3BM Television Ltd. was formed in October 1995 as an independent television company specializing in history, current affairs, popular science and human interest programming. From February 2004 3BM Television became part of the AiM listed media group Ten Alps Communications Plc.
Phil Craig has worked at Brook Lapping as a producer, series producer and executive producer for the past seven years. Phil has produced highly-acclaimed and high-rated documentary series including his account of Britain in 1940, FINEST HOUR, for BBC and PBS and, HOSTAGE for C4 and PBS, the story of the Beirut hostage crisis of the 1980s and 90s. Phil, a Cambridge history graduate, is also a part-time historian and the co-author of three popular history books, FINEST HOUR, END OF THE BEGINNING and TRAFALGAR: THE MEN, THE BATTLE, THE STORM.
Phil’s recent productions include HI-TECH WAR, a documentary for PBS about the US invasion of Iraq, ACE IN THE HOLE, a documentary for Discovery about the capture of Saddam Hussein, THE FLIGHT THAT FOUGHT BACK, an Emmy-nominated docudrama for Discovery about United Airlines Flight 93, a biography of CATHERINE THE GREAT for numerous international broadcasters including PBS and BLOG WARS, a documentary on political blogging for the Sundance Channel and BBC STORYVILLE.
Producer and Director
Pritchard is a London-based journalist and filmmaker who has made several award-winning documentaries for broadcasters throughout the world including the award-winning series HOSTAGE for Channel 4 and PBS, THE FORCE a documentary series on the RUC for Channel 4, PLANET ISLAM, a series looking at religious fundamentalism for the BBC and PBS and WHEN BLACK BECAME BEAUTIFUL, a series charting the rise of black beauty for the BBC.
His first book, Ambush Alley, is an eye-opening account of one of the most extraordinary battle of the Iraq war (Presidio Press 2005).