Archie Onobu

Holly Allen


Please tell us a little bit about yourself?

I’m a PD working primarily in the Factual genre and have worked across shows ranging from sports observational docs, historical and arts series to mental health specials


Did you always want to work in TV? How did you land your first role?  

A lot of knocking on doors till I landed my first TV gig!!!


What is your film about?  

Dr. Zoe Willams explores the legacy of the NHS while meeting a new generation of exceptional doctors who are using their platforms to bring awareness to important issues affecting the black community.


What has been your biggest challenge during the filming making process? 

Always feeling like there’s never enough time!


What was your favourite part about making it?   

Getting to explore a really challenging and relevant subject while meeting some incredibly exceptional people.


What would your advice be for someone stepping into their first PD role?

Be ready to learn but trust your instincts; you’ve got the role for a reason.


What are your favourite TV shows?  

There’s too just many shows now to mention!