Paul Unwin is an established writer, director and producer working in theatre, TV and film.
His current projects include THE ENFIELD HAUNTING at the Ambassadors Theatre. His play THE PROMISE is about to be announced in a major production. There will be updates about both THE ENFIELD HAUNTING and THE PROMISE on this site soon.
He has been working on the German TV series HEROES/BERLIN (WE ARE BERLIN), and 58 SECONDS with Jeremy Brock.
With Jeremy, Paul co-created the world’s longest running medical drama, CASUALTY. His short film SYRUP was nominated for an Oscar and won the Jury Prize at Cannes. He directed a multi award-winning film about the indigenous struggle in northern Canada: ELIJAH.
In theatre, Paul worked closely with Arthur Miller on European premieres of his plays and has directed at the National Theatre, the Royal Court, the Manchester Royal Exchange and the Gate Theatre, Dublin. His artistic directorship of the Bristol Old Vic was a remarkable period and launched the careers of several of Britain’s foremost actors and directors.
Paul has directed extensively in TV including FIVE LITTLE PIGS (POIROT), MESSIAH and recently, COMBAT HOSPITAL, SHAMELESS and BREATHLESS.
In 2015, he wrote and directed a two-parter to open CASUALTY’s 30th Season: A CHILD’S HEART. In 2017 he wrote the CASUALTY EPISODE – ONE SHOT – an episode that was filmed in one shot, without edits.
Paul is also a published photographer and is involved in several photography projects.
The SO FAR PRODUCTIONS site not only includes details of Paul’s work in theatre, TV and film but also his other writing and photography.