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Giles Foster

Director

Credits

IN DEVELOPMENT
Date: 2014
Production (role):
SPILLED WATER
Project details:
Option on the novel by Sally Grindley and developing with writer David Wood
TELEVISION
Date: 2013-14
Production (role):
UNKNOWN HEART
Company:
Gate FilmTV / ZDF
Project details:
2 x 90 mins

Rosamunde Pilcher, Scr. Matthew Thomas

Starring Jane Seymour, James Fox, Julian Sands, Carolina Vera, Greg Wise and Sophie Cookson
Date: 2012
Production (role):
THE OTHER WIFE
Company:
Gate FilmTV / ZDF
Project details:
2 x 90 mins

Rosamunde Pilcher, Scr. Matthew Thomas

Starring Rupert Everett, John Hannah, Natalia Wőrner
Date: 2011
Production (role):
SHADES OF LOVE: "THIS SEPTEMBER"
Company:
Gate FilmTV / ZDF / Channel 5 (Eps. 3 & 4)
Project details:
2 x 90 mins

Starring Charles Dance, Harriet Walter and Rebecca Night
Date: 2009-10
Production (role):
SHADES OF LOVE: "THIS SEPTEMBER"
Company:
Gate FilmTV / ZDF / Channel 5 (Eps. 1 & 2)
Project details:
2 x 90 mins

Starring Charles Dance, Eileen Atkins, Michael Brandon, Anthony Higgins, Rebecca Night and Freddie Fox
Date: 2009
Production (role):
THE FOUR SEASONS: “SPRING” and “SUMMER”
Company:
Gate FilmTV / ZDF (Eps. 3 & 4)
Project details:
2 x 90 mins

Starring Michael York, Tom Conti, Senta Berger and Juliet Mills
Date: 2009
Production (role):
THE FOUR SEASONS: “AUTUMN” and “WINTER”
Company:
Gate FilmTV / ZDF (Eps. 1 & 2)
Project details:
2 x 90 mins

Starring Michael York, Tom Conti, Senta Berger and Frank Finlay
Date: 2008
Production (role):
STARTING OVER
Company:
Gate FilmTV / ZDF
Project details:
90 mins

Starring Rutger Hauer, Suzanne von Borsody and Iain Glen
Date: 2005
Production (role):
SUMMER SOLSTICE
Company:
Gate FilmTV / ZDF
Project details:
2 x 90 mins

Starring Jacqueline Bisset, Sinead Cusack, Honor Blackman, Franco Nero and Jason Durr
Date: 2004
Production (role):
FOYLE’S WAR: "FIFTY SHIPS" and "WAR GAMES"
Company:
Greenlit Films / ITV (Series 2)
Project details:
2 x 120 mins

Prod. Jill Green

Scr. Anthony Horowitz

Starring Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks and Anthony Howell

BAFTA Nomination Best Drama Series
Date: 2002
Production (role):
BERTIE AND ELIZABETH
Company:
Carlton / Whitehall / ITV
Project details:
2 hr

Prods. Michael Whitehall and Jo Willett

Scr. Nigel Williams

Starring Alan Bates, Eileen Atkins, James Wilby and Juliet Aubrey
Date: 2001
Production (role):
THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER
Company:
Hallmark Entertainment
Project details:
2 hr

Prod. Howard Ellis

Scr. Dominic Minghella

Starring Aidan Quinn, Alan Bates and Jonathan Hyde
Date: 1999
Production (role):
RELATIVE STRANGERS
Company:
RTE / Little Bird
Project details:
4 x 50 mins

Prods. Giles Foster and Lesley McKimm

Scr. Eric Deacon

Starring Brenda Fricker, Adrian Dunbar, Lena Stolze

IFTA (Irish Film) Best Drama Series / Best Performance
Date: 1997
Production (role):
COMING HOME
Company:
Portman TV / Telemunchen / ITV
Project details:
2 hr

Starring Peter O’Toole, Keira Knightley, Joanna Lumley, Paul Bettany, Emily Mortimer and Penelope Keith
Date: 1995
Production (role):
OLIVER’S TRAVELS
Company:
Worldwide / BBC
Project details:
4 x 50 mins

