Television & Film

Dramatic and documentary, television, film, theatre, and journalism.

Kenneth Cavander's work for television ranges from The File on Jill Hatch, an acclaimed three-part co-production of PBS and the BBC, to movies of the week for CBS and NBC. Among his documentaries is the Cine Gold Eagle Award-winning Beyond Hate, hosted by Bill Moyers. For four years, as head of script development for New York's CHANNEL THIRTEEN, in addition to programs he scripted, Kenneth Cavander was responsible for developing teleplays by: John Cheever, A.R. Gurney, Reynolds Price, Ann Beattie, and Louis Auchincloss. His television drama, Beyond Narnia, was aired on BBC One in 2004, and his BAFTA-nominated Florence Nightingale, received the highest audience share of its night on BBC One in June of 2008.

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


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    The Curse of Oedipus

    • Nominated Best Play, Best Production, including a LA Drama Critics Circle.
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    The Tempest

    • Version of the play by William Shakesepare for contemporary audiences
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    Sir Gawain and The Green Knight

    • Arthurian legend mixes high drama, romance, and danger.
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    C.S. Lewis Beyond Narnia

    • The story of his struggle to solve the mystery of earthly and divine love.
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    The Greeks

    • The story of the Trojan War as dramatized in 10 classic Greek plays, with Christopher Reeve as Achilles.
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    Hawthorne Country

    • Inspired by stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Allison Janney and Richard Thomas starred.