Channel 4 announces the cast of new drama The Truth (RadioTimes)

12 June 2017

When Jo receives an anonymous text message alleging a sexual relationship between her new boyfriend and her daughter, she is plunged into a world of chaos.

As the days go on and the insidious doubt creeps in, Jo struggles with her suspicions. Is her daughter indeed acting strangely, or is it all in her head? Just who in her life is telling the truth?

While Jo’s story is fictional, the plot of The Truth is inspired by dozens of real-life cases.

Starring Indira Varma (Game of Thrones) Luke Treadaway (Fortitude, A Street Cat Named Bob) and Neil Maskell (Humans, Kill List), the film is written and directed by the BAFTA award-wining David Nath (The Watchman, The Murder Detectives), produced by Kate Cook (The Watchman, Glasgow Girls) and executive produced by Ben Chanan (director of Cyberbully, The Missing)

All3Media backs factual and drama indie story films (Broadcast)

17 Mar 2017

Leading independent television, film and digital production and distribution company All3Media is backing new documentary and drama production company, Story Films it has announced today.

Story Films was founded in 2016 by award-winning filmmakers David Nath and Peter Beard who between them boast an impressive portfolio of highly successful and critically acclaimed credits and a clutch of industry awards.  As a combined creative force they will continue to produce bold, distinctive programmes which blur the lines between factual and drama for audiences in the UK, US and around the world.




Doc duo launch indie to ‘blur lines’ with drama (Broadcast)

27 Oct 2016

The award-winning directors of The Murder Detectives and My Son The Jihadi have joined forces to launch a production business that aims to blur the lines between drama and documentary, and have already picked up two commissions from Channel 4.


Dave Nath and Peter Beard’s Story Films will produce documentaries with a “drama sensibility” and dramas directed by documentary specialists.


Despite launching just six weeks ago and with no permanent base, Story Films has already landed two C4 commissions: a three-part documentary series and a drama.