Since it was founded in 2005 with award-winning comedian & broadcaster Griff Rhys Jones at the helm, Modern Television has become a leading producer of quality Factual Entertainment, Arts Documentaries and drama for both national and international broadcasters.
Operating from the heart of two capital cities – London and Cardiff – the work of Modern Television has spanned the globe and been broadcast throughout the world. With a proven track record in popular factual entertainment (Rivers) and compelling documentaries (Hidden Killers), Modern TV aired it’s first drama in 2014 – ‘A Poet in New York’ starring Tom Hollander as iconic poet Dylan Thomas.
Awards: The company was awarded the Fast Growth 50 Award (2009 & 2010) for Creativity & Knowledge in recognition of our rapid development and success. In 2012 it received two BAFTA Cymru nominations and was listed in Televisual magazine as one of the top 100 production companies in the United Kingdom. A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff Rhys Jones won ‘Best Presenter’ at the BAFTA Cymru Awards 2014. A Poet in New York won ‘Best Actor’ for Tom Hollander at the RTS Awards 2015 as well as ‘Best Feature’ and ‘Best Special and Visual Effects’ at the BAFTA Cymru Awards 2015. The drama was also nominated for ‘Best Drama’ at the Broadcast Press Guild Awards, BAFTAs, Broadcast Awards, Celtic Media Awards and Critics’ Choice Television Awards in America in 2015.