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JON OLDER
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Director: Paul Gay, Rob Evans, Delyth Thomas, Carolina Giametta.  ITV Studios.
"Vera: Blood Will Tell (#10.1)"  2019
"Vera: Parent Not Expected  (#10.2)"  2019
"Vera: Dirty  (#10.3)"  2019
"Vera: Blood Money  (#10.4)"  2019

Director: Sean Gray.   C4
"Full Moon (Pilot)"  (2019)

Director: Paul Gay, Carolina Giammetta, Declan O'Dwyer  ITV Studios

"Vera: Blind Spot (#9.1)"  (2018) 
"Vera: Cold River (#9.3)"  (2018)
"Vera: The Seagull (#9.4)"  (2018)

Director: James Kent, Graham Booth.   Nutopia / Nat Geo
"One Strange Rock"   (2018)


Director: Paul Gay, Chris Baugh    ITV Studios
"Vera: Blood and Bone  (#8.1)" (2017)  

"Vera: Home   (#8.3)"  (2017) 
  
Director: Simon Delaney    Red Planet / BBC
"Death in Paradise: #6.7" (2016)
"Death in Paradise: #6.8" (2016)

Director: Mark Everest    Hillbilly Television / ITV
"The Level: #1.4"  (2016)
"The Level: #1.5"  (2016)
"The Level: #1.6"  (2016)

Director:Will Sinclair    Mammoth/BBC
"Poldark: #2.1" (2015)
"Poldark: #2.2" (2015)
"Poldark: #2.3" (2015)
"Poldark: #2.4" (2015)

Director: Mark Everest   BBC
"Silent Witness - Life Licence Pt1" (2015)
"Silent Witness - Life Licence Pt2" (2015)

Director: Jon East   ITV Studios
"Beowulf: #1" (2015)
"Beowulf: #2" (2015)


Director: Nick Green, Hugh Ballantyne, Gary Johnstone.   Nutopia/CNN
"The Jesus Code #1" (2014)
"The Jesus Code #2" (2014)
"The Jesus Code #3" (2014) 
"The Jesus Code #4" (2014) 
"The Jesus Code #5" (2014) 
"The Jesus Code #6" (2014) 

Director: Stewart Svaasand.   ITV Studios
"Vera: Muddy Waters  (#5.3)" (2014)                      

Director: Mark Everest.  BBC.
"Wizards vs Aliens: Episode #3.1"   (2014)
"Wizards vs Aliens: Episode #3.2"   (2014) 
"Wizards vs Aliens: Episode #3.3"   (2014) 
"Wizards vs Aliens: Episode #3.4"   (2014) 
"Wizards vs Aliens: Episode #3.9"   (2014) 
"Wizards vs Aliens: Episode #3.10" (2014)

Director: Jon Jones.  Starz/FX.
"Da Vinci's Demons: The Sun and the Moon (#2.05)" (2013)
"Da Vinci's Demons: The Rope of the Dead (#2.06)"  (2013) 

Director: Stewart Svaasand. BBC.
"Wolfblood: Grave Consequences (#2.3)" (2013)

"Wolfblood: Leader of the Pack (#2.1)" (2013)
"Wolfblood: The Girl from Nowhere (#2.2)" (2013)
"Wolfblood: Total Eclipse of the Moon (#2.4)" (2013) 

Director: Paul Harrison. Sky.
"Trollied: Episode #3.1"
(2012) 
"Trollied: Episode #3.2" (2012) 
"Trollied: Episode #3.3" (2012)
"Trollied: Episode #3.4" (2012) 
"Trollied: Episode #3.5" (2012) 

Director: Stewart Svaasand. BBC.
"The Dumping Ground: Dreamland (#1.8)"
(2012)                       
"The Dumping Ground: The Truth Is Out There (#1.7)" (2012) 
"The Dumping Ground: The Real Faith Davis (#1.6)" (2012)   
"The Dumping Ground: What Would Gus Want? (#1.5)" (2012)
 
Director: Tim Whitby. BBC.
"The Best of Men"
(2012)

Director: Gareth Bryn. BBC.
"Baker Boys: Episode #2.1"
(2011) 
"Baker Boys: Episode #2.3" (2011) 
"Baker Boys: Episode #2.2" (2011) 
 

