All images © 2019 Ailsa Fereday

Ailsa is an experienced Producer/Director and has been working in the production industry since 2003. Cutting her teeth in News before finding a home in Factual, she now works mainly on History, Arts & Science documentaries. 


She has researched, developed, written, produced and directed a wide range of factual programming for UK, US and European broadcasters and online. These include the landmark travel documentary Long Way Round, the enlightening Bletchley Park story Colossus: Creating a Giant, the stunning Chinese Arts/History documentary Masterpieces: The Emperor's Secret Garden, the unprecedented and revealing history of HSBC (150 Years) and the thrilling Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys. Most recently, Ailsa has worked on true crime stories for Detectives: My Killer Case and produced and directed for the new wartime History series, The Greatest Events of WWII in Colour.

Ailsa is a versatile and capable P/D who will happily turn her skills and experience to any new subject, while also offering specialisms in History, Art, Science, Anthropology, Chinese, Engineering, Travel & Adventure and Architecture.

She loves a bad pun, is handy with a pair of chopsticks and holds a Guinness World Record.

To see more of Ailsa's work, please click the links above, or drop her an email

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