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Name  Hugo Blick

Role  Producer
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Occupation  Writer, Director, Producer
Known for  The Shadow Line, The Honourable Woman
Awards  British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Director - Fiction
Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series
Movies and TV shows  The Honourable Woman, The Shadow Line, Batman, Sensitive Skin, Marion and Geoff
Similar People  Andrew Buchan, Stephen Rea, Lubna Azabal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Pat Hingle

Hugo blick

Hugo Blick (born 1965), sometimes credited as Hugo E. Blick, is an English writer, producer, director and occasional actor. He has his own production company, called Eight Rooks.


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Early life

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Blick studied in Cardiff at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.


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He has acted in several films, appearing as a young Jack Napier, the character that would ultimately become the Joker in Tim Burton's Batman delivering the famous line "Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moon light?" after having killed the Wayne couple and while at the same time drawing his gun on a young Bruce Wayne.

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He also wrote the TV series The Last Word Monologues, a series of three shorts featuring Sheila Hancock, Rhys Ifans and Bob Hoskins. He has also had producer credits on several works including Roger and Val Have Just Got In starring Dawn French and Alfred Molina.

As a writer he co-created, produced and directed the TV comedies Marion and Geoff with Rob Brydon, Operation Good Guys in which he also appeared as 'Smiler' McCarthy and wrote and created the noir thriller The Shadow Line (2011) for the BBC, which starred Chiwetel Ejiofor and Christopher Eccleston.

In 2014, Blick wrote and directed the BBC drama series The Honourable Woman, which won a Peabody Award and Golden Globe Award. In 2017, it was announced that Blick would write and direct Black Earth Rising for BBC Two and Netflix.


  • 1997: Operation Good Guys
  • 2000: Marion and Geoff
  • 2001: A Small Summer Party
  • 2002: Up in Town
  • 2005: Sensitive Skin
  • 2008: The Last Word Monologues
  • 2010: Roger & Val Have Just Got In (Executive Producer)
  • 2011: The Shadow Line
  • 2014: The Honourable Woman
  • TBA: Black Earth Rising
  • Actor

  • 1989: Batman – Young Jack Napier
  • 1989: Blackadder Goes Forth – Lieutenant von Gerhardt
  • 1989: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court – Mordred
  • 1990: Jeeves and Wooster – Claude Wooster
  • 1992: Christopher Columbus: The Discovery – De Torres
  • 1996: The Wind in the Willows – Justin
  • 1997: Operation Good Guys – 'Smiler' McCarthy
  • 2005: Sensitive Skin – G.I. Johnson
  • References

    Hugo Blick Wikipedia

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