Lee Reading


Series director and producer Lee Reading has worked in television for nearly 15 years and has always been drawn towards real stories and characters. Initially starting out in drama, he quickly moved into documentaries covering a variety of subjects including science, history, music and the arts.

Most recently, he directed and produced the successful second series of BBC2’s The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway, which became the channel’s highest rated show of the year, pulling in over four million viewers.

Lee has produced, directed and developed a range of projects for channels such as BBC2, BBC4, C4, C5, the Discovery Network, History Channel, More4, Red Bull, and the National Geographic Channel.

He has a degree in Film History & Theory, and a passion for art history, architecture and design, music, literature, walking, photography, and science.