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Richard Higson

Director, Writer

Agent

Ian Benson

Richard is a comedy/drama writer and director with several years of additional experience working as a producer, director and editor of factual TV. During this time he began to make comedy/drama short films. He has produced and directed several very successful long running TV series, as well as sensitive, difficult access one-off films. He has also worked extensively in development, and is proficient in multi-camera work.

SELECTED FILM AND TV CREDITS

NOWHERE
Pre-production, 2016
Feature script
Writer/Director
Park Road Productions

THE BURROUGHBRIDGE EXPRESS
In development, 2016
Co-Writer/Director
Pilot script for 6 x 30 comedy drama

KITTEN IMPOSSIBLE
2016
Producer/Director
Comedy clip show for C5

POSH PAWNBROKERS
2015
Edit Producer
Boomerang for Channel 4

WORLD’S GREATEST
2015
Edit Producer
Princess Productions

THE DOG RESCUERS
2015
Edit Producer
Middlechild for Channel 5

COME DINE WITH ME
2011-2013
Producer/Director
ITV for Channel 4

NIGHT SHIFT
2014
Short film
Writer/Director
Starring: Don Warrington, Catrin Stewart, Tom Bennett

THE KING IS DEAD
2013
Writer/Director
Starring: Russell Tovey, Danny Webb, David Schaal
Nominated: best thriller, limelight awards
Aesthetica film fest, Thurrock Film festival, LA Indie Film Festival, Cannes in a Van, London City Festival, Clermont Ferand, British Independent Film Festival, Cambridge Film festival

LAWN OF THE DEAD
2013
Writer/Director
Nominated: Best horror at Limelight Awards

JUST DESSERTS
2012
Writer/Director
Selection of festivals: Aesthetica Film Festival, Bath Film Festival, Cambridge Film festival

IN THE BLEAK MIDSUMMER
2011
Director
Nominated: Best Comedy, Aesthetica Film festival

ANTIQUES ROAD TRIP
2010-2011
Producer/Director
STV for BBC2

SPARKS
2010
Writer/Director
Nominated: Best comedy, Bath Film festival

MISSING LIVE
2008
Producer/Director
Leopard Films for BBC1

THE INTERVIEW
2008
Writer/Director
Winner: Best Comedy, TAKES Festival

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