Anand Tucker is an award winning director, producer and writer, whose 1999 film, Hilary and Jackie, won him the BIFA Best Director Award and was called 'one of the best British films of the decade' by The Sunday Times.
Anand was the producer behind the multi-award winning film Girl With a Pearl Earring, which starred Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth and was nominated for a BIFA for Best Achievement in Production, a BAFTA for Best British Film and a host of Academy Awards.
His film And When Did You Last See Your Father? was released in 2007 and starred Jim Broadbent and Colin Firth. It was nominated for seven BIFAs including Best British Film and Best Director.
In 2009 Anand returned to his television roots, directing the critically acclaimed adaptation of David Peace's novel, Red Riding: Nineteen Eighty Three for Channel 4. In 2013 he directed the ABC pilot Gothica, which weaves together the mythology of various Gothic novels in a modern setting.
Most recently, Anand directed the opening block of Indian Summers, an original drama series about the final years of British colonial rule in India, produced by New Pictures for Channel 4 and PBS. The opening episode drew 2.9 million viewers, making it the most successful Channel 4 drama launch in 20 years.
Feature adaptation of Tracy Chevalier's novel