Colin Teague

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Colin Teague is a British film and television director. He grew up in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire[1] and studied at Redroofs Theatre School[2] and the London International Film School.

He is most associated with Doctor Who, being the first person to have directed for the main show and both of its spin-offs, Torchwood and the pilot episode of The Sarah Jane Adventures. Because of a fall he took down some stairs in 2007, he was known on the Doctor Who set as "Tumblin' Teague." In 2009 & 2011 Colin was Bafta nominated for Being Human. In 2011 he directed Shirley, a biopic on the legendary Shirley Bassey which won a Cymru Bafta for best single drama. In 2012 he directed The Town a three-part drama for ITV. In 2013 he directed The White Queen for BBC/STARZ which gained three Golden Globe nomination.

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  1. ^ Daily Mail Weekend Magazine p.21. 21 November 2012
  2. ^ [1] Redroofs Theatre School alumni page. Retrieved 2 December 2012