Adrian Munsey

Film & TV


Adrian has produced over 50 documentaries, all of which have been shown all over the world and in the UK; many shown on Sky, ITV and The History Channel. Princess Diana: In Search of Happiness was bought by Life Magazine, Sky, RAI, RTL, Channel Seven and television stations throughout the world and achieved official obituary status. The programmes have often achieved Top 10 ratings when shown. Adrian wrote the Arts Council documentary How Does It Feel? whose participants included Sir Michael Tippett and David Hockney.


In Production

The World in Flames
Reflecting the nature of the world’s only truly global war, this programme takes a full international perspective. It deals not only with the attitude of Britain towards her allies and adversaries, but also with the attitudes of France, Italy, the United States, the Soviet Union, India, China, Japan and Germany.
John Maynard Keynes
John Maynard Keynes: The Public and Private Life of the Great Economist – A comprehensive examination of the life and ideas of Keynes in the context of the current crisis – a crisis equally as great as those faced by him in his work during the Depression of the 1930’s and the post-war economic settlement of 1944.
WONDERLAND: Science Fiction in the Atomic Age
WONDERLAND: the Story of Christmas
Could Hitler Have Been Stopped?
Thomas Hardy
DH Lawrence
The Long Journey of E.M. Forster
Rudyard Kipling: A Secret Life

Feature Films

Adrian was the Executive Producer of Channel Four and ZDF’s feature Zina, starring Ian McKellen and Domiziana Graziosi and Channel Four’s Every Picture Tells a Story, starring Phyllis Logan. Both had UK theatrical releases, Channel 4 showings and releases throughout the world.


Rudyard Kipling

in development

Empire of the Soul – a feature film based on the tortured hidden life of Rudyard Kipling, one of our most popular but controversial writers


True Movies channels


Adrian founded the True Movies group of 5 TV channels and until January 2019 acquired and scheduled all the films and series that appeared on them. The annual audience reach is of over eight million. True Movies was the most successful film channel ever launched by SKY. Now broadcasting in sub-Saharan and South Africa as well as the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

Odyssey Video

Odyssey Video

In 1982 Adrian Munsey founded Odyssey Video, a leading UK distributor of feature film true stories. Since 1982, Odyssey Video released over 500 titles, including a number theatrically with a royal premiere, and has regularly been in the UK video Top 50. In one notable year Odyssey Video had more titles in the UK rental video chart than any other company except Columbia Tri-Star.

Odyssey Video represented Barbara Taylor Bradford exclusively on video in the UK as well as releasing a number of other bestselling authors including Joanna Trollope, Mary Wesley, Rosamunde Pilcher, Jackie Collins and Danielle Steel. In addition many classic film titles were released including The First of the Few, Where Angels Fear to Tread, Tommy, Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Julia and Drums Along the Mohawk. A key relationship was developed with Merchant Ivory and over 20 Merchant Ivory films were restored and released, including Howards End and Maurice.

For more information visit the Odyssey website

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