Director Mike Reilly has been with Wonder since their first production Micky Flanagans Detour De France (Sky1). Prior to that he series directed the award winning productions Billy Connolly’s Big Send Off (ITV) and Fry & Laurie Reunited (UKTV). Other series director credits include Billy Connolly’s Route 66 (ITV) and When Piers met Andrew Lloyd Webber (ITV).

As comfortable with crocodiles and chimpanzees as he is celebrities he has also directed numerous natural history productions including Extraordinary AnimalsAmongst the Apes with Charlotte Uhlenbroek and Ray Mears: Close Encounters.

As a series producer and director he was responsible for the often-repeated Richard E Grants Hotel Secrets (Sky Atlantic) and counts waiting three days for a cat called Mozart to play the piano as a career highlight.