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Susan Tully

Director

Sue Tully began her career directing on BBC shows, Funland and Silent Witness, before going on to direct on a wide variety of high end dramas including Jez Butterworth’s Britannia, Tin Star, Musketeers and last year became the first female to direct on Line of Duty; her 90 minute special for series 5 garnered over 9.7 million viewers. Sue was lead director on The Mill series 2 and The A Word series 2, and helmed the BBC adaptation of the new Galbraith novel in the Cormoran Strike series, Lethal White. Most recently, she directed Snowed-In’s Too Close for ITV.

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2021
Production (role):
TOO CLOSE
Company:
Snowed-In / ITV
Project details:
Lead Director
Date: 2019
Production (role):
LETHAL WHITE
Company:
Snowed-In Productions
Project details:
Lead Director
Date: 2018
Production (role):
LINE OF DUTY 5
Company:
World Productions / BBC
Date: 2018
Production (role):
TIN STAR 2
Company:
Kudos
Project details:
Sky Atlantic
Date: 2017
Production (role):
THE A WORD 2
Company:
BBC 1
Project details:
Lead Director
Date: 2016
Production (role):
THE A WORD
Company:
BBC 1
Project details:
Final block of 6 episode series

Fifty Fathoms Adaptation
Date: 2015
Production (role):
BRITANNIA
Company:
Sky / Amazon
Project details:
Second Block
Date: 2016
Production (role):
THE MUSKETEERS 3
Company:
BBC 1
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2015
Production (role):
CROSSING LINES
Company:
Tandem / Sony Pictures
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2014
Production (role):
PUPPY LOVE
Company:
BBC
Project details:
(Pilot & Series)
Date: 2014
Production (role):
THE MILL 2
Company:
Channel 4
Project details:
Lead Director
Date: 2012
Production (role):
GETTING ON 3
Company:
BBC 4
Project details:
Lead Director
Date: 2012
Production (role):
GOOD COP
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2012
Production (role):
THE PARADISE
Company:
BBC 1
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2012
Production (role):
STELLA
Company:
Sky One
Project details:
Lead Director
Date: 2008-11
Production (role):
SILENT WITNESS
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Special & Various Episodes

Two Part Special: SAFE by Tim Prager

Multiple Episodes for Series XIV
Date: 2009-11
Production (role):
LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD 2 & 3
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2009
Production (role):
BLUE MURDER
Company:
ITV
Project details:
Various Episodes

Starring Caroline Quentin
Date: 2007
Production (role):
SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL
Company:
ITV 2 / Tiger Aspect
Project details:
Starring Billie Piper
Date: 2006-07
Production (role):
THE CHASE
Company:
World / Channel 4
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2006
Production (role):
GOLDPLATED
Company:
World / Channel 4
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2006
Production (role):
DROP DEAD GORGEOUS
Company:
Hat Trick / BBC 3
Project details:
Lead Director
Date: 2005
Production (role):
FUNLAND
Company:
BBC 3
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2006
Production (role):
55 DEGREES NORTH
Company:
Zenith / BBC 1
Project details:
Various Episodes
Date: 2005
Production (role):
SPINECHILLERS
Company:
BBC 3
Project details:
3 x 30 minute comedy-dramas

Prod. Bill Dare
Date: 1999-2004
Production (role):
THE BILL
Company:
ThamesTalkback / ITV
Project details:
Producer/Director - Various Episodes
Date: 2002
Production (role):
TRACY BEAKER
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Lead Director

13-Part Series

Executive Prod. Elaine Sperber

Nominated for Childrens BAFTA
Date: 2000-01
Production (role):
LONDON'S BURNING
Company:
LWT
Project details:
Various Episodes
THEATRE
Date: 2004
Production (role):
TAKING CHARLIE
Project details:
New Play By Jonathan Harvey (BEAUTIFUL THING; GIMME GIMME GIMME)

Ran at The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Festival and then a short national tour
SHORT FILM
Production (role):
BLACK CABS (Lead Director)
Company:
World / BBC 2
Project details:
10 Short Film Series

Prods. Chris Clough and Jake Lushington

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): TOO CLOSE
    Company: Snowed-In / ITV
    Project details: Lead Director
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): LETHAL WHITE
    Company: Snowed-In Productions
    Project details: Lead Director
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): LINE OF DUTY 5
    Company: World Productions / BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): TIN STAR 2
    Company: Kudos
    Project details: Sky Atlantic
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): THE A WORD 2
    Company: BBC 1
    Project details: Lead Director
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): THE A WORD
    Company: BBC 1
    Project details: Final block of 6 episode series

    Fifty Fathoms Adaptation
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): BRITANNIA
    Company: Sky / Amazon
    Project details: Second Block
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): THE MUSKETEERS 3
    Company: BBC 1
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): CROSSING LINES
    Company: Tandem / Sony Pictures
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): PUPPY LOVE
    Company: BBC
    Project details: (Pilot & Series)
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): THE MILL 2
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details: Lead Director
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): GETTING ON 3
    Company: BBC 4
    Project details: Lead Director
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): GOOD COP
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): THE PARADISE
    Company: BBC 1
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): STELLA
    Company: Sky One
    Project details: Lead Director
  • Date: 2008-11
    Production (role): SILENT WITNESS
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Special & Various Episodes

    Two Part Special: SAFE by Tim Prager

    Multiple Episodes for Series XIV
  • Date: 2009-11
    Production (role): LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD 2 & 3
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): BLUE MURDER
    Company: ITV
    Project details: Various Episodes

    Starring Caroline Quentin
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL
    Company: ITV 2 / Tiger Aspect
    Project details: Starring Billie Piper
  • Date: 2006-07
    Production (role): THE CHASE
    Company: World / Channel 4
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): GOLDPLATED
    Company: World / Channel 4
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): DROP DEAD GORGEOUS
    Company: Hat Trick / BBC 3
    Project details: Lead Director
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): FUNLAND
    Company: BBC 3
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): 55 DEGREES NORTH
    Company: Zenith / BBC 1
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): SPINECHILLERS
    Company: BBC 3
    Project details: 3 x 30 minute comedy-dramas

    Prod. Bill Dare
  • Date: 1999-2004
    Production (role): THE BILL
    Company: ThamesTalkback / ITV
    Project details: Producer/Director - Various Episodes
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): TRACY BEAKER
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Lead Director

    13-Part Series

    Executive Prod. Elaine Sperber

    Nominated for Childrens BAFTA
  • Date: 2000-01
    Production (role): LONDON'S BURNING
    Company: LWT
    Project details: Various Episodes
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Project details
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): TAKING CHARLIE
    Project details: New Play By Jonathan Harvey (BEAUTIFUL THING; GIMME GIMME GIMME)

    Ran at The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Festival and then a short national tour
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): BLACK CABS (Lead Director)
    Company: World / BBC 2
    Project details: 10 Short Film Series

    Prods. Chris Clough and Jake Lushington
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