Rich has directed a total of ten episodes of Kudos' popular CBBC spy drama M.I.High, about school kids working as secret agents.  In 2012 Rich directed four episodes of the rebooted sixth series. His episodes were so successful that he was asked to re-shoot the series opening and the recurring VFX sequences. In 2013 he returned as Lead Director to shoot six episodes of the seventh and final series. 

 CLIP  "THE FALL OF SKUL" INTRO (SERIES OPENER)

Written by Malcolm McGonigle

Produced by Oona O Beirn, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

A whole new class of Secret Agent! CBBC's popular spy drama gets a reboot. 

Three teenagers who use their unusual talents for dubious purposes are targeted by a mysterious organisation. The world faces a new kind of threat - a huge underground criminal network known as KORPS. Old school spies have had their day and national security force MI9 must create a new breed of skilled undercover agent. Hidden in a place no villain will think to look: a school.

First transmitted 7th January 2013 on CBBC

 FULL EPISODE  S6E4: "THE FACE OF REVENGE"

Written by Nathan Cockerill

Produced by Oona O Beirn, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

Guest starring Daniel Tuite and Sam Pamphilon

Shunned by the pop world for not having superstar looks, embittered music mogul Cuthbert Peabody hijacks an MI9 invention capable of changing a person's face. He turns popstar Calvin Lame's latest hit single into a weapon to use against the people he holds responsible for his failure - the fans. The team must crack an elaborate melodic code to stop him, but without a musical bone between them, they must turn to an unlikely ally for help. 

First transmitted 25th February 2013 on CBBC

 FULL EPISODE  S6E9: "THE DARK WIZARD"

Written by Jonny Kurzman

Produced by Oona O Beirn, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

Guest starring Simon Armstrong and Adura Onashile

Top secret scientific components are being stolen by a thief dressed as a character from a best-selling series of fantasy novels. The team go undercover at a fantasy convention only to discover the threat is far greater than they'd anticipated. Someone is plotting planet-wide destrction in order to create the post-apocalyptic world of the books in real life. Can the pragmatic Dan put his faith in the power of imagination to defeat the evil Dark Wizard?

FIrst transmitted 18th February 2013 on CBBC

 FULL EPISODE  S6E10: "ONE FLEW OVER THE BUDGIE'S CAGE"

Written by Malcolm McGonigle

Produced by Oona O Beirn, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

Guest starring Louise Stewart, Caroline Chikezie and Richard James

Frank is haunted by memories of a terrible decision which cost the lives of his entire team. He's relieved of duty but the treatment centre he's forced to attent has been infiltrated by KORPS in order to steal secrets directly from the brains of MI9 agents. With the threat of nuclear destruction looming, the team face a difficult dilemma: save Frank's life, or rescue Britain from catastrophe. Will they choose the greater good over their beloved boss?

First transmitted 4th March 2013 on CBBC

 FULL EPISODE  S6E11: "PRISON BREAK"

Written by Ben Ward 

Produced by Oona O Beirn, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

Guest starring Karen Dunbar and Phil McKee

Sent to Uttland on the pretence of being on a school trip, the team must break into an impenetrable prison to rescue a former KORPS leader. But things go awry when their classmates are imprisoned by the fearsome bionic prison warden, Arme Gonnerson. Can the team break out their entire class without breaking their cover? Whose side is the mysterious Shadowmaster really on, and what dreadful secrets about Zoe's past is he witholding?

First transmitted 11th March 2013 on CBBC

 FULL EPISODE  S7E1: "THE MAYZE" - SERIES OPENER

Written by Ben Ward 

Produced by Eric Coulter, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

Guest starring Pollyanna McIntosh, Johnny Austin and Isla Cowan

KORPS are far from defeated. The Master Mind has survived but his brain is degrading fast and his search for the only compatible Vessel continues. The team rescue Keri, one of Zoe's remaining cloned duplicants, but she's more of a handful than they bargained for. Can she help MI9 infiltrate KORPS' deepest, darkest base, known only as the Mayze? Or will Mr Flatley and his mysterious new Deputy Headteacher pose more of a threat than the mission itself?

