David Tucker

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

David is a BAFTA and International Emmy-nominated director of film, television and theatre.

He has directed over 40 professional theatre productions at the RSC (where he was an Assistant Director), the Bristol Old Vic, Liverpool Playhouse and Manchester Library theatres (at all of which he was Associate Director). 

David has also taught extensively at the NFTS, London Film Academy, Met Film School, Drama Centre London, Drama Studio London and has directed graduation productions at RADA, Drama Centre and Drama Studio London.

Film

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BURN THE CLOCK

2013

Raging Calm

25 minute short film.
With Gemma Jones, Gawn Grainger.

Television

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HOLBY CITY

BBC

Series 15, 16 and 17
8 x 60"

CASUALTY

BBC TV

Series 28 and 29
4 x 50"

EASTENDERS

BBC TV

32 x 30’ episodes
Producers: Diederick Santer, Bryan Kirkwood and Dominic Treadwell-Collins

LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD

BBC TV

Series 2. episode 8 series 3, episode 2.
Producer: Annie Tricklebank
With Julia Sawalha, Mark Heap,
Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley

DALZIEL AND PASCOE

BBC TV

2 x 60’ minute film
Producer: Annie Tricklebank
With Warren Clarke, Michelle Dockery

THE LAST DETECTIVE

ITV

3 x 90’ minute films in Series 2,3,4
Producers: Deirdre Keir, Nick Hurran
With Peter Davison, Sean Hughes

BORN AND BRED

ITV

2 x 60’ episodes, Series 2
Producer: Chris Clough
With James Bolam, Michael French

RHINOCEROS

ITV

120’ minute film
Producers: Susan Hogg, Simon Lewis
With Robson Green, Niamh Cusack

A & E

ITV

6 x 60’ episodes, Series 2 & 3
Producer: Francis Hopkinson
With Martin Shaw, Michael Kitchen,
Niamh Cusack

GRAFTERS

ITV

2 x 60’ episodes, series 2
Producer: Helen Gregory

MIDSOMER MURDERS

ITV

3 x 120’ films
Producer: Brian True-May
With John Nettles

MCCALLUM

ITV

120’ film
Producer: Murray Ferguson
With John Hannah

BRAMWELL

ITV

15 x 60’ episodes (establishing director)
Producers: Tim Whitby, Harriet Davison
With Jemma Redgrave, David Calder

WHERE THE HEART IS

ITV

1 x 60’ episode
Producer: Damien Timmer
With Julia McKenzie

A VERY POLISH PRACTICE

BBC TV

90’ film
Producer: Ken Riddington
With Peter Davison, Alfred Molina
(British Comedy Awards nomination)

STANLEY AND THE WOMEN

ITV

4 x 60’ serial
Producer: Chris Burt
With John Thaw

THE GRAVY TRAIN

Channel 4

4 x 60’ serial
Producer: Philip Hinchcliffe
With Christoph Waltz, Ian Richardson
(RTS nomination)

BEHAVING BADLY

Channel 4

4 x 60’ serial
Producer: Moira Williams
With Judi Dench, Douglas Hodge
(International Emmy nomination)

A VERY PECULIAR PRACTICE

BBC

14 x 60’ episodes
Producer: Ken Riddington
With Peter Davison, David Troughton,
Graham Crowden, Hugh Grant
(BAFTA nomination; voted 4th best post-war drama series in Guardian Critics poll)

MISS MARPLE: Nemesis

BBC TV

2 x 60’ film
Producer: Guy Slater
With Joan Hickson

Theatre

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SCORCHED EARTH

2012

SOHO THEATRE

By Che Walker/ACE funded

THE LAST CUCKOO

2011

TOUR

By Julie Bokowiec/ACE funded.
With Paul Copley and Olivia Vinall

INCARCERATOR

2007

OLD RED LION

By Torben Betts
With Tom Burke