BAFTA winning Rupert Miles is a director and writer of critically-acclaimed drama and documentary programmes for all the major UK broadcasters and key international broadcasters. Most recently, he directed Revelations an emotionally charged drama about male breast cancer for BOVTS and screened at the Curzon Cinema Soho in London and the drama/doc Beast Man – Mongolian Death Worm for Nat Geo.
For the BBC, his work includes drama series Doctors, and the critically-acclaimed dramatizations of the ending of the slave trade Slavery Business – Breaking the Chains (“This accomplished dramatisation” Sunday Times, “Solid performances from all the cast in this above average drama” Sunday Telegraph). He created the RTS Award Winning drama/doc series Historyonics commended by the judges for its "originality, invention and hilarity". His work with actor Anthony Head on the drama/doc True Horror won rave reviews and is now a bestselling DVD and his re-imagining of the world of Harry Potter with actor Fay Ripley for drama/doc Harry Potter and The Big Read was praised by the critics for its “Visual Extravaganza with wit and flair” (Telegraph) with Fay’s performance picked out “as totally convincing”(Guardian Pick of the Day)
Alongside his professional TV & film work, Rupert is the principle lecturer at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School teaching acting to camera. As well as devising the course, he has co-written and directed a number of funded dramas’s for the school including Tomorrow, Monsoon Nights and Revelations and also directs the international students acting showcases. He also teaches at the Royal Welsh School Of Music & Drama in Cardiff.
Rupert has made award winning short films including: Slough, a poetic muse on the Berkshire town, Fear of Fat a powerful documentary drawn from personal experience about male anorexia and bought and screened by CH4.
Before directing, Rupert worked creatively on iconic feature films and TV series as an editor: Inspector Morse, Van Der Valk, as a supervising sound editor; Jude, Welcome to Sarajevo and Roddy Doyle’s Family (which he won a BAFTA for Best Sound) and as an art director on Butterfly Kiss.
Rupert is working with writers developing his own projects. These include Safe a drama about domestic abuse in the Muslim community which is being supported by BAWSO and the Welsh Assembly and two feature films; Girl on a Motorbike is a true story about a mothers search for her son’s Vietnamese girlfriend after a devastating accident and Halen Mon about Miriam, a 15 year old welsh speaking girls and her life of freedom on the salt marshes of Gower being turned upside down with the outbreak of war and the arrival of a division from the Royal Artillery Regiment.
Outside of drama Rupert has amassed a wide range of programme making skills working as a talented self shooting P/d most recently on Seeking Salvage for the History Channel and as a P/d on Children in Need Around the World in 80 Days for the BBC. Please see his fact/ent CV for further information.
Loading more stuff…
Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?