Tom Harper (director)

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Tom Harper
Born (1980-01-07) 7 January 1980 (age 35)
London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Film producer
Film director
Years active 1998–present

Tom Harper (born 7 January 1980 in London) is a BAFTA nominated English film director. His directorial work includes Misfits, The Scouting Book for Boys (2010), This Is England '86, The Borrowers (2011), Peaky Blinders (2013), and The Woman in Black: Angel of Death.[1]

In 2014 Harper re-teamed with Jack Thorne, the writer of The Scouting Book For Boys, to make War Book which premiered at the London Film Festival and had its international premiere as the opening film of the International Festival of Film Rotterdam.[2] Harper was also a producer on the film.[3]

He will direct the 2015 BBC TV mini-series War and Peace.[4]

Harper's film Cubs about urban fox hunting was nominated for the BAFTA Best Short Film category in 2006.[5] The Scouting Book for Boys was filmed during September and October 2008.[6]


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