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1978 Dirk Attends the BBC's Studio Managers Course Number 19 & takes Parts I and II at the BBC


1979-1981 Dirk is a Assistant Producer Television Presentation


1979 Dirk Starts Work Loading Panavision magazines on a Donald Sutherland feature


1982 Dirk Gets Married & has 3 children.


1985 Dirk is a BBC World Service Popular Music Producer


1986 Dirk Starts as a BBC Radio 2 Promotions Producer


1987 Thunderbirds for Children in Need


1988 Death Rides The Airwaves


1988 Some of These days


1988 Nightcap


1988 The Announcers Challenge I


1988 The Press Gang 1988


1988 Superman On Trial


1988 The Long Hot Satsuma


1988 Dirk Stops Being a BBC Radio 2 Promotions Producer


1988 Dirk Starts as a BBC Radio Light Entertainment Producer


1989 The News Huddlines Series 25


1989 Dead Trouble


1989 Some of These days


1989 The Press Gang 1989


1989 Why Centennial


1989 The Announcers Challenge II


1989 Batman: The Lazarus Syndrome


1989 The News Huddlines Series 26


1990 Pop Score 1990


1990 The News Huddlines Series 27


1990 Flywheel, Shyster & Flywheel Series 1


1990 The Adventures of Superman Series 1


1990 The News Huddlines Series 28


1991 Pop Score 1991


1991 The News Huddlines Series 29


1991 At Last The Go On Show


1991 Flywheel, Shyster & Flywheel Series 2


1991 The Adventures of Superman Series 2


1991 The News Huddlines Series 30


1992 Jacobs's Journal


1992 Flywheel, Shyster & Flywheel Series 3


1992 Dirk’s recreations of classic Marx Brothers radio shows, Flywheel, Shyster & Flywheel win Gold Medal at the New York International Festival


1992 Inside Sasha


1992 Jessica Martin - One Woman Show


1992 June Whitfield - One Woman Show


1992 The Light Entertainment Show


1992 Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish


1993 Superman - Doomsday & Beyond


1993 Superman: Doomsday & Beyond voted Spoken Word Audio of The Year by the U.S. Publisher’s Weekly


1993 Loose Ends 1993


1993 Educated Evans


1994 Loose Ends 1994


1994 Superman: Doomsday & Beyond won Audie Award for Best Dramatisation by the American Booksellers Association.


1994 Batman: Knightfall


1994 Ivan The Cobbler


1994 Truly Madly Bletchley Series 1


1995 The Amazing Spider-Man


1995 The Amazing Spider-Man nominated for the 1995 Writers Guild Award for Best Dramatisation.


1995 Peter Pan


1995 Nobblers


1995 Jesus -The Gospel of St. Luke


1995 Judge Dredd


1995 Dirk’s production of Judge Dredd won the 1995 Talkie Award for Best Production.


1995 Stops Being BBC Radio Light Ent producer


1995 Dirk Leaves the BBC to go freelance


1996 Dirk Forms Audio Movies Ltd at The Soundhouse with partners Paul Deeley & Phil Horne


1996 The Jasper Carrott Trial Series 1


1996 Carrott's Comedy Choice Series 2


1996 Independence Day UK


1996 Independence Day UK, No 1 Selling Spoken Word Cassette in the Bookseller Chart, won Talkie Award for Best Production.


1997 "American Werewolf" production won the 1997 Talkie Award for Best TV/ Film Adaptation.


1997 Dirk’s script for "American Werewolf" nominated for the Writers Guild Award for Best Dramatisation


1997 The Jasper Carrott Trial Series 2


1997 Love 40 New Balls Please Series 1


1997 The Russ Abbot Show Series 1


1997 An American Werewolf In London


1997 Dirk Devised & produced The Jasper Carrott Trial, which immediately transferred to BBC TV.


1998 The Russ Abbot Show Series 2


1998 The Gemini Apes


1998 Wow Fab Groovy Series 1


1998 Love 40 New Balls Please Series 2


1998 Man of Soup Series 1


1999 The Directors Guild of Great Britain invite Dirk to give a seminar on his work at the Actors Centre in London


1999 Dirk’s adaptation of Voyage, Stephen Baxter’s best selling novel about a NASA Mars mission won the Talkie Award for Best Use of Music.


