Vivienne made around 40 films for Tomorrow’s World when she was a presenter of this iconic BBC TV science programme in the mid 90s. Her best known film was that of the mouse with the human ear attached – an example of early tissue engineering which 20 years later, is now a reality.
She presented a number of other series and one off programmes for BBC TV including the daily show ‘Morning Surgery’. She has also reported for Panorama.
She continues to make, script and present films for a wide range of clients including the Department of Health, Health Education England and a range of pharmaceutical and other corporates. Recent broadcast highlights include a hour long documentary on the history of cancer and a series of daily shows for CNN for the UNESCO L’Oréal Women in Science event in 2016. She often presents shows and films associated with medical congresses including recently for the European Respiratory Society Annual Congress in London.
Just before Easter, I found myself in Paris making a series of daily films for CNN for the L’Oreal UNESCO For Women in Science programme, now its 18th year. Here’s a link to the second one http://discov-her.com/en/article/l-oreal-unesco-for-women-in-science-daily-episode-2-thuesay-march-22nd As you will see, I managed to get a sneak peek inside the French Academy of Sciences. I felt like … Continue reading For Women in Science 2016
Wonders of proton beam therapy I am making a film about proton beam therapy which is a highly advanced form of radiotherapy. Sometimes there are facts that stop you in your tracks. At the heart of the kit that hurls proton at tumours is something the size of a car which weighs as much as … Continue reading Wonders of proton beam therapy