Scr. Alan Plater

Starring Alan Bates and Sinead Cusack
Date: 1994
Production (role):
THE RECTOR’S WIFE
Company:
Talisman / Channel 4
Project details:
4 x 50 mins

Scr.Hugh Whitemore from Joanna Trollope novel

Starring Lindsay Duncan, Stephen Dillane and Prunella Scales
Date: 1991
Production (role):
ADAM BEDE
Company:
BBC Film (TV Movie)
Project details:
Starring Iain Glen, Patsy Kensit and Robert Stephens
Date: 1990
Production (role):
TREE OF HANDS
Company:
Granada (TV Movie)
Project details:
Starring Lauren Bacall, Helen Shaver and Peter Firth
Date: 1990
Production (role):
THE LILAC BUS
Company:
Little Bird Films / RTE
Project details:
Starring Stephanie Beacham, Dervla Kirwan and Con O’Neill
Date: 1989
Production (role):
MONSTER MAKER
Company:
NBC / Channel 4 / Henson
Project details:
Prod. Duncan Kenworthy

Starring Harry Dean Stanton and Alison Steadman
Date: 1987
Production (role):
TALKING HEADS
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Monologues series by Alan Bennett

Prod. Innes Lloyd “A Lady of Letters”

Prod. Patricia Routledge “Her Big Chance”

Starring Julie Walters

BAFTA Nomination Best Drama Broadcasting Press Guild Best Original Drama
Date: 1986
Production (role):
NORTHANGER ABBEY
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Starring Peter Firth, Googie Withers, Katherine Schlesinger and Robert Hardy
Date: 1986
Production (role):
HOTEL DU LAC
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Prod. Sue Birtwistle

Scr. Christopher Hampton

Starring Denholm Elliott, Anna Massey, Googie Withers and Jean-Marc Barr

BAFTA Award Best Drama

Six Nominations BAFTA Craft Awards

ACE Award Best Movie
Date: 1985
Production (role):
SILAS MARNER
Company:
BBC
Project details:
90 mins

Scr. Louis Marks and Giles Foster

Starring Ben Kingsley, Jenny Agutter and Patsy Kensit

BAFTA Nomination Best Drama
Date: 1985
Production (role):
DUTCH GIRLS
Company:
LWT
Project details:
90 mins

Prod. Sue Birtwistle

Scr. William Boyd

Starring Colin Firth, Timothy Spall, James Wilby and Bill Paterson
Date: 1984
Production (role):
FARMERS ARMS
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Starring Colin Welland
Date: 1983
Production (role):
THE AERODROME
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Starring Peter Firth, Jill Bennett and Richard Briers
Date: 1982
Production (role):
A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Alan Bennett’s first monologue for TV

Prod. Innes Lloyd

Starring Patricia Routledge
Date: 1980
Production (role):
CHANCE OF A LIFETIME
Company:
BBC Play For Today
Project details:
90 mins

Prod. Richard Eyre

Scr. Robert Holman
Date: 1980
Production (role):
LAST SUMMER’S CHILD
Company:
BBC Film
Project details:
Scr. Susan Hill
Date: 1979
Production (role):
ALL DAY ON THE SANDS
Company:
LWT
Project details:
Alan Bennett film

Prod. Stephen Frears

Starring Alun Armstrong
Date: 1978–82
Production (role):
TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED
Company:
Anglia (Six Episodes)
Date: 1977
Production (role):
PREMIERE: THE OBELISK
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Starring Peter Sallis
Date: 1975
Production (role):
DEVICES AND DESIRES
Company:
Royal College of Art / ITV
Project details:
Grierson Award Best Film

Mannheim Gold Award
FEATURE FILM
Date: 1988
Production (role):
CONSUMING PASSIONS
Company:
Samuel Goldwyn / Euston Films
Project details:
Starring Vanessa Redgrave and Jonathan Pryce
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
Commercials director especially presentation / personality:

Kelloggs, McDonalds, NatWest, P and G, Mail On Sunday, Muller
Documentaries:

