Jim Loach

Drama director for television and film
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Jim Loach's debut feature Oranges and Sunshine was produced by Sixteen Films and See Saw Films and written by Rona Munro. The film stars Emily Watson, David Wenham and Hugo Weaving and was distributed by Icon. The critically acclaimed film was nominated for the Hitchcock D'Or and 7 AACTA awards in Australia; for which Hugo Weaving picked up Best Actor. Emily Watson also pick up an IF Award for Best Actress.

Jim directed the critically acclaimed 3-parter for ITV Life of Crime, starring Hayley Atwell. He also has extensive experience in directing drama for television and has worked on shows including Shameless, DCI Banks, Hotel Babylon and Holby Blue.

Jim is currently in production on One Fat Summer written by David Scearce and based on the novel of the same name by Robert Lipsyte. Christian Taylor is producing. The cast includes Donald Sutherland, Luke Wilson, Judy Greer, Sam Keeley, and Blake Cooper as “Bobby.”




Producer Christian Taylor
  • Donald Sutherland
  • Luke Wilson
  • Judy Greer

    Based on the novel of the same name by Robert Lipsyte. 

    Writer Paul Viragh
    Sixteen Films
    In development
    Producer Camilla Bray
    Writer Rona Munro
  • Emily Watson
  • Hugo Weaving
  • David Wenham
  • Tara Morice
    A feature for Sixteen Films written by Rona Munro about social worker Margaret Humphreys
    Sixteen Films



    DCI Banks
    2 x 45'
    Producer Stephen Smallwood
  • Stephen Tompkinson
  • Andrea Lowe
    Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe are back as the tenacious and stubborn detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong DS Annie Cabbot in a brand new six-part series of DCI Banks.
    Left Bank Pictures for ITV
    Producer Emma Kingsman-Lloyd
    Writer Declan Croghan
  • Hayley Atwell
    Drama following the career of female police officer Denise Woods (Hayley Atwell) as she rises through the ranks of the police force over three decades of crime in south London during 1985, 1997 and 2012.
    Ecosse Films for ITV1
    Producer Gabe Turner
  • Andrew Flintoff
  • Vinnie Jones
  • Ricky Hatton
  • Piers Morgan
    Cricket star Andrew Flintoff talks to sporting professionals about the serious effects of depression.
    Fulwell 73 for BBC One
    Producer Claire Phillips
    Writer Ben Vanstone
  • Jimmy Akingbola
  • Elaine Glover
  • James Hilier
  • Chloe Howman
    BBC's police drama spin off from Holby City
    Red Planet Pictures for BBC1
    Producer Polly Williams
    Writer Jonathan Brackley
  • Ray Coultard
  • Dexter Fletcher
  • Nigel Harman
  • Martin Marquez
    BBC1's prime time drama about the behind the scenes goings on in a high class London hotel
    Carnival Film and Televison for BBC1
    Producer Johann Knobel
  • Annabelle Apsion
  • Dystin Johnson
    Award winning Channel 4 comedy drama about the residents of a ficitional Manchester housing estate
    Company Pictures for Channel 4
    Producer Anne-Louise Russell
    Writer Paul Logue & Paul Campbell
  • Michael French
  • Tristan Gemmill
  • James Redmond
  • Georgia Taylor
    BBC1's long running drama set in the accident and emergency department of a hospital
    Producer Diana Kyle
    Writer Martin Jameson
  • Rakie Ayola
  • Tom Chambers
  • Patsy Kensit
  • Amanda Mealing
    BBC drama about the professional and personal lives of the staff of the cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital
    Producer Sue de Beauvoir
    Writer Ann McManus & Maureen Chadwick
  • Kaite Griffiths
  • Craig Fitzpatrick
  • Mikey North
  • Nicholas Sidi
    Shed Productions for BBC1