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The Film-makers:

Cliff Burrows
is the Principal Investigator for the EPSRC Partnerships
for Public Engagement Grant that funded this Project.
Prior to retirement he was Dean of Engineering and
Design in the University of Bath and Director of the Centre
for Power Transmission and Control that received a
Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further
Education in 2000.
He has a D.Sc (Eng) from the University of London and
holds Honorary Doctoral Degrees from the University of
Aachen and the University of Aston. He is a Fellow of the
Royal Academy of Engineering and received an OBE in
2005 for his services to Higher Education and Engineering.

Leo Aylen - Film Director
is a BAFTA-nominated film writer-director, with many television
films to his credit, mostly for the BBC, including Horizon and
Omnibus. Before that, his work for BBC Education earned a
Merit Award for Innovative Programming. He co-wrote Gods and
Generals, starring Robert Duvall, (Warner Bros 2003). He is
also a prize-winning poet, with 8 collections published, and poems
in approximately 100 anthologies; as a poet-actor, he has
appeared on radio and TV in Britain, America, and Africa, and is a
regular and experienced broadcaster in many other fields as well.
He has held a Distinguished Visiting Professorship at McMaster
University, Ontario. He has published two books on the Athenian
Theatre of the fifth century BC. For a full biography and track
record see his website —

Gregory Yonwin - Film Editor
An award winning editor whose previous titles include
Hells Kitchen, Coming Out, Scream If You Want to Get Off.

His work ranges through TV drama and documentary to
corporate promotions and advertising.

Other credits include Banjul Cops, a Gambian
Police Series and the award-winning short film Another Day.

Michael McCarthy - Sound
is an award-winning Sound Supervisor, mainly working for
the BBC, specialising in comedy shows, and currently doing
sound for the National Lottery. His 40 successful shows
include The Two Ronnies, Jasper Carrot Live,
The Morecambe and Wise Show, To the Manor Born,
Ben Elton – The Man from Auntie, Blankety-Blank,
The Generation Game, and That’s Show Business.
For Carlton, he did the sound for The National Soap Awards
in 2002 and 2003. He holds two BAFTA Awards: one for
The Two Ronnies, Three of a Kind, and Grace Kennedy,
and one for The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Will Angeloro - Music
has been composing, performing — mainly as folk guitarist,
engineering, and producing, for eighteen years, the last two
in Somerset, where he has now settled. While based in
New York, his credits included Country Star, Loretta Lynn,
Steve Forbert, Ringo Starr, Electronic, Slash from Guns & Roses.
In Britain, amongst others, he has worked with Pee-Wee Ellis,
John Law, Andy Sheppard, and Jason Thornton of the
Bath Philharmonia. He has composed music for TV and radio
commercials, both in Britain and the U.S.A.

His studio in Frome is called The Handsome Llama.

Pauline Sidey Lisowska - Associate Producer
has worked for seventeen years as a teacher in schools and colleges
throughout Britain (specialist in English and Drama.) She is also an
author, editor, and theatre director, and has worked for the BBC, not
only as Educational Consultant, but also both in BBC Educational
Publications, and in BBC Educational Production, where she worked
on a variety of programmes including Shakespeare Shorts, English
File — Poetry Backpack, Get the Meaning, and GCSE Bitesize
Revision series. She has produced a film for educational TV, and
directed poetry shows in London’s West End.
(BA Hons, PGCE, Leeds, MA (Dist), RADA/ Kings’ College).