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Dream Catchers - Full Series

Television (Full Length Episodes) – 2018

This eight episode series introduces a raft of expat New Zealanders based in the United Kingdom. Celebrating success across business and the arts, the show is directed and presented by London-based expat Hilary Timmins (It's in the Bag). Each episode is built around a loose theme (see descriptions below the player), and features two or three interviews. In total, director and presenter Hillary Timmins talked to over 30 expats from chefs (Peter Gordon) to aerobatic pilots (Emmet Cox) to performers (Jonathan Lemalu), to Piano production designer Andrew McAlpine and Emmy-nominated sound designer Blair Jollands (who also worked on the sound for Dream Catchers). 

...a lot of the firsts in this country have been New Zealanders, Australians, Americans, and I think it's partly because we don't know that we ought not to do it.
– Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas on the success of expats in England, early in episode four

Key Cast & Crew

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Rob Whitehouse

Series Executive Producer

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Jonathan Smith

Cinematographer, Camera Operator, Sound Recordist

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Andrew McAlpine

Subject (episode 7)

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Blair Jollands

Composer, Sound Design, Subject (episode 7)

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Hilary Timmins

Creator , Director, Writer, Producer, Presenter

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Michael Hedges

Sound Mix

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Produced by

Dream Catchers Productions


Dream Catchers Productions


Produced in association with Kea, The New Zealand Society UK and the NZ-UK Link Foundation