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David Blair

Director

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TELEVISION
Date: 2016
Production (role):
REG
Company:
BBC (Single Film)
Project details:
Prod. Colin McKeown

Wr. Jimmy McGovern
Date: 2014
Production (role):
THE SUSPICIONS OF MR WHICHER
Company:
Hat Trick / ITV 1 (Single Film)
Project details:
Prod. David Boulter

Starring Paddy Constantine
Date: 2014
Production (role):
COMMON
Company:
BBC 1 (Single Film)
Project details:
Prod. Colin McKeown

Wr. Jimmy McGovern

Nominated 2015 International Emmy Awards ‘Best Single Film’

Winner Broadcast Television Awards 2015 ‘Best Single Drama’

Nominated BAFTA TV Awards 2015 ‘Best Single Drama’

Nominated 2015 RTS Awards ‘Best Single Drama’ and ‘Best Writer’
Date: 2013
Production (role):
PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS: SNODGRASS
Company:
Sky Arts
Project details:
Prod. Mike Knowles

Starring Ian Hart
Date: 2012
Production (role):
ACCUSED
Company:
BBC 1 / RSJ Films (Series II)
Project details:
Prod. Sita Williams

Nominated 2013 BAFTA Television Awards Best Series

Nominated 2013 International Emmy Award’s Best Drama Series
Date: 2011
Production (role):
BERT AND DICKIE
Company:
BBC 1 (Single Film)
Project details:
Exec. Prod. Jess Pope

Wr. Billy Ivory
Date: 2010
Production (role):
ACCUSED
Company:
BBC 1 / RSJ Films
Project details:
4 x 60 min

Prod. Sita Williams
Date: 2009
Production (role):
THE FATTEST MAN IN BRITAIN
Company:
ITV (Single Film)
Project details:
Prod. Jeff Pope

Wrs. Caroline Aherne and Jeff Pope
Date: 2009
Production (role):
THE STREET
Company:
ITV (Series III)
Project details:
4 x 60 min

Prod. Matthew Bird

Wr. Jimmy McGovern
Date: 2008
Production (role):
TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES
Company:
BBC 1
Project details:
4 x 60 min

Prod. David Snodin

Wr. David Nicholls
Date: 2008
Production (role):
THE STREET
Company:
ITV (Series II)
Project details:
2 x 60 min

Prod. John Chapman

Wr. Jimmy McGovern

Winner 2007 and 2008 BAFTA TV Award for Best Drama Series

Nominated 2008 BAFTA TV Best Actress (Gina McKee) and Best Writer (Jimmy McGovern)

Winner 2007 Emmy for Best Actor (Jim Broadbent) and Best Drama Series
Date: 2006-07
Production (role):
TIME OF YOUR LIFE
Company:
ITV
Project details:
6 x 60 min

Prod. Kath Lannon
Date: 2006
Production (role):
THE STREET
Company:
Granada / BBC
Project details:
4 x 60 min

Prods. Ken Horne and Sita Williams

Wr. Jimmy McGovern

Winner 2006 RTS Award for Best Drama Series
Date: 2005
Production (role):
MALICE AFORETHOUGHT (Single Film)
Company:
Granada / ITV
Project details:
Prod. Charles Elton
Date: 2003
Production (role):
THE KEY
Company:
BBC 2
Project details:
3 x 60 min

Prod. Sue Austen
Date: 2000
Production (role):
ANNA KARENINA
Company:
Company Pictures / C4
Project details:
1 x 90 min and 3 x 60 min

Prod. Matthew Bird
Date: 2000
Production (role):
DONAVAN QUICK
Company:
BBC / Making Waves (Single Film)
Project details:
Prod. Sue Austen

Starring Colin Firth

Nominated 2001 BAFTA Award ‘Best Single Drama’
Date: 1998
Production (role):
SPLIT SECOND
Company:
BBC Scotland (Single Film)
Project details:
Screen 1

Prod. Kate Swan
Date: 1998
Production (role):
VICIOUS CIRCLE
Company:
BBC Northern Ireland / Irish Screen (Single Film)
Project details:
Based on life of gangster Martin Cahill

Prod. Sue Austin

Date: 1997
Production (role):
THE LAKES
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Prod. Charlie Pattinson

