Robert Knights

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Robert Knights (born 1942 in England) is a British film and television director, perhaps best known for his film The Dawning, about the Irish War of Independence.[1]

He has been nominated for three BAFTA TV Awards and he won the Montréal World Film Festival Jury Prize for The Dawning.[2][3]

Also the International Emmy in New York for 'Porterhouse Blue' (Channel 4)[4] starring David Jason (BAFTA Best Actor Award), and Chistopher Gunning (BAFTA Best Music).

Selected filmography and television credits[edit]


  1. ^ "The Dawning". Time Out London. Retrieved 2020-04-12.
  2. ^ "The Dawning". Trinity College Dublin.
  3. ^ "Le Festival des films du monde" (PDF). Sequences.
  4. ^ Roberts, Jerry (2009-06-05). Encyclopedia of Television Film Directors. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6378-1.

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