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Daniel O’Hara

About Daniel O’Hara

Daniel is an experienced and collaborative director from Dublin, based in Edinburgh. He has directed television projects for a wide range of international broadcasters and content providers, including Netflix, Amazon, Fox, The CW, BBC and Sky on shows including DOCTOR WHO, Harlan Coben’s THE STRANGER, VICTORIA and BEING HUMAN. He has worked with a range of top international talent including Dominic West, Michael C. Hall, Brian Cox, Gwendoline Christie, Jennifer Saunders and Bill Nighy. As lead director and executive producer, he opened THE RED KING and STAY CLOSE, which held the number 1 spot on Netflix worldwide. He directed the pilot and subsequent episodes on Sky’s massive hit BRASSIC. Most recently he directed the explosive final block of LAZARUS for Amazon MGM, starring Sam Claflin. His short films, YU MING IS AINM DOM and FLUENT DYSPHASIA, won a combined total of 25 awards at international film festivals.

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • 2015 DOCTOR WHO
    • BBC
    • Director
    • 2015 SILENT WITNESS: PROTECTION
    • BBC
    • Director
    • 2014 THE GAME - Closing block
    • BBC
    • Director
    • 2014 SILENT WITNESS: COMMODITY
    • BBC
    • Director
    • 2011-2013 BEING HUMAN
    • BBC
    • Director; Final 3 Episodes
    • WIZARDS VS ALIENS (2012)
    • BBC
    • (lead director)
    • 2011 BEAVER FALLS E4
    • Company / C4
    • (lead director)
    • 2010 SKINS E4
    • Company Pictures / E4 2009
    • Director (closing block)

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • 2023 THE RED KING
    • Alibi
    • lead director, executive producer
    • STAY CLOSE (2021)
    • Netflix
    • lead director, executive producer
    • 2020 HARLAN COBEN’S THE STRANGER
    • Netflix
    • lead director, associate producer
    • BRASSIC (2019)
    • Sky
    • lead director
    • SAFE (2018)
    • Netflix
    • director of closing block
    • VICTORIA (2017)
    • ITV/ PBS
    • director of closing block
    • 2017 STAN LEE’S LUCKY MAN
    • Sky
    • director
    • HOOTEN AND THE LADY (2016)
    • Sky
    • director of closing block
    • HOUDINI AND DOYLE (2016)
    • ITV / Fox
    • director
    • 2009-2010 INSPECTOR GEORGE GENTLY
    • BBC
    • lead director