Peter Lydon successfully moves between commercials and high-profile TV drama, blending great performances with a cinematic eye.

As a commercials director he has clocked up work for brands like Carlsberg, Ikea, Sky, VW, Qatar and Mercedes. In this arena he’s directed some big names like Al Pacino, Benedict Cumberbatch, Joanna Lumley, Michael Caine, Danny Trejo and Scarlet Johansson. 

In the YV world he has directed a range of classics like Shameless, Teachers, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Vincent and Poirot. He won a Royal Television Society Award for his BBC1 period drama Garrow’s Law.

Peter cut his directing teeth as a documentary maker with award winning films for BBC Arena and The South Bank Show. His three-part biography of Peter Sellers was BAFTA nominated and won several major awards in the US. 

Peter is also a prolific cartoonist, but that’s another story…

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