Ascent Productions


We have extensive experience producing and directing a wide range of factual and current affairs films for a range of broadcasters.

Below is just some of our recent work.


Helicopter ER

Strap in and fire up the twin-jet engines for some of the most adrenaline-packed medical rescue missions you’ve ever seen on TV…
With total access, life or death drama, high speed action and amazing rescues, Helicopter ER takes viewers into the cockpits of the choppers that are often the last hope of survival for people critically ill or seriously injured in some of the UK’s most extreme landscapes.
Helicopter ER is produced by Air Television for UKTV


Syrian refugees in Jordan

Report for BBC Inside with Dan Johnson on the work of the Human Relief Foundation. We joined them on a trip to Jordan to see the work they are doing with Syrian refugees.




The People Remember - Spitfire Girls

92 year old Joy Lofthouse tells how she flew fighter planes during the war, and then takes to the sky once again in one of her favourite aircraft.



The One Show - Charity Letters

Angela Rippon joins campaigning grandma Daphne Clark as they go on a mission to try to stop unwanted charity mailings once and for all.



Landslides - BBC Inside Out

Keeley Donovan investigates why we're likely to see an increasing number of landslides as our climate warms up. We also discover pioneering experiments on the Yorkshire coast which could save lives around the world.



Disappearing Plane Wrecks - BBC Inside Out

Paul Hudson investigates the mysterious disappearing plane wrecks from the Peak District moors.



The One Show - Migrant Crisis

A film for the One Show with Fiona Foster about the migrant crisis on the Greek island of Kos.



Helicopter Heroes Down Under

One of our programmes from the second series of Helicopter Heroes Down Under for BBC One.



BBC Helicopter Heroes

One of our programmes from the eighth series of Helicopter Heroes filmed with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance for BBC One.

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