First transmitted 13th January 2014 on CBBC

 FULL EPISODE  S7E2: "FRANKENSTEIN"

Written by Nathan Cockerill

Produced by Eric Coulter, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

Keri's first mission as a fully-fledged MI9 agent comes sooner than expected when the team discover an abandoned KORPS base beneath the school. Keen to investigate, their efforts are repeatedly hampered by the St Hearts Centenary celebrations. As a terrible storm closes in, Frank begins acting strangely. When they finally uncover the truth about KORPS' long-forgotten experiments to create monstorous Super-Soldiers, will it be too late to save their beloved boss and prevent the fancy dress disco becoming a gothic horror nightmare?

First transmitted 20th January 2014 on CBBC

 FULL EPISODE  S7E3: "THE MAN WHO DREW TOMORROW"

Written by Jonny Kurzman

Produced by Eric Coulter, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

Guest starring Pollyanna McIntosh and Grant O'Rourke

The team are sent to investigate Derren Beige, a flamboyant clairvoyant whose previously pathetic predictions have suddenly become scarily accurate. But Derren is kidnapped from right under the agents' noses, leaving MI9 boss Stella far from impressed. Suspended from duty, the team must race against time to figure out how Derren uses drawings to predict the future, rescuing him before his powers fall into the hands of his dangerous captives.

First transmitted 27th January 2014 on CBBC

 FULL EPISODE  S7E11: "THE PROBLEM PROBE"

Written by Simon Allen

Produced by Eric Coulter, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

Guest starring Pollyanna McIntosh, Tupele Dorgu and Anthony Bowers

The Prime Minister's number one aide, Mandy Pluckley, is kidnapped just hours before attending the Unity Summit, a worldwide security conference. With Stella behind bars for her part in the Mata Hari Conspiracy, new MI9 boss Hamish tasks the team with locating Mandy and protecting the country's secret nuclear launch codes. But when they're all double-crossed by KORPS, Mandy is beside herself. Can the agents save the day?

First transmitted 24th March 2014 on CBBC

 FULL EPISODE  S7E12: "WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KORTEX"

Written by Ben Ward

Produced by Eric Coulter, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

Guest starring Pollyanna McIntosh, Gavin Mitchell and Liam Brennan

Part 1 of the explosive two-part finale! The M.I.High project has been terminated. So when the ex-MI9 agents receive a muddled message from an eccentric employee of a top secret communications monitoring base, they're determined to crack the KORTEX conundrum and get reinstated by Hamish. But their investigation uncovers a terrible, game-changing secret that spells disaster for the entire country. Have their days at St Hearts come to an end?

First transmitted as a double bill with episode 13, 31st March 2014 on CBBC

 FULL EPISODE  S7E13: "THE LAST STAND" - SEASON FINALÉ

Written by Nathan Cockerill

Produced by Eric Coulter, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

Guest starring Pollyanna McIntosh, Gavin Mitchell, Liam Brennan and Anthony Bowers

Part 2 of the explosive two-part finale! The agents are on the run and St Hearts itself is under threat. To stop KORPS from taking control of the UK government, the team must locate and destroy a powerful super-computer known as The Heart. But the Crime Minister and her robot army stand in their way. With their friends, family and future at stake, is sacrificing Keri to the Master Mind the only way to prevent the end of the world as we know it? 

First transmitted as a double-bill with episode 12, 31st March 2014 on CBBC

 TRAILER  SERIES 7 

Produced by Eric Coulter, Exec Produced by Alison Jackson and Sue Nott

Starring Pollyanna McIntosh, Johnny Freeman, Sam Strike, Oscar Jacques, Oyiza Momoh, Julia Brown, Chris Stanton and  Chanelle Owen.

The evil Master Mind has survived and his criminal organisation KORPS is far from defeated. Operating from their secret base beneath St Hearts School, can the team of MI9 agents wrangle unpredictable new recruit Keri to help them outwit the enemy once and for all? Does their calamitous Headteacher Mr Flatley and his mysterious new Deputy pose more of a threat than the mission itself? And most importantly... will they get back for Geography?

Series 7 transmitted from 13th January 2014 on CBBC

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