RSPCA/Transport for London
Education:

BA English

MA (Royal College of Art)

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Project details
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): SPILLED WATER
    Project details: Option on the novel by Sally Grindley and developing with writer David Wood
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2013-14
    Production (role): UNKNOWN HEART
    Company: Gate FilmTV / ZDF
    Project details: 2 x 90 mins

    Rosamunde Pilcher, Scr. Matthew Thomas

    Starring Jane Seymour, James Fox, Julian Sands, Carolina Vera, Greg Wise and Sophie Cookson
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): THE OTHER WIFE
    Company: Gate FilmTV / ZDF
    Project details: 2 x 90 mins

    Rosamunde Pilcher, Scr. Matthew Thomas

    Starring Rupert Everett, John Hannah, Natalia Wőrner
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): SHADES OF LOVE: "THIS SEPTEMBER"
    Company: Gate FilmTV / ZDF / Channel 5 (Eps. 3 & 4)
    Project details: 2 x 90 mins

    Starring Charles Dance, Harriet Walter and Rebecca Night
  • Date: 2009-10
    Production (role): SHADES OF LOVE: "THIS SEPTEMBER"
    Company: Gate FilmTV / ZDF / Channel 5 (Eps. 1 & 2)
    Project details: 2 x 90 mins

    Starring Charles Dance, Eileen Atkins, Michael Brandon, Anthony Higgins, Rebecca Night and Freddie Fox
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): THE FOUR SEASONS: “SPRING” and “SUMMER”
    Company: Gate FilmTV / ZDF (Eps. 3 & 4)
    Project details: 2 x 90 mins

    Starring Michael York, Tom Conti, Senta Berger and Juliet Mills
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): THE FOUR SEASONS: “AUTUMN” and “WINTER”
    Company: Gate FilmTV / ZDF (Eps. 1 & 2)
    Project details: 2 x 90 mins

    Starring Michael York, Tom Conti, Senta Berger and Frank Finlay
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): STARTING OVER
    Company: Gate FilmTV / ZDF
    Project details: 90 mins

    Starring Rutger Hauer, Suzanne von Borsody and Iain Glen
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): SUMMER SOLSTICE
    Company: Gate FilmTV / ZDF
    Project details: 2 x 90 mins

    Starring Jacqueline Bisset, Sinead Cusack, Honor Blackman, Franco Nero and Jason Durr
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): FOYLE’S WAR: "FIFTY SHIPS" and "WAR GAMES"
    Company: Greenlit Films / ITV (Series 2)
    Project details: 2 x 120 mins

    Prod. Jill Green

    Scr. Anthony Horowitz

    Starring Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks and Anthony Howell

    BAFTA Nomination Best Drama Series
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): BERTIE AND ELIZABETH
    Company: Carlton / Whitehall / ITV
    Project details: 2 hr

    Prods. Michael Whitehall and Jo Willett

    Scr. Nigel Williams

    Starring Alan Bates, Eileen Atkins, James Wilby and Juliet Aubrey
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER
    Company: Hallmark Entertainment
    Project details: 2 hr

    Prod. Howard Ellis

    Scr. Dominic Minghella

    Starring Aidan Quinn, Alan Bates and Jonathan Hyde
  • Date: 1999
    Production (role): RELATIVE STRANGERS
    Company: RTE / Little Bird
    Project details: 4 x 50 mins

    Prods. Giles Foster and Lesley McKimm

    Scr. Eric Deacon

    Starring Brenda Fricker, Adrian Dunbar, Lena Stolze

    IFTA (Irish Film) Best Drama Series / Best Performance
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): COMING HOME
    Company: Portman TV / Telemunchen / ITV
    Project details: 2 hr

    Starring Peter O’Toole, Keira Knightley, Joanna Lumley, Paul Bettany, Emily Mortimer and Penelope Keith
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): OLIVER’S TRAVELS
    Company: Worldwide / BBC
    Project details: 4 x 50 mins

    Scr. Alan Plater

    Starring Alan Bates and Sinead Cusack
  • Date: 1994
    Production (role): THE RECTOR’S WIFE
    Company: Talisman / Channel 4
    Project details: 4 x 50 mins

