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1st Assistant Director / 2nd Unit Director

Jon Older graduated in English and Drama from the  University of Wales in 1975. After 4 years working as a theatrical stage manager in Coventry, Exeter and Scotland, Jon joined Granada Television in Manchester in 1980. Subsequently moving to HTV West in Bristol he became a freelance Assistant Director in 1984.
Jon has worked extensively in the UK in film and television drama, but also in America, Canada, France, Germany, Belgium, Norway, Spain, Japan and South Africa as Assistant Director, 2nd Unit Director and also as Director.

His many production credits include Vera, Death in Paradise, The Level, Poldark, Silent Witness, Beowulf, Da Vinci's Demons, The Best of Men, New Tricks, Wolfblood, Primeval, Ashes to Ashes, Doctor Who, Foyle's War, Taggart, Lexx, Starhunter, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, Robin of  Sherwood and Alan Clarke's cult British comedy Rita Sue & Bob Too.



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