John Henderson is an English film and television director (born in England, 1949)
Henderson's first directing job was for Spitting Image on ITV, which won him a BAFTA. Henderson's other television credits include the multi award winning series The Borrowers, the 1999 Comic Relief Doctor Who skit The Curse of Fatal Death (no credit was given to him upon broadcast however he was credited and interviewed when the story was released on VHS later that year); the comedy How Do You Want Me? starring Dylan Moran and two series of the BBC's Sci-fi comedy Hyperdrive. He has also directed several feature films including Loch Ness, Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis, Two Men Went to War, and Mee-Shee: The Water Giant. He also co-wrote the family-based feature film, The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby, released in 2005. Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis was entered into the 20th Moscow International Film Festival. He directed the upcoming film Up All Night based on the CBBC show Friday Download.