Hugh Stoddart

Writer | Director | Producer
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  • Primary photo for The Mill on the FlossThe Mill on the Floss (TV Movie) Writer (screenplay)  Less 1997
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  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for To the LighthouseTo the Lighthouse (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The TrespasserThe Trespasser (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1981

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Lifetime * – Writer / co-director
  • MOTH DUST * – Writer / director Tideflow Productions

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Taormina Film Festival * – Grand Prize 1982
  • BAFTA * – Best Single Drama 1983
  • BAFTA * – Best Single Drama 1997

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • * HUGH STODDART graduated from Oxford with a degree in law but went on to work
    in the visual arts, finally as director of the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham,
    whilst also writing and working on films. The first film from the writer-
    director partnership he established with Colin Gregg was produced in 1978
    and Hugh soon became a full-time screenwriter notably with the success of
    TO THE LIGHTHOUSE (BBC, shortlisted for BAFTA Best Single Drama) and
    REMEMBRANCE (theatrical release, C4, Grand Prize Taormina.)

    Other films from that partnership include WE THINK THE WORLD OF YOU with
    Alan Bates and Gary Oldman. It sold for 15 years in the U.S and was re-
    released on DVD as one of six ˜forgotten classics" by Guerilla Films UK
    in 2011.

    In 1992 Hugh's drama serial THE BIG BATTALIONS, with Brian Cox and Jane
    Lapotaire, was on Channel Four. THE MILL ON THE FLOSS starring Emily Watson
    was on BBC1 in 1997. In 2002 BBC-1 screened his Dalziel & Pascoe
    adaptation DIALOGUES OF THE DEAD, repeated in 2005. In 2010 he co-directed
    LIFETIME with Nichola Bruce; this short film has formed the basis for a
    feature film currently in development in Ireland.

    His play GIBRALTAR STRAIT was commissioned and staged by the Theatre
    Upstairs and in 2009 he wrote a stage version of BARCHESTER TOWERS.

    He has worked extensively as a tutor and lecturer on screenwriting, and has
    held fellowships at East Anglia and Exeter; he is now an Honorary Fellow in
    the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University.

    Hugh worked in HMP Brixton as a writer 1999-2000 and was one of the
    founders of NOT SHUT UP, a national magazine for art and creative writing
    by prisoners. He was the managing editor for six years, until late 2012.

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