David Caffrey

Director for film and television
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Director David Caffrey began his film and TV career working in various production roles on B-movies with Roger Corman, before his short films - Connivers, Bantams and Bolt - caught the eye of the industry.

This resulted in a leap into the feature film arena, with Divorcing Jack for Scala Productions, followed by the 18th century miniseries Aristocrats for BBC/WGBH. On the Nose, a comedy feature for Subotica/Universal, followed.

Since then he has alternated between commercials, features and television drama, the latter including Monarch of the Glen for BBC/Ecosse, Life Begins for ITV/Granada and Wild at Heart for ITV/Company Pictures.

Recent projects include Fallout for RTE/Frontier Films, The Commander for ITV/La Plante productions and Raw for RTE/Ecosse. In 2010, he completed post-production on an original four-part television drama for RTE/Octagon Productions entitled Love/Hate which went on to win several awards. He has since directed and exec produced subsequent series.




Producer Jed Mercurio
Writer Jed Mercurio
  • Vicky McClure
  • Adrian Dunbar
  • Lennie James
  • Martin Compston
    A hard-hitting new thriller series exploring the world of police corruption.
    BBC Two
    Reflet d'Or de la Meilleure Série TV at Cinema Tout Ecrans
    4 x 60'
    Producer Suzanne McAuley
  • Aidan Gillen
  • Aoibhinn McGinnity
  • Ruth Negga
  • Robert Sheehan
    Crime drama set in Dublin
    Octagon Films for RTE
    Producer Luke Alkin
    Writer Kate Brooke
    Drama about a three-day hostage crisis at a school in South London
    Big Talk Productions for BBC1
    In development
    Producer James Flynn
    Writer Simon Ashdown
  • Shelley Conn
  • Damon Gameau
  • Liam Garrigan
  • Keith McErlean
    Drama based in a restaurant in Dublin
    Ocatgon Films for RTE
    Producer Christopher Hall
    Writer Lynda La Plante
  • Amanda Burton
  • Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
  • Ayesha Dharker
  • Penny Downie
    Thriller about a conman who is due to be convicted for fraud and then is found floating dead in his pool
    La Plante Productions for ITV1
    Producer Bill Shephard
    Writer Jack Williams
  • Amanda Holden
  • Lucy-Jo Hudson
  • Dawn Steele
  • Deon Stewardson
    Family drama about a Bristol-based vet and his family who emigrate to a game park in South Africa
    Company Pictures for ITV1
    Producer Gerald Heffernan
    Writer Johnny Ferguson, Declan Jones
  • Tara Breathnach
  • Mick Fitzgerald
  • Michael O'Connor
  • Michael O'Sullivan
    Drama filmed in the style of a documentary charting the nuclear fallout from the Sellafield Nuclear Processing Plant in Cumbria
    Frontier Films for RTE
    Producer Emma Benson
    Writer Mike Bullen
  • Alexander Armstrong
  • Frank Finlay
  • Elliot Henderson-Boyle
  • Caroline Quentin
    Comedy about a woman as she starts afresh after her husband leaves her
    Granada Television for ITV1
    Producer Michael Chaplin
    Writer Michael Chaplin
  • Richard Briers
  • Julian Fellowes
  • Susan Hampshire
  • Alastair MacKenzie
    Drama about a London man who is called back home to Scotland to discover he is the Laird of Glenbogle
    BBC Productions for BBC1
    Producer Christopher Hall
    Writer Harriet O'Carroll
  • Alun Armstrong
  • Richard Dempsey
  • Anne-Marie Duff
  • Julian Fellowes
    Adaptation of Stephen Tillyard's biography of upper-class life in 18th century England
    BBC Productions

    Executive Producer & Director

  • Aiden Gillen
  • Robert Sheehan

    Fourth series of the award-winning Irish crime drama.

    Octagon Films for RTE
    Season three of award-winning Irish crime drama.
    Octagon Films for RTE
    Producer Suzanne McAuley
  • Aiden Gillen
  • Robert Sheehan
    Second series of the IFTA winning series about gangland life in Dublin.
    Octagon Films for RTE



    Producer Frank Mannion
    Writer Jeremy Drysdale

    Producer Madeleine French
    Writer Justin Villiers
  • Felix Bell
  • Rebecca Brownett
  • Robert Easen
  • Milly Gregory
    Film focusing on the friendship between two Bradford City fans
    Compulsive Viewing
    Producer Robert Cooper
  • Laura Fraser
  • Rachel Griffiths
  • Jason Isaacs
  • Robert Lindsay
    Black romantic comedy set around the troubled peace process and the effect it has on a cynical Belfast hack
    Mosaic Films
    Scala Productions
    Producer Scott Kennedy, Tristan Lynch
    Writer Tony Philpott
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Brenda Blethyn
  • Robbie Coltrane
  • Sinead Keenan
    Film about a luckless gambler who finally finds the secret to picking winners - a preserved head in a jar
    Capitol Films
    Highwire Entertainment

    Writer & Director

    Producer Jack Armstrong
  • Nevan Finegan
  • Darren Lawless
  • Terry McMahon
  • Vincent Smith
    Film about a man who is fed up with his car being broken into and decides to take revenge - but with his aim not quite right he ends up with the police on his heels

    Writer & Director & Producer

  • Maclean Burke
  • Jessica Freed
    Short film about a row that erupts by the beach in Wicklow
    Moonshine Films