Richard Senior

Richard is a director for television.

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Biography

Richard Senior is a multi-award-winning creative writer, director, editor and composer with over ten years of industry experience. 

He directed the mid-season premiere of Doctor Who, titled Let's Kill Hitler. Richard also directed the 2011 Doctor Who Comic Relief Special, the Doctor Who sequence for the National Television Awards and Bad Night Good Night the Series 6 mini episodes for Doctor Who DVD. More recently Rich has directed 4 episodes of MI High for Kudos and CBBC.

Subsequently, Rich directed episodes of Our Girl for BBC, starring Lacey Turner as a teenage army recruit and in 2014 he directed an episode of the BBC's The Interceptor about a special undercover police team who hunt down Britain's most ruthless criminals.

Prior to his work as a television director, Richard wrote, directed and edited promos for Mistresses: Series 2, Torchwood, Heroes and The Last Enemy; all of which recieved Promax Awards.

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Producer Patrick Schweitzer, Sarah Brown (Exec. producer)
Writer Tony Saint
Starring
  • O.T. Fagbenle
  • Lee Boardman
  • Melissa Johns
  • Jeany Spark
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    The Interceptor takes us into the world of a crack undercover team whose unswerving mission is to hunt down some of Britain’s most dangerous and ruthless criminals.

    Grafton House Productions BB1 for BBC1
    In production
     
    Our Girl
    2 X 60
    Producer Ken Horn, Executive - Caro Skinner
    Writer Tony Grounds
     

    Drama about a teenage girl who is drawn to the army. Following a pilot in March 2013, the series sees Molly Dawes (Lacey Turner) on active duty in Afghanistan. 

    BBC for BBC Drama
     
    Creator Keith Brumpton
    Producer Oona O'Brein, Executive Alison Jackson and Sue Nott
    Writer Ben Ward, Nathan Cockerill, Jonny Kurzman, Malcolm McGonigle
     
    Rich directed the opening and closing blocks of the most recent series of MI High, about secondary school pupils who double as spies.
    Kudos Film and Televison for CBBC
     
    Creator Keith Brumpton
    Producer Oona O'Brein, Executive - Alison Jackson and Sue Nott
    Writer Ben Ward, Nathan Cockerill, Jonny Kurzman, Malcolm McGonigle
     
    MI High is an incredibly popular series about secondary school pupils who work as undercover spies.
    Kudos Film and Television for CBBC
     
    Creator Stephen Moffat
    Producer Marcus Wilson, Executive - Piers Wenger and Beth Willis
    Writer Steven Moffat
    Starring
  • Matt Smith
  • Karen Gillan
  • Alex Kingston
  • Arthur Darvill
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    This explosive episode sees the Doctor, Amy and Rory crash-land 1930s Berlin where they are dealt a mission to kill Hitler.
    BBC Wales for BBC One
     
    Producer Annabella Hurst-Brown, Executive - Piers Wenger and Beth Willis
    Writer Steven Moffat
    Starring
  • Matt Smith
  • Karen Gillan
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    Comic Relief specials and other mini episodes 

    BBC Worldwide for BBC One / ITV 1 / 2 Entertain
     
    Creator Stephen Moffat
    Starring
  • Matt Smith
  • Karen Gillan
  • Aurthur Darvill
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    Series 6 mini episodes for DVD release
    BBC Wales
     
    Writer Steven Moffat
    Starring
  • Matt Smith
  • Karen Gillan
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    Intro sequence for awards ceremony on ITV1
    BBC Wales / Indigo Television
     

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