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Brian Kelly

Director

Brian Kelly is a television director who works across the UK and USA.  He’s directed episodes for Multi award winning shows including Downton Abbey, Dracula, and Outlander. Brian was lead director on the Doctor Who spin-off series Torchwood; the series won a number of awards including a BAFTA Cymru for Best Drama Series and Best Actress for Eve Myles. In 2015 he directed episodes for the Tony Krantz show Blood & Oil for ABC and Stan Lees Lucky Man for Sky One. Brian was lead director on The Loch: a new 6 part murder mystery for ITV by Stephen Brady, starring Laura Fraser. Recently Brian directed on season 4 of Poldark, and is currently working on a Sky Original Drama about street car racing called CURFEW; it stars Sean Bean and Adrian Lester.

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2018
Production (role):
CURFEW
Company:
Tiger Aspect / Moonage / Sky One
Project details:
New street car racing drama starring Sean Bean and Adrian Lester
Date: 2017
Production (role):
POLDARK Season 4
Company:
Mammoth Screen / BBC
Date: 2016
Production (role):
THE LOCH
Company:
ITV Studios
Project details:
Lead Director
Date: 2015
Production (role):
OIL
Company:
ABC
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2015
Production (role):
LUCKY MAN
Company:
Carnival / NBC
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2015
Production (role):
A.D. THE BIBLE CONTINUES
Company:
Lightworkers Media / NBC
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2014
Production (role):
OUTLANDER
Company:
Left Bank / Tall Ship Productions / Starz
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2013
Production (role):
DRACULA
Company:
Carnival / NBC / Sky
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2012
Production (role):
MONROE
Company:
Mammoth / ITV (Series 2)
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2011-13
Production (role):
LEWIS
Company:
ITV / MAMMOTH
Project details:
Kicked off season 7 with the two parter: 'Down Among The Fearful'
One episode for season 6
Date: 2011
Production (role):
WATERLOO ROAD
Company:
BBC / Shed Productions
Project details:
1 Episode
Date: 2010-11
Production (role):
DOWNTON ABBEY
Company:
Carnival / ITV
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2009
Production (role):
INGENIOUS
Company:
BBC / Lime Pictures
Project details:
TV Movie
Date: 2009
Production (role):
NO HOLDS BARD
Company:
BBC Scotland
Project details:
TV Movie
Date: 2008-09
Production (role):
HOPE SPRINGS
Company:
Shed Productions / BBC
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2007
Production (role):
HONEST
Company:
Greenlit / ITV
Project details:
Lead Director
Date: 2007
Production (role):
RAGING
Company:
BBC Scotland
Project details:
TV Movie
Date: 2006
Production (role):
LILLIES
Company:
World Pictures / BBC
Project details:
One Episode
Date: 2006
Production (role):
TORCHWOOD
Company:
BBC Wales / CBC
Project details:
Lead Director on Season One
Date: 2006
Production (role):
THE INSPECTOR LYNLEY MYSTERIES
Company:
BBC
Project details:
One Episode
Date: 2005
Production (role):
SEA OF SOULS
Company:
BBC (Series III)
Project details:
Various Episodes
Scottish BAFTA Winner Best Drama Series
Date: 2004
Production (role):
55 DEGREES NORTH
Company:
Zenith / BBC
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2003
Production (role):
MONARCH OF THE GLEN
Company:
Ecosse Films / BBC
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2003
Production (role):
TEACHERS
Company:
Tiger Aspect / Channel 4 (Series 3)
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2002
Production (role):
TAGGART
Company:
SMG TV / ITV
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2001
Production (role):
MERSEYBEAT
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2000
Production (role):
HOLBY CITY
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2000
Production (role):
HOPE & GLORY
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 1998 - 1999
Production (role):
HUBUBB
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Various Episodes
SHORT FILM
Date: 2002
Production (role):
BILLY BONGO
Company:
Peel St Films
Date: 2001
Production (role):
LEONARD
Company:
Stella Maris
Project details:
Audience Award Winner 2002 Clermont-ferrand Short Film Festival

The Organisation Award Algarve Film Festival.
Date: 1998
Production (role):
SONNY’S PRIDE
Company:
Southside Films

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): CURFEW
    Company: Tiger Aspect / Moonage / Sky One
    Project details: New street car racing drama starring Sean Bean and Adrian Lester
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): POLDARK Season 4
    Company: Mammoth Screen / BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): THE LOCH
    Company: ITV Studios
    Project details: Lead Director
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): OIL
    Company: ABC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): LUCKY MAN
    Company: Carnival / NBC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): A.D. THE BIBLE CONTINUES
    Company: Lightworkers Media / NBC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): OUTLANDER
    Company: Left Bank / Tall Ship Productions / Starz
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): DRACULA
    Company: Carnival / NBC / Sky
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): MONROE
    Company: Mammoth / ITV (Series 2)
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2011-13
    Production (role): LEWIS
    Company: ITV / MAMMOTH
    Project details: Kicked off season 7 with the two parter: 'Down Among The Fearful'
    One episode for season 6
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): WATERLOO ROAD
    Company: BBC / Shed Productions
    Project details: 1 Episode
  • Date: 2010-11
    Production (role): DOWNTON ABBEY
    Company: Carnival / ITV
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): INGENIOUS
    Company: BBC / Lime Pictures
    Project details: TV Movie
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): NO HOLDS BARD
    Company: BBC Scotland
    Project details: TV Movie
  • Date: 2008-09
    Production (role): HOPE SPRINGS
    Company: Shed Productions / BBC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): HONEST
    Company: Greenlit / ITV
    Project details: Lead Director
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): RAGING
    Company: BBC Scotland
    Project details: TV Movie
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): LILLIES
    Company: World Pictures / BBC
    Project details: One Episode
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): TORCHWOOD
    Company: BBC Wales / CBC
    Project details: Lead Director on Season One
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): THE INSPECTOR LYNLEY MYSTERIES
    Company: BBC
    Project details: One Episode
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): SEA OF SOULS
    Company: BBC (Series III)
    Project details: Various Episodes
    Scottish BAFTA Winner Best Drama Series
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): 55 DEGREES NORTH
    Company: Zenith / BBC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): MONARCH OF THE GLEN
    Company: Ecosse Films / BBC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): TEACHERS
    Company: Tiger Aspect / Channel 4 (Series 3)
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): TAGGART
    Company: SMG TV / ITV
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): MERSEYBEAT
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): HOLBY CITY
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): HOPE & GLORY
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 1998 - 1999
    Production (role): HUBUBB
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): BILLY BONGO
    Company: Peel St Films
    Project details:
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): LEONARD
    Company: Stella Maris
    Project details: Audience Award Winner 2002 Clermont-ferrand Short Film Festival

    The Organisation Award Algarve Film Festival.
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): SONNY’S PRIDE
    Company: Southside Films
    Project details:
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