Ashley Way

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Michelle Archer
Assistant: Ceci Mazzarella

Film, TV & Theatre

Welsh-born Ashley Way began his television directing career in 2002 with Hoodlum & Son starring Ron Perlman and Robert Vaughan for Sky/Showtime, filmed in South Africa. Notable credits since then include prime-time British television shows Doctor Who, Torchwood, Merlin and Stella. In 2011, Ashley was BAFTA-nominated for his work on The Sarah Jane Adventures.

At the BAFTA Cymru Awards, 2015, Ashley won Best Director: Fiction for the Welsh miner’s strike drama Y Streic a Fi (The Strike and Me), which also won Best Television Drama.

He recently directed the last two ever episodes of RIPPER STREET for Tiger Aspect, and is currently directing two episodes of Antoine Fuqua's crime drama ICE for Audience Network, starring Donald Sutherland and Ray Winstone. 

Ashley is also represented by Abram Nalibotsky and Zachary Carlisle at Verve in the US.

 

Short Films

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DAD

2015

European Broadcast Union

Producer: Sophie Fante
*Winner, Best Short Film, Camarthen Bay Film Festival, 2015

Film

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HOODLUM & SON

2003

Sky

35mm Feature Film
With Robert Vaughn, Ron Perlman, Mia Sara
WRITER/ DIRECTOR

ASKARI

2001

Sky

35mm Feature Film (South Africa)
with Marlee Matlin, C.Thomas Howell
WRITER

Online

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DOCTOR WHO

2005

BBC1

1 x 20 min
Interactive episode with David Tennant
Prod: Russell T Davies/ Julie Gardner
* BAFTA craft nomination

DOCTOR WHO

2005

BBC1

13 x 1 minute "Tardisodes"
Mini-episodes for internet transmisson

Television

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ICE II

2018

Audience Network/Entertainment One

Showrunner: Robert Munic
Executive Producer: Antoine Fuqua
Starring: Ray Winstone, Jeremy Sisto, Cam Gigandet, Donald Sutherland

MARS

2018

Imagine/Nat Geo

Writers: Ben Young Mason, Justin Wilkes
Executive Producers: Ron Howard, Brian Grazer

ICE

2017

Audience Network/ Entertainment One

Episode 102 and 104
Showrunner: Robert Munic
Executive Producer: Antoine Fuqua
Starring: Ray Winstone, Jeremy Sisto, Cam Gigandet, Donald Sutherland
Crime drama exploring the legal and illegal sides of diamond sales and international smuggling.

RIPPER STREET

2016

Tiger Aspect/ Amazon

Series 5
2 x 60', including the last two ever episodes
Producer: John Rushton
Exec Producer: Will Gould
Writer: Richard Warlow

HOMELAND

2015

Fox 21 Television Studios/ Showtime

Season 5
2nd Unit Director
Episodes 10 - 12
Producer: Michael Klick
Executives: Alex Gansa, Lesli Linka Glatter
Starring Claire Danes

THE BASTARD EXECUTIONER

2015

FX/ Fox 21 (US)

2 x 60' episodes, including Series Finale
New Series
Showrunner: Kurt Sutter
Producer: Jon Pare
Executive Producers: Paris Barclay, Brian Grazer, Kurt Sutter, Francie Calfo
Starring Stephen Moyer, Katey Sagal, Lee Jones, Matthew Rhys

STELLA, SERIES 5

2015

Tidy/ Sky One

2 x 60m episodes.
Producer: Spencer Campbell

PARCH

2015

Boom Productions / S4C

4 x 60m episodes
Producer: Paul Jones

Y STREIC A FI (THE STRIKE AND ME)

2015

Alfresco / Boom Pictures Cymru / S4C

90 minute film.
Produced by Lowri Glain and Ronw Protheroe.
Written by Gywneth Lewis.
Drama centred on events of the Welsh miner's strike of the 1980's.
*Winner, Best Director: Fiction, and Best Television Drama, BAFTA Wales Awards, 2015
*Nominated for Best Writer at BAFTA Wales Awards, 2015

STELLA, SERIES 4

2014

Tidy Productions

4 x 60m episodes, including opening episode.
Producer: Spencer Campbell
Executive Producers: Ruth Jones and David Peet

CASUALTY

2014

BBC

Director

STELLA, SERIES 3

2013

Tidy Productions

2 x 60m episodes.
Producer: David Peet
Exec Producers: Ruth Jones/ David Peet.

FRANKIE

2012

BBC 1

2 x 60m episodes
Producer: Erika Hossington
Executive Producer: Hilary Salmon

MERLIN SERIES 5

2012

Shine/ BBC 1

3 x 45m episodes
Producer: Julian Murphy
* Nominated Best Drama Series at National Film and Television Awards, 2013.

MERLIN - SERIES 3

2010

Shine/ BBC 1

2 x 45m episodes (THE SORCERER'S SHADOW / QUEEN OF HEARTS)
Producer: Julian Murphy
* Nominated for Best International Programme Sales, Broadcast Awards, 2011

THE SARAH JANE ADVENTURES

2010

BBC Wales for BBC 1

8 x 30m episodes
Wri: Russell T Davies (2 x eps), Gareth Roberts (2 x eps)
Executive Producers: Russell T Davies, Nikki Wilson
Producer: Brian Minchin
* Winner of Best Children's Drama, RTS Awards, 2011
* Nominated for Best Drama Series, Children's BAFTA Awards, 2011
* Nominated for Best Children's Programme, Broadcast Awards, 2011

DOCTOR WHO - SERIES 5

2009

BBC 1

2 episodes (8: THE HUNGRY EARTH / 9: COLD BLOOD)
Wri: Chris Chibnall
Series Producer: Beth Willis

CRASH

2009

Red Planet for BBC Wales

New Series
2 episodes
LEAD DIRECTOR
Exec Producer: Tony Jordan

TORCHWOOD

2008

BBC 2

Series Two
4 x 50m episodes
Sci-fi drama
Exec Prod: Russell T Davies/ Julie Gardner

BELONGING VIII

2007

BBC Wales

6 x 30m episodes
Gritty contemporary drama series, with Eve Myles

TORCHWOOD

2006

BBC3

Series One Finale
2 x 50m episodes
* BAFTA Wales winner – Best Drama Series

SMALL COUNTRY

2006

Green Bay / S4C

4 x 1 hour (dual-language)
Period drama with Tom Ellis, Mark Lewis-Jones
* BAFTA Wales winner – Best Drama Serial

CASUALTY

2005

BBC1

2 x 50m episodes

BELONGING VII

2005

BBC Wales

5 x 30m episodes
Contemporary drama with Charles Dale, Eve Myles

BELONGING VI

2004

BBC Wales

5 x 30m episodes