Brian Michael LAPPING

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1937-09-13
Education City of London Sch, Pembroke Coll Cambridge (open scholar, BA)
Publications N/A
Recreations tending vines
Clubs N/A
Style Brian Lapping, Esq, CBE
Career early career as journalist on Daily Mirror, Guardian, Financial Times and New Society until 1970; Granada Television 1970-88: exec prodr World in Action 1976-79, End of Empire 1985, creator Hypotheticals current affrs format (30 progs produced for Granada); fndr Brian Lapping Associates (independent prodn co) 1988-, merged with Brook Assocs to form Brook Lapping Prodns 1997; Brian Lapping Associates progs incl: further Hypotheticals series (annually on BBC 2), Countdown to War (ITV) 1989, The Second Russian Revolution (BBC2, Discovery US, NHK Japan) 1991 (RTS and Broadcasting Press Guild Best Documentary Series Awards, Silver Medal Int Film and TV Festival NY 1992), Question Time (BBC1) 1991-94, The Washington Version (BBC2 and Discovery US) 1992, Woolly Al Walks the Kitty Back (BBC2 and Discovery US) 1992, Off the Back of a Lorry (BBC1) 1993, Watergate (BBC2 and Discovery US) 1994, Fall of the Wall (BBC2, Spiegel TV and Discovery US) 1994, The Death of Yugoslavia (BBC2, ORF Austria, Discovery US, Canal Plus France) 1995 (RTS Judges' Award 1996, Best Ind Prodn and Best News and Current Affrs Prodn Indie Awards 1996, Broadcasting Press Guild Best Documentary Series 1996, George Foster Peabody Award Univ of Georgia 1996, BAFTA Best Documentary 1996, duPont Gold Baton Columbia Univ 1996), The 50 Years War: Israel and the Arabs (BBC 2, PBS) 1998, The Money Changers (a history of European Monetary Union) 1998, Hostage (C4, PBS, Canal Plus) 1999, Playing the China Card (C4, PBS) 1999 (George Foster Peabody Award Univ of Georgia 2000), Endgame in Ireland (BBC2, PBS) 2000, Avenging Terror (C4, PBS, France 2, ZDF, NHK) 2002, The Fall of Milosevic (BBC2, Discovery) 2003, Israel and the Arabs: Elusive Peace (BBC2, Arte, PBS) 2005 (RTS Journalism Programme of the Year 2004-05, duPont Gold Baton Columbia Univ 2007), Iran & the West (BBC 2, Nat Geographic US and others) 2009 (Grierson and many other awards), Putin, Russia and the West (BBC 2, Nat Georgraphic US and others) 2012, The Iraq War (BBC 2, Nat Geographic US, Canal+, NHK, ABC, SVT, NRK, RDI/Radio Canada, VPRO, DRTV, TVP, etc) 2013; chm Teachers' TV Dept of Educn 2003-11; >ir< incl: various for World in Action, RTS Best Documentary Series for The State of the Nation 1979, Silver Medal Int Film and TV Festival NY for Hypotheticals prog Kidnapped 1984, Broadcasting Press Guild Best Documentary Series for Apartheid 1984, Gold Medal Int Film and TV Festival NY for Breakthrough at Reykjavik 1988 (also finalist Prix Italia) and for Countdown to War 1989; News World First Documentary Award 2003, BAFTA Personal Award for Creative Contribution to Television 2003, Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcasting 2003, numerous awards (incl Grierson, Peabody, etc) for Iran & the West 2010
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