Dr Woolf has extensive experience in TV having worked as a Development Researcher, Production Researcher, Assistant Producer, Series Consultant and onscreen expert. He is currently working on a screenplay and has been touted as a future presenter by a BBC Commissioning Editor - he is currently working with What Larks Productions on two personal projects in the hope of turning this ambition into a reality.
THE REAL TOM THUMB
This documentary, presented by Lord Michael Grade, first aired in May 2014 and was based on a chapter in Dr Woolf’s PhD; he proposed the documentary to Wingspan Productions and was subsequently employed to develop the treatment. Once the treatment was accepted by the BBC, Dr Woolf worked on the production as a Researcher. This was his first foray into TV...
QUEEN VICTORIA'S LETTERS:
Dr Woolf worked as the Assistant Producer on this documentary series, which first aired in September 2014. The documentary followed the biographer AN Wilson as he uncovered the intriguing personal life of Queen Victoria through her journals and letters. This documentary offered a psychological portrait of Britain's longest reigning monarch.
What Larks Productions
Dr Woolf works on a freelance basis with numerous production companies, currently working closely with What Larks Productions, established by the comic Jo Brand and the Managing and Creative Director Claire Whalley.
He has worked with Wingspan Productions, What Larks Productions, Golden Section Films and Waddell Media developing History programmes and pitching ideas to Channel 5, Channel 4 and BBC Arts and BBC History.
CONSULTANT ASSISTANT PRODUCER
Dr Woolf worked as a Consultant Assistant Producer with Channel 5 on an upcoming documentary series about Prince Albert.