Director: Chris Spencer. Discovery Channel.
"I Shouldn't Be Alive: Lost in the Jungle (#5.2)" (2012) 
"I Shouldn't Be Alive: Volcano Vacation Hell (#5.1)" (2011)

Director: Phil John, Tim Witby, Dermot Boyd, Martyn Friend. Wall2Wall/BBC.
"New Tricks: Tiger Tiger (#8.10)" (2011) 
"New Tricks: Half Life (#8.9)" (2011)
"New Tricks: Moving Target (#8.5)" (2011) 
"New Tricks: Old Fossils (#8.1)" (2011)
"New Tricks: Gloves Off (#7.9)" (2010)
"New Tricks: Coming Out Ball (#7.8)" (2010)  
"New Tricks: Left Field (#7.3)" (2010)
"New Tricks: It Smells of Books (#7.2)" (2010) 

Director: Gavin Millar.
"Albert Schweitzer" (2009)

Director: Martyn Friend. Wall2Wall/BBC.
"New Tricks: Meat Is Murder (#6.8)" (2009)
"New Tricks: Blood Is Thicker Than Water (#6.7)" (2009)
"New Tricks: Death of a Timeshare Salesman (#6.5)" (2009) 
"New Tricks: The War Against Drugs (#6.1)" (2009)

Director: Ian Madden. STV
"Taggart: Safer (#24.7)" (2008)

Director: Martyn Friend. Wall 2Wall/BBC.
"New Tricks: Mad Dogs (#5.8)" (2008) 
"New Tricks: Communal Living (#5.7)" (2008)
"New Tricks: A Face for Radio (#5.3)" (2008)
"New Tricks: Spare Parts (#5.1)" (2008)  

Director: Johnny Campbell.  Kudos.
"Ashes to Ashes: Episode #1.2" (2008) 
"Ashes to Ashes: Episode #1.1" (2008) 

Director: Pat Harkins. STV.
"Taggart: Judgement Day (#24.2)" (2008)

Director: Jamie Payne. Carnival Films.
"Life Line" (2007)

Director: Jamie Payne. Impossible Pictures.
"Primeval: Episode #1.6" (2007) 
"Primeval: Episode #1.5" (2007)  
"Primeval: Episode #1.4" (2007)

Director: Gavin Millar. ITV.
"Foyle's War: Bleak Midwinter (#5.1)" (2007)

Director: Robert Bangura. ITV.
"Strictly Confidential: Episode #1.6" (2006) 
"Strictly Confidential: Episode #1.5" (2006)
"Strictly Confidential: Episode #1.4" (2006)

Director: Gavin Millar. ITV.
"Foyle's War: Invasion (#4.1)" (2006)

Director: James Hawes. BBC.
"Doctor Who: School Reunion (#2.3)" (2006) 
"Doctor Who: New Earth (#2.1)" (2006) 
"Doctor Who: The Christmas Invasion (#2.0)" (2005)

Director: Ferdinand Fairfax. Company Pictures.
"Rose and Maloney: Episode #2.1" (2005)

Director: Mandie Fletcher. ITV.
"The Complete Guide to Parenting: Episode #1.0" (2005) [unaired pilot] 

Director: James Hawes. BBC.
"Doctor Who: The Doctor Dances (#1.10)" (2005) 
"Doctor Who: The Empty Child (#1.9)" (2005)

Director: Philip Martin. ITV.
"Bloodlines" (2005)

Director: Paul Harrison. ITV.
"Blue Dove: Episode #1.3" (2004) 
"Blue Dove: Episode #1.2" (2004) 
"Blue Dove: Episode #1.1" (2004) 

Director: Paul Holmes. BBC.
"Byker Grove: Episode #16.16" (2004)  [second unit director] (uncredited)
"Byker Grove: Episode #16.15" (2004)
"Byker Grove: Episode #16.14" (2004)
"Byker Grove: Episode #16.13" (2004)

Director: Gavin Millar. ITV.
"Foyle's War: The French Drop (#3.1)" (2004)

