John Strickland

Director

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John started his career at the BBC working as an assistant editor on Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and Smiley’s People adapted by Arthur Hopcraft; then as an editor on Oranges are not the only fruit by Jeanette Winterson and Al Hunter’s The Firm directed by Alan Clarke.

As a director he has worked on a range of award winning shows such as ‘Prime Suspect 2‘ (Allan Cubitt), Clocking Off (Paul Abbott), Rebel Heart (Ronan Bennett), Bodies (Jed Mercurio), In Plain Sight (Nick Stevens)Line of Duty (Jed Mercurio) and is currently in post production on the finale of Troy-Fall of a City (David Farr).

He has been nominated for a Bafta three times and has won directing awards for Rebel Heart and Bodies.

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John Strickland is appearing at the following sessions:

Director's Cut: Cultivating the most important collaboration of your projects

Director's Cut: Cultivating the most important collaboration of your projects

Our panel of Directors from both film and TV, including Jonathan Newman (Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box) and John Strickland (Line of Duty) will discuss the dynamics Writer/Director relationship both on and off set.

Doing Crime: In Conversation with Jed Mercurio

Doing Crime: In Conversation with Jed Mercurio

Join the King of Crime Writing Jed Mercurio, for a session with one of the industry’s most successful writers talking about one of the industry’s most beloved crime dramas.