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Agent: Edward Hughes

Jonathan Gershfield is an award-winning director for television and film. His first feature film Three and Out, starring McKenzie Crook, won prizes at several international film festivals.

In television, Jonathan has had a long career in comedy, working on iconic shows such as BBC2’s Big Train and Dead Ringers. Jonathan has also directed on two series of the Bafta-nominated CBBC show, Sadie J plus episodes of Sky1’s primetime sitcom Trollied, for Roughcut TV, as well as series two of Hebburn for Channel X and the BBC.

Television:

GOLDIE’S OLDIES – Channel 5/Nickelodeon/Viacom International

Lead director on new youth comedy series

SECRET LIFE OF BOYS – Zodiak Kids/C BBC

Multiple episodes of popular kids series

TROLLIED – Roughcut/Sky1

Episodes of the seventh series plus Christmas Special.

DEATH IN PARADISE – Red Planet Pictures/BBC