Sue Birtwistle, Lady Eyre is a producer and writer of television drama. She was born in Northwich, Cheshire, England, and studied drama and English at Coventry College of Education. Birtwistle has won awards for several of her productions, including Hotel du Lac, Pride and Prejudice and Emma, and was one of the nominees for the 2008 BAFTA Awards for her production of Cranford.
In 2008, she was awarded an honorary doctorate at the University of Chester.
She is married to English film, theatre, television and opera director Richard Eyre and has one daughter, Lucy.
Partial filmography as producer
Dutch Girls, 1985
Hotel du Lac, 1986
Pride and Prejudice, 1995
Wives and Daughters, 1999
- ^ BAFTA awards site, accessed on April 6, 2008
- ^ News release from University of Chester, accessed on April 6, 2008
- ^ Made in heaven, article in Daily Telegraph, Nov 18, 2006, accessed on April 6, 2008
Sue Birtwistle at the Internet Movie Database