Gary TV Page

Gary has appeared many times on TV in relation to his specialisms of Caving, Gorge Walking and Technical Advice.

Year Channel Programme Presenter Content

to 2010

Various TV Companies

News Various Numerous appearances on Television, being interviewed during Cave Rescues to represent Cave Rescue Team.
2002 BBC Radio 4 Open Country Helen Mark Caving Leader, Presenter and Safety Advisor for Programme made underground. Recorded at OFD in South Wales.
2003 Teledu Elidir for S4C Adrenalin Amanda Protheroe Thomas Caving Instructor and Safety Co-ordinator. On-camera role, working with Presenter. Filmed underground in OFD, South Wales.
2003 Teledu Elidir for S4C Adrenalin Trystan Bevan

Safety Advisor, ensuring safety of participants during an Army Assault Course race.

2004 HTV A470 Mark Flanagan Safety Co-ordinator for making of ‘A470’, filmed in South Wales.
2004 IWC Media for BBC The Town that Wants a Twin Janet Dibley

Caving Leader and Safety Coordinator for Caving Sequence at Crack-pot in Yorkshire.

2004 Lyon TV for Five

Britain’s Finest Natural Wonders

Nigel Marven

Safety Co-ordinator for Underground filming in Dan-yr-Ogof. Appeared in the programme as a ‘caver’ and also interviewed on-camera about the cave.

2005 Darrall MacQueen for BBC Feel the Fear Holly Willoughby

Safety Advisor and Caving Instructor. Providing a Caving Challenge at Porth-yr-Ogof in South Wales


Chwarel for ITV

Great Welsh Roads Mike Parker Appeared as a cave specialist interviewed on-camera at Porth-yr-Ogof in South Wales.
2006 Indus Films for BBC Iolo’s Wild Wales Iolo Williams

Instructor and Safety Co-ordinator for Caver Training sequence. Filmed in South Wales.

2006 BBC Wales Manylu Michelle Phillips

Participant, discussing the purchase of Welsh Rural properties and Farms.

2007 BBC Wales Weatherman Walking Derek Brockway Appeared as a cave specialist interviewed on-camera at Porth-yr-Ogof in South Wales. Safety Co-ordinator for crew and presenters for the day.
2008 Fevermedia for Five Britain’s Bravest Dermot Murnaghan Participant and Cave Rescue expert. Interviewed in studio and organised a Cave Rescue reconstruction, taking the roles of Team Leader and also co-ordinating safety of the film crew underground.
2008 Matthew Davies Media Ltd. BBNPA Promotional Film Ivor Coleman Participant on promotional film for Brecon Beacons National Park, as a caving specialist and providing crew safety cover. Filmed at Porth yr Ogof.
2008 BBC Wales Mosgito Trystan Ellis-Morris Caving Instructor and Technical Advisor giving 2 Presenters a Caving Challenge in Porth-yr-Ogof, South Wales.
2010 BBC 1 Countryfile Matt Baker Caving Instructor, Guide and Technical Advisor for programme about Dan-yr-Ogof.
2010 BBC 1 Countryfile Jules Hudson Gorge Walk Instructor, Guide and Technical Advisor for programme about a new Gorge Walking Code of Conduct in South Wales.
2011 On-Par Productions Universities of Wales Liana Stewart Gorge Walk Instructor, Guide and Technical Advisor for Promotional DVD for Foreign Students attending University of Wales.
2012 Orchid Films BBNPA Collabor8 Video Voiceover Video produced for BBNP Tourism Conference to show successes of Collabor8 Programme.
2012 Presentable for BBC 1 Connie's People Connie Fisher Underground Controller for South & Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team during cave rescue practice with Connie taking part.
2012 BBC 1 Countryfile Ellie Harrison Climbing & Caving Instructor, working with Ellie. explaining how Outdoor Activity provision can be undertaken in an environmentally sensitive way.
2013 Tigress Productions for BBC1 The One Show Mike Dilger Caving Advisor and Technical Advisor looking with Mike at Blind White Cave Trout at Ogof-y-Ci.
2013 Modern Television for ITV 1 Griff's Guide to Wales Griff Rhys Jones Caving expert meeting with Griff at Llygad Llwchwr and explaining why the River Loughour appears out of the ground.
2014 BBC Radio 4 Open Country Felicity Evans Experienced Caver and Instructor meeting Felicity Evans at Porth yr Ogof to explain the geology and attraction of visiting caves.
2015 BBC 1 Secret Britain Ellie Harrison Experienced Caver and Instructor taking Ellie to Ogof Ffynnon Ddu to explain the geology and beauty of this Secret place.
2016 BBC 2 Extreme Wales Richard Parks Experienced Caver and Instructor taking Richard from the top of Ogof Ffynnon Ddu to the bottom - the deepst cave in Britain
2016 BBC 1 Wales in the 90's Various Story of how Hawk Associates was set up in 1990 and how it progressed through the decade