John Maidens Director

John is a profoundly deaf award-winning TV and Film writer/director. Talent spotted by BAFTA, he has won a Peabody for directing CASUALTY @ HOLBY CITY for the BBC DoNation season, an RTS best Fiction award for his short film, CATERPILLAR, a Deaffest Film Festival best screenwriter award for DOT and a CASUALTY episode he directed won the 2021 RTS award as well as being a 2020 Rose D’Or finalist. John is a member of the RTS West of England Committee, Directors UK Access & Inclusion committee and co-chair of the DUK Disability Working Group. He is also consultant executive producer for the British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust (BSLBT).

Production Credits

CASUALTY

Series XXXV

Episodes 1, 2 and 20

BBC Studios
BBC One

Exec: Simon Harper
Exec: Loretta Preece
Prod: Jo Johnson
Prod: Jayne Chard

CASUALTY

Series XXXIV

Episodes 33 & 36

BBC Studios
BBC One

Exec: Simon Harper
Prod: Dafydd Llewelyn

Episode 36 – Rose D’Or Finalist (2020), RTS Winner (2021)

HOLBY CITY

Series XV

Episodes 39 & 40

BBC Studios
BBC One

Exec: Johnathan Young
Prod: Bianca Rodway

DOCTORS

Season V - XXI

Various Episodes

BBC Studios
BBC One

Exec: Mike Hobson
Prod: Peter Eryl Lloyd

SECONDS FROM DISASTER

Series VI

Episodes 1 & 8
60' Drama Documentaries

Darlow Smithson
National Geographic

Exec: Tom Adams
Prod: Delphine Jaudeau

THE LONDON NAILBOMBER

60' Drama Doumentary

BBC Studios
BBC One

Exec: Simon Ford

STEPHEN LAWRENCE

JUSTICE FOR A MURDERED SON

60' Drama Doumentary

ITV Studios
ITV1

Exec: Mark Scantlebury
Prod: Delilah Jeary

COMING UP

Series IX

Episode 4 'Micah'
Starring - Daniel Kaluuya

Touchpaper Television
Channel 4

Exec: Emma Burge
Prod: John Chapman

HERO ANIMALS

Series I

Episodes 1 & 3

Big Wave Productions
Channel 5

Exec: Sarah Cunliffe

MANHUNT

90'

ITV Studios
ITV1

Exec: Camilla Lewis
Exec: Lisa Ausden
Prod: Michael Armit

STAND BY YOUR MAN

30' Drama

BBC Studios
BBC Two

Prod: Ewan Marshall

DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY

30' Drama

BBC Studios
BBC Two

Prod: Ewan Marshall

DOT

Writer
30' Drama Documentary

Blue Marlin Films
Film4

Dir: Bim Ajadi

TRAIL OF GUILT

40' Drama Documentary

BBC Studios
BBC Two

Exec: Owen Gay

MAGIC HOUR II

85' Animation

104 Films

Exec: Daniel Lawson
Prod: Justin Edgar

CATERPILLAR

Short Film

Angelfish Productions

Prod: Rachel E. Carter
Prod: Michael Ford

RTS Best Fiction Winner (2009)