Michael Cumming

is a director and filmmaker, successfully working at the cutting edge since the ‘90s.  A graduate of the Royal College of Art Film School and recipient of an honorary doctorate, Dr Cumming’s back catalogue contains such gems as the ground breaking Brass Eye series and his cinema only film about it - Oxide Ghosts, Matt Lucas & David Walliams in Rock Profile, Jo Brand’s improvised comedy drama Going Forward, the BAFTA nominated Mark Steel Lectures, hidden camera stunts with Three Non Blondes, cult classics Snuff Box and World Of Pub, prime time comedy with the Omid Djalili Show, the Lenny Henry Show and Alistair McGowan’s award winning Big Impression, political pranks and polemics on five series of the Mark Thomas Product, Matt Berry’s Rose d’Or, Comedy Award & BAFTA winning sitcom Toast Of London & it’s follow up, Toast Of Tinseltown and the critically acclaimed feature film documentary with Stewart Lee - King Rocker