Peter Dickson

Peter Dickson



Peter Dickson is a British television and film director, producer and screenwriter. He has directed numerous television series and feature films, including the award-winning drama Mrs. Brown's Boys.

Dickson was born and raised in London, England. He attended the University of Sussex, where he studied film and television production. After graduation, he worked as a camera operator and freelance director in the United Kingdom and Italy.

Dickson's first major success came with the BBC drama series, Casualty, which he directed for four years. He then went on to direct a number of other television series, including Doctors, Holby City, and the long-running BBC soap opera EastEnders.

In 2011, Dickson wrote and directed the award-winning drama Mrs. Brown's Boys, which has become one of the most successful British television comedies of all time. The show has been nominated for numerous awards, including two Emmy Awards, a BAFTA Award, and a Critics Choice Award.

In addition to television, Dickson has also directed feature films, such as The Children of Men (2006) and The Big Sick (2017). He has also produced films such as The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and directed episodes of the HBO series, Veep (2015-2019).

Dickson has been praised for his ability to blend comedy and drama in his work. He is known for his creative storytelling and skilled direction.

In addition to his directing and producing work, Dickson has also worked as a script consultant and script editor. He has worked on numerous projects for the BBC, including the popular drama series Sherlock and the movie adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Dickson has been recognized for his work, including a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for Mrs. Brown's Boys and a BAFTA Award for Best Comedy Program. He has also been nominated for numerous other awards, including two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series and two BAFTA Awards for Best Comedy Series.

Peter Dickson is one of the most successful and acclaimed television and film directors working in the UK today. His skillful direction and creative storytelling have earned him numerous awards and accolades.

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