Lawrence Till

Director and producer for television
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Biography

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.

He 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 Caceres 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 series three of ITV's Mr Selfridge, after directing on the second series. Most recently Lawrence produced Moira Buffini's series Harlots for ITV Encore and Hulu, and the second series of The Frankenstein Chronicles.




CV

TV

Producer

DirectorAlex Gabassi
WriterPaul Tomalin
 

Drama

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

    Monumental Pictures for ITV Encore/Hulu
     
    ABCs
    Multiple x 60'
     

    Drama

    The Forge for Channel 4
     

    Director

     
    Third series of the ITV drama based in Selfridges
    ITV Studios for ITV1
     
    ProducerCherry Gould
    Starring
  • Jeremy Piven
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    ITV Studios for ITV1
     
     
    Company Television for E4
     
     
    Mersey Television for Channel 4
     
    Tidal Rave
    1 x 60'
     
    Drama pilot
    Yo Yo Media for Channel 4
     

    Director & Producer

    CreatorPaul Abbott
    Starring
  • David Threlfall
  • Gerard Kearns
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    Series producer and director of four episodes.
    Company Pictures for Channel 4
     
    CreatorPaul Abbott
    Starring
  • David Threlfall
  • Gerard Kearns
  •  
    Series producer and director of four episodes.
    Company Pictures for Channel 4
     
    CreatorPaul 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
     
    CreatorPaul Abbott
    ProducerJohann Knobel
    Starring
  • David Threlfall
  • Gerard Kearns
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    Lawrence was employed as Story Consultant on series 5 and directed a further four episodes.
    Company Pictures for Channel 4
     
    CreatorPaul Abbott
    ProducerJohann 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
     

    Theatre

    Writer & Director

     
    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