Siobhan Davies + Molly Dineen

Molly Dineen

Molly Dineen is a BAFTA and Royal Television Society award winning UK television documentary director, cinematographer and producer. She is an Honorary Fellow of The National Film and Television School, has been awarded a Doctorate of the University of Central England, and was awarded The Grierson Memorial Trust 2003 Trustees' award for outstanding contribution to the art of documentary.

Born in Canada in 1959 and brought up in Birmingham, England, Molly Dineen originally studied photography at the London College of Printing before switching to cinematography. She first achieved widespread recognition for her 1985 documentary Home from the Hill, about the return to the UK from Kenya of retired soldier and safari operator Colonel Hilary Hook. Other titles include: Operation Raleigh, The Mountain, The Village (1988), two 30-minute films about an expedition to Southern Chile; My African Farm (1888), 40-minute portrait of old colonial Sylvia Richardson and her servants on her farm in Kenya over Christmas; Heart of the Angel (1989), 40-minute documentary about people working round the clock at the Angel underground station; The Pick, The Shovel and the Open Road (1990), 60-minute film about the Irish roadwork company McNicholas; The Ark (1993), a series of four 1-hour films about London Zoo during a 6-month period of crisis; In the Company of Men (1995), three 1-hour films with The Prince of Wales company of the Welsh Guards on a tour of duty in Northern Ireland; Tony Blair (1997), 10-minute portrait of Tony Blair, screened across all four television channels just prior to the election campaign of 1997; Geri (1999), 90-minute documentary portrait of Geri Halliwell in the three months after her departure from the Spice Girls; The Lord's Tale (2002), 75-minute documentary about the reform of the House of Lords; The Lie of the Land (2007), 90-minute documentary portrait of the British countryside and the demise of farming. Molly Dineen is represented by United Agents.

Siobhan Davies

Siobhan Davies advocates for the wider recognition of dance as a significant and extraordinary art form. She created her first piece Relay in 1972 and has made over 40 works for Siobhan Davies Dance, and other companies including Artangel, The Royal Ballet and Rambert. Her work has won numerous awards including an Olivier and South Bank Show Award and much of it has been filmed for television.