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David Blair

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Biography

David won BAFTAs for his 6-part TV series, "Takin' Over The Asylum", a show he commissioned, starring David Tennant, and another for "The Street", starring Timothy Spall. Other work rewarded with numerous BAFTA, RTS and International Emmy wins and nominations, as well as European accolades, include "Donovan Quick" starring Colin Firth, and "Common" with Sir Michael Gambon. Best Actor nods, under his stewardship, include those for Olivia Coleman, Jim Broadbent, Bob Hoskins and Christopher Eccleston. He has worked with some of the greatest names in British and international cinema and TV, including John Hurt, David Soul, Mark Strong, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Gemma Arterton, Eddy Redmayne and Tim Roth, to name a few. He also had a long and productive working relationship with the UK writer Jimmy McGovern, starting with the first series of "The Lakes" in 1997, drawing to a close in the TV movie, "Care" in 2018, both BAFTA nominated. David recently collaborated with Tariq Ali on an adaptation of the latter's acclaimed novel "Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree". Other projects pending, include "The People's Champion" about an unlikely political hero in Cork in the 1980s, "London 1894", a thriller based on man's Sino-Japanese war, to be shot in London and Beijing and "Underground Girl", a young single parent's road to redemption, scripted by the novelist, RJ Ellory.

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The Messenger

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Best Laid Plans

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The Street

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Filmography