Director: Ferdinand Fairfax. Company Pictures.
"Rose and Maloney: Episode #1.1" (2004)

Director: Ashley Pearce. Granada TV.
"Murder City: Big City Small World (#1.5)" (2004) 
"Murder City: Under the Skin (#1.2)" (2004) 

Director: M.X.Oberg. Pandora Films.
"Stratosphere Girl" (2004)

Director: Ferdinand Fairfax, Gavin Millar.
"The Last Detective: Benefit to Mankind (#2.3)" (2004)
"The Last Detective: Christine (#2.1)" (2004)

Director: Martyn Friend. ITV.
"Winter Solstice" (2003)

Director: Ashley Pearce. BBC.
"Paradise Heights: Episode #1.3" (2002) 
"Paradise Heights: Episode #1.2" (2002) 
"Paradise Heights: Episode #1.1" (2002)

Director: Mary McMurray. ITV.
"An Unsuitable Job for a Woman: Playing God (#1.4)" (2001)  

Director: Jon Older. Alliance Atlantis.
"Starhunter: Bad Seed (#1.20)" (2001)

Director: Patrick Malakian, Luc Challifour, Francois Basset. Alliance Atlantis.
"Starhunter: Travis (#1.21)" (2001)
"Starhunter: Bad Girls (#1.19)" (2001)  
"Starhunter: Eat Sin (#1.18)" (2001) 
"Starhunter: A Twist in Time (#1.17)" (2001)
"Starhunter: Dark and Stormy Night (#1.15)" (2001) 
"Starhunter: Half Dense Players (#1.14)" (2001) 
"Starhunter: Goodbye, So Long (#1.12)" (2001)
"Starhunter: Cell Game (#1.10)" (2001)
"Starhunter: Order (#1.9)" (2000)
"Starhunter: The Man Who Sold the World (#1.5)" (2000) 
"Starhunter: Trust (#1.2)" (2000) 
"Starhunter: The Divinity Cluster (#1.1)" (2000)

Director: Tom Clegg. BBC.
"Badger: Cock o' the Walk (#2.4)" (2000) 
"Badger: Blood Ties (#2.3)" (2000) 
"Badger: The Price of a Daughter (#2.2)" (2000)

Director: Roy Battersby. ITV.
"In Defence: Episode #1.4" (2000)

Director: A.J Quinn. ITV.
"McCready and Daughter" (2000)

Director: Chris Bould.     Salter Street Productions Canada
"Lexx: Heaven and Hell (#3.13)" (2000) 
"Lexx: The Key (#3.8)" (2000)
"Lexx: Boomtown (#3.4)" (2000) 
"Lexx: May (#3.2)" (2000)  
"Lexx: Fire and Water (#3.1)" (2000)

Director: Martyn Friend, Indra Bohse, Mike Vardy. ITV.
"Where the Heart Is: A Special Language (#3.10)" (1999)
"Where the Heart Is: Reach for the Stars (#3.7)" (1999)
"Where the Heart Is: Home (#3.6)" (1999) 
"Where the Heart Is: Letting Go (#3.4)" (1999) 
"Where the Heart Is: Flesh and Blood (#3.3)" (1999)  
"Where the Heart Is: Learning the Game (#3.2)" (1999)  

Director: Paul Harrison. BBC.
"Noah's Ark: Deep Waters (#2.6)" (1998) 
"Noah's Ark: Killing Time (#2.5)" (1998) 
"Noah's Ark: Old Dog, New Trick (#2.4)" (1998)

Director: Chris Bould. Pandora Film.
  Midnight Flight (1998) (TV)
   ... aka "Alptraum im Airport" - Germany (original title)

Director: Anthony Page. Germany.
  Human Bomb (1998) (TV)

Director: Ben Bolt. ITV.
"An Unsuitable Job for a Woman: Sacrifice (#1.1)" (1997)

Director: Paul Harrison. ITV.
"Wycliffe: Dance of the Scorpions (#4.9)" (1997)

Director: Mandie Fletcher. BBC.
"Hamish Macbeth: More Than a Game (#3.6)" (1997)
"Hamish Macbeth: The Trouble with Rory (#3.5)" (1997)

