Richard Driver

Producer, Presenter

Chairman of company Greenstone TV, Richard Driver first broke into television as host of music show Radio with Pictures. After directing documentary Hokonui Todd, the ex singer ran production company Visionary TV and produced music series Give it a Whirl and award-winner Love, Speed and Loss. He went on to create and programme Sky TV's Documentary Channel for four years, before selling it to the BBC.

It’s very satisfying, I think, when you look back to have been part of a broadcast industry. You meet fascinating people – and everyone along the way you learn from. You learn good things and how not to do things. So I'm really happy to have had this accidental career in television. Richard Driver

Interview

Richard Driver: On his serendipitous TV career...

Interview, 2010

The Women of Pike River

2015, Executive Producer - Television

50 Years of New Zealand Television: 3 - Let Us Entertain You

2010, Subject - Television

Rocked the Nation

2008 - 2011, Subject - Television

New Zealand's Got Talent

2008, Judge - Television

Neighbours at War

2005 - 2015, Executive Producer - Television

Love, Speed and Loss

2005, Producer - Television

The Family - First Episode

2003, Executive Producer - Television

So You Think You're Funny?

2002, Producer - Television

Dalvanius

2002, Executive Producer - Television

So You Think You're Funny - First Episode

2002, Producer - Television

Peter Gordon's Pacific Harvest

2001, Executive Producer - Television

Music Nation - First Episode

1995, Executive Producer - Television

Music Nation

1995, Executive Producer - Television

Hokonui Todd

1991, Co-producer, Director - Television

TV3 Begins - First Transmission

1989, Subject - Television

Radio with Pictures - Women Songwriters

1988, Presenter - Television

Radio with Pictures - Joni Mitchell

1988, Presenter - Television

Radio with Pictures - Mick Jagger

1988, Presenter - Television

Radio with Pictures - Neon Picnic

1988, Presenter, Interviewer - Television

Radio with Pictures - The Pogues

1988, Presenter - Television

Radio with Pictures - Billy Bragg

1987, Presenter - Television

Radio with Pictures - Student Radio

1987, Presenter - Television

Radio with Pictures - The Cramps

1986, Presenter - Television

Radio with Pictures - The Violent Femmes

1986, Presenter - Television

True Colours - First Episode

1986, Presenter, Production - Television

Radio with Pictures - South Island Music

1984, Subject - Television

Radio with Pictures - Christchurch 1982

1982, Subject - Television

Eyewitness - Punk

1978, Subject - Television

Radio with Pictures

1986 - 1988, Presenter, Presenter - Television