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Paul Watson: A Life in Television

3 January 2012
Special Award winner, Paul Watson.

The 'father of reality TV' behind Malcolm And Barbara and The Fishing Party speak about his films.

Known as the ‘father of reality TV’ for his series The Family in 1974, Watson went on to produce some of the most memorable documentaries of the last thirty years. His films include Sylvania Waters, Rain in My Heart, Malcolm and Barbara and The Fishing Party, a film Watson proudly describes as 'Margaret Thatcher’s least favourite film'.

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