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Bill Anderson

Director

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TELEVISION
Date: 2016
Production (role):
DR WHO (Series X)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Directed Episodes 3 and 4.
Written by Mike Bartlett and Sarah Dollard
Starring Peter Capaldi and David Suchet.
Date: 2015
Production (role):
MR SELFRIDGE (Series IV)
Company:
ITV
Project details:
Directed Episodes 3 and 4.
Written by Jamie Payne and Matt Jones
Starring Jeremy Piven
Date: 2014
Production (role):
THE MILL (Series II)
Company:
Darlow Smithson / Channel 4
Project details:
Directed Episodes 2,3,4 & 6
Written by John Fay
Starring Matthew McNulty
Date: 2012-13
Production (role):
GEORGE GENTLY (Series VI)
Company:
Company / BBC
Project details:
Directed Episode 2
Written by Peter Flannery
Starring Martin Shaw and Pixie Lott
Date: 2011-12
Production (role):
DCI BANKS
Company:
Leftbank / ITV
Project details:
Directed Episodes 5 and 6
Written by Laurence Davey
Starring Stephen Tomkinson
Date: 2010
Production (role):
CASE HISTORIES
Company:
Ruby Films / BBC
Project details:
Directed Episodes 3 and 4
Written by Ashley Pharoah
Starring Jason Isaacs
Date: 2010
Production (role):
TAGGART
Company:
STV
Project details:
2 x 60 minutes.
"Bad Medicine" by David Kane
"Abuse of Trust" by Stephen Lightfoot
Date: 2009
Production (role):
LEWIS: THE DEAD OF WINTER
Company:
Granada TV
Project details:
1 x 120 minutes.
Written by Russell Lewis
Starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox
Producer Chris Burt
Date: 2008
Production (role):
LEWIS
Company:
Granada TV
Project details:
2 x 120 minutes "Allegory of Love" by Stephen Churchett and "Counter Culture Blues" by Guy Andrews.
Starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox

Producer Chris Burt


Date: 2007
Production (role):
LEWIS: MUSIC TO DIE FOR
Company:
Granada TV
Project details:
1 x 120 minutes.
Written by Dusty Hughes
Starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox
Producer Chris Burt

Date: 2007
Production (role):
THE INNOCENCE PROJECT
Company:
Tightrope North / BBC
Project details:
4 of 8 x 60 minutes drama.
Written by Oliver Brown
Producer Kirstie MacDonald
Date: 2006
Production (role):
LEWIS
Company:
Granada TV (Pilot)
Project details:
1 x 120 minutes.
Written by Stephen Churchett
Starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox
Producer Chris Burt

Date: 2005
Production (role):
LAST RIGHTS
Company:
Touchpaper / Channel 4
Project details:
3 x 60 minutes.
Written by Clive Bradley
Starring Ashley Walters, Charles Dance and Philip Glenister
Producer Phil Trethowan
Date: 2004
Production (role):
SPOOKS
Company:
BBC
Project details:
2 x 60 minutes.
Written by Howard Brenton
Starring Andy Serkis
Producer Andrew Woodhead
Date: 2002
Production (role):
BOUDICA
Company:
BBC
Project details:
2 x 60 mins.
Writers Howard Brenton and Andy Serkis
Producer Andrew Woodhead
Date: 2001
Production (role):
FIELDS OF GOLD
Company:
BBC
Project details:
2 x 90 minutes.
Written by Ronan Bennett and Alan Rusbridger
Starring Anna Friel, Phil Davis and Max Beesley
Producer Lisa Marshall
Date: 2000
Production (role):
SWORD OF HONOUR
Company:
Talkback / ITV
Project details:
2 x 120 minutes.
Adapted from Evelyn Waugh by Will Boyd
Starring Daniel Craig
Producer Gill McNeill
Date: 1999
Production (role):
DOCKERS
Company:
Parallax / Channel 4
Project details:
1 x 120 minutes single drama by Jimmy McGovern, Irvine Welsh and 16 sacked Liverpool dockers
Starring Ken Stott, Ricky Tomlinson and Chrissy Rock

