THE MUGHALS is a prime-time entertainment drama series for international television, recreating for a modern audience the most vibrant ruling dynasty the world has known, in the genre of such hits as THE TUDORS and ROME, co-written by Gareth Jones and Ketan Mehta, co-produced by Scenario Films and Maya Movies, Mumbai, Scenario Series Producer Mamta Kaash. Now in financing.
Shalom Salaam is a five-part drama series written and directed by Gareth Jones for the BBC originally broadcast in 1989, a groundbreaking Jewish/Muslim love story starring Mamta Kaash, Toby Rolt, Clare Holman, Ayub Khan Din and Charlotte Cornwell.
The series won Best Actress Award for Mamta Kaash, and the SACD Best Screenplay Award for Gareth Jones at the International Television Festival FIPA at Cannes in 1988.
Fighting Back is a five-part drama series, Gareth Jones’s first personal writing for the screen and for BBC television broadcast in 1986, starring Hazel O’Connor as embattled single mother Viv Sharpe, fighting to keep her children (Cheryl Maiker and Tony Carney) while facing the tough legacy of the Falklands War and the Miner’s Strike in St. Paul’s Bristol.
Drama documentary directed by Gareth Jones based on the trial of the notorious ‘Butcher of Lyon’ first broadcast in 1987, starring Maurice Denham as Klaus Barbie, with David Calder, Colin Welland, John Stride and Mark Kingston. Premièred at the inaugural FIPA (le festival international de productions audiovisuelles) in Cannes, 1987.
Seeing in the Dark is an experimental studio play about the victim of an assault, directed by Gareth Jones for BBC Television, starring David Threlfall, Sylvestra Le Touzel and Maurice Denham and first broadcast in 1989.
Au Nom Du Même Père is a major documentary series on the contentious shared history of Christianity and Judaism, co-produced by French producer and journalist Philippe Alfonsi for TF1 and Gareth Jones for Channel 4, first broadcast in 1990, directed by Gareth Jones, co-written with Thierry Pfister.
Much loved classic cult comedy series for Granada Television, starring Timothy West as Bradley Hardacre, first two series (26 episodes) directed and produced by Gareth Jones. Still available on DVD more than 30 years after its first broadcast.