    filmed for an observational documentary series

The Garden

The Garden is a television production company that was launched by Nick Curwin and Magnus Temple in June 2010. Our purpose is two-fold: to make cutting edge, ambitious, distinctive factual programmes for major broadcasters in the UK and internationally; and to be the most ideal production company we can be, where programme-makers can do their very best work and that always delivers exceptional television.

Latest News

 


29th June 2016

THE GARDEN NOMINATED FOR A TV CHOICE AWARDS

The Garden has been nominated for the best Factual programme category at the TV Choice Awards 2016 for both 24hrs in A&E ad 24 Hours in Police Custody. and in the Best Reality show category for 10,000BC

 

20th May 2016

POLICE CUSTODY WINS IN THE 2016 TELEVISUAL BULLDOG AWARDS

24 Hours in Police Custody has won in the Best Documentary Series category at the Televisual Bulldog Awards 2016. The Garden also came third in the Indie category.


24th March 2016

THE GARDEN LISTED IN REALSCREEN'S GLOBAL 100

The Garden has been listed in Realscreen's annual Global 100 list of top production companies for the fourth year running.


15th March 2016

THE GARDEN NOMINATED IN TWO CATEGORIES FOR TELEVISUAL'S BULLDOG AWARDS

The Garden has been nominated in the Best Indie category and 24 Hours In Police Custody has a nomination for Best Documentary Series.


8th March 2016

THE GARDEN’S CANCER RESEARCH UK CAMPAIGN ‘RIGHT NOW’ SHORTLISTED AT BRITISH ARROWS AWARDS

The Garden’s Cancer Research UK ad campaign has been shortlisted at the British Arrows advertising awards for 6 categories, including Best UK TV Series and Best Over 90 Second Cinema Commercial.


10th February 2016

BRITAIN'S SPENDING SECRETS FEATURED IN TOP 10 MOST WATCHED FACTUAL SHOWS OF 2015

Britain’s Spending Secrets was one of the Top 10 most watched factual shows of 2015, attracting a consolidated 6 million viewers, with a share of 26%.


19th January 2016

24 HOURS IN POLICE CUSTODY NOMINATED FOR TV MOMENT OF THE YEAR AT BROADCAST AWARDS

24 Hours in Police Custody has been nominated for The Timeline TV Moment of the Year Award at the Broadcast Awards 2016, for the “No comment” murder interview scene in ’The Conspiracy to Murder’ episode.


19th November 2015

TWO NOMINATIONS FOR THE GARDEN AT BROADCAST AWARDS

The Garden has been nominated as best production company at the Broadcast Awards and 24 Hours in Police Custody has been shortlisted as best documentary series.


17th November 2015

24 HOURS IN A&E WINS AT THE MIND MEDIA AWARDS

24 Hours in A&E won in the Entertainment category at the Mind Media Awards 2015 last night for episode 4, Season 8.


30th October 2015

THE GARDEN WINS RECORD A&E RUN

Channel 4 has ordered 50 hours of fixed-rig programming from The Garden, including the single largest commission of flagship brand 24 Hours in A&E.


19th October 2015

100th EPISODE OF 24 HOURS IN A&E TO AIR ON 20th OCTOBER

The 100th episode of 24 Hours in A&E will air on Channel 4 at 9pm on Tuesday 20th October, as the start of a new series of the award-winning documentary.


2nd October 2015

THE SECRET LIFE OF YOUR HOUSE WINS AT JACKSON HOLE FILM FESTIVAL

The Secret Life of Your House has won the Special Jury Award at the 2015 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival.


15th September 2015

POLICE CUSTODY NOMINATED FOR TWO GRIERSON AWARDS

24 Hours In Police Custody has been nominated in the Best Documentary on a Contemporary Theme and Best Documentary Series categories for The Grierson Awards.


9th September 2015

THE GARDEN COMES SECOND IN TELEVISUAL'S PEER POLL

The Garden has come second in Televisual’s Peer Poll of the UK’s most respected companies, up one place from last year.


9th September 2015

VIRGIN ATLANTIC: UP IN THE AIR NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL REALITY TELEVISION AWARD

Virgin Atlantic: Up in the Air has been nominated for 'Best Docu-Soap’ at the National Reality Television Awards 2015.


