Mandie Fletcher

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Mandie Elizabeth Fletcher (born 27 December 1954) is an English television and film director.

Fletcher began her career at the BBC as an assistant floor manager and later production manager on comedy programmes, becoming a director of situation comedy while working on the final series of Butterflies (1983). She followed this with the second (1986) and third (1987) series of Blackadder,[1] for which she won the Best Comedy Series award at the 1988 BAFTAs. She also directed episodes of Only Fools and Horses (1986).

Her debut feature was Deadly Advice (1994).[1] Fletcher has continued to work in television with Hamish Macbeth (1996-97) and Jam and Jerusalem (2006-9). Most recently she directed the critically acclaimed BBC 2 series Roger & Val Have Just Got In, which was broadcast in Spring 2012, and starred Dawn French and Alfred Molina. She also directed the latest episodes of Absolutely Fabulous including the Olympic special. In 2013, she directed the pilot episode of In and Out of the Kitchen.

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  1. ^ a b Jacqueline Downs "Mandie Fletcher" in Yoram Allon (ed, et al) Contemporary British and Irish Film Directors, London: Wallflower Press, 2001, p.94

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