Anand Tucker

Director, producer and writer for film and television
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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.




Indian Summers
1 x 90' & 3 x 60'
Producer Dan McCulloch
Writer Paul Rutman
  • Julie Walters
  • Henry Lloyd Hughes
  • Patrick Malahide
  • Jemima West
  • Nikesh Patel
  • Lillette Dubey
    Original drama series about the final years of British colonial rule in India
    New Pictures for Channel 4/PBS
    1 x 60’
    Writer Matthew Parkhill
  • Thandie Newton
  • Cole Hauser
  • Andrea Roth
  • Clare Higgins
  • Alec Newman
    Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective, is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son's mysterious death
    Entertainment One for Audience
    1 x 60'
    Producer Kevin Lafferty
    Writer Matt Lopez
  • Emma Booth
  • Christopher Egan
  • Tom Ellis
  • Melissa George
  • Seth Gabel
    Pilot for ABC weaving together the mythology of Frankenstein, Dracula, Jekyll and Hyde and other Gothic literary works
    Creator David Peace
    Producer Andrew Eaton & Anita Overland
    Writer Tony Grisoni
  • David Morrissey
  • Sean Bean
  • Lisa Howard
  • Shaun Dooley
  • Jim Carter
    One part of the Channel 4 trilogy
    Revolution Films/Screen Yorkshire for Channel 4



    Writer Sebastian Faulks & Rachel Wagstaff

    Adaptation of the novel by Sebastian Faulks set in a French country town after the Great War

    Bob & Co
    In development
    Leap Year
    Writer Deborah Kaplan & Harry Elfont
  • Amy Adams
  • Matthew Goode
  • Adam Scott
  • John Lithgow
  • Ian McElhinney
    Romantic comedy
    Universal Pictures
    Universal Pictures
    And When Did You Last See Your Father?
    BIFA nominated for Best Director and Best Film 2007
    Producer Elizabeth Karlsen & Stephen Woolley
    Writer David Nicholls
  • Jim Broadbent
  • Colin Firth
  • Bradley Johnson
  • Juliet Stevenson
  • Gina McKee
    Feature film about a father and son
    Sony Pictures
    Archer Street Productions
    Producer Ashok Amritraj, Jon Jashni & Steve Martin
    Writer Steve Martin
  • Claire Danes
  • Steve Martin
  • Jason Schwartzman
  • Bridgette Wilson-Sampras
  • Sam Bottoms
    Film adaptation of Steve Martin's novel
    Buena Vista Pictures
    Touchstone Pictures
    Hilary and Jackie
    BIFA Best Director Award
    Producer Nicholas Kent and Andy Paterson
    Writer Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • Rachel Griffiths
  • David Morrissey
  • Emily Watson
    The story of Jacqueline du Pré
    Film 4


    Girl with a Pearl Earring
    Nominated: BAFTA Best British Film
    Creator Tracy Chevalier
    Producer Peter Webber
    Writer Olivia Hetreed
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Colin Firth
  • Tom Wilkinson
  • Judy Parfitt
  • Cillian Murphy

    Feature adaptation of Tracy Chevalier's novel

    Lionsgate Films
    Archer Street Productions