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Robert William Young – Director TV and Film

Robert William Young – Director/ Producer

Robert Young has had a long and illustrious career in film and television, spanning five decades. He won a scholarship to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), where he studied Acting and Theatre for two years. After a year in repertory, he went to the United States with the Old Vic Company, headed by John Neville, Judi Dench, Laurence Harvey and Barbara Jefford.

From 1963 to 1967, Robert worked primarily as a theatre director, before moving into film in 1967. He directed for 20th Century Fox in South Africa. In 1970 he won the Silver Award at the New York International Film Festival for his fantasy feature film The Goldfish Bowl. In 1971 he won the Chicago Golden Camera Award.

Robert won the Gold Award at BISFA in 1976 for We Get Around starring Anton Rogers. He also took on the leading role in Gaslight, which opened at the Comedy Theatre with Peter Vaughn and Nicola Pagett.

Robert has directed a number of award-winning commercials, which have won him several Gold, Silver and Bronze BTA Awards. In 1979, Robert won the BAFTA award (“Best Specialized Film“) for directing Twenty Times More Likely, staring Gillian Taylforth and Ray Burdges. In 1992, Robert won BAFTA‘s Alan Clark Award for directing and services to television.

Robert’s feature film credits include Wide Blue Yonder, starring Brian Cox, Lauren Bacall and James Fox, Eichmann, starring Thomas Kretschmann, Troy Garity and Franka Potente, Blood Monkey, starring F Murray Abraham, Bye Bye Harry, starring Joanna Page, Iddo Goldberg, Tim Dutton, Veronica Ferres, Til Schweiger and Bela B. Felsenheimer, Captain Jack, starring Bob Hoskins, Anna Massey, Gemma Jones, Patrick Malahide, Sadie Frost, Peter MacDonald and David Troughton, Fierce Creatures, starring John Cleese, Kevin Kline and Jamie Lee Curtis, Splitting Heirs, staring Eric Idle, Rick Moranis, John Cleese, Barbara Hershey and Catherine Zeta Jones; and Hostage, starring Sam Neill, James Fox and Michael Kitchen.

Robert’s television credits include GBH, Alan Bleasdale’s highly acclaimed series, starring Michael Palin, Robert Lindsay and Linsay Duncan, for which he was again nominated for a BAFTAH G Wells, starring Tom Ward, Eve Best and Katy Carmichael, The Road to Santiago, starring Anthony Quinn, Charlton Heston, Anne Archer and Robert Wagner, Jane Eyre, starring Ciaran Hinds, Samantha Morton and Gemma Jones, Wimbledon Poisoner, starring Robert Lindsay and Alison Steadman, White Goods, starring Lenny Henry and Ian McShane, Doomsday Gun, starring Frank Langella, Alan Arkin, Kevin Spacey, James Fox, Michael Kitchen and Francesca Annis, Minder, starring George Cole, Dennis Waterman and Lionel Jeffries, Bergerac, starring John Nettles, Michael Gambon, Connie Booth and Liza Goddard, Jeeves and Wooster, starring Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, and children’s series Robin of Sherwood, starring Michael Praed, Jason Connery and Ray Winston. Most of his television director credits were for series broadcast on the BBC.

Robert Young on IMDb

Sadie Kaye – Writer/Actress/Head of Social Responsibilities

Sadie Kaye as a presenter and filmmaker brings warmth and her own brand of comedic charm to complex, difficult subjects. Her commitment to social responsibilities is reflected in her raw documentaries with a bold social purpose; including Sailing Miss Sadie for Sky/Discovery and its sequels, Tucker’s Luck for Sky, Wild Horses for France 3Polo Field of Dreams for RTHK and two series of doc shorts for Channel 4. In 2015 she presented Bipolar Express, Highly Commended by the Association for International Broadcasting at the 2015 AIBs. She’s presented a sequel doc As Bad As It Gets and recently the Mental Ideas Podcast.

She began her career as a children’s TV presenter on TVB and ITV. She also appeared as a presenter on Disney Channel, E4 & MTV. She devised/presented ETV comedy series Dinner Party, commended for New Media awards at the Broadcast Awards and Rose d’Or Festival. Sadie’s written & performed in comedy sketch shows for TV, radio & web. She first played Miss Adventure in a pilot on Funny or Die, before taking the character onto the airwaves of RTHK. She’s performed as ‘Miss Adventure’ in many different forms, including live broadcasts from events, comic slots, sketches and mockumentary Fake News. Developing a spoof travelogue series of Miss Adventure films is just one of the projects Sadie is currently working on with GMI.

Sadie spent 4 years mentoring young offenders at HMP Feltham, before initiating some ambitious charity projects, taking groups of young offenders from The Prince’s Trust abroad. With these young people’s help, she sailed the Atlantic, coerced teenage street gangs to disarm in Caracas slums and helped rebuild a dilapidated orphanage. She’s an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust, Art Saves Lives, a Hong Kong children’s charity, and patron of the Reformed Foundation. Her projects have benefitted numerous other charities, such as the RDA, and attracted the praise of HRH Prince Charles and well-known figures in politics and the media. She’s founder/creative director of non-profit groups Bipolar Hong Kong and Mental Ideas.

Sadie Kaye on IMDb

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