UK Television Commissions

These are most of the UK Television programmes for which Ant has been commissioned to provide the music.  

Many of the programmes listed in this section have their own pages (accessible by clicking on the relevant title) with further information.

 

Programme Title Year of first broadcast Programme details Notes
Rule Britannia 1981 Documentary series examining Britain's culture and heritage.

 

Ant's first TV commission 

 

C.Q. 1984 Drama production about an amateur radio enthusiast.  

 

Tropical Moon Over Dorking 1985 Comedy drama production about a writer of romantic fiction.  

 

God's Chosen Car Park 1986 Drama about a self-styled prophet.  

 

No Man Hath Seen God 1988 Documentary examining modern doctrine.  

A collaboration with Tobias Churton.

 

Survival Special: Land of Dragons 1989 Nature documentary about wildlife in Hong Kong  

 

Horse Trials 1991 Series of programmes featuring coverage of show jumping  

A collaboration with Mike Rutherford.

 

Midweek Sport 1991 Weekly sports review programme  

A collaboration with Martin Robertson.

 

Survival Special: Tiwai - Island of the Apes 1991 Nature documentary about a remote island in West Africa  

 

Survival Special: Wild Voices, Quiet Waters 1992 Nature documentary about a bird called the Common Loon.  

 

Sailing  1992 Documentary about the history of the Whitbread Round The World Yacht Race.  

 

Lifeboat 1993 Documentary following a year in the lives of a Lifeboat crew  

 

Sail The World 1993-94 Coverage of the Whitbread Round The World Yacht Race  

 

Network First: Inside The Channel Tunnel  1994 Documentary about the opening of the Channel Tunnel  

 

Survival Special: Creatures of the Magic Water 1996 Nature documentary about wildlife in South America  

A collaboration with Joji Hirota

 
Survival Special: Web of the Spider Monkey  1998 Nature documentary about the Amazonian Spider Monkey  

A collaboration with Joji Hirota

 
Survival Special: Gremlins: Faces In The Forest 1998 Nature documentary about Marmosets  

A collaboration with Joji Hirota

 

Survival: A Wensum Year 1998 Nature documentary about the wildlife living in and around a river in Norfolk  

A collaboration with Joji Hirota

 

Wild Tales: Serengeti Jigsaw 1999 Documentary about the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania  

A collaboration with Joji Hirota

 

Survival: Secrets of a Norfolk Wood 1999 Documentary about the wildlife living in a wood in Norfolk  

A collaboration with Joji Hirota

 
The Natural World: Midway - Island of Life 2000 Documentary about the wildlife on the Pacific island of Midway  

 

Jurassic Shark  2000 Documentary about the history and evolution of the shark  

A collaboration with Joji Hirota

 
Survival Special: Bears of the Russian Front 2001 Documentary about American scientist Bill Leacock's experiences with bears in Russia  

 

Survival Special: Jaguar: Eater of Souls 2001 Documentary about the secretive life of the Jaguar  

A collaboration with Joji Hirota

 

 


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