Six part comedy series with Phoebe Waller Bridges, Olivia Colman etc
2016. ‘The Rebel‘ (above)
Three part comedy series with Simon Callow and Anita Dobson
with Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, Romola Garai
2014 The hugely popular ‘Outlander‘
as Ned Gowan with Sam Heughan, Catriona Balfe, Tobias Menzies.
Bill should reappear in series 3
with Douglas Henshall, John Lynch, Alison O’Donnell
2013. ‘37 Days‘
with Ian MacDiarmid,Tim Piggot Smith and Ken Cranham
‘Hitler on Trial‘ For BBC4
Directed by Justin Hardy with Ian Hart,
Ed Stoppard, Alex Hanson and Anton Lesser
2011 Artworks ‘When Bill Paterson met Bill Forsyth’,
a walk through a foggy Glasgow on locations of the 1983 film ‘Comfort and Joy‘
‘ Doctor Who’
Spring 2010 as Prof Edwin Bracewell, a World War 2 boffin
helping the new Doctor played by Matt Smith
‘Spanish Flu – The Forgotten Fallen’
(above) About the 1918 Flu pandemic directed by Justin Hardy with Charlotte Riley,
Mark Gatiss and Kenneth Cranham. Summer 2009
Recently nominated for a Scottish BAFTA for his role in this.
‘Law and Order’ UK’
for ITV1 with Bradley Walsh and Jamie Bamber.
‘Into the Storm”
(above) As Clement Attlee With Brendan Gleason, Janet McTeer.
Shown on HBO America and screened in the UK, November 2nd 2009.
(above) With Matthew MacFadyean, Tom Courtenay and James Fleet.
BBC. DVD now on sale
(above) With Ben Whishaw, Pete Postlethwaite, Lindsey Duncan and Con O’Neil. BBC 2008.
‘Sea of Souls’
(above) Two part special with Neve Macintosh, Ben Miles and Douglas Henshall. BBC 2007.
‘Sherlock Holmes and The Baker Street Irregulars’
(above) With Jonathan Pryce, Anna Chancellor and Michael Maloney. BBC 2007.
‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’
With Imelda Staunton, Lenny James, Dean Lennox Kelly. 2005 .
‘Lie with Me’
With Andrew Lincoln and Eve Best. 2004.
With Michael Kitchen and Peter Blythe. 2004
‘Historians of Genius’
Jonathon Gili history series. BBC Four Feb 2004
‘Sea of Souls’
(above) With Dawn Steele and Iain Robertson. BBC Scotland. 2003.
‘Daniel Cable: Eyewitness’
With Joanne Frogatt and Eamon Boland ITV April 2003
WithSam Niell, Hans Matheson and Celia Imrie. BBC1 November 2002
‘Home Road Movies’
With Keeley Hawes and Eamonn Walker 2001
(above) With Julia Ormond and Lindsey Duncan for Channel 4.
Originally shown in 1988 and screened again in April 2001.
With Amanda Burton, Neil Pearson and Penelope Wilton for the BBC – 2001.
for the BBC. 2001.
‘Victoria Woods Christmas Special’
for the BBC. 2000.
‘Wives and Daughters’
(below) With Justine Waddell, Francesca Annisand Michael Gambon for the BBC. 1999.
‘Mr White Goes to Westminster’
With Celia Imrie and Samantha Bond for Channel 4. 1997.
With Julie Walters, Micheal Angelis and Jennifer Ehiefor the BBC. 1996.
‘The Crow Road’
With Joe McFadden and Peter Capaldi for theBBC. BAFTA (Scot) for Best Actor. 1996.
‘The Writing on the Wall’
With Lena Stolze, William Macy and Celia Imrie for the BBC. 1995.
‘Tell Tale Hearts’
With Brid Brennan and Emma Fielding for BBC Scotland. 1992.
‘The Singing Detective’
With Michael Gambon and Patrick Malahide for the BBC. 1986.
(below) With Tim Spall, Jimmy Nail and Kevin Whately for Central Television. 1985.
With Alec Guinessfor the BBC. 1978.
‘The Vanishing Army’
for the BBC. 1978.
(below) With Kate Nelligan and Brenda Fricker.
David Hare’s first BAFTA award winning TV drama. 1977.