About Us

 

Margaret Matheson, the founder of Bard Entertainments has worked in film and television for the past 40 odd years on the following:


2015                 


2013 - 2014               



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2012                  

                         

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2011



2010



2008



2007


2006



2006 



2003 - present


2003 - 2005


2002


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2001



1999 - 2000



1998                 




1997 - 1998


1997



1996 - 1997


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1994


1993


1992 - 1996



1992


1990 - 1993







1989 - 1992


1988 - 1996


1985 - 1989


1984 - 1989
















1984



1981 - 1984














1980 - 1981



1977 - 1978















1975



1973 - 1975




1973



1970 - 1973




Producer of IONA written and directed by Scott Graham


Producer of Katie Morag Series 1 and Series 2 (Move On Up and BBC), winner of BAFTA’s Best Children’s Drama award two years running


Producer of B O R T H, Gideon Koppel’s film installation, exhibited at the Cardiff International Festival of Photography


Producer with David Smith of Shell written and directed by Scott Graham


Executive Producer of LORE directed by Cate Shortland and produced by Paul Welsh, Liz Watts, Benny Drechsel and Karsten Stoter


Executive Producer of THE FOLD  written by Poppy Cogan, directed by John Jencks

and produced by Alexa Seligman and Jay Taylor


Executive Producer of L’HISTOIRE DE NOS PETITES MORTS written, directed and produced by David Chidlow


Producer of In The Dark Half written by Lucy Catherine and directed by Alastair Siddons


Executive Producer of HARD BOILED SWEETS written directed and produced by David L G Hughes and produced by Demelza Jones, Lara Greenway and Michael Riley


Executive Producer of THIRD STAR written by Vaughan Sivell, directed by Hattie Dalton and produced by Kelly Broad and Vaughan Sivell


Producer of SKIN directed by Anthony Fabian starring Sophie Okonedo, Sam Neill and Alice Krige


Producer of SLEEP FURIOUSLY, a feature documentary directed by Gideon Koppel


Executive Producer NINA’S HEAVENLY DELIGHTS written by Andrea Gibb, directed by Pratibha Parmar


Producer VAMPIRE DIARY written by Phil O’Shea, directed by Mark James and Phil O’Shea


Deputy Chair of the London Film School


Vice Chair of Film for PACT


Executive Producer of AKA written and directed by Duncan Roy


Producer of AMERICAN COUSINS written by Sergio Casci, directed by Don Coutts, starring Danny Nucci, Shirley Henderson, Gerald Lepkowski, Vincent Pastore and Dan Hedaya


Producer of REVENGERS TRAGEDY written by Frank Cottrell Boyce, directed by Alex Cox starring Christopher Eccleston, Eddie Izzard and Derek Jacobi


Producer of KIN, written and directed by Elaine Proctor, starring Miranda Otto and Isaiah Washington


Executive Producer of LOST FOR WORDS written by Deric Longden, directed by Alan J W Bell starring Thora Hird and Pete Postlethwaite. Winner of an International Emmy and both BAFTA and RTS awards in the UK


Producer of SPACE ISLAND ONE - 26 x 1 hour TV Series


Executive Producer of BABYMOTHER, written and directed by Julian Henriques (Formation Films for Film Four)


Chair of Scottish Film Production Fund


Co-Executive Producer of EVE’S BAYOU, written and directed by Kasi Lemmons, starring Samuel L Jackson


Executive Producer of ANTONIA’S LINE (Marleen Gorris) 1996 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film


IT’S NOT UNUSUAL (Asmaa Pirzada/Kfir Yefet)1996 BAFTA Winner - Best Short FilmChannel 4/British Screen


Executive Producer of Screen One for BBC1


Productions include:

PAT AND MARGARET (Victoria Wood/Gavin Miller)

MEAT (Danny Boyle/John Madden)

THE GREAT KANDINSKY (Terry Winsor)

DOGGING AROUND (Alan Plater/Desmond Davis)

MURDER IN MIND (Jenni Diski/Robert Bierman)

TWO GOLDEN BALLS (Maureen Chadwick/Anya Camilleri)


Formed Bard Entertainments Ltd


Producer of CARDIAC ARREST for Island World Productions /BBC1


Board of Scottish Film Council

Board of Scottish Film Production Fund


Fellow of Royal Television Society


Chief Executive of Island World Productions Ltd


Productions  include: 

Feature: JUICE (Ernest Dickerson)

BBC 1 Series: BETWEEN THE LINES

BBC Screen One: WIDE EYED & LEGLESS (Jack Rosenthal/Richard Loncraine)


Governor of National Film & Television School


Board of London International Festival of Theatre


Governor of British Film Institute


Chair of British Film Institute Production Board


Director of Production for Zenith Productions Ltd 


Feature Films include:

THE HIT (Peter Prince/Stephen Frears)

INSIGNIFICANCE (Terry Johnson/Nick Roeg)

SID AND NANCY (Abbie Wool/Alex Cox)

PERSONAL SERVICES (David Leland/Terry Jones)

WISH YOU WERE HERE (David Leland)

THE DEAD (John Huston)

PRICK UP YOUR EARS (Alan Bennett/Stephen Frears)


Television productions include: 

INSPECTOR MORSE, THE PARADISE CLUB, SHOOT TO KILL


Royal Television Society Silver Medal (for Outstanding Creative Achievement behind the Camera)


Controller of Drama for Central TV


Commissions include

THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH and AUF WIEDERSEHEN PET


Executive Producer of KENNEDY by Reg Gadney (BAFTA Best Drama Series) starring Martin Sheen and Blair Brown


Producer of THE LELAND QUARTET:

MADE IN BRITAIN (Alan Clarke) (Prix Italia)

BIRTH OF A NATION (Mike Newell) (Prix Futura)

RHINO (Jane Howell)

FLYING INTO THE WIND (Ed Bennett)


Producer: MUCK AND BRASS by Tom Clarke starring Mel Smith, directed by Marek Kanievska and Martin Campbell for Central TV


Producer: BBC Play for Today Series


Productions include:

SCUM (Roy Mnton/Alan Clarke)

STRONGER THAN THE SUN (Stephen Poliakoff/Michael Apted)

NINA (Jehane Markham/Alan Clarke)

OY VAY MARIA (Mary O’Malley/Richard Loncraine)

ABIGAIL’S PARTY (Mike Leigh)

NIPPER (Barrie Keefe/Brian Farnham)

DESTINY (David Edgar/Mike Newell)

THE AFTER DINNER JOKE (Caryl Churchill/Colin Bucksey)

SHOOTING THE CHANDELIER (David Mercer/Jane Howell)

THE  LEGION HALL BOMBING (Caryl Churchill/Roland Joffe)

WHO’S WHO (Mike Leigh)


Producer IT SHOULDN’T HAPPEN TO A VET (starring John Alderton and Colin Blakeley) for EMI


London Representative of Talent Associates.(David Susskind’s US company.)

Associate Producer  CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA (Alec Guinness and Genevieve Bujold)


Researcher/Reporter - Local News and Documentaries

Granada Television


Story Editor of BBC Series:

ELIZABETH  R

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