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Angela is passionate about story telling and engaging young audiences with music and the performing arts. As a multicamera director Angela has many years of experience working in both BBC Music and Arts, and BBC Children’s.
As a producer, Angela has been responsible for the CBeebies and Northern Ballet collaborations, creating Easter events with television, interactive and radio content. The first 40 minute special ‘CBeebies Ugly Duckling’, won the Children’s BAFTA for best pre-school live action. As well as creating one-off specials such as the ‘CBeebies Prom’, Angela was the series producer for Series 9 of ‘Something Special’ and Old Jack’s Boat spin off series ‘Rockpool Tales’.
Making a Difference: Cultural Connections
Early engagement with the arts has a proven positive impact on young people: raising aspirations, increasing confidence, improving communication skills and unlocking creativity. So how can we extend the reach to children with limited access to the arts? This session begins with a presentation by Changemakers Will & Cara Jessop, Founders of accessible games design studio Enabling Play.