Colin Rochfort LUKE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-01-24
Education Bristol GS, Exeter Coll Oxford (MA, memb Univ fencing team, pres OU Film Soc, films ed Isis magazine)
Books & Publications
Recreations family, travel, cinema, politics
Clubs BAFTA
Style Colin Luke, Esq
Career director and producer; BBC: joined as trainee film ed 1967, film and studio dirs course 1969, prodr/dir 1969-79; formed own co Wobbly Pictures Ltd 1977 (renamed Mosaic Pictures Ltd 1989), freelance film dir 1979-, dir Document Films Ltd 1982, formed Document Television Ltd 1987, md Mosaic Films 1996-, formed Mosaic Films LLP 2007; Freeman City of Louisville Kentucky 1963; fndr memb BAFTA (dep vice-chm TV 1998-99), memb Bd Dirs UK; memb: PACT, RTS; >ir< progs for BBC 1969-79: The World About Us, The Romance of the Indian Railways (with James Cameron), A Desert Voyage (with Dame Freya Stark), Albion in the Orient (with Julian Pettifer), Black Safari, Take Six Girls-Israel, Taste for Adventure, Half Million Pound Magic Carpet, Diamonds in the Sky; as freelance dir/prodr: Nature Watch (ATV/TV) 1980, Towards an Unknown Land (with Dame Freya Stark) 1981, The Arabs (Channel 4) 1981, Britain at the Pictures (BBC) 1983, Duneriders (Channel 4) 1985, Heart of the Kremlin (Central/ITV Network) 1991, Will They Ring Tonight (BBC) 1993, A Change of Heart (BBC) 1993, Frontline Vietnam (Channel 4) 1993, The Making of Them (BBC) 1994, Apocalypse Then (BBC) 1994; exec prodr: Assignment Adventure (Channel 4) 1984-85 (winner numerous Adventure Film Awards), A Russia of One's Own (Channel 4) 1987, Frontline Doctors (BBC) 1991, Nomads (Channel 4) 1992, Captain Pedro and the Three Wishes (Channel 4), Ivanov Goes to Moscow (Channel 4) 1997, The Long Weekend (Channel 4) 1998, Return to Wonderland (BBC) 1999, Pakistan Daily (BBC) 2002, The Tube (Carlton) 2003; dir: The Golden Road (TBS) 1986-87, The Baltic Style (TBS) 1987, An Affair in Mind (BBC) 1987-88, The Princess's People (BBC) 1998; series ed: Voyager (Central/ITV Network) 1988-89, The World of National Geographic (Central) 1988-89, Classic Adventure (BBC) 1991-92; series dir Russian Wonderland (BBC) 1995, United Kingdom! (BBC) 1997, Unholy Land (Channel 4) 1998, EUtopia (BBC/Arte, winner Adolf Grimme Special Prize Germany) 2000; as prodr Quality Time (BBC) 1996 (winner of Best Documentary Award Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 1996), Birth of a Salesman (Channel 4) 1996, Think of England (BBC) 1999, The Tube Series 2 (ITV) 2004, The Tube Series 3 (ITV/Sky) 2005, Games in Athens (BBC) 2005
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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