Wr. Jimmy McGovern
Date: 1996
Production (role):
TURNING WORLD
Company:
EpicFlow / C4
Date: 1995
Production (role):
A MUG'S GAME
Company:
BBC
Project details:
4 part drama serial

Prod. Catherine Wearing

Wr. Donna Francischild
Date: 1995
Production (role):
THE VET
Company:
Ikona / BBC
Project details:
Prod. Tony Virgo
Date: 1994
Production (role):
TAKIN' OVER THE ASYLUM
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Prod. Chris Parr

Wr. Donna Francischild

Winner 1995 BAFTA Award Best Drama Serial

Winner 1995 BAFTA Award Best Editor

Winner 1995 RTS Award Best Writer

Winner 1995 Scottish BAFTA Award Best Drama Series

Winner 1995 Scottish BAFTA Award Best Writer
Date: 1993
Production (role):
THE BROWN MAN (Single Film)
Company:
BBC
Date: 1992
Production (role):
STRATHBLAIR
Company:
BBC Scotland / BBC
Date: 1992
Production (role):
TELL-TALE HEARTS (Co-Producer)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Contract Producer BBC Scotland

3 part serial

Dir. Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Date: 1990
Production (role):
PLAY FOR ONE: OBITUARIES
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Producer / Director - Contract Producer BBC Scotland

Four one-person plays
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2016
Production (role):
AWAY
Company:
Gateway Films
Project details:
Prod. Mike Knowles

Starring Tim Spall and Juno Temple

Nominated for The Michael Powell Award for 'Best British Feature Film' at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2016

Winner of The President du Jury Award at Dinard Film Festival 2016
Date: 2014
Production (role):
THE MESSENGER
Company:
Gateway Films / Ratio Film / Metrodome
Project details:
Prod. Mike Knowles

Starring Robert Sheehan, Lily Cole and Joely Richardson

Premiered Edinburgh Film Festival 2015
Date: 2011
Production (role):
BEST LAID PLANS
Company:
Made Up North Productions
Project details:
Prod. Mike Knowles

Starring Stephen Graham and Maxine Peake
Date: 2002
Production (role):
MYSTICS
Company:
Irish Screen / Momentum
Project details:
Prod. Mark O’Sullivan

Starring David Kelly, Liam Cunningham and Milo O’Shea
Date: 2001
Production (role):
TABLOID
Company:
Ultimate Pictures
Project details:
Prod. Mark Shorrock

Starring Matthew Rhys, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and John Hurt

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): REG
    Company: BBC (Single Film)
    Project details: Prod. Colin McKeown

    Wr. Jimmy McGovern
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): THE SUSPICIONS OF MR WHICHER
    Company: Hat Trick / ITV 1 (Single Film)
    Project details: Prod. David Boulter

    Starring Paddy Constantine
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): COMMON
    Company: BBC 1 (Single Film)
    Project details: Prod. Colin McKeown

    Wr. Jimmy McGovern

    Nominated 2015 International Emmy Awards ‘Best Single Film’

    Winner Broadcast Television Awards 2015 ‘Best Single Drama’

    Nominated BAFTA TV Awards 2015 ‘Best Single Drama’

    Nominated 2015 RTS Awards ‘Best Single Drama’ and ‘Best Writer’
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS: SNODGRASS
    Company: Sky Arts
    Project details: Prod. Mike Knowles

    Starring Ian Hart
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): ACCUSED
    Company: BBC 1 / RSJ Films (Series II)
    Project details: Prod. Sita Williams

    Nominated 2013 BAFTA Television Awards Best Series

    Nominated 2013 International Emmy Award’s Best Drama Series
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): BERT AND DICKIE
    Company: BBC 1 (Single Film)
    Project details: Exec. Prod. Jess Pope

    Wr. Billy Ivory
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): ACCUSED
    Company: BBC 1 / RSJ Films
    Project details: 4 x 60 min

    Prod. Sita Williams
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): THE FATTEST MAN IN BRITAIN
    Company: ITV (Single Film)
    Project details: Prod. Jeff Pope

    Wrs. Caroline Aherne and Jeff Pope
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): THE STREET
    Company: ITV (Series III)
    Project details: 4 x 60 min

    Prod. Matthew Bird

    Wr. Jimmy McGovern
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES
    Company: BBC 1
    Project details: 4 x 60 min

