A prime-time Emmy award winner, Martyn has been writing, producing  and directing factual and documentary programming for over 25 years. He joined Beyond in 2003, working across a range of hit shows including long running series MythBusters as well as one-off specials like How Beer Saved the World, before executive producing five seasons of National Geographic’s flagship series Taboo.

Since then he has, along with Geoff Fitzpatrick, overseen production of a raft of factual series for broadcast partners in Australia and the US, including Forbidden (DNI) Deadly Intelligence (Science) and Drug Lords: The Next Generation (SBS/National Geographic). He also develops and produces shark documentaries for Discovery’s Shark Week. Martyn’s production experience includes space/cosmos, history, science, natural history, comedy, crime and espionage. He has a PhD in history from Manchester University.


Sean Harris