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Paul Unwin

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Academy Award for Best Short Film (Live Action), BAFTA Award for Best Short Film

Movies and TV shows
Casualty, Breathless, Agatha Christie Marple: T, Combat Hospital, The American

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Paul Andrew Unwin (born 25 November 1957) is a film, theatre, TV writer / director.


Early life

He was born in Reading, Berkshire. He studied drama at the University of Bristol, where he met Jeremy Brock in 1979.


He co-created the medical drama series Casualty and was a regular writer throughout the first two series. Unwin also wrote the 30th anniversary episodes at the start of series 30.


As a theatre director his work includes The Man Who Had All the Luck by Arthur Miller at the Bristol Old Vic and the Young Vic, The Misanthrope at the Bristol Old Vic and the Royal National Theatre, The Master Builder at the Bristol Old Vic, Hamlet, Othello, In Times Like These by Jeremy Brock. He was artistic director of the Bristol Old Vic from 1987 to 1991.


As film and TV director he directed The American (1998) with Diana Rigg, Matthew Modine and Brenda Fricker, Syrup, (1994) Academy Award nominated short, Elijah (2006) with Billy Merasty.

Personal life

He is also a photographer. He lives in Stockwell, in the London Borough of Lambeth, with his wife Kate. He has a daughter (born July 1990) and a son (born April 1992). He married Katherine Lynn-Evans in July 1986 in Chichester. Kate Lynn-Evans, his wife, has appeared as an actress in Casualty.


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