Optomen is an independent television production company known for the flair, originality and attention to detail we bring to our productions. We’re in the top 30 independent production companies in the UK and we’re still growing. We’re passionate about television, and pride ourselves on making high quality programmes that viewers love. We’ve made shows for all UK broadcasters including: Great British Menu, Mary, Queen of Shops and The Naked Chef for BBC2; Police, Camera, Action for ITV; Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, The F Word and Jump London for Channel 4; Market Kitchen for UKTV Food; Great British Christmas for Sky One; Hannah Glasse: The First Domestic Goddess for BBC4; and Japanese Schoolgirls for Discovery UK.


Mary Portas Secret Shopper

Mary Portas is back as she attempts to transform four businesses where the customer comes anything but first. From shop floors run like youth clubs to clueless sales assistants, can she prove to the owners and staff that excellent customer service isn’t just good for us shoppers but the bottom line too? more»»

Kevin McCloud: Escape to the Wild

Kevin McCloud travels the globe in search of incredible stories of ordinary people who have quit the rat-race and moved to some of the most remote places on the planet and poses the question: Does a simpler, more creative life make you happier? more»»

Best New Restaurant

Bravo’s Best New Restaurant, from Executive Producer Gordon Ramsay, is a new cutting edge food competition series that takes the talent and the judges out of the studio and into the kitchens and dining rooms of a city’s best new restaurants. more»»

Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch

Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch is all about food, family and putting up with a famous celebrity dad! Join Gordon Ramsay’s daughter Matilda as the family spend their summer holidays in Los Angeles where her dad works for most of his year. more»»

The Miracle

Imagine needing a wheelchair for life and then getting the chance to dance with your husband to your song.…Imagine being deaf and then hearing your beautiful daughters sing…Imagine seeing your son who has cerebral palsy kick a football for the first time…Now imagine all that is possible, right now…. more»»

Ramsay's Costa Del Nightmares

In Costa Del Nightmares Gordon Ramsay takes on a whole new nightmare: Brits who left the UK with dreams of running a restaurant in the sun only to find themselves stuck in a struggling business, with no idea how to turn their fortunes around and not enough money to come back home. more»»

Kevin McCloud's Man Made Home

Kevin McCloud has spent his career at the forefront of modern construction and design. In this series Kevin goes off-grid to build his own haven away from the world of mass production – a structure he can point to and proudly say "I built that" more»»


Kitchen Nightmares USA

Gordon goes to the USA to tackle some of America's worst Kitchen Nightmares. more»»

Great British Menu

World-class chefs from across the nation will once again sharpen their knives and perfect their menus as they prepare for battle in the UK’s longest running and most loved food competition series, Great British Menu. more»»

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