Adrian Shergold

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Nick Barron
Assistant: Nicole Schivardi

Film, TV & Theatre

Prominent director Adrian Shergold most recently helmed all but one episode of Paul Abbott’s drama series WOLFE for Abbottvision / Sky. 

Other notable television credits include MY MOTHER AND OTHER STRANGERS for BBC Studios / BBC, CLAPHAM JUNCTION for Darlow Smithson / Channel 4, MAD DOGS for Left Bank / Sky, THE TRIALS OF JIMMY ROSE for ITV Studios / ITV and DIRTY FILTHY LOVE for Granada / ITV.

In film, Adrian directed Timothy Spall in PIERREPOINT: THE LAST HANGMAN and Maxine Peake in FUNNY COW. Recent film credits include DENMARK for Daybreak Pictures / BBC Films and CORDELIA for StudioPOW.

Both Adrian and the shows he has directed have received multiple award nominations and wins over the years from BAFTA, DGGB and others.

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HOOKED

Midsummer Films

Director, TV series

THE WINDOW

Boogie Entertainment / Fuji Television Network

Director, episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4

Television

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WOLFE

2021

Abbott Vision / SKY Studios

Director, episodes 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6

MY MOTHER AND OTHER STRANGERS

2016

BBC Studios / BBC

Director episodes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

THE NIGHTMARE WORLDS OF H.G. WELLS

2016

Clerkenwell Films / Sky

Director episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4

THE TRIALS OF JIMMY ROSE

2015

ITV Studios / ITV

Director episodes 1, 2 and 3

LUCAN

2013

ITV Studios / ITV

Director, episodes 1 and 2

MAD DOGS

2011 - 2013

Left Bank Pictures / Sky

Director. Season 1 episodes 3 and 4, season 3 episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4 and season 4 episodes 1 and 2.
Nominated, BAFTA TV Award, Best Drama Serial
Winner, Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, Best Multichannel Programme

ETERNAL LAW

2012

Kudos Film and Television / ITV

Director episodes 1, 2, 5 and 6

VERA

2011

ITV Studios / ITV

Director season 1 episode 1

FIONA'S STORY

2008

BBC Scotland

Director TV Movie
Nominated, BAFTA Scotland Award, Best Directing in Film or Television
Nominated, BAFTA Scotland Award, Best Television Drama

HE KILLS COPPERS

2008

Ecosse Films

Director TV Movie

PERSUASION

2007

BBC / Clerkenwell Films

Director TV Movie
Nominated, BAFTA TV Award, Best Director - Fiction/Entertainment

CLAPHAM JUNCTION

2007

Darlow Smithson / Channel 4

Director TV Movie

LOW WINTER SUN

2006

Tiger Aspect Productions

Director TV Movie
Nominated, BAFTA TV Award, Best Director
Nominated, BAFTA TV Award, Best Drama Serial

AHEAD OF THE CLASS

2005

ARG TV Ltd.

Director TV Movie

DISAPPEARED

2004

Granada Television

Director TV Movie

DIRTY FILTHY LOVE

2004

Granada Television / ITV

Director TV Movie
Nominated, BAFTA TV Award, Best Single Drama
Nominated, Directors Guild of Great Britain Award, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television Movie/Mini Series

EARLY DOORS

2003

Ovation Entertainment

Director episodes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

DANIELLE CABLE: EYEWITNESS

2003

Granada Television

Director

THE SECOND COMING

2003

Red Production Company

Director, Episodes 1 and 2
Nominated, BAFTA TV Award, Best Drama Serial
Nominated, Directors Guild of Great Britain Award, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television Movie/Serial

MICAWBER

2002

Yorkshire Television

Director, Episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4

SWALLOW

2001

Channel 4

Director, Episodes 1, 2 and 3

BURIED TREASURE

2001

London Weekend Television / ITV

Director, TV movie

THE KNOCK

2000

Bronson/Knight Productions

Director

LAST CHRISTMAS

1999

BBC

Director, TV Movie

EUREKA STREET

1999

Sophie Gardiner

Director, episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4
Winner, Certificate of Merit San Francisco International Film Festival, Television - Drama-Miniseries

A TOUCH OF FROST

1999

ITV

Director, season 4, episode 2. Season 4, episodes 4 and 6

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS

1999

Tiger Aspect Productions

Director, episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4
Nominated, BAFTA TV Award, Best Drama Serial

HEAT OF THE SUN

1998

Carlton UK Productions

Season 1, episode 1

HOLDING ON

1997

BBC

Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
Winner, BAFTA TV Award, Best Drama Serial

DEVIL'S ADVOCATE

1995

BBC

Director, TV movie

STAGES

1994

Simon Curtis / Laurence Bowen

Director, season 1, episode 1

STALAG LUFT

1993

Yorkshire Television

Director, TV movie

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HENRY PRATT

1992

Red Rooster Film & Television Entertainment

Director

INSPECTOR MORSE

1992

Zenith Entertainment / ITV

Director, season 5, episodes 1 and 4. Season 6, episode 2.

GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD

1992

BBC

Director, episodes 1, 2 and 3
Nominated, BAFTA TV Award, Best Drama Serial
Winner, Prix Europa, TV Serials/Mini-Series

SCREEN TWO

1990

BBC

Director, season 3, episode 3 and season 6 episode 4

CHRISTABEL

1988

A+E Networks

Director, episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4

SCREENPLAY

1987

BBC

Director, season 2, episode 3

THE BEST YEARS OF YOUR LIFE

1986

Bob Comfort / Rick Kellard

Director

SUMMER SEASON

1985

BBC

Director, season 1, episode 25

JULIET BRAVO

1984

BBC

Director, season 5, episodes 4 and 5

RASPBERRY

1984

BBC

Director TV Movie

Film

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CORDELIA

2019

StudioPOW

Director
Winner, Bucharest Film Awards, Best Director

DENMARK

2019

Daybreak Pictures / BBC Films / Ffilm Cymru Wales

Director. Starring Rafe Spall

FUNNY COW

2017

StudioPOW / Gizmo Films / Head Gear Films

Director. Starring Maxine Peake

PIERREPOINT: THE LAST HANGMAN

2005

Granada Television / UK Film Council

Director. Starring Timothy Spall
Winner, Dinard British Film Festival, Silver Hitchcock and Audience Award