Theatre, Film and TV

Karl Nielson directs Redwater for BBC One

May 17, 2017

Karl Nielson directs episodes 3 and 5 of the new six part drama series Redwater. Produced by Dominic Treadwell-Collins for BBC One, the EastEnders spin-off will premiere on May 18.

Redwater tells the story of EastEnders’ Kat and Alfie as they relocate from Walford to Redwater in order to search for the son that Kat gave up for adoption 32 years ago.

Karl is an award-winning television director. He directed EastEnders #EELive week which had an audience reach of 20 million, received record iPlayer requests, and became the most tweeted about UK drama of all time. In 2013 his Eastenders episode won the BAFTA Television award for Best Continuing Drama.

Redwater starts on May 18 at 8pm on BBC One