MARTYN COATES

A well organised, highly experienced & technically competent Director, with a reputation for building & maintaining good working relationships with production teams, presenters, as well as OB & studio crews.

 

 

Speedway Grand Prix & World Cup ~ 2017

Live studio presentation by Natalie Quirk with guest expert Scott Nicholls and on site presentation from Kings Lynn and Cardiff by Suzi Perry. A BT Sport Production

Comedy Bigmouths ~ 2017

Comedy panel show hosted by Ian Stone, taking a funny look at the weeks news. Featuring special guests, Ross Noble, Russell Kane, Reginald D Hunter, Rory Bremner, Clive Anderson & Sara Pascoe. A Polymath Media Production for Channel 5 & My5.

British Touring Cars Championship ~ 2010-2017

Live Presentation of BTCC events hosted by Steve Rider & Louise Goodman, for ITV4.

PLP/IMG Daily Shows ~ 2016-2017

Premier League Productions. Live News shows, "Fanzone" a phone in show "Football Today", a look back at the recent games in the Premiership, Fantasy Premier League Show and Kick Off all live from the IMG Studios.

6 Nations, Italy v France ~ 2017

Presented by Jill Douglas with Marco Bortolami, Maggie Alphonsi & Gareth Thomas. Reporter Gabriel Clark with Shane Williams & Olivier Magne. Live from Rome for ITV.

6 Nations, Ireland v France ~ 2017

Presented by Mark Pougatch with Jonny Wilkinson, Brian O'Driscoll & Gareth Thomas. Reporter Gabriel Clark with Shane Williams & Olivier Magne. Live from Dublin for ITV.

Rugby Tonight ~ 2013-2017

Live audience studio review show of all the weekends games. A Sunset & Vine Production for BT Sport.

The Footballs On ~ 2014-2016

Comedy show hosted by Ian Stone, taking a funny look at football. For BT Sport.

Aviva Premiership Rugby ~ 2013-2016

Studio Presentation & analysis of live Rugby & review of weekends games Presented by Craig Doyle with Lawrence Dallaglio and a studio guest. A Sunset & Vine Production for BT Sport.

England, Euro Qualifier ~ 2016

Live Presentation of England v Estonia live from Wembley Stadium for ITV.

Danny Baker’s Players Lounge ~ 2015

Christmas Special where Danny Baker chats to guests Harry Redknapp, Robbie Savage & Frank McAvennie and comedians, Holly Walsh, David Baddiel & Josh Widdicombe and asks them unusual football questions. Director for BT Sport & Campbell/Davison Media.

The IPC Athletics World Championships ~ 2015

Live Studio Presentation of the Championships from Doha, Presented by Ade Adepitan & Jonathan Edwards.                                 A Boomerang Production for More 4.

XVth Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea ~ 2015

Ceremony Director for the opening of the Pacific Games at the "Sir John Guise Precinct" in Papua New Guinea. Also Supervising Director for the Games, overseeing the presentation channel broadcasting to all the Pacific Islands, Australia & New Zealand.

U20's Rugby World Cup Final ~ 2015

Studio Presentation of the final between New Zealand & England and bronze final between France & South Africa. Hosted by Sarra Elgan with studio guests Nick Walshe & Ben Kay. A Sunset & Vine Production for BT Sport.

Rugby Tonight Friday Aviva Rugby & Challenge Cup Final ~ 2015

Special Studio Presentation of Friday night game plus all the usual features of Rugby Tonight; Tour de Flats, Smash O'meter, studio audience & live demo with Iain Balshaw. With Craig Doyle and Martin Bayfield & Lawrence Dallaglio and Ben Kay. A Sunset & Vine Production for BT Sport.

Baker & Kelly V.S.P.O ~ 2013-2015

Danny Baker & Danny Kelly talk about Football stories, predict matches with a pair of toasters (or Buckeroo, or floating cans) and phone people up. Series Director for BT Sport & Campbell/Davison Media.

BT Sports Hub ~ 2014-2015

Live sports news show, hosted from the BT studios at iCity, Stratford.

European Champions Cup ~ 2014-2015

Live Rugby & round up of all the weekends pool games Presented by Craig Doyle with Lawrence Dallaglio and Brian O'Driscoll. A Sunset & Vine Production for BT Sport.

Boxing Tonight ~ 2013-2015

Studio Presentation of Boxing with Paul Dempsey & Richie Woodhall for BT Sport.Football Tonight ~ 2014-2015

Football Tonight ~ 2015

Topical discussion show looking at all the top stories surrounding Football. A BT Sport Production.

Football Tonight, Transfer Deadline Day Special ~ 2015

Ian Stone hosted this comical look at the days proceedings with impressionists Alistair McGowan & Francine Lewis, 'man of the people' Keith Dover and special 'guest' Jason Bent. A BT Sport Production.

NBA Global Games London ~ 2015

Presentation & analysis of the NBA game Knicks vs Bucks, live from London's O2, for BT Sport.

Moto GP Tonight ~ 2014

I Directed the last show of 2014, a review of the years racing in Moto GP, Moto 2 & Moto 3. Presented by Craig Doyle & Iwan Thomas with guests Gavin Emmett, Julian Ryder and WSB Champion, Sylvain Guintoli.

Aviva Premiership Rugby ~ 2012-2014

Match Direction for the non-live televised matches shown on BT Sport & ITV4 for the Perform Group.

NFL ~ 2014

Highlights show with Vernon Kay & Nat Coombs. A North One Production for Channel 4.

