TOM STRACHAN - AWARD WINNING DRAMA EDITOR
 

TOM STRACHAN

In 2019 Tom was awarded the Royal Television Society Award (North East) for Professional Excellence in Editing. The award was based on three examples including two episodes of The Dumping Ground and one episode of Hollyoaks. One of Tom's Dumping Ground episodes went on to be BAFTA nominated in 2019.

Tom's recent credits include; Princess Mirror-Belle, Holby City, The Dumping Ground and Casualty, with all returning shows asking Tom back routinely. For a full list, continue to scroll down. Further to what's viewable in the showreel, Tom has experience with VFX and action sequences, coming to a TV near you soon...

Tom is actively seeking editor roles on drama productions and is always open to editing short films in his spare time. 

 
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PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE

Series 1 & 2

11x23 MIN - CBBC

Director - Spencer Campbell

Producer - Gert Thomas

CBBC drama based on Julia Donaldson's popular books. Lots of VFX and fun!

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HOLBY CITY

7x60 MIN - BBC

Directors - Jamie Annett, Steve Brett, Miranda Howard-Williams

Producer - Sandra MacIver, Sean Gleeson, Poz Watson, Yasmin Kallil

The BBC's long-running and highly regarded hospital drama. Including two of the final four episodes to air. Storylines have included sensitive subjects such as sexual assault and domestic violence.

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THE DUMPING GROUND 

Series 6, 8, 9 & 10

17x28 MIN - CBBC

Directors - Jamie Annett, Hildegard Ryan, Di Patrick, Lee Skelly.

Producers - Gert Thomas, Jonathan Wolfman, Emma Bodger

Executive Producers - Jonathan Phillips, Jane Dauncey

CBBC's flagship drama, and where I started my editing career. Included in my time there is a BAFTA-nominated episode, an RTS award for editing and a huge visual FX sequence where a house was swallowed into a sink-hole.

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CASUALTY

2X50 MIN - BBC

Director - Piotr Szkopiak

Executive Producer - Loretta Preece

Two Christmas specials of the long-running BBC hospital drama. 

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HOLLYOAKS

65x25 MIN - E4

Directors  - Jamie Annett, Claire Tailyour,  Paul Riordan, Sean Glynn, Andrew Gunn, George Siougas, Dirk Campbell, Will Brenton, Amy Coop, Edem Kelman, Duncan Foster, David Crowley, Sean Spencer

Executive Producers - Bryan Kirkwood & Lucy Martin.

Through many episodes of Hollyoaks I've covered many topics including eating disorders, domestic violence, sexual assault and much more.

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CORONATION STREET

8X30 MIN - ITV

Director - Duncan Foster.

Producer - Kate Oates. 

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RIVER CITY - SERIES 20

4x60 MIN - BBC ONE (SCOTLAND)

Director - Stuart Davids, Ade Bean.

Producer - Vikki Tennant.

Executive Producer - Kieran Hannigan