Beeban Kidron has spent the last 30 years working in features, television drama and documentary films as a director and producer.
Amongst her credits as a director are dramas such as; BRIDGET JONES, EDGE OF REASON Working Title/Universal; MURDER BBC; TO WONG FOO, THANKS FOR EVERYTHING JULIE NEWMAR Amblin/Universal; USED PEOPLE Largo/20th Century Fox; ANTIONIA AND JANE BBC/Mirimax; ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT BBC/AE.
Her documentaries include; InReaLife British Film Institute/Sky; SEX DEATH AND THE GODS Cross Street Films/BBC4; ANTONY GORMLEY: MAKING SPACE Cross Street Films/C4; EVE ARNOLD: A PORTRAIT Omnibus/BBC; LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT Finecut/BBC; HOOKERS, HUSTLERS, PIMPS & THEIR JOHNS, Wonderland/C4; GLOBAL GAMBLE Diverse/C4; CARRY GREENHAM HOME Contemporary/C4.
In addition to her work as a filmmaker Beeban sits as a Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords (The Baroness Kidron of Angel in the London Borough of Islington), with special interests in young people, education and social justice.
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