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) and Deadly Intelligence (Science). 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.