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 and 2011, Teague was Bafta nominated for Being Human. In 2011, he directed Frankenstein's Wedding, broadcast live from Leeds on BBC3, and 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