Director: Chris Bould. Pandora Film.
"Mayday - Flug in den Tod" (1997)

Director: Mandie Fletcher. BBC.
"Hamish Macbeth: Isobel Pulls It Off (#2.3)" (1996)
"Hamish Macbeth: In Search of a Rose (#2.2)" (1996)

Director: Michael Kerrigan, Tony Kysh, Andrew Morgan, Tim Dowd HTV/Tyne Tees/Portman
"The Famous Five: Five on a Treasure Island: Part 1 (#1.1)" (1995)
"The Famous Five: Five on a Treasure Island: Part 2 (#1.2)" (1995)
"The Famous Five: Five Get into Trouble (#1.3)" (1995)
"The Famous Five: Five Go Adventuring Again (#1.4)" (1995)
"The Famous Five: Five Fall into Adventure (#1.5)" (1995)
"The Famous Five: Five Go to Demon's Rocks (#1.6)" (1995)
"The Famous Five: Five on Kirrin Island Again (#1.7)"  (1995)
"The Famous Five: Five on Finniston Farm (#1.8)" (1995)
"The Famous Five: Five Go Off to Camp (#1.9)" (1995)
"The Famous FIve: Five Have Plenty of Fun (#1.10)  (1995)
"The Famous Five: Five on a Secret Trail  (#1.11)   (1995)
"The Famous Five: Five Go to Smuggler's Top: Part 1 (#1.12)" (1995) 
"The Famous Five: Five Go to Smuggler's Top: Part 2 (#1.13)" (1995)
"The Famous Five: Five Are Together Again (#2.11)"  (1996)
 
Director: Sid Roberson. BBC.
"Hamish Macbeth: A Bit of an Epic (#1.6)" (1995)

Director: Ian Toynton. Cinema Verity.
"She's Out: Episode #1.6" (1995)  
"She's Out: Episode #1.5" (1995)
"She's Out: Episode #1.4" (1995) 
"She's Out: Episode #1.3" (1995) 
"She's Out: Episode #1.2" (1995) 
"She's Out: Episode #1.1" (1995)

Director: Rob Walker. ITV.
"Little Napoleons: Sleeping with the Enemy (#1.4)" (1994)  [first assistant director] (uncredited)

Director: Adrian Shergold, Keith Washington. ITV.
"The Knock: Episode #1.2" (1994) 
"The Knock: Episode #1.1" (1994)

Director: Mary McMurray, Martin Stellman. ITV.
"Harry: Episode #1.9" (1993)
"Harry: Episode #1.8" (1993) 
"Harry: Episode #1.7" (1993)
"Harry: Episode #1.3" (1993) 
"Harry: Episode #1.2" (1993) 
"Harry: Episode #1.1" (1993)

Director: Peter Graham Scott. HTV.
 "A Chance to Dance" (1993)

Director: Mary McMurray. Blue Heaven/TVS.
"Ruth Rendell Mysteries: Kissing the Gunner's Daughter: Part Two (#6.9)" (1992) 
"Ruth Rendell Mysteries: Kissing the Gunner's Daughter: Part One (#6.8)" (1992)

Director: Paul Seed. BBC.
"Screen One: Ex (#3.5)" (1991) 

Director: Neil Bartlett.
"Now That It's Morning" (1991) Short film 

Director: Sandy Johnson, John Gorrie. TVS.
"Ruth Rendell Mysteries: Put on by Cunning (#4.9)" (1990) 
"Ruth Rendell Mysteries: An Unkindness of Ravens: Part Two (#4.8)" (1990) 
"Ruth Rendell Mysteries: An Unkindness of Ravens: Part One (#4.7)" (1990)  

Director: Mary McMurray. Channel 4
"4 Play: Family (#1.7)" (1989)

Director: Mary McMurray. TVS.
"Ruth Rendell Mysteries: The Veiled One (#3.7)" (1989)

Director: Rob Walker. Futuremedia/TVS
"Rules of Engagement: Episode #1.6" (1989)  
"Rules of Engagement: Episode #1.5" (1989) 
"Rules of Engagement: Episode #1.4" (1989)
"Rules of Engagement: Episode #1.3" (1989) 
"Rules of Engagement: Episode #1.2" (1989)
"Rules of Engagement: Episode #1.1" (1989)