Baker & Kelly - Not In Rio ~ 2014

Danny Baker & Danny Kelly cast their expert eyes over the World Cup, just Not In Rio. Series Director for BT Sport & Campbell/Davison Media.

World Cup 2014

Studio coverage and Back up studio for ITV & ITV 4.

Europa League ~ 2011-2014

Live Presentation for ITV4.

UFC Fight Night London ~ 2014

Presentation & analysis of UFC live from London's O2, for BT Sport.

English Premier League ~ 2014 

Add on show for NBCSN/PLP with Gary Lineker.

Top 14 Rugby ~ 2013-2014

Live Presentation of French Top 14 games. A Sunset & Vine Production for BT Sport.

Bundesliga ~ 2013-2014

Live Presentation of Bundesliga games. A Sunset & Vine Production for BT Sport. 

Football League Show ~ 2012-2013 

Highlights from the IMG Studios for BBC.

SPL Matchday Live ~ 2010 & 2013 

Scottish Premier League Presentation for ESPN.

European Year in Review ~ 2012

James Richardson takes a look back at the last highlights of Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, Eredivisie and the Russian League during 2012, for ESPN.

Aviva Premiership Rugby ~ 2012

Live Match Direction for ESPN.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7's ~ 2012

Live Presentation and Match Direction of all six games in Round two of this event for ESPN.

Top 14 Final - Toulouse v Toulon ~ 2012

Directing Live Studio Presentation of the French Rugby Final, presented by Jill Douglas with guest Nick Kennedy, for ESPN.

Brazil v Argentina ~ 2012

Directing Studio Presentation of this football tour match in the USA for ESPN.

Aviva Premiership Rugby Awards ~ 2012

Directing the full coverage of the Awards from The Park Lane Hilton for ESPN.

IPL Cricket ~ 2011 & 2012

Live Studio Presentation of matches from the Indian competition for ITV4.

Powersnooker ~ 2011

Match and Presentation coverage for Endemol, transmitted on ITV4.

World Rally Championship ~ 2011

Live ESPN Studio Presentation of all the Powerstages of the 2011 Championship.

NFL ~ 2011

Sunset & Vine production of through the night Live Presentation for Channel 4.

Flugtag ~ 2011

Event Direction of the Birdman of Leeds event for Red Bull.

Carling Cup ~ 2011 

BBC Highlights from the IMG Studios.

La Veuelta Cycling ~ 2011 

Live Studio Presentation of the Spanish Cycling event for ITV4.

Pardon The Interruption ~ 2010 & 2011 

Fast and funny chat show made for Bite Yer Legs Productions and transmitted on ESPN. 

Talk Of The Terrace ~ 2010 & 2011 

Sport chat show with Live bands from the IMG Studios for ESPN. 

EPL Matchday Live ~ 2010 & 2011 

Live Presentation with Ray Stubbs of the English Premier League for ESPN. 

Between The Lines ~ 2010 & 2011 

An ESPN/IMG Production. In depth Analysis of all the weeks football stories presented by Ray Stubbs & Rebecca Lowe.

Football World Cup ~ 2010 

Live Presentation for Al Jazeera Sport from their Doha studios.

This Morning ~ 1997-2010 

I directed ITV's Flagship daytime show with several presenters, including Richard Madeley & Judy Finnigan, Fern Britton & John Leslie, Fern & Phillip Schofield, Phillip & Holly Willoughby and Eamonn Holmes & Ruth Langsford. During my time on the show I directed Fashion, Cooking, Gardening items and many music numbers as well as Phone-ins, Soap Box and topical chats.

World Series of Snooker ~ 2008-2009 

Live Match coverage of this pan-European competition, shown on Eurosport.

Film Premier's ~ 2004-2011 

Presentation from the Red Carpet in Leicester Square.

Live Boxing ~ 2007-2008 

Studio Presentation of live Boxing matches for Setanta Sports and on-site Presentation of the Joe Calzaghe fight in the Millenium Stadium, Cardiff for Setanta Sport. 

UKTI ~ 2007 

Live European Link up for the Energy Strategy Launch. 

Qashqai Urban Challenge ~ 2007 

I Directed this Acrobatic Cycling event in Newcastle, Madrid & Paris for IMG. 

PartyPoker.net ~ 2007 

Poker for Matchroom Productions. 

Champions League ~ 2002-2007 

I Directed many studio and highlights shows for ITV4. 

Brainteaser ~ 2004-2007 

Live Quiz show on Channel 5. 

World Cup ~ 2006

I was the main Director in London for all the Highlights shows.

Loose Women ~ 2002 & 2005

Live lunch time chat show for Anglia TV and ITV.

London Tonight ~ 2003-2004

One of the Studio Directors for London Tonight, The Week &  Soccer Sunday from the London Studios. 

The Big Match Live ~ 2003-2004 

Live Studio Presentation of the English Premiership Matches for ITV Digital. 

Terry & Gaby ~ 2004 

Popular Live chat show for Channel 5 made by UMTV.

Trisha ~ 2001-2002 

From The Studios of Anglia, morning talk show on ITV.

Snooker Live ~ 2002

Live Studio Presentation from Brighton for ITV.

Rugby 7's ~ 2002

Cardiff & Twickenham legs of the Severn's tour shown on ITV.

Rugby World Cup ~ 1999

Live Studio Presentation and Highlights from Cardiff for ITV.

Other Directing Credits

I have also directed Sky Sports News, Football, Rugby Union, Cricket, Golf, Badminton and Speedway for Sky Sports. As well as directing two pilot shows for Endemol UK.