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Dirk maggs

dirk maggs

David George Dirk Maggs (St. Helier, Jersey, February 1955) is a British freelance writer and director. During his career as a Senior Producer in BBC Radio he made radio drama adopting a cinematic-sounding approach, combining filmic story construction, layered sound effects, orchestral music and digital recording technology. Maggs introduced productions in Dolby Surround in BBC Radio and termed the result, "Audio Movies".


Either written or directed

1988 Superman on trial

1989 Batman - The Lazarus Syndrome

1990 to 1992: Flywheel, Shyster & Flywheel, 3 series

1990 Adventures of Superman, series 1

1992 Inside Sasha - comedy series

1993 Superman - Doomsday & Beyond

1994 Batman - Knightfall

1995 Judge Dredd - the day the law died

1995 The amazing Spiderman

1995 Judge Dredd : Apocalypse War

1995 Peter Pan

1996 Independence Day UK

1998 Man of Soup, by David Stafford (6 x 30m)

1998 The Gemini Apes, written by Dirk Maggs

1999 Voyage, by Stephen Baxter (5 x 30m)

2000 Ben-Hur

2001 Professor Branestawm, series

2001 2001: A Space Odyssey (abridged by Maggs), reading

2002 Lean on me (6 x 30m) comedy series

2002 The gates of Baghdad, Witness for the prosecution, by A. Christie

2003 The Gypsy, The Last Seance, The £199 Adventure by A. Christie

2004 Miss Morrison's Ghosts

2004 Tim Merryman's Days of Clover (4 x 30m)

2004 Night Class, by Johnny Vegas (5 x 30m)

2004 The hitch-hiker's guide to the galaxy (several series)

2004 All fingers and thumbs

2007 A night in the Ukraine

2010 Boscobel

2010 Badfellas

2010 My Mad Grandad

2011 Cry Babies, by Kim Newman

2011 The Death of Tom Inglis

2013 Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman

2012 Interiors, by Johnny Vegas, Stuart Lee & Rob Thirtle

2014 Good Omens, by Neil Gaiman

2014 Ebola, by Mike Walker

2015 Far Side of the Moore, by Sean Grundy

2016 Stardust, by Neil Gaiman

2016 How the Marquis got his coat back, by Neil Gaiman

2016 Alien: Out Of The Shadows by Tim Lebbon,

2017 Alien: River of Pain

2018 Alien: Sea Of Sorrows

2018 Low, by Sean Grundy

2019 Puckoon, by Spike Milligan, ad. Ian Billings

2019 Alien 3 by William Gibson

2020 The Sandman: Act I

2021 The Sandman act II

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