Set up by Roger Bolton on his departure as Controller of Factual Programming at
Thames TV in 1993, the company quickly established itself with three highly
acclaimed series of Heart of the Matter. It went on to produce over 200 hours
of high quality programming and proved itself a leading specialist in current
affairs, religious and historical documentaries.
In 2001, RBP"s television production work was taken over by Flame Television, set up with Barbara Altounyan.
RBP now concentrates on radio productions largely for Radio 4.
1 x 1 hour live studio show for Channel 4. A successor to Right to Reply
which put reality TV on trial - presented by Krishnan Guru-Murthy.
1 X 1 hour documentary for Channel 4. Journalist and former war correspondent
Max Hastings returns to the Falklands and examines the conflict and the effect
on those who experienced it.
10 x 30min for Channel 5. A children's Xmas special with contributions from Brian
Cant amongst others.
1 x 28min for Radio 4. An examination of whether the biblical account of Easter is
myth or history.
HONEST TO GOD
1 x 57min for Radio 4. A look at the controversial best-selling paperback by the Bishop
THE GOD LIST
1 x 1 hour for Channel 4. A co-production with Fulcrum TV about the most influential
religious people in Britain.
THE BIG QUESTION
10 x 30min for Channel 5. A moral discussion programme aimed at 12-18 year olds. The
third series of this successful programme which is not afraid to tackle controversial subjects.
10 x 30min for Channel 5. A contemporary Christian youth music programme which
features different styles of music from around the world in its seventh successful series.
6 x 30min for Carlton. A look at some of the characters and businesses which are from
London's East End featuring interviews with Vidal Sassoon, Alan Sugar, Paul Ross and Derek Jameson.
1 x 30min for Carlton. An observational documentary following two of London Ambulance's
front-line rapid response paramedics on Millennium Eve.
BIKES, BIRDS & BLOKES
1 x 1 hour for Channel 5. A documentary following the Workington Speedway team through a
season. A dramatic programme which The Daily Telegraph called "one of their programmes of the year".
SO YOU WANT TO BE MAYOR?
3 x 30min for Carlton.
1 x 30min for BBC2. A current affairs documentary for the First Edition strand which attempts
to demonstrate that you can teach old dog's new tricks. As part of the "International Year of
The Older Person", we send two pensioners on a whistle-stop tour of a rave, a gym and a cyber
cafe and see how they get on.
1 x 30min for BBC2. Another current affairs documentary for the First Edition strand. An observational
documentary on the road with one of London's best loved bus routes - the 73 which runs from Stoke
Newington to Victoria.
SEX, GUYS AND VIDEOTAPE
1 x 1 hour for Channel 4.
Award winning 1 x 30min documentary for BBC2. Another First Edition programme which looked at the dangers
and benefits of mass religious conversions at Reading and Brixton jails. Won the "Andrew Cross Award" and
the "Christian Broadcasting Council's" award for best religious TV programme. Runner up in the "Stanford
St Martin Award" for best religious TV programme.
10 x 30min Channel 5. 10 location based interviews with celebs, looking at their lives, their moral choices
and their mistakes. Included Ann Widdecombe, Uri Geller, Darcus Howe, Lynne Franks, Max Clifford and
Howard Marks. Presented by Nick Stuart.
6 x 30min for Channel 5. Six location based programmes journeying through the events of an English summer
looking at how missionaries cope with taking the bible to the people. Included Christian Bikers Festival in
Norwich, Christian Surfers in Norwich, Muslim Evangelists in Brixton, Christian Gypsy Festival near Stoke and
Hare Krishna devotees at Bhakti Vedanta Manor in Hertfordshire. Presented by Nick Stuart.
THE REVELATION GAME
9 x 30min for Channel 5. Religious Comedy Quiz Show with regular team captains Duncan Banks and David Grant. Presented
by Jennifer Hughes.
SONGS OF PRAISE
3 x 60min for BBC1.
THE DEVIL - AN UNAUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY
3 x 1 hour for the BBC.
IF JOHN SMITH HAD LIVED
1 x 30min for Channel 4.
HEART OF THE MATTER
8 series for BBC1. Presented by Joan Bakewell.
TX 1994 - 1997