    Prod. David Snodin

    Wr. David Nicholls
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): THE STREET
    Company: ITV (Series II)
    Project details: 2 x 60 min

    Prod. John Chapman

    Wr. Jimmy McGovern

    Winner 2007 and 2008 BAFTA TV Award for Best Drama Series

    Nominated 2008 BAFTA TV Best Actress (Gina McKee) and Best Writer (Jimmy McGovern)

    Winner 2007 Emmy for Best Actor (Jim Broadbent) and Best Drama Series
  • Date: 2006-07
    Production (role): TIME OF YOUR LIFE
    Company: ITV
    Project details: 6 x 60 min

    Prod. Kath Lannon
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): THE STREET
    Company: Granada / BBC
    Project details: 4 x 60 min

    Prods. Ken Horne and Sita Williams

    Wr. Jimmy McGovern

    Winner 2006 RTS Award for Best Drama Series
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): MALICE AFORETHOUGHT (Single Film)
    Company: Granada / ITV
    Project details: Prod. Charles Elton
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): THE KEY
    Company: BBC 2
    Project details: 3 x 60 min

    Prod. Sue Austen
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): ANNA KARENINA
    Company: Company Pictures / C4
    Project details: 1 x 90 min and 3 x 60 min

    Prod. Matthew Bird
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): DONAVAN QUICK
    Company: BBC / Making Waves (Single Film)
    Project details: Prod. Sue Austen

    Starring Colin Firth

    Nominated 2001 BAFTA Award ‘Best Single Drama’
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): SPLIT SECOND
    Company: BBC Scotland (Single Film)
    Project details: Screen 1

    Prod. Kate Swan
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): VICIOUS CIRCLE
    Company: BBC Northern Ireland / Irish Screen (Single Film)
    Project details: Based on life of gangster Martin Cahill

    Prod. Sue Austin

  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): THE LAKES
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Prod. Charlie Pattinson

    Wr. Jimmy McGovern
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): TURNING WORLD
    Company: EpicFlow / C4
    Project details:
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): A MUG'S GAME
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 4 part drama serial

    Prod. Catherine Wearing

    Wr. Donna Francischild
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): THE VET
    Company: Ikona / BBC
    Project details: Prod. Tony Virgo
  • Date: 1994
    Production (role): TAKIN' OVER THE ASYLUM
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Prod. Chris Parr

    Wr. Donna Francischild

    Winner 1995 BAFTA Award Best Drama Serial

    Winner 1995 BAFTA Award Best Editor

    Winner 1995 RTS Award Best Writer

    Winner 1995 Scottish BAFTA Award Best Drama Series

    Winner 1995 Scottish BAFTA Award Best Writer
  • Date: 1993
    Production (role): THE BROWN MAN (Single Film)
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 1992
    Production (role): STRATHBLAIR
    Company: BBC Scotland / BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 1992
    Production (role): TELL-TALE HEARTS (Co-Producer)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Contract Producer BBC Scotland

    3 part serial

    Dir. Thaddeus O'Sullivan
  • Date: 1990
    Production (role): PLAY FOR ONE: OBITUARIES
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Producer / Director - Contract Producer BBC Scotland

    Four one-person plays
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): AWAY
    Company: Gateway Films
    Project details: Prod. Mike Knowles

    Starring Tim Spall and Juno Temple

    Nominated for The Michael Powell Award for 'Best British Feature Film' at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2016

    Winner of The President du Jury Award at Dinard Film Festival 2016
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): THE MESSENGER
    Company: Gateway Films / Ratio Film / Metrodome
    Project details: Prod. Mike Knowles

    Starring Robert Sheehan, Lily Cole and Joely Richardson

    Premiered Edinburgh Film Festival 2015
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): BEST LAID PLANS
    Company: Made Up North Productions
    Project details: Prod. Mike Knowles

    Starring Stephen Graham and Maxine Peake
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): MYSTICS
    Company: Irish Screen / Momentum
    Project details: Prod. Mark O’Sullivan

    Starring David Kelly, Liam Cunningham and Milo O’Shea
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): TABLOID
    Company: Ultimate Pictures
    Project details: Prod. Mark Shorrock

    Starring Matthew Rhys, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and John Hurt

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