9th September 2015

THE SECRET LIFE OF YOUR HOUSE NOMINATED FOR TWO AWARDS

The Secret Life of Your House has been selected as a finalist in the 'Best Hosted or Presenter-Led Program' category at the 2015 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and has also been nominated for the Special Jury Award at the Gold Panda Awards 2015.


28th July 2015

POLICE CUSTODY SHORTLISTED FOR TWO GRIERSON AWARDS

24 Hours In Police Custody has been shortlisted in the Best Documentary on a Contemporary Theme and Best Documentary Series categories for The Grierson Awards.


2nd June 2015

TWO SENIOR HIRINGS FOR THE GARDEN

The Garden has appointed Chloë Solomon to the newly created role of Head of Factual Formats and Mark Rossiter as Acting Head of Development, covering Louise Doolan's maternity leave.


20th May 2015

THE GARDEN NOMINATED TWICE FOR TVCHOICE AWARDS

The Garden has been nominated in the Best Factual Entertainment Show category at the TVChoice Awards 2015 for both 24 Hours in A&E and 24 Hours in Police Custody.


12th May 2015

TELEVISUAL BULLDOG AWARDS 2015 WIN FOR THE GARDEN

The Garden has won a Televisual Bulldog Award 2015 in the Best Documentary Series category for 24 Hours in Police Custody. 24 Hours in Police Custody also came second in the Editing category. The Garden came second in the Indie category.


30th April 2015

ANDREW BRANN JOINS AS ACTING MD

Andrew Brann, who has been a commercial adviser to The Garden Productions since it first started, is to take over from MD Scarlett Ewens as Acting Managing Director of the Garden Productions during her maternity leave with effect from 11 May.


10th April 2015

THE GARDEN LISTED IN REALSCREEN 100

The Garden has been listed in Realscreen's annual Global 100 list of top production companies for the third year running.


26th March 2015

THE GARDEN COMES SECOND IN BROADCAST'S PEER POLL

The Garden has come second in this year's Broadcast peel poll of the UK's most respected production companies, up a place on last year. Thank you to all who voted for us, thank you to the staff here and everyone who has worked at The Garden over the last year for earning the company such respect and many congratulations to Love Productions for coming first.


25th March 2015

BAFTA CRAFT NOMINATIONS

BAFTA Craft nominations for 24 Hours in Police Custody. Best Director in Factual: Alisa Pomeroy and Best Editing in Factual: Ben Brown.


25th February 2015

BEDLAM NOMINATED FOR RTS AWARD

Bedlam nominated in Best Documentary Series category for Royal Television Society Programme Awards 2013/2014.


22nd January 2015

NEW ITV COMMISSION

Saved, a four part series for ITV celebrating ordinary heroes. Saved will tell the inspiring stories of people who have risked their own lives to save other people in the face of extreme danger. The 4 x 60-minute series is executive produced by The Garden’s head of programmes, David Wise.


22nd January 2015

THE GARDEN TO MAKE PEST HOUSE FOR ITV

Pest House (working title) a multi-camera, hour-long documentary. Using natural history filming techniques, entomologist George McGavin will follow domestic pests such as rats, cockroaches, mice, moths and bed bugs to give an insight on the lives of the animals that live among us in our homes. It will be executive produced by The Garden’s Jenny Byrom.


27th November 2014

BEDLAM NOMINATED IN BROADCAST AWARDS

Our BAFTA winning series Bedlam has been nominated for a Broadcast Awards in the Best Documentary Series category.

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11th November 2014

BEDLAM NOMINATED IN CDN AWARDS

BAFTA award winning series Bedlam has been nominated in the ground-breaking programme category for the CDN awards.


17th Sept 2014

BEDLAM NOMINATED FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES

BAFTA award winning series Bedlam has been nominated for Best Documentary Series in 2014 Grierson awards.

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29th July 2014

BEDLAM SHORTLISTED FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES

BAFTA award winning series Bedlam has been shortlisted in the Best Documentary Series category for the Griersons 2014.


8th July 2014

24 HOURS IN A&E SHORTLISTED IN TV CHOICE AWARDS

24 Hours in A&E has been shortlisted in the Best Reality Show category in the 2014 TV Choice Awards, as voted for by viewers.

