Optomen is an independent television production company known for the flair, originalityand attention to detail we bring to our productions.They’re passionate about television, and pride themselves on making high quality programmes that viewers love, that win critical acclaim and that create global brands.They’ve made shows for all UK broadcasters including: Great British Menu, The Naked Chef and Two Fat Ladies for BBC2; Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, The F Word, Cookalong Live and the upcoming Gok Cooks Chinese for Channel 4; Market Kitchen and Perfect for Good Food; Great British Christmas for Sky1 and Hannah Glasse: The First Domestic Goddess for BBC4. They’ve also entered the world of applications,creating the bestselling Gordon Ramsay Cook With Me for the iPhone and iPad.
Founded in 1988, Optomen Television has won a large number of prestigious awards,including an International Emmy, four BAFTAs, three Royal Television Society awardsand two Glenfiddich Awards for food programming. They are in the top 20 televisionproduction companies in the UK and we’re still growing.Grounded in primetime specialist factual series and features, Optomen have successfully diversified into factual entertainment, live, daytime and high-volume low-costprogramming.
In recent years they’ve worked on a number of very successful advertiser funded series for Channel 5 including “The Business Inspector”, a series that was funded by HMRC and starred Hilary Devey – who has since become a well-loved member of the Dragon’sDen panel. They made a series of short celebrity-led short-films called “Meals InMoments” funded by Spar and recently finished “Superior Interiors With Kelly Hoppen”, this time funded by Siemens.