recent years Robin Cross has written over 150 programmes
for Nugus-Martin Productions which have been screened all over
the world. He is currently developing a portfolio of programme concepts
- reflects his passion for Hollywood’s golden age.
Secrets of World War 2 - explores little-known and
intriguing aspects of the global conflict, many of which played
a vital role in Allied victory.
and Spying - examines the secret intelligence war
that has raged from the days of Dreadnought battleships to the
modern era of spy satellites.
series, comprising some 78 programmes, which focus principally
on the tangled love lives of such Hollywood legends as Humphrey
Bogart and Lauren Bacall and John Wayne and Marlene Dietrich.
Other entries include Betty Grable and Harry James, Greta Garbo
and John Gilbert and Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh
hour-long programmes which look at some of the lesser-known
aspects of the conflict.
They include the Nazi plan to
sabotage US war industry,
the Japanese attempt to set America’s forest ablaze
with a fleet of trans-Pacific incendiary balloons, and the story
of the last days of Adolf Hitler.
26-part series, each programme lasting an hour, which examines
all the major aspects of espionage in the 20th
century, from the Cold
War and the
Cambridge spies to the Allied codebreakreakers who cracked
German and Japanese codes in World War 2.
kaleidoscope of mysteries from UFOs to the mysterious
disappearance of Glenn Miller and the tragic fate of the South
Korean airliner 007.
has written books and websites for Channel 4 programmes,
including many entries in the ' Secret History' and
'Battle Stations' series.