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Farren Blackburn

Film director

Verona Joseph (m. 2003)

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Hammer of the Gods, Shut In, Bottle

British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series

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Farren Blackburn is a British film and television director and scriptwriter. His work includes Shut In starring Naomi Watts, Netflix/Marvel's Daredevil, Iron Fist and The Defenders. He directed The Fades for which he received a BAFTA for best Drama Series. He also directed the Golden Globe nominated crime series Luther, the movie Hammer of the Gods and the Doctor Who episodes "The Rings of Akhaten" and the 2011 Christmas special, "The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe".


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Early career

As a young man he was on the books of Cambridge United Football Club and represented England at youth level.


He has adapted John Richardson's golfing novel Dream On into a film script and will begin shooting that early in 2013.

He directed Naomi Watts in the psychological thriller Shut In (2016), from Christina Hodson's Blacklist screenplay about a woman who discovers a shocking secret about her catatonic son.


He won a BAFTA for best Drama Series for The Fades.

Family life

He is married to actress Verona Joseph and has two daughters and a son: Elsie-Mae Blackburn, Ruby-Rose Blackburn and Terrell Blackburn.


  • The Fades (2010)
  • Doctor Who
  • "The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe" (2011, Christmas Special)
  • "The Rings of Akhaten" (2013, Series 7 Episode 7)
  • Hammer of the Gods (2013)
  • The Musketeers
  • "The Challenge" (2014)
  • "Musketeers Don't Die Easily" (2014)
  • Daredevil (2015, Series 1)
  • "World on Fire", Episode 5
  • "Nelson vs Murdock", Episode 10
  • Shut In (2016)
  • Iron Fist
  • "Felling Tree with Roots", Episode 7 (2017, Series 1)
  • The Defenders
  • "The Defenders", Episode 8 (2017, Series 1)
  • References

    Farren Blackburn Wikipedia

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