Bryn Higgins

Director and writer for film and television

Theatre, Film & TV
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Biography

Bryn has 20 years experience in award-winning drama and documentary, from the Royal College of Art to the BBC to the independent sector. He has been BAFTA nominated for Originality as a drama director and twice nominated for RTS awards. He has written screenplays for BBC, ITV and a comedy feature. He has award-winning expertise in directing high end drama and comedy, as well as specialist knowledge of state-of-the art graphics and SFX. He is committed to creating interesting, valid, challenging films.

Bryn directed the darkly comic psycho-romance feature film Unconditional, written by Joe Fisher, and recently directed the Series Two of Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror for Zeppotron/Channel 4.

Bryn has directed his second BFI-backed feature, Electricity, written by Joe Fisher and based on the award-winning best-selling novel by Ray Robinson.

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Film
Director
Electricity Feature
2014
Stone City Films
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer Joe Fisher
Starring Agyness Deyn, Paul Anderson, Christian Cooke, Alice Lowe & Lenora Crichlow

 
Unconditional Feature
2012
Stone City Films
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer Joe Fisher
Starring Harry McEntire, Christian Cooke & James Bolam

 
Television
Director
Black Mirror: Series 2 1 x 60'
2013
Zeppotron for Channel 4
Producer Barney Reisz
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer Charlie Brooker

 
Privates 5 x 45'
2012
Twenty Twenty for BBC1
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer Damian Wayling
Starring Patrick Baladi, Marc Silcock & Jack Fox

A drama set in the 1960s that follows the story of eight young men as they undertake their basic training as part of the last intake of conscripts for National Service.

Garrow's Law: Series 3 4 x 60'
2011
Shed Productions for BBC 1
Producer Nick Pitt
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer Tony Marchant
Starring Andrew Buchan, Alun Armstrong, Rupert Graves & Lynsey Marshall

Third series of popular historical legal drama

Nostradamus 2006
Daybreak Pictures for Discovery Channel
Producer Hal Vogel
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer John Milne
Starring Kerry Fox, Oliver Dimsdale & Danny Webb

Feature length drama about the trials and horrific visions that made the most famous mystic of all time

Silent Witness: The Meaning of Death 2 x 60'
2005
BBC 1
Producer Tim Bradley
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer Rhidian Brook
Starring Emilia Fox, Tom Ward & William Gaminara

Double bill of award-winning forensic crime drama

Q.E.D: Night Terrors 1992
BBC
Director Bryn Higgins

Documentary series

Director and Producer
London Hospital 1909 (aka BBC’s Casualty 1909) 6 x 60'
2009
Stone City Films for BBC 1
Producer Bryn Higgins
Director Bryn Higgins
Starring Sarah Smart, Charity Wakefield, Nicholas Farrell, William Houston & Cherie Lunghi

Popular BBC historical drama series based on stories from the London Hospital.

London Hospital 1907 (aka BBC’s Casualty 1907) 3 x 60'
2008
Stone City Films for BBC 1
Producer Bryn Higgins
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer Lyall B. Watson & Colin Heber-Percy
Starring Nicholas Farrell, William Houston, Alfie Allen, Sarah Smart & Cherie Lunghi

Follow up to successful historical drama

London Hospital 1906 (aka BBC’s Casualty 1906) 2006
Stone City Films for BBC 1
Producer Bryn Higgins
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer Lyall B. Watson & Colin Heber-Percy
Starring Tamzin Merchant, Nigel Cooke, Nicholas Farrell, Dorothy Duffy & Cherie Lunghi

Historical drama set in the London Hospital at the
dawn of the Twentieth Century

Glenn Miller's Last Flight 2000
Stone City Films for Channel 4
Producer Bryn Higgins
Director Bryn Higgins

A gripping forensic investigation into what happened to the legendary bandleader

The King of Chaos 1998
Stone City Films
Producer Bryn Higgins
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer John Milne
Starring Daniel Webb, Christine Kavanagh & Olegar Fedoro

Fictional documentary examining the possible impact of 'artificial life' software

Writer, Director and Producer
Futurecast 2000
Stone City Films
Producer Bryn Higgins
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer Bryn Higgins

BAFTA nominated for Originality.A trilogy of sci-fi thrillers set in the near future, all dealing with the effects of new technology on our world.

Disaster 1998
Stone City Films for BBC 2
Producer Bryn Higgins
Director Bryn Higgins
Writer Bryn Higgins

An internationally successful drama-documentary series that ran to 3 seasons dramatizing events at the heart of major headline disasters.