Rebecca Frayn

Writer-Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Natasha Galloway
Assistant: Talia Tobias

Film, TV & Theatre

Rebecca Frayn was trained by the BBC as a film editor, before going on to develop a successful career as a freelance director for signature documentaries, a screenwriter and commercials director. She is represented for commercials by Arden Sutherland Dodd.

Drama

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THE LADY

2010

Left Bank Films/Europacorp

Screenplay. Luc Besson directing. Starring Michelle Yeoh and David Thewlis.

WHOSE BABY?

2004

Granada/ ITV

90′ single film, starring Sophie Okenodo and Andrew Lincoln. Tx November 2004

SINGLE

2002

Tiger Aspect/ ITV

3 episodes of 3 x 60′. Starring Michelle Collins. Producer: Amanda Davis. Writer: Peter Bowker. Exec Producer: Jane Fallon. TX: from 25th October 03, 9.30pm.

ROCKING THE CRADLE

1997

LWT

1 hour pilot for 6 part series.
Producer: Sally Head

KAVANAGH QC IV: 'ONLY THE LONELY'

1997

Carlton

90′ script. Producer: Chris Kelly

SCREEN ONE ONE - KILLING ME SOFTLY

1995

Middlemarch Films / BBC 2

Based on the true story of Sara Thornton. Broadcast 7/7/96.
Produced by Belinda Allen & Elinor Day.
Directed by Stephen Whittaker.
Starring Maggie O’Neill & Peter Howitt.

BEGGAR MAN, THIEF

1994

Middlemarch Films / Channel 4

Original screenplay developed for Film on Four.
Producer: Belinda Allen

HE PLAY/SHE PLAY -THE LAST LAUGH

1992

Middlemarch Films / Channel 4

Contemporary version of OTHELLO. Broadcast 28/4/93.
Directed by Betsan Morris Evans.
With Sean Pertwee & Hugh Lloyd.

IN DREAMS

1993

Middlemarch Films

Currently under option to Middlemarch.

Documentaries

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IMAGINE... THE WORLD ACCORDING TO PARR

2003

BBC1

Producer & Director. TX: 10.35pm Weds 3rd Dec 03.

SPACE - 3 x 40 mins

2000

Middlemarch Films / BBC2

Director / Producer. Broadcast 7/6/00, 14/6/00, 21/6/00

CUTTING EDGE - ASYLUM

1998

Compulsive Viewing / Channel 4

Director. Broadcast 8/3/98
* Shortlisted for a Mental Health in the Media Award, 1998

UPSTARTS - 3 X 60

1998

Middlemarch Films / Channel 4

Executive Producer. Broadcast June 1999

MODERN TIMES - BARE

1997

Middlemarch Films / BBC2

Director. Broadcast 11/3/98

CUTTING EDGE - IDENTICAL TWINS

1996

Middlemarch Films / Channel 4

Director. Broadcast 3/2/97 & 14/6/98

NAKED NEWS - TALK RADIO

1995

Oxford Television Company / Channel 4

Director. Broadcast 6/4/95

MODERN TIMES - TORY WIVES

1995

Middlemarch Films / BBC 2

Director. Broadcast 8/11/95

MENS ROOMS - TAKING ORDERS

1994

Hauer Rawlence / Channel 4

Director. Broadcast 13/6/94
* RTS Best Arts Documentary Award

MALE PARTS - TAKING THE RAP

1994

Middlemarch Films / Channel 4

Director. Broadcast 13/6/94

THE SOUTH BANK SHOW - NORA EPHRON

1994

Middlemarch Films / LWT

Director. Broadcast 25/6/95

WITHOUT WALLS SPECIAL -

1993

Middlemarch & Omega Films / Channel 4

Associate Producer. Broadcast Summer 1993.
Directed by Ray Muller

THE SOUTH BANK SHOW - ANNIE LEIBOVITZ

1992

Middlemarch Films / LWT

Director. Broadcast 7/2/93

THE GHOSTS OF OXFORD STREET

1991

Middlemarch Films / Channel 4

Co-Director and Co-Writer with Malcolm McLaren.
Transmitted Christmas Day 1991.
* Rockie Award for originality, Banff Film Festival 1992

THE LATE SHOW, GREAT PICTURE CHASE & DESIGN AWARDS

1990

BBC1 & BBC2

Director in Music and Arts Depts.

Other

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DECEPTIONS

2010

Simon & Schuster

Published 27 May 2010

ONE LIFE

2006

Simon & Schuster

Published 2006 Hardback/ 2007 Paperback.

Commercials Directing: Aerial – Saatchis / Flying Colours SaverCentre – Partners / Flying Colours Michigan State Bar – Traver Rohrback / Tony Kayes Respect for Animals – DMB&B / Tony Kayes Glade – Bank Hoggins O’Shea / Tony Kayes Meat Marketing Board x 2 – BMP / Outlaw