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Alastair Reid (director)

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Occupation  Writer, director
Name  Alastair Reid

Role  Television Director
Born  21 July 1939 (1939-07-21) Edinburgh, Scotland
Alma mater  Edinburgh College of Art Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Died  August 17, 2011, Stoke St Gregory, United Kingdom
Awards  British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series
Movies  Baby Love, Tales of the City, The Night Digger, Artemis 81, Shout at the Devil
Similar People  Guido Coen, Ann Lynn, Linda Hayden, Keith Barron, Donald Moffat

Education  Edinburgh College of Art

Film and television director alastair reid

Alastair Reid (born 21 July 1939 in Edinburgh — died 17 August 2011 in Stoke St Gregory, Somerset) was a British television director whose credits include the TV series Traffik and Tales of the City and Shout at the Devil.


Reid studied at Edinburgh College of Art before studying directing at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. In 1964 he directed episodes of Emergency-Ward 10 for ATV and worked regularly in television for over thirty years. One of his later works was directing the 1997 TV adaptation of Joseph Conrad's Nostromo.


  • Baby Love (1968)
  • The Night Digger (1971)
  • Something to Hide (1972)
  • Six Faces (1972)
  • South Riding (1974)
  • Shades of Greene (1975)
  • The Flight of The Heron (1976)
  • Shout at the Devil (1976)
  • Gangsters (1976–77)
  • Curriculee Curricula (1978)
  • Hazell (1979)
  • Artemis 81 (1981)
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1980)
  • Traffik (1989)
  • Tales of the City (1993)
  • Nostromo (1996)
  • References

    Alastair Reid (director) Wikipedia