Bryn Higgins

Director for film and television

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Biography

Bryn is a dual British and American film and television director who has created original series and directed multi-award winning shows including Black Mirror. After the Royal College of Art, Bryn made pop promos for Factory Records as well as documentaries for the BBC and Channel 4 in over 15 countries, winning a Cable/ACE for Best International Documentary Series.

For the last 15 years he has concentrated on directing high profile drama including Endeavour, Garrow’s Law and Inspector George Gently. His future-set thriller series Futurecast for Channel 4 was BAFTA-Nominated for Originality. His period drama London Hospital was twice RTS-Nominated for Best Drama Series.

Bryn’s feature films include Unconditional, a darkly comic psychological thriller selected for Edinburgh International Film Festival as well as Munich, Giffoni, and the Taipei Golden Horse. Electricity, starring Agyness Deyn, was selected for the London Film Festival and Winner of a National Film Award. His latest feature, Access All Areas, is a feel good music film made in conjunction with the Bestival festival and artists including Tame Impala, Underworld, The Who and Duke Dumont. Starring Ella Purnell, Access All Areas is set to premiere at Edinburgh IFF this summer.


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Film

Director

Producer Bill Curbishley and Oliver Veysey
Writer Oliver Veysey
 

Feature

Camden Film Co.
 
Writer Sukey Fisher
Starring
  • Agyness Deyn
  • Paul Anderson
  • Christian Cooke
  • Alice Lowe
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    Feature
    Stone City Films
     
    Writer Sukey Fisher
    Starring
  • Christian Cooke
  • James Bolam
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    Feature

    Stone City Films
     

    TV

    Director

    Creator Peter Flannery
    Producer Dominic Barlow
     

    Long-running series

    Company Pictures for BBC1
     
    Producer Tom Mullens
     

    Drama seires

    Mammoth Screen for ITV1
     
    Producer Barney Reisz
    Writer Charlie Brooker
     

    Darkly comic series

    Zeppotron for Channel 4
     
    Privates
    5 x 45'
    Writer Damian Wayling
    Starring
  • Patrick Baladi
  • Marc Silcock
  • Jack Fox
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    Drama
    Twenty Twenty for BBC1
     
    Producer Nick Pitt
    Writer Tony Marchant
    Starring
  • Andrew Buchan
  • Alun Armstrong
  • Rupert Graves
  • Lynsey Marshall
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    Period drama

    Shed Productions for BBC 1
     
    Producer Hal Vogel
    Writer John Milne
    Starring
  • Kerry Fox
  • Oliver Dimsdale
  • Danny Webb
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    Feature length drama about the trials and horrific visions that made the most famous mystic of all time
    Daybreak Pictures for Discovery Channel
     
    Producer Tim Bradley
    Writer Rhidian Brook
    Starring
  • Emilia Fox
  • Tom Ward
  • William Gaminara
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    Double bill of award-winning forensic crime drama
    BBC 1
     
     
    Documentary series
    BBC
     

    Director & Producer

    Starring
  • Sarah Smart
  • Charity Wakefield
  • Nicholas Farrell
  • William Houston
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    Popular BBC historical drama series based on stories from the London Hospital.
    Stone City Films for BBC 1
     
    Writer Lyall B. Watson & Colin Heber-Percy
    Starring
  • Nicholas Farrell
  • William Houston
  • Alfie Allen
  • Sarah Smart
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    Follow up to successful historical drama
    Stone City Films for BBC 1
     
    Writer Lyall B. Watson & Colin Heber-Percy
    Starring
  • Tamzin Merchant
  • Nigel Cooke
  • Nicholas Farrell
  • Dorothy Duffy
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    Historical drama set in the London Hospital at the
    dawn of the Twentieth Century
    Stone City Films for BBC 1
     
     
    A gripping forensic investigation into what happened to the legendary bandleader
    Stone City Films for Channel 4
     
    Writer John Milne
    Starring
  • Daniel Webb
  • Christine Kavanagh
  • Olegar Fedoro
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    Fictional documentary examining the possible impact of 'artificial life' software
    Stone City Films
     

    Writer & Director & Producer

    Producer Hal Vogel
    Writer John Milne
     
    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.
    Stone City Films
     
     
    An internationally successful drama-documentary series that ran to 3 seasons dramatizing events at the heart of major headline disasters.
    Stone City Films for BBC 2
     

    Videos

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    A gutsy, vibrant film. Fresh and free of cliche.

    Danny Leigh
    BBC Film 2014 on Electricity

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    Anything done well is art and Electricity is great art. It's a head-opener with a great cast, a brave story and a stellar mind-blowing performance from Agyness Deyn.

    Damian Hirst
    on Electricity

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