Lawrence
Till

Director and producer for television

Lawrence Till is a BAFTA and RTS nominated Producer & Director with a background in award winning theatre, with over fifteen years’ experience as an Artistic Director directing plays by new and established writers. He won a Writers' Guild Award for his encouragement of writers and has commissioned over forty new plays.

Most recently Lawrence was Executive Producer, Producer and Director of three series of Silent Witness for BBC1 including the Silver Anniversary Season broadcast in the Spring of 2022. 

Lawrence was an Award Winning Artistic Director of the Octagon Theatre, Bolton (1991 to 1999) and Watford Palace Theatre (1999 to 2006).

His International work includes The Mysteries in Spain, Peter Shaffer’s Black Comedy for the National Theatre of Turkey and Eclipse by Simon Armitage at the Sydney Opera House for the Royal National Theatre.

Lawrence showran and directed the multi award-winning series Shameless for Channel 4/Company Pictures and directed the second series of Beaver Falls for Company Pictures/E4, produced Love and Marriage for Tiger Aspect/ITV1 and directed six episodes of ITV's Mr Selfridge.  Lawrence produced Moira Buffini's series Harlots for ITV Encore/Hulu, and the second series of The Frankenstein Chronicles. Lawrence was Creative Producer on the Christmas special of The Young Offenders

CV

Television

Producer 

BBC1
Writer Peter Foote

Christmas special

Vico Films for BBC3
Director Alex Gabassi
Writer Paul Tomalin
Starring
  • Sean Bean
  • Period drama

    Rainmark Films for ITV Encore
    Harlots
    8 x 60'
    Writer Moira Buffini
    Starring
  • Samantha Morton
  • Period drama

    Monumental Pictures for ITV Encore, Hulu
    Director Debbie Isitt and Roger Goldby
    Writer Stewart Harcourt and Chris Niel
    Starring
  • Alison Steadman
  • Ashley Jensen
  • Celia Imrie
  • Comedy drama

    Tiger Aspect for ITV1

    Director 

    Writer Michael Crompton
    Starring
  • Emilia Fox
  • David Caves
  • Genesis Lynea
  • BBC1
    Producer Dominic Barlow
    Starring
  • Jeremy Piven
  • ITV Studios for ITV1
    Producer Cherry Gould
    Starring
  • Jeremy Piven
  • ITV Studios for ITV1

    Comedy

    Company Television for E4
    Hollyoaks
    4 x 30'
    Mersey Television for Channel 4

    Director & Producer 

    Creator Paul Abbott
    Starring
  • David Threlfall
  • Gerard Kearns
  • Lawrence produced all 22 episodes of Shameless's eighth series - and directed 6 of these.
    Company Pictures for Channel 4
    Creator Paul Abbott
    Starring
  • David Threlfall
  • Gerard Kearns
  • Series producer and director of four episodes.
    Company Pictures for Channel 4
    Creator Paul Abbott
    Starring
  • David Threlfall
  • Gerard Kearns
  • Series producer and director of four episodes.
    Company Pictures for Channel 4
    Creator Paul Abbott
    Producer Johann Knobel
    Starring
  • David Threlfall
  • Gerard Kearns
  • Lawrence was employed as Story Consultant on series 5 and directed a further four episodes.
    Company Pictures for Channel 4
    Creator Paul Abbott
    Producer Johann Knobel
    Starring
  • David Threlfall
  • Script Editor of the BAFTA award winning series for Company Pictures and director of the ninety minute series finale written by Paul Abbott.
    Company Pictures for Channel 4

    Executive Producer 

    Starring
  • Emilia Fox
  • Amanda Burton
  • BBC1
    BBC1

    Radio

    Director 

    Writer Tim Dawson

    45 minutes drama broadcast September 2020


    Broadcaster Radio 4

    Theatre

    Writer 

    Stage adaptation of the Barry Hines novel. Subsequently been performed nationally including the West Yorkshire Playhouse (1999), the National Youth Theatre (2003), Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre (2004) and on a tour with the Touring Consortium (2009).
    West Yorkshire Playhouse

    An adaptation of several short stories by Bill Naughton to celebrate 50th Anniversary in 2018.

    Octagon Theatre Bolton