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Sean Foley

Director / Writer

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Mindhorn (Director)
Company:
BBC Films / Scott Free / Studio Canal
Project details:
Featured at London Film Festival 2016

Written by Julian Barrett & Simon Farnaby

Starring Julian Barrett & Steve Coogan
TELEVISION
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Diana & Freddie
Company:
The Fyzz Facility / Sky
Project details:
Part of the Sky Urban Myths anthology series
Date: 2017
Production (role):
It's Me Sugar (Director)
Company:
Little Rock Pictures / Sky
Project details:
Part of the Sky Urban Myths anthology series

Starring Gemma Arterton, James Purefoy, Alex Pettyfer & Felicity Montague
Date: 2016
Production (role):
That's The Spirit (Director)
Company:
Sky Comedy
Project details:
Short Film starring Jason Manford
Date: 2015
Production (role):
The Windsors (teaser trailer) (Director)
Company:
Noho Film & TV / Channel 4
Project details:
Commissioned to series
THEATRE
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Present Laughter (Director)
Company:
Chichester Theatre
Project details:
Written by Noël Coward.

Starring Rufus Hound as Garry
Date: 2017
Production (role):
The Miser (Director / co-adapted stage play)
Company:
Garrick Theatre, London
Project details:
Nominated for Best New Comedy at this year's Olivier Awards

Starring Griff Rhys and Lee Mack
Date: 2016
Production (role):
The Catherine Tate Show - LIVE (Director)
Company:
Phil MacIntyre
Date: 2016
Production (role):
The Dresser (Director)
Company:
Duke Of York Theatre, London
Project details:
Starred Reece Shearsmith & Ken Stott
Date: 2016
Production (role):
The Painkiller (Director / Adapted stage play)
Company:
The Garrick Theatre, London
Project details:
Starred Sir Kenneth Brannagh and Rob Brydon
Date: 2015
Production (role):
The Walworth Farce (Director)
Company:
The Olympia Theatre, Dublin
Project details:
Starred Brendan Gleeson, Domnhall Gleeson and Brian Gleeson
Date: 2014
Production (role):
I Can't Sing (Director)
Company:
London Palladium
Project details:
Written by Harry Hill and Steve Brown
Date: 2013
Production (role):
Jeeves And Wooster In Perfect Nonsense (Director)
Company:
Duke of York Theatre, London
Project details:
Starred Matthew MacFadyen and Stephen Mangan

Date: 2013
Production (role):
A Mad World My Masters (Director / Adapted stage play)
Company:
RASC The Barbican Theatre, London
Date: 2012
Production (role):
What The Butler Saw (Director)
Company:
The Garrick Theatre, London
Date: 2012
Production (role):
The Ladykillers
Company:
Gielgud Theatre, London
Date: 2012
Production (role):
Ben Hur (Director)
Company:
The Watermill Theatre, Newbury
Date: 2011
Production (role):
The Painkiller (Director / Adapted stage play)
Company:
Lyric Theatre, Belfast
Project details:
Starred Sir Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon
Date: 2009
Production (role):
Arturo Brachetti - Change (Director / Writer)
Company:
Garrick Theatre, London
Date: 2005
Production (role):
Ducktastic (Director / co-Writer / Performer)
Company:
Allberry Theatre
Date: 2001
Production (role):
The Play What I Wrote (Director / co-Writer/ Lead actor)
Company:
Liverpool Playhouse Theatre (Place premiered)
Project details:
Moved to Wyndham's Theatre, London

In 2003 it opened on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre, New York
Date: 1997
Production (role):
Do you Come Here Often? (Director / co-Writer)
Company:
Vaudeville Theatre
AWARDS
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Olivier Awards
Company:
Nominated for Best New Comedy (The Miser)
Date: 2017
Production (role):
LOCO Discovery Award
Company:
Won The Loco Discovery Award (Mindhorn)
Date: 2012
Production (role):
Olivier Awards
Company:
Nominated for Best Director (THE LADYKILLERS)
Date: 2012
Production (role):
Olivier Awards
Company:
Nominated for Best New Play (THE LADYKILLERS)
Project details:
Nomination for Best New Play - THE LADYKILLERS

