Tristram Powell

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Tristram Powell
Born Tristram Powell
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Occupation Director, writer, producer
Years active 1978–present

Tristram Powell (born 1940 in Oxford) is a television and film director. He was educated at Eton College. His credits include American Friends, episodes of series five and six of Foyle's War, and adaptations of the novels The Ghost Writer[1] and Falling. Powell is the son of the novelist Anthony Powell and Lady Violet Powell (née Pakenham).[1]



Year Film Notes
1978 The Lively Arts Episode: "A Haunted Man"
1981 No Country for Old Men (TV)
1984 The Ghost Writer (TV)
1985 Arena Episode: "From an Immigrant's Notebook"
1987–1993 Screen Two 5 episodes
1988 Number 27
Talking Heads Episode: "Soldiering On"
1991 American Friends
1992 The Old Devils Episodes: "Love, Lust and Litre Bottles", "Rhiannon's Boys", "Clapped-Out Casanovas"
1993 Selected Exits (TV)
1995 Tears Before Bedtime 4 episodes
1997 Drovers' Gold TV mini-series
1997–1998 Kavanagh QC Episodes: "Ancient History", "Previous Convictions", "End Game"
1998 Talking Heads 2 Episode: "Nights in the Gardens of Spain"
2000 Telling Tales
Without Motive (unknown episodes)
2001 Anybody's Nightmare (TV)
2003 Sparkling Cyanide (TV)
2005 Falling (TV)
2005–2006 Judge John Deed Episodes: "In Defence of Others", "My Daughter, Right or Wrong"
2005–2008 Trial & Retribution Episodes: "The Lovers: Part 1", "Curriculum Vitae: Part 1", "Tracks: Part 1"
2006 The Commander: Blacklight (TV)
2007–2008 Foyle's War Episodes: "Casualties of War", "Plan of Attack", "All Clear"
2008 Law & Order: UK Episode: "Paradise"


  1. ^ a b "Playhouse Off To Promising Start .". Record-Journal. 16 January 1984. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 

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