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London College of Communication


Patrick McGrady

Senior Lecturer, BA (Hons) Film and Television
London College of Communication
Patrick  McGrady


Patrick McGrady is a Senior Lecturer on BA (Hons) Film and Television at London College of Communication (LCC).

Patrick is also a BAFTA-nominated TV Director, Producer and Executive Producer, and the Creative Director of award-winning production company Wavelength Films.

For Wavelength Patrick has developed and directed documentaries for all the major UK broadcasters, and a feature length documentary, Wagner & Me, which has been an official selection at numerous international film festivals and released in cinemas in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the USA.

Patrick has served as an elected member of the Pact Council and is a member of Directors UK.

For Wavelength, Patrick's credits as a producer and director include:

Sean Bean on Waterloo for History TV

A two-part special presented by Hollywood actor Sean Bean to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo in June 2015.

The Man Who Shot Tutankhamun for BBC Four

The untold story of the photographer who helped create the legend of the Pharaoh.

Andrew Marr on Churchill: Blood, Sweat and Oils for BBC Four

An alternative biography of Churchill as revealed through his lifelong passion for painting.

Wagner & Me for BBC Two and BBC Four

Award-winning feature documentary about history’s most controversial composer. Released in cinemas around the world (including UK, USA, Europe and Australia) and an official selection at many international festivals (winner of Audience Choice Award at Rhode Island International Film Festival).

Stephen Fry & the Gutenberg Press for BBC Four and BBC Two

BAFTA-nominated film about the world’s first media revolution.

Felicity Kendal’s Indian Shakespeare Quest for BBC Two

The actress returns to her childhood home to explore India’s love of Shakespeare.

Suggs’ Italian Job for Sky Arts HD

Madness legend Suggs makes a road trip through Italian culture.

Disappearing London, Series One and Two for ITV London and Sky TV

Royal Television Society award-winning programmes about London’s vanishing history.

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View the BA (Hons) Film and Television course page


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