Profile

Mr Carson Black

BA (Hons), MA

Senior Lecturer

Biography

Carson is a multi award winning television producer. His shows have won three BAFTA nominations and two Royal Television Society awards, amongst others. He has worked for all Britain's major broadcasters, creating and producing primetime shows for 25 years. As original producer, he co-created the BBC's first drama especially commissioned for daytime. Doctors still airs, stripped five days a week across the year and is soon to enter its 20th year of broadcast. Carson began his career in regional newspapers as a journalist, eventually working for Britain's top selling tabloid, The Sun. He entered television as a presenter of ITV's then flagship current affairs show, Eyewitness. Later he moved behind the camera to produce and direct hundreds of hours of primetime television, both factual and drama, including The Bill, Dream Team, 999, How Do They Do That? and Strange But True? He continues to write and produce television as well as teach.