Alastair Reid (director)

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Alastair Reid
Born (1939-07-21)July 21, 1939
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died August 17, 2011(2011-08-17) (aged 72)
Somerset, England
Alma mater Edinburgh College of Art
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Occupation Writer, director

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.[1][2][3]

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.

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