Gary Roberts

Editor

Contact Details

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email hello@tovs.co.uk

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Profile

Gary has over 21 years of experience editing a wide variety of documentaries, reality, lifestyle, entertainment & factual programmes, sport (openers, closers, features & fast turn around highlights), studio programmes, outside broadcasts, commercials, on-air promotions & corporate films.

He is an excellent project manager who enjoys the challenge of setting the style of an edit with fresh ideas, strong narrative and pace. Cutting music is a particular speciality. He is used to tight deadlines & pressure.

Gary is a very good team player, but also happy working to a brief & unsupervised. He has a very good working knowledge of Broadcast delivery requirements.

Selected Credits

Embarrassing PetsFactualShiver
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
Interesting owners take their cherished pets to have embarrassing behavioural or health issues resolved by experts.
Fights, Camera, Action!EntertainmentAttaboy
for Channel 5
Editor, offline
Clip show presented by George Lamb.
The Pets FactorDocumentaryTrue North
for CBBC
Editor, offline
Documentary series following vets with Stacey Dooley.
Sam & Billie Faiers:
The Mummy Diaries
Reality TVPotato
for ITV
Editor, offline
The former TOWIE stars tackle the trials & tribulations of parenthood.
Bargain Loving Brits in BlackpoolReality TVBlakeway North
for Channel 5
Editor, offline
A peek into everyday life in the famous seaside town.
SupershoppersConsumerFirecrest Films
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
Presenters Anna Richardson & Sabrina Grant combine features, satire & investigative journalism to look at how & why we buy what we do.
Just Tattoo Of UsReality TVGobstopper TV
for MTV
Editor, offline
Hosts Charlotte & Bear put relationships to the test as clients come to the studio to get tattoos designed by their friends & loved ones but don’t see the new ink until it’s already on their skin.
Teen Mom UKReality TVTrue North
for MTV
Editor, offline
An access all areas series following the highs, lows, lives & loves of five feisty teenage mothers.
Celebs Go DatingReality TVLime Pictures
for e4
Editor, offline
A group of single celebrities join an exclusive dating agency in a bid to find true love.
TonightDocumentaryITV Studios
for ITV
Editor, offline
Jonathan Maitland investigates why hundreds of employees of public bodies are suspended on full pay, at huge cost to the taxpayer.
Four In a BedFactual EntertainmentStudio Lambert
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
First DatesLight EntertainmentTwenty Twenty
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
Fixed rig series following people looking for love in a restaurant with a difference.
Wheeler DealersFactual EntertainmentAttaboy
for Discovery
Editor, offline
Veteran car dealer Mike Brewer & top mechanic Edd China save a variety of outstanding classic cars from the scrap yard & aim to sell them for profit.
Who's Doing The Dishes?Light EntertainmentITVEditor, offline
Five celebrities cook meals for a group of strangers who must figure out the identity of each celebrity.
The Instant GardenerFactual Entertainment12 Yard
for BBC One
Editor, offline
Garden transformation show presented by Helen Skelton.
Posh PawnbrokersFactual EntertainmentBoomerang
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
Series following high-end characterful pawnbrokers.
Festivals, Sex and Suspicious ParentsFactual EntertainmentRDF TV
for BBC Three
Editor, offline
Two groups of youngsters head for a weekend of music & mayhem without their parents...or so they think.
Sun, Sex and Suspicious ParentsFactual EntertainmentRDF TV
for BBC Three
Editor, offline
The ultimate rite of passage for the average teenager...the first ever summer holiday abroad without their parents, or so they think.
SuperScrimpersFactual EntertainmentEndemol
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
The Railway:
First Great Western
Observational DocumentaryTwoFour
for Channel 5
Editor, offline
Wheeler Dealers:
Trading Up
Factual EntertainmentX2 Prods
for Discovery
Editor, offline
Series 1 Ep 6: Middle East
Series 2 Ep 3: Brazil