Director: Mary McMurray. TVS.
"Ruth Rendell Mysteries: No Crying He Makes (#2.7)" (1988) 

Director: Don Taylor. HTV.
"The Diamond Trap" (1988)

Director: Mary McMurray. TVS.
"Ruth Rendell Mysteries: A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part Three (#2.3)" (1988)  
"Ruth Rendell Mysteries: A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part Two (#2.2)" (1988) 
"Ruth Rendell Mysteries: A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part One (#2.1)" (1988)

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"American Playhouse: Suspicion (#7.11)" (1988)  [second assistant director]

"Codename: Kyril" (1988)  [second assistant director]

 "Rita, Sue and Bob Too!" (1987) [second assistant director]

  "Hand in Glove" (1987)  [second assistant director]

  "The Hospice" (1987)  [second assistant director]

"Le petit docteur: L'amoureux en pantoufles (#1.6)" (1986)  [first assistant director]

"Les aventuriers du Nouveau-Monde" (1986)  [second assistant director]
... aka "Frontier" - Europe (English title)

 "Terry on the Fence" (1986) [second assistant director]

"Robin of Sherwood: The Pretender (#3.10)" (1986)  [second assistant director]
"Robin of Sherwood: Adam Bell (#3.9)" (1986)  [second assistant director]
"Robin of Sherwood: The Betrayal (#3.8)" (1986)  [second assistant director]
"Robin of Sherwood: The Power of Albion (#3.3)" (1986)  [second assistant director]
"Robin of Sherwood: Herne's Son: Part 2 (#3.2)" (1986)  [second assistant director]
"Robin of Sherwood: Herne's Son: Part 1 (#3.1)" (1986)  [second assistant director]

"Jenny's War" (1985)  [assistant location manager] (uncredited)

"American Playhouse: Displaced Person (#4.15)" (1985)  [second assistant director]

"Function Room: Movie Queen (#1.3)" (1985)  [assistant director]

"Robin of Sherwood: The Greatest Enemy (#2.6)" (1985)  [second assistant director]
"Robin of Sherwood: The Enchantment (#2.4)" (1985)  [second assistant director] 
"Robin of Sherwood: Lord of the Trees (#2.3)" (1984)  [second assistant director]
"Robin of Sherwood: The Children of Israel (#2.2)" (1984)  [second assistant director]
"Robin of Sherwood: The Prophecy (#2.1)" (1984)  [second assistant director]
"Robin of Sherwood: The Swords of Wayland (#2.5)" (1984)  [second assistant director]

 "The Master of Ballantrae" (1984)  [assistant director: second unit]
 
 "Bingo!" (1983)  [third assistant director]

"All for Love: Mona (#1.2)" (1982)  [third assistant director]

"A Kind of Loving: October 1973: Part 2 (#1.10)" (1982)  [third assistant director]
"A Kind of Loving: October 1973: Part 1 (#1.9)" (1982)  [third assistant director]
"A Kind of Loving: August 1963 (#1.8)" (1982)  [third assistant director]
"A Kind of Loving: February - August 1963 (#1.7)" (1982)  [third assistant director]
"A Kind of Loving: December 1962 (#1.6)" (1982)  [third assistant director]

"Screenplay: Happy Since I Met You (#1.8)" (1981)  [third assistant director]

 "Noddy" (1981) [third assistant director]

"Cribb: The Choir That Wouldn't Sing (#2.4)" (1981)  [third assistant director]

 "Enemy of the State"  (1981)  [third assistant director]

"Coronation Street" (1960)  [floor manager] (1980)

"Crown Court" (1972)  [floor manager] (1980)

"Screenplay: The Zoo (#1.6)" (1980)  [third assistant director]

 "The House Where Time Stood Still" (1980) [third assistant director]

 "Closing Ranks" (1980)  [third assistant director]

  "Strike!" (1980)  [third assistant director] 

  "The Roman Invasion of Ramsbottom" (1980)   [trainee assistant director]

"The Mallens: Episode #2.6" (1980)  [trainee assistant director] 



 

 


 
 

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