Director for Film and Television

Peter most recently directed and executive produced It’s A Sin, which aired on Channel 4 in January to glowing 5* reviews and had over 6.5 million viewers in its first week making it All 4’s biggest ever drama launch. Created and written by Russell T Davies, the five-part series follows a group of young friends as they embrace the capital’s gay scene and confront the tragic effects of AIDS on their community.

Peter directed the pilot and finale of The Umbrella Academy’s first season for Netflix and has directed episodes of Altered Carbon, Iron Fist and Daredevil and The Defenders for Marvel/Netflix as well as two episodes of Cloak & Dagger for Disney 

Prior to this, Peter directed the finale of The Last Kingdom and was lead director on The Last Kingdom Season 2 for Carnival Films & BBC 2. He was the Co-Executive Producer/Director on Season 3 of the Starz series Da Vinci's Demons having directed 5 episodes of Season 2.

Before that, Peter launched detective drama Shetland for ITV Studios/BBC, starring acclaimed Scottish actor Douglas Henshall, which premiered to almost 7 million viewers. He also worked with ITV Studios as lead director on crime drama Vera, starring Brenda Blethyn. Peter was hand-picked by Mistresses co-creator SJ Clarkson to take over as the director of the UK series for the BBC and went on to launch the second season of the show. 

Peter also directed the mid-season finale of Doctor Who: A Good Man Goes To War which was the highest requested program on the BBC iPlayer. He directed the closing block of Five Days II, the sequel to the BAFTA nominated original series written by Gwyneth Hughes. 

Prior to that, Peter directed Breaking the Mould, a single film for the BBC about the discovery of penicillin starring Dominic West. Peter has also directed the opening block of the second season of Silk starring Maxine Peake and Rupert Penry-Jones as well as episodes of Spooks and Wire in the Blood.




It's A Sin
5 x 60'
Creator Rusell T Davies
  • Olly Alexander
  • Examines the lives of a group of young gay men who are hit by the outbreak of a new deadly virus, HIV, after they move to London during the 1980s.

    Red Productions for Channel 4
    Creator Steve Blackman
  • Elliot Page
  • Robert Sheehan
  • Tom Hopper
  • A disbanded group of superheroes reunite after their adoptive father, who trained them to save the world, dies.

    Dark Horse Entertainment for Netflix
    Creator Joe Pokaski
  • Olivia Holt
  • J.D. Evermore
  • Two teenagers from very different backgrounds find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love.

    ABC Signature Studios for Disney-ABC Domestic Television
    Creator Laeta Kalogridis
    Producer John G. Lenic
    Writer Brian Nelson
  • Chris Conner
  • Renée Elise Goldsberry
  • Set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in cortical stacks implanted in the spine, allowing humans to survive physical death by having their memories and consciousness "re-sleeved" into new bodies.

    Producer Evan Perazzo
    Writer Douglas Petrie & Marco Ramirez
  • Finn Jones
  • Charlie Cox
  • Mike Colter
  • Krysten Ritter
  • Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist team up to fight crime in New York City.

    ABC Studios
    Iron Fist
    1 x 55'
    Creator Scott Buck
  • Finn Jones
  • Jessica Henwick
  • Jessica Stroup
  • A young man is bestowed with incredible martial arts skills and a mystical force known as the Iron Fist.

    Marvel for Netflix
    3 x 60'
    Creator Drew Goddard
    Writer Multiple Writers
  • Charlie Cox
  • Vincent D'Onofrio
  • Deborah Ann Woll
  • A blind lawyer, with his other senses superhumanly enhanced, fights crime as a costumed superhero.

    ABC Studios for Netflix, Marvel
    Producer Gareth Neame, Nigel Marchant
    Writer Stephen Butchard
  • Alexander Dreymon
  • Emily Cox
  • David Dawson
  • Based on the novels by Bernard Cornwell, it is a contemporary story of redemption, vengeance and self-discovery set against the birth of England

    Carnival Films for BBC Two
    Creator David S. Goyer
    Producer Matthew Bouch
    Writer David S. Goyer
  • Tom Riley
  • Laura Haddock
  • Elliot Cowan
  • BBC America for Starz
    Creator David S. Goyer
    Producer Matthew Bouch
    Writer David S. Goyer, Corey Reed
  • Tom Riley
  • Laura Haddock
  • Elliot Cowan
  • The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci and his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, lover and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of his own reality so strives to predict the future, and ultimately reinvent it.

