Edward Thomas
  Executive Producer

Born in Swansea, South Wales, Edward had a keen interest in art and the theatre from an early age. He completed a foundation course with a distinction in Art at Swansea College in 1989. He went on to graduate from Wimbledon School of Art with a First Class BA (Hons) degree in 3 Dimensional Theatre Design in 1992. His career in theatre began at the Royal Opera House as Assistant Designer on the production of Tourandot. Over the following years Edward designed various commercials before breaking into films, where he gained his first experience on the period feature - The Mystery of Edwin Drood, an adaptation of Charles Dickens unfinished detective story. His feature film career developed and he gained extensive experience working across Africa, and other parts of the world creating a diverse portfolio of 18 films include the western, Viking, family, fantasy, thriller, science fiction, period and contemporary genres. On his return to Wales, Edward embarked upon Doctor Who (Series 1 to 5) as well as Torchwood (Series 1 to 3), and the Sarah Jane Adventures. Edward returned to Africa to design Outcasts for Kudos, another large scale science fiction production. The story of the Munich air disaster was explored in United for World Productions, and more recently the BBC2 drama Line of Duty. Edward has just completed filming in Port Talbot of the 1st series of DaVinci’s Demons, an American TV coproduction between Starz TV Company and BBC Worldwide Edward has received much recognition for his work; BAFTA Cymru and RTS Award nominations for Best Design, and a National BAFTA nomination for Break Through Talent. In 2006 he won a BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Design for his work on Torchwood, and in 2010 Best Design for Doctor Who Waters of Mars.