James Hawes

James Hawes



James Hawes is a British television director known for his work on shows such as The White Queen, The Tudors and Doctor Who. He has been directing since the early 1990s and has made a name for himself on both sides of the Atlantic.

Hawes was born in 1975 in Liverpool, England. He attended the University of Bristol where he studied English and Drama. After graduating, Hawes began working in television as a director's assistant. He then moved on to directing, starting with a series of documentaries and short films.

In 2002, Hawes made his first feature film, ‘The Grand’. The movie was well-received, and it won several awards. This success led to Hawes getting the opportunity to direct the BBC drama series, The Tudors, in 2007. The show was a huge hit and ran for four seasons. The success of the show also led to Hawes being hired to direct the Starz miniseries, The White Queen, in 2013.

Hawes has also directed several episodes of Doctor Who. He directed the episode ‘The Girl in the Fireplace’, which was highly praised by fans of the show. In addition, Hawes also directed the episodes ‘Voyage of the Damned’ and ‘The Moonbase’.

In recent years, Hawes has continued to direct television shows. He has been involved in the production of shows such as The Last Kingdom, Poldark, and Grantchester. Hawes has also directed several episodes of the hit Amazon series, The Man in the High Castle.

Hawes is a highly respected director and has been nominated for several awards. In 2007, he won a BAFTA for Best Drama Series for The Tudors. In addition, Hawes was also nominated for an Emmy in 2007 for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Dramatic Special for The White Queen.

Overall, James Hawes is an experienced and successful television director. He has directed several popular television shows, and his work has been praised by fans and critics alike. With his unique vision and ability to bring stories to life, Hawes is sure to continue to be a force in the television industry for years to come.

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