1999 The Russ Abbot Show Series 3


1999 Ringing The Changes - Millennium Play


1999 Beginnings - Millennium Soundscape


1999 It's Been A Bad Week Series 1


1999 It's Been A Bad Week Series 2


1999 Voyage


1999 Love 40 New Balls Please Series 3


1999 The Millennium Bug


2000 Awarded a Sony Bronze Award for Best Drama, Dirk’s adaptation of Voyage, Stephen Baxter’s best selling novel about a NASA Mars mission


2000 The Russ Abbot Show Series 4


2000 Ben-Hur


2000 The Flump


2000 It's Been A Bad Week Series 3


2000 It's Been A Bad Week Series 4


2000 Man of Soup Series 2


2001 Dirk Maggs searches the Internet, falls off his chair on finding a page on an old website of mine (David Williams on Demon Internet!) with info on him for his Radio series Voyage work


2001 My Dirk Maggs site created, because I could find no other site about this radio director


2001 2001 A Space Odyssey


2001 Goon Again - 50th Anniversary Goon Show


2001 The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm


2002 Goon Again - 50th Anniversary Goon Show The 2002 best comedy award from the spoken word producers association


2002 Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution


2002 The Russ Abbott Show Series 2002


2002 Agatha Christie's The Gates of Baghdad


2002 Lean on Me


2002 Agatha Christie's Hound of Death


2002 Bunn and Co


2002 My Dirk Maggs website hits 9517 hits in July 2002


2002 The Night Listener


2002 Night Class


2002 Tim Merryman's Days of Clover


2002 My Dirk Maggs website hits 18431 hits in December 2002


2003 Agatha Christie's The £199 Adventure


2003 Agatha Christie's The Gypsy


2003 Agatha Christie's The Last Seance


2003 Bunn & Co I


2003 Night Class Bronze award in the Comedy category of the 2003 Sony Radio awards


2003 My Dirk Maggs website hits 23465 hits in March 2003


2003 Tim Merryman's Days of Clover series


2003 My Dirk Maggs website hits 27343 hits in June 2003


2003 My Dirk Maggs Website stops using web counters, ( got site logs for that & they are all mine ha ha ha )


2003 Alfie Elkins and his Little Life


2004 Bunn & Co II


2004 Dirk Maggs ­awarded Mark Time Grand Master Lifetime Achievement Award 2004


2004 Douglas Adams at the BBC cd set released


2004 Misery Dirk was the adaptor only


2004 Miss Morison’s Ghosts


2004 Life, The Universe and Everything


2004 All Fingers and Thumbs


2005 So Long and Thanks for all the Fish


2005 Mostly Harmless


2005 Mirabelle & Me


2006 Lucky Lonny


2006 Jack Rosenthal’s Last Act


2006 Whenever


2006 Dirk Sets up Perfectly Normal Productions (PNP)


2007 Chloe


2007 On the Blog


2007 Dirk Gently Series 1


2007 Henry's Girls


2007 A Night in the Ukraine


2007 Neither Here nor There


2007 Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy US Publishers Association Best Adapted Work


2007 Tortoise


2008 On The Blog 2


2008 The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists


2008 Dirk Gently Series 2


2008 Three Agatha Christie Mysteries Audiofile Golden Earphones Award


2008 The Johnny Cash Hi-Jack Roadshow


2008 Boscobel


2008 Growning up with the Goons


2009 The Hour The Music Died


2009 A Question of Royalty


2009 Mugsborough 1917


2009 Mugsborough 1926


2009 The Adventures of Sexton Blake-Detective!


2010 Badfellas


2011 The Death of Tom Inglis


2011 Washington 9/11


2011 Beyond Borders


2012 The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Radio Show, Live! Tour in the UK only.


2012 Interiors


2013 Neverwhere


2013 The Iraq Dossier


2014 Ebola


2014 By a Young Officer: Churchill on the North Western frontier


2015 Far side of the Moore


2016 How The Marquis Got His Coat Back


2016 Stardust


2016 Alien: Out of the Shadows


2017 Alien: River of Pain


2017 The X-Files: Cold Cases