    Scr.Hugh Whitemore from Joanna Trollope novel

    Starring Lindsay Duncan, Stephen Dillane and Prunella Scales
  • Date: 1991
    Production (role): ADAM BEDE
    Company: BBC Film (TV Movie)
    Project details: Starring Iain Glen, Patsy Kensit and Robert Stephens
  • Date: 1990
    Production (role): TREE OF HANDS
    Company: Granada (TV Movie)
    Project details: Starring Lauren Bacall, Helen Shaver and Peter Firth
  • Date: 1990
    Production (role): THE LILAC BUS
    Company: Little Bird Films / RTE
    Project details: Starring Stephanie Beacham, Dervla Kirwan and Con O’Neill
  • Date: 1989
    Production (role): MONSTER MAKER
    Company: NBC / Channel 4 / Henson
    Project details: Prod. Duncan Kenworthy

    Starring Harry Dean Stanton and Alison Steadman
  • Date: 1987
    Production (role): TALKING HEADS
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Monologues series by Alan Bennett

    Prod. Innes Lloyd “A Lady of Letters”

    Prod. Patricia Routledge “Her Big Chance”

    Starring Julie Walters

    BAFTA Nomination Best Drama Broadcasting Press Guild Best Original Drama
  • Date: 1986
    Production (role): NORTHANGER ABBEY
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Starring Peter Firth, Googie Withers, Katherine Schlesinger and Robert Hardy
  • Date: 1986
    Production (role): HOTEL DU LAC
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Prod. Sue Birtwistle

    Scr. Christopher Hampton

    Starring Denholm Elliott, Anna Massey, Googie Withers and Jean-Marc Barr

    BAFTA Award Best Drama

    Six Nominations BAFTA Craft Awards

    ACE Award Best Movie
  • Date: 1985
    Production (role): SILAS MARNER
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 90 mins

    Scr. Louis Marks and Giles Foster

    Starring Ben Kingsley, Jenny Agutter and Patsy Kensit

    BAFTA Nomination Best Drama
  • Date: 1985
    Production (role): DUTCH GIRLS
    Company: LWT
    Project details: 90 mins

    Prod. Sue Birtwistle

    Scr. William Boyd

    Starring Colin Firth, Timothy Spall, James Wilby and Bill Paterson
  • Date: 1984
    Production (role): FARMERS ARMS
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Starring Colin Welland
  • Date: 1983
    Production (role): THE AERODROME
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Starring Peter Firth, Jill Bennett and Richard Briers
  • Date: 1982
    Production (role): A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Alan Bennett’s first monologue for TV

    Prod. Innes Lloyd

    Starring Patricia Routledge
  • Date: 1980
    Production (role): CHANCE OF A LIFETIME
    Company: BBC Play For Today
    Project details: 90 mins

    Prod. Richard Eyre

    Scr. Robert Holman
  • Date: 1980
    Production (role): LAST SUMMER’S CHILD
    Company: BBC Film
    Project details: Scr. Susan Hill
  • Date: 1979
    Production (role): ALL DAY ON THE SANDS
    Company: LWT
    Project details: Alan Bennett film

    Prod. Stephen Frears

    Starring Alun Armstrong
  • Date: 1978–82
    Production (role): TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED
    Company: Anglia (Six Episodes)
    Project details:
  • Date: 1977
    Production (role): PREMIERE: THE OBELISK
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Starring Peter Sallis
  • Date: 1975
    Production (role): DEVICES AND DESIRES
    Company: Royal College of Art / ITV
    Project details: Grierson Award Best Film

    Mannheim Gold Award
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 1988
    Production (role): CONSUMING PASSIONS
    Company: Samuel Goldwyn / Euston Films
    Project details: Starring Vanessa Redgrave and Jonathan Pryce
  • Commercials director especially presentation / personality:

    Kelloggs, McDonalds, NatWest, P and G, Mail On Sunday, Muller
  • Documentaries:

    RSPCA/Transport for London
  • Education:

    BA English

    MA (Royal College of Art)