    BBC Worldwide for Starz
    2 x 60'
    Producer Sue de Beauvoir
    Writer David Kane
  • Douglas Henshell
  • A modern day detective murder mystery set in the Shetlands drama based on Ann Cleeves' novel Red Bones, which forms part of the Shetland Quartet.
    ITV Studios for BBC One
    Creator Peter Moffat
    Producer Richard Stokes
    Writer Peter Moffat
  • Maxine Peake
  • Rupert Penry-Jones
  • Neil Stuke
  • Frances Barber
  • Second series of legal drama starring Maxine Peake
    BBC One
    1 x 120'
    Producer Elaine Collins
  • Brenda Blethyn
  • Brogan West
  • Peter Hoar directs the opening episode of the second series of ITV detective drama based on the novels by best-selling crime novelist Ann Cleeves.
    ITV Studios for ITV
    Doctor Who
    1 x 45'
    Producer Marcus Wilson
    Writer Steven Moffat
  • Karen Gillan
  • Matt Smith
  • Arthur Darvill
  • Alex Kingston
  • The mid-season finale of Series 6.
    BBC for BBC One
    Producer Caroline Skinner
    Writer Gwyneth Hughes
  • Suranne Jones
  • Anne Reid
  • David Morrissey
  • Bernard Hill
  • Gywneth Hughes' police drama shown across five nights of one week on BBC1
    In House BBC for BBC One
    Producer Pier Wilkie
    Writer Kate Brooke
  • Joe Armstrong
  • Oliver Dimsdale
  • Dennis Lawson
  • A one off historical drama about the unsung heroes who made pencillin an applicable medicine
    BBC Four for BBC
    Producer Katie Swinden
    Writer Russell Lewis
  • Richard Armitage
  • Peter Firth
  • Gemma Jones
  • Hermione Norris
  • Peter directed two episodes of the hit MI5 spy drama for BBC One.
    Kudos Film and Television for BBC One
    Producer Rhonda Smith
  • Orla Brady
  • Shelley Conn
  • Raza Jaffery
  • Sarah Parish
  • Second series of the BBC 1 drama about the tangled love lives of four female friends
    Ecosse Films for BBC
    Producer Philip Leach
    Writer Alan Whiting
  • Robson Green
  • Emma Handy
  • Simone Lahbib
  • Mark Letheren
  • Peter directed the opening and closing episodes of the fifth season of ITV's crime drama Wire in the Blood
    Coastal Productions for ITV
    Producer Lowri Glain
    Writer Rachel Anthony
  • Orla Brady
  • Shelley Conn
  • Raza Jaffery
  • Sarah Parish
  • Closing episodes of the first series of the hit relationship drama for BBC 1
    Ecosse Films for BBC One
    Producer Philip Leach
    Writer Niall Leonard
  • Robson Green
  • Emma Handy
  • Simone Lahbib
  • Cristian Solimeno
  • Peter directed the opening block of the final series of the ITV detective drama starring Robson Green
    Coastal Productions for ITV
    Producer Kirstie Macdonald
    Writer Stephen Brady
  • Ruth Bradley
  • Oliver James
  • Lloyd Owen
  • Luke Treadaway
  • BBC drama about a group of law students who investigate possible miscarriages of justice
    Tightrope Pictures for BBC One
    Producer Philip Leach
    Writer Patrick Harbinson
  • Linda Bardell
  • Craig Conway
  • Alistair Findlay
  • Robson Green
  • The closing episode of season 4 of the ITV police drama starring Robson Green as a clinical psychologist
    Coastal Productions for ITV
    Dream Team
    3 x 60'
    Writer Jesse O'Mahoney & Jane Hewland
  • Lauren Gold
  • Julie Healy
  • Jonathan Howard
  • Alison King
  • Sky One's long running football drama
    Hewland Int for Sky One
    Producer Karl Dolan
    Writer Sarah Daniels
  • Edward Baker-Duly
  • Matthew Buckley
  • Tom Hudson
  • Reece Noi
  • Mersey TV for BBC One
    2 x 30'
    Producer Jo Hallows
    Writer Matthew Evans
  • Darren Jefferies
  • Jemma Keys
  • Martin Littler
  • Helen Noble
  • Lime Pictures for Channel 4