Television & Film: Drama

His career spans television, both dramatic and documentary, film, theatre, and journalism.

My television and film work began in the U.K., with an apprenticeship to director Carol Reed, then writing plays and series episodes for the BBC and Granada, as well as two independent films. After I moved to the U.S., I wrote for both network and PBS television in a variety of styles - straight fiction, adaptations , and docudrama.

  • Brother Jesse

    Florence Nightingale

    Rebellious genius, aristocrat, and early feminist Florence Nightingale defies convention and the combined power of the British government to revolutionize the practice of medicine. BAFTA nominee.

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  • Harvest

    Harvest

    (Ad. Richard Selzer) Recently widowed woman seeks out the man who carries the heart transplanted from her deceased husband.

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  • Hiroshima Maiden

    Hiroshima Maiden

    Japanese girl, scarred by exposure to atomic radiation, finds acceptance and a measure of healing in the United States.

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  • Jennys Song

    Jenny's Song

    Given solace by a wise friend of her father, a teenager learns how to cope with the loss of a parent through reliving his favorite hobby, sailing.

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  • Mourning Becomes Electra

    Mourning Becomes Electra

    5-part series reimagined for television from Eugene O'Neill's epic saga of a New England family torn apart by a thirst for vengeance.

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New & Upcoming

Latest commissions, ideas, concepts, sketches, scripts under construction - Kenneth Cavander is always exploring new subject matter. Among the projects engaging him at present ... Read More