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Richard Butchins

Richard Butchins is an award-winning filmmaker, presenter/reporter, writer and artist. He uses his own experience as a disabled person to produce and present work which addresses disability through arts and current affairs programming, and in his own personal art practice.

Richard’s credits as a presenter and reporter include Dwarfs In Art: A New Perspective (BBC Four), Panorama: The Million Pound Disability Payout (BBC One) and Dispatches: Landlords From Hell (Channel 4). His new documentary, The Disordered Eye, will be broadcast on BBC Four in Autumn 2020.

Richard is an accomplished producer and director. His credits include various films for Channel 4’s Dispatches strand (Witness Intimidation Revealed, The Great Benefits Scandal, NHS Undercover, Britain On Benefits and Britain On The Sick), Panorama: Nursing Homes Undercover (BBC One) and the award-winning, The Last American Freak Show (More 4).

Television & Radio credits

The Disordered Eye BBC Four
Dwarfs In Art: A New Perspective BBC Four
Panorama: The Million Pound Disability Payout BBC One
Dispatches: Landlords From Hell Channel 4