The Ladykillers received five nominations in total; Best Play, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Set Design, Best Sound Design)
Date: 2010
Production (role):
Olivier Awards (Director / Writer)
Company:
Nominated for Best Entertainment (ARTURO BRACHETTI: CHANGE)
Date: 2006
Production (role):
Olivier Awards
Company:
Nominated for Best Entertainment (DUCKTASTIC)
Date: 2003
Production (role):
Tony Awards
Company:
Nominated for Best Special Theatrical Event (THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE)
Date: 2002
Production (role):
Olivier Awards
Company:
Winner for Best Comedy (THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE)
Date: 1999
Production (role):
Olivier Awards
Company:
Winner for Best Entertainment (DO YOU COME HERE OFTEN)

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Mindhorn (Director)
    Company: BBC Films / Scott Free / Studio Canal
    Project details: Featured at London Film Festival 2016

    Written by Julian Barrett & Simon Farnaby

    Starring Julian Barrett & Steve Coogan
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Diana & Freddie
    Company: The Fyzz Facility / Sky
    Project details: Part of the Sky Urban Myths anthology series
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): It's Me Sugar (Director)
    Company: Little Rock Pictures / Sky
    Project details: Part of the Sky Urban Myths anthology series

    Starring Gemma Arterton, James Purefoy, Alex Pettyfer & Felicity Montague
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): That's The Spirit (Director)
    Company: Sky Comedy
    Project details: Short Film starring Jason Manford
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): The Windsors (teaser trailer) (Director)
    Company: Noho Film & TV / Channel 4
    Project details: Commissioned to series
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Present Laughter (Director)
    Company: Chichester Theatre
    Project details: Written by Noël Coward.

    Starring Rufus Hound as Garry
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): The Miser (Director / co-adapted stage play)
    Company: Garrick Theatre, London
    Project details: Nominated for Best New Comedy at this year's Olivier Awards

    Starring Griff Rhys and Lee Mack
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): The Catherine Tate Show - LIVE (Director)
    Company: Phil MacIntyre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): The Dresser (Director)
    Company: Duke Of York Theatre, London
    Project details: Starred Reece Shearsmith & Ken Stott
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): The Painkiller (Director / Adapted stage play)
    Company: The Garrick Theatre, London
    Project details: Starred Sir Kenneth Brannagh and Rob Brydon
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): The Walworth Farce (Director)
    Company: The Olympia Theatre, Dublin
    Project details: Starred Brendan Gleeson, Domnhall Gleeson and Brian Gleeson
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): I Can't Sing (Director)
    Company: London Palladium
    Project details: Written by Harry Hill and Steve Brown
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): Jeeves And Wooster In Perfect Nonsense (Director)
    Company: Duke of York Theatre, London
    Project details: Starred Matthew MacFadyen and Stephen Mangan

  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): A Mad World My Masters (Director / Adapted stage play)
    Company: RASC The Barbican Theatre, London
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): What The Butler Saw (Director)
    Company: The Garrick Theatre, London
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): The Ladykillers
    Company: Gielgud Theatre, London
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): Ben Hur (Director)
    Company: The Watermill Theatre, Newbury
    Project details:
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): The Painkiller (Director / Adapted stage play)
    Company: Lyric Theatre, Belfast
    Project details: Starred Sir Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): Arturo Brachetti - Change (Director / Writer)
    Company: Garrick Theatre, London
    Project details:
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): Ducktastic (Director / co-Writer / Performer)
    Company: Allberry Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): The Play What I Wrote (Director / co-Writer/ Lead actor)
    Company: Liverpool Playhouse Theatre (Place premiered)
    Project details: Moved to Wyndham's Theatre, London

    In 2003 it opened on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre, New York
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): Do you Come Here Often? (Director / co-Writer)
    Company: Vaudeville Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Olivier Awards
    Company: Nominated for Best New Comedy (The Miser)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): LOCO Discovery Award
    Company: Won The Loco Discovery Award (Mindhorn)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): Olivier Awards
    Company: Nominated for Best Director (THE LADYKILLERS)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): Olivier Awards
    Company: Nominated for Best New Play (THE LADYKILLERS)
    Project details: Nomination for Best New Play - THE LADYKILLERS

    The Ladykillers received five nominations in total; Best Play, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Set Design, Best Sound Design)
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): Olivier Awards (Director / Writer)
    Company: Nominated for Best Entertainment (ARTURO BRACHETTI: CHANGE)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): Olivier Awards
    Company: Nominated for Best Entertainment (DUCKTASTIC)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): Tony Awards
    Company: Nominated for Best Special Theatrical Event (THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): Olivier Awards
    Company: Winner for Best Comedy (THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE)
    Project details:
  • Date: 1999
    Production (role): Olivier Awards
    Company: Winner for Best Entertainment (DO YOU COME HERE OFTEN)
    Project details:
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