Auto expert Mike Brewer navigates his way through the culture and idiosyncrasies of the international used car trade. Starting with just $3000, Mike has to buy, deal & negotiate his way to the ultimate $30,000 super car.
Chefs:
Put Your Menu Where Your Mouth Is
Factual EntertainmentReef TV
for BBC One
Editor, offline
The chefs who make the most profit wins.
Rugby World Cup 2015SportITVEditor
Openers, closers , reprises on site for live TX.
Paralympics 2012EventsABC AustraliaEditor, offline, online & grade
Feature & comedy inserts for Australia's peaktime coverage of the Games.
ITV SportSportITVEditor, offline, online & grade
Openers, features, closers & h/l packages for...
World Cup
FA Cup
UEFA Champions League
International Darts
British Touring Cars Championship
Motorsport UK
On the Ball
Premiership Football



BBC SportSportBBCEditor, offline, online & grade
Match of the Day
Football Focus
World Championship Snooker
Welsh Open Snooker
Master Snooker
Rugby Superleague Final
World Equestrian Games
Premiere LeagueSportBT SportEditor, offline, online & grade
Openers, features, closers.
60 Minute MakeoverDaytimeITVEditor, offline, online & grade
CountrywiseFactualITVEditor, offline, online & grade
Series 1 - 4
Countrywise KitchenFoodITVEditor, offline, online & grade
With chef Mike Robinson & baking expert Kate Jenkins.
How to Look Good NakedObservational DocumentaryMaverick TV
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
Embarrassing BodiesViralMaverick TV
for Channel 4
Editor, offline, online & grade
Interactive content.
Marathon des Sables...
Toughest Race in the World
Observational DocumentaryITV1 & Channel 4Editor, offline, online & grade
Following some of the UK entrants as they attempt the 6-day test of endurance, in which competitors have to run 240km in the heat of the Sahara desert.
Nightwatch with Steve ScottObservational DocumentaryITV1Editor, online & grade
Following the work of the emergency services.
To Buy or Not to BuyDaytimeBBC1Editor, offline
WaterworldFactual EntertainmentITV1Editor, offline, online & grade
Series 1 - 9. Award winning.
Above and BeyondDocumentaryITV1Editor, offline, online & grade
3 x 60 mins. Series celebrating the courage of the British armed forces since World War 2.
Marathon ManObservational DocumentaryITV1Editor, offline, online & grade
Dave Heeley, blind since birth attempts 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days.
Falklands 25:
A Soldiers Story
DocumentaryITV1 & 4Editor, offline, online & grade
Solution StreetObservational DocumentaryHotbed Media
for ITV1
Editor, offline
A series showing how the residents of a particular street learn how to help each other.
Hancock's Half TimeSportITV1Editor, offline, online & grade
King for a DayObservational DocumentaryX2 Prods
for ITV1
Editor, offline, online & grade
Pulling PowerFactual EntertainmentITV1Editor, offline, online & grade
Auto TraderFactual EntertainmentX2 Prods
for Discovery
Editor, offline
Glory DaysDocumentaryITV1Editor, offline, online & grade
Celebrating the past achievements of football teams.
Revved UpFactual EntertainmentITV1Editor, offline, online & grade
Series 1. Motoring series for a teenagers.
House RaceObservational DocumentaryDiscovery
for ITV1
Editor, offline, online & grade
Series 1
To Catch a KillerDocumentaryITV1Editor, offline, online & grade
Examining the events leading to the arrest and conviction of serial killer Robert Black.
Our HouseLifestyleITV1Editor, offline, online & grade
Series 3-5
Dare Devils:
Bus Pass Heroes
DocumentaryITV1Editor, offline, online & grade
Back to Back LivesObservational DocumentaryITV1Editor, offline, online & grade
On-Air PromotionsPromoVARIOUSEditor, offline, online & grade
Including: ITV, CITV, CBS Reality & Food Network
The Lexus Symphony OrchestraCorporateLexusEditor
Showing how an orchestra composed entirely of cars was created.
Foster CarersCorporateFoster CarersEditor
Mazda CarsCorporateMazdaEditor
Citroen CarsCorporateCitroenEditor
Barnardo'sCorporateBarnardo'sEditor
GlaxoSmithKlineCorporateGlaxoSmithKlineEditor

Equipment Used

Avid, FCP & Adobe Premiere Pro (all offline & online)
Sapphire, Boris and Magic Bullet effect plug-ins, EVS, IP Director, XFile

Additional Information

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
ITV Central: Senior Editor 1998 - 2004
ITV Central: Editor 1996 - 1998
ITV Central: Engineer 1988 - 1996