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20th June 2014

THE GARDEN MAKES MUMBAI HOTEL DOC SERIES FOR BBC2

BBC2 has commissioned The Garden to make a four-part series about the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai. The series, which follows The Garden's Inside Claridge's, also for BBC2, is executive produced by Emma Tutty and Jonathan Smith.


20th June 2014

THE GARDEN TO MAKE LANDMARK DOC SERIES FOR CHANNEL 5

Channel 5 has commissioned The Garden to make "100% British", a documentary series about Cheetham Hill, Manchester – one of the most multi-cultural areas in the world. The three-part series, executive produced by Danny Horan, will be filmed in Britain's most diverse street and beyond, where more than 30 languages are spoken over two square miles, as families from different faiths, nationalities and generations live, work and celebrate there together.


17th June 2014

30 MORE EPISODES COMMISSIONED OF 24 HOURS IN A&E

30 new episodes of the RTS award-winning documentary series 24 Hours in A&E have been commissioned by Channel 4. They will be filmed at a new hospital, St George's Hospital in Tooting, south west London, after the previous 70 were recorded at King's College Hospital. The latest order takes the total number of episodes to 100.


5th June 2014

THE GARDEN HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR A TV CHOICE AWARD

24 Hours in A&E for Channel 4 has been nominated in the Reality TV Category.

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19th May 2014

BAFTA WIN FOR THE GARDEN

The Garden has won its first BAFTA for "Bedlam", a 4-part documentary series for Channel 4 about the patients and staff of The South London and Maudsley, Britain's most famous psychiatric institution. With nominations for Bedlam and Keeping Britain Alive, for BBC2, The Garden was responsible for half the shortlist in the Factual Series category. It is the second year running that The Garden had double BAFTA nominations, after The Audience and 24 Hours in A&E were shortlisted in 2013. Bedlam was directed by Dave Nath, Becky Lomax, Alice Mayhall and Paddy Wivell; filmed by Peter Beard, Paddy Wivell, Chris Bairstow and Lucia Tambini; produced by Peter Beard, Becky Lomax and Alice Mayhall; edited by Rupert Houseman, Steve Barclay, Ben Brown and Alex Fry; series directed by Dave Nath; and executive produced by Amy Flanagan and Jonathan Smith.


7th April 2014

DOUBLE BAFTA NOMINATION FOR THE GARDEN

The Garden has been double nominated for BAFTA awards. Bedlam, for Channel 4, and Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS in a Day, for BBC2, have both been shortlisted in the Best Documentary Series category.


3rd April 2014

GARDEN LISTED IN REALSCREEN 100

The Garden has been listed in Realscreen's annual Global 100 list of top production companies for the second year running.


10th March 2014

GARDEN NOMINATED FOR BULLDOG AWARDS

Mental health documentary Bedlam is up for Best Documentary series, while the company has been nominated for Best Indie.

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19th December 2013

THE AUDIENCE SERIES TWO FINISHES TONIGHT

The third episode in the series starts tonight at 9pm on More 4.


18th December 2013

KEEPING BRITAIN ALIVE LISTED IN TEN BEST PROGRAMMES 2013

The Garden's landmark series Keeping Britain Alive has been listed alongside hit dramas Borgen and Breaking Bad as one of the best television series of 2013.

Click here for the Telegraph's full countdown.


17th September 2013

INSIDE CLARIDGE'S NOMINATED FOR GRIERSON AWARD

The Garden's hit series Inside Claridge's has been nominated for Most Entertaining Documentary at the 2013 Grierson Awards. The ceremony will be held on 4th November at the Southbank Centre in London.


23rd August 2013

GARDEN VOTED MOST RESPECTED INDIE

The Garden has come first in Televisual's Peer Poll of the UK's most respected production companies for the second year running. The company was also voted 'Best Indie' in Broadcast Magazine's equivalent poll ealier this year.


1st August 2013

GARDEN PROGRAMMES SHORTLISTED FOR GRIERSONS

The Garden has been shortlisted in two categories at the forthcoming Grierson Awards. Inside Claridge's is up for Most Entertaining Documentary, while 24 Hours in A&E has been nominated for Best Documentary Series.


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