Our Programmes

The Job Interview
  • Nominee, Best Fixed Rig Series, Televisual Bulldog Awards 2017
  • 11x60 Channel 4
  • Series two from Thursday February 15 2018
  • Series one from Tuesday July 12 2016

Back for a second run in 2018, The Job Interview takes the fixed-rig approach Simon first used in 2007 for The Family to another level. It uses multiple cameras to reveal in detail for the first time the terror and triumph of real-life interviews, highlighting every nuance from initial handshake to potentially life-changing job offer. 

This time, the stakes are even higher. The jobs on offer are with some of Britain's most prestigious companies. From Virgin Trains to Hilton Hotels and Resorts... Heck Sausages to Champneys... Aston Martin to Good Housekeeping Magazine. All will be opening their doors to show how they zero in on the perfect candidate for the job.

It's a challenging show to make, as instead of being able to "cast" the contributors as we would in a regular documentary, we are entirely reliant upon the individuals who reply to the companies' real-life job advertisements, and whose skills and experience make them, in the opinion of an independent recruitment adviser, suitable candidates for interview.

Thanks as ever to the Channel 4 docs team of Nick Mirksy, Madonna Benjamin and Alisa Pomeroy who first greenlit a full series of TJI back in 2015 after Lorraine pitched them the idea and suggested we make a pilot episode.

The senior team on The Job Interview is Anshu Ahuja, Genna Gibson and Ian Osprey.  Thanks also to Warren Smith for his huge input into series one and to all the film editors who killed themselves getting the films in shape.

We'd also like to thank all the bosses and real-life jobseekers who took part.

Official Channel 4 The Job Interview website

  • Highly Commended, Best Documentary Series, Broadcast Awards 2018
  • Nominee, Best Documentary Series, Grierson British Documentary Awards 2017
  • 16x60 BBC Two
  • Series three coming soon
  • Series two from Tuesday June 20 2017
  • Series one from Wednesday January 11 2017

Hospital reveals the extraordinary dilemmas faced by the consultants, surgeons and bed managers of the country's biggest NHS hospital trusts, all of which have profound consequences for the patients in their care.

Standing in their way are limited resources, an ever-increasing number of patients and a clock that never stops ticking.

Hospital is the result of a phenomenal team effort. The series producers are Sophie Jones and Emma Whitehead (series three) and Gilly Greenslade and Tom Currie (series one and two).  The series editor (series one) is Graeme McAulay, and the Production Manager (series two and three) is Anna Gordon.  Our co-execs are Helen Littleboy, Jackie Waldock and Ricardo Pollack (series one, two and three respectively).

We’d like to thank all our brilliant producers, directors and editors, as well as our fantastic commissioning editor Danny Horan, his colleagues at The Open University who co-funded the series, and of course the patients and staff at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (series one and two) and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (series three) who trusted us make these programmes.

Official BBC Hospital website

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Who we are

Label1 is an independently owned and operated television production company.  

We make best-in-class big-scale factual television that captivates large audiences, satisfies the most demanding broadcasters, and moves our favourite genre forwards. We’re unashamedly populist, and yet we’re not afraid to take risks in pursuit of talked–about TV.  

We are the creators and producers of BBC Two’s Hospital and Channel 4’s The Job Interview.

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Meet the team

Simon Dickson

Simon Dickson
Creative Director and Co-founder

Recognised as one of the industry's most mercurial and provocative creative thinkers, Simon is best known for taking a left field approach to mainstream popular factual subjects. BAFTA-nominated for Discovery/Channel 4's The Plane Crash, his credits include stints at the helm of Bear Grylls' Wild Weekends, as well as multi-camera 'rig' shows One Born Every Minute and The Hotel, both of which he also commissioned during his time as deputy head of documentaries at Channel 4. Former MD of Dragonfly Film & Television Productions, Simon is a co-creator of 24 Hours in A&E and in 2015 led the team that refreshed and relaunched First Dates. His most recent credit is as one of the executive producers of BBC Two's Hospital.


Lorraine Charker-Phillips

Lorraine Charker-Phillips
Head of Programmes and Co-founder

Lorraine co-founded Label1 with Simon in 2015, having worked with him on One Born Every Minute and The Hotel. She had a very successful two years as a commissioning editor for Sky, where she was responsible for a wide range of programming including Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model, Air Ambulance ER and The Force, the network's hit 20-part series about the work of Greater Manchester Police. Previously an in-demand documentary director, her diverse CV includes blue-chip docs, The Secret Life of Norman Wisdom Aged 92 ¾ and Grandchild of the Holocaust. Her most recent credit is as one of the executive producers of BBC Two's Hospital


Jo Taylor

Jo Taylor
Head of Production

Jo joined Label1 in March 2016 from Twofour where she was Production Executive for over four years.  Her experience stretches from specialist documentaries and ‘rig’ formats to big scale entertainment shows.  Her credits include Drive (ITV), five series of the constructed reality … Weekender series (ITV2), Our School (BBC),the critically acclaimed Dementiaville (Channel 4) and three series of the Emmy, BAFTA and Grierson award winning Educating… (Channel 4)


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