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Richard Laxton

Richard Laxton, Director, 2AM
Name
Richard Laxton
Job Grade
Director
Company
2AM

Bio

Richard picked up a BAFTA last year for his hugely successful sitcom ‘Him & Her’ – directing all 26 episodes over 4 series. He also has a very long list of BAFTA nominations to his name for both comedy and drama including; A Wing and a Prayer, Bodies, Outlaws, Hancock And Joan, An Englishman In New York, and most recently Burton and Taylor.

‘Burton and Taylor’ starred Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West, their performances were both nominated for BAFTAs, Helena’s also nomiated for a Golden Globe.

Richard has recently directed feature film ‘Effie Gray’ which was written by and also starred Emma Thompson alongside Dakota Fanning, Tom Sturridge, Greg Wise and Julie Walters. Most recently he has directed Sky One drama ‘Fortitude’ and BBC1’s ‘River’ starring Stellan Skarsgard and Eddie Marsan.