Speaker Richard Klein
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Head of Documentaries
Plimsoll Productions Ltd
In his role, Klein oversees documentary programming for the UK and international broadcasters. Most recently, the company produced documentaries including The Women of 9/11 for ABC News, The 80s - Music’s Greatest Decade? For BBC Two, Oti’s South African Odyssey for BBC One, among many more.
Throughout his long and illustrious career, he has produced more than 100 documentaries and has led factual commissioning at both the BBC and ITV and run BBC4, which was twice voted Channel of the Year during his tenure.
His credits include the Academy Award winning Man on Wire, The White Season, The Verdict, Tribe, Life at the Extreme, The Choir, Great Ormond Street, When Antand Dec met the Queen and Britain’s Most Historic Towns among many more. Klein has won numerous awards for documentaries and arts and music programming, including BAFTA, RTS and Emmy awards and been instrumental in commissioning a range of on-screen talent.
Speaking on: Keeping It Real: New Challenges for Doc-makers