Producer Sally Hibbin

Nominated for Bafta and RTS Best Single Drama
Date: 1998
Production (role):
THE LAKES
Company:
Company / BBC
Project details:
3 Episodes, Series 2. Written by Jimmy McGovern

Producer Matthew Bird
Date: 1997
Production (role):
SILENT WITNESS: DIVIDED LOYALTIES
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Producer Anne Pivcevic
Date: 1996
Production (role):
MELISSA
Company:
Diplomart Films / Channel 4
Project details:
Written by Alan Bleasdale
Starring Julie Walters, Jennifer Ehle, Bill Paterson and Adrian Dunbar
Producer Keith Thompson
WRITER
Date: 2003
Production (role):
SUPERWITCH
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Single Drama
Producer Paul Rutman
Date: 2003
Production (role):
LILY
Company:
Box Films / BBC Films
Project details:
Feature co-written with Kate Pullinger from her short story
Producers Gub Neal and Tracey Scoffield
Date: 2002
Production (role):
REFUSAL SHOES
Company:
Big Strand / BBC
Project details:
2 x 60 minutes drama
Producers Gillian McNeill and Gareth Neame
Date: 1995
Production (role):
GUARDIANS
Company:
World / Channel 4
Project details:
Writer/Director. Single 60 minutes drama
Producer Rodger Brown
Executive Prod. Tony Garnett

Nominated for Prix Italia

Nominated RTS Best Single Drama
Production (role):
NAILED
Company:
Granada
Project details:
Single 60 drama

With Liam Neeson, Colin Blakely and Colm Meany

Prod. June Howson

Executive Prod. David Plowright

Submitted for an Emmy
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2002
Production (role):
BOUDICA
Company:
Box Film / ITV
Project details:
By Andrew Davies
Starring Alex Kingston

Prod. Matthew Bird

Executive Prod. Gub Neal
Production (role):
CREATURES OF LIGHT (Writer / Director)
Company:
National FIlm & Television School
Project details:
Chaplin Award for Best Feature Film by a New Director at Edinburgh International Film Festival

In competition at Dinard
SHORT FILM
Production (role):
THE KING OF JAZZ (Writer / Director)
Company:
National FIlm & Television School
Project details:
Broadcast by BBC

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): DR WHO (Series X)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Directed Episodes 3 and 4.
    Written by Mike Bartlett and Sarah Dollard
    Starring Peter Capaldi and David Suchet.
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): MR SELFRIDGE (Series IV)
    Company: ITV
    Project details: Directed Episodes 3 and 4.
    Written by Jamie Payne and Matt Jones
    Starring Jeremy Piven
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): THE MILL (Series II)
    Company: Darlow Smithson / Channel 4
    Project details: Directed Episodes 2,3,4 & 6
    Written by John Fay
    Starring Matthew McNulty
  • Date: 2012-13
    Production (role): GEORGE GENTLY (Series VI)
    Company: Company / BBC
    Project details: Directed Episode 2
    Written by Peter Flannery
    Starring Martin Shaw and Pixie Lott
  • Date: 2011-12
    Production (role): DCI BANKS
    Company: Leftbank / ITV
    Project details: Directed Episodes 5 and 6
    Written by Laurence Davey
    Starring Stephen Tomkinson
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): CASE HISTORIES
    Company: Ruby Films / BBC
    Project details: Directed Episodes 3 and 4
    Written by Ashley Pharoah
    Starring Jason Isaacs
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): TAGGART
    Company: STV
    Project details: 2 x 60 minutes.
    "Bad Medicine" by David Kane
    "Abuse of Trust" by Stephen Lightfoot
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): LEWIS: THE DEAD OF WINTER
    Company: Granada TV
    Project details: 1 x 120 minutes.
    Written by Russell Lewis
    Starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox
    Producer Chris Burt
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): LEWIS
    Company: Granada TV
    Project details: 2 x 120 minutes "Allegory of Love" by Stephen Churchett and "Counter Culture Blues" by Guy Andrews.
    Starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox

    Producer Chris Burt


  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): LEWIS: MUSIC TO DIE FOR
    Company: Granada TV
    Project details: 1 x 120 minutes.
    Written by Dusty Hughes
    Starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox
    Producer Chris Burt

  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): THE INNOCENCE PROJECT
    Company: Tightrope North / BBC
    Project details: 4 of 8 x 60 minutes drama.
    Written by Oliver Brown
    Producer Kirstie MacDonald
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): LEWIS
    Company: Granada TV (Pilot)
    Project details: 1 x 120 minutes.
    Written by Stephen Churchett
    Starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox
    Producer Chris Burt

  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): LAST RIGHTS
    Company: Touchpaper / Channel 4
    Project details: 3 x 60 minutes.
    Written by Clive Bradley
    Starring Ashley Walters, Charles Dance and Philip Glenister
    Producer Phil Trethowan
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): SPOOKS
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 2 x 60 minutes.
    Written by Howard Brenton
    Starring Andy Serkis
    Producer Andrew Woodhead
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): BOUDICA
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 2 x 60 mins.
    Writers Howard Brenton and Andy Serkis
    Producer Andrew Woodhead
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): FIELDS OF GOLD
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 2 x 90 minutes.
    Written by Ronan Bennett and Alan Rusbridger
    Starring Anna Friel, Phil Davis and Max Beesley
    Producer Lisa Marshall
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): SWORD OF HONOUR
    Company: Talkback / ITV
    Project details: 2 x 120 minutes.
    Adapted from Evelyn Waugh by Will Boyd
    Starring Daniel Craig
    Producer Gill McNeill
  • Date: 1999
    Production (role): DOCKERS
    Company: Parallax / Channel 4
    Project details: 1 x 120 minutes single drama by Jimmy McGovern, Irvine Welsh and 16 sacked Liverpool dockers
    Starring Ken Stott, Ricky Tomlinson and Chrissy Rock

    Producer Sally Hibbin

    Nominated for Bafta and RTS Best Single Drama
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): THE LAKES
    Company: Company / BBC
    Project details: 3 Episodes, Series 2. Written by Jimmy McGovern

    Producer Matthew Bird
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): SILENT WITNESS: DIVIDED LOYALTIES
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Producer Anne Pivcevic
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): MELISSA
    Company: Diplomart Films / Channel 4
    Project details: Written by Alan Bleasdale
    Starring Julie Walters, Jennifer Ehle, Bill Paterson and Adrian Dunbar
    Producer Keith Thompson
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): SUPERWITCH
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Single Drama
    Producer Paul Rutman
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): LILY
    Company: Box Films / BBC Films
    Project details: Feature co-written with Kate Pullinger from her short story
    Producers Gub Neal and Tracey Scoffield
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): REFUSAL SHOES
    Company: Big Strand / BBC
    Project details: 2 x 60 minutes drama
    Producers Gillian McNeill and Gareth Neame
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): GUARDIANS
    Company: World / Channel 4
    Project details: Writer/Director. Single 60 minutes drama
    Producer Rodger Brown
    Executive Prod. Tony Garnett

    Nominated for Prix Italia

    Nominated RTS Best Single Drama
  • Date:
    Production (role): NAILED
    Company: Granada
    Project details: Single 60 drama

    With Liam Neeson, Colin Blakely and Colm Meany

    Prod. June Howson

    Executive Prod. David Plowright

    Submitted for an Emmy
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): BOUDICA
    Company: Box Film / ITV
    Project details: By Andrew Davies
    Starring Alex Kingston

    Prod. Matthew Bird

    Executive Prod. Gub Neal
  • Date:
    Production (role): CREATURES OF LIGHT (Writer / Director)
    Company: National FIlm & Television School
    Project details: Chaplin Award for Best Feature Film by a New Director at Edinburgh International Film Festival

    In competition at Dinard
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): THE KING OF JAZZ (Writer / Director)
    Company: National FIlm & Television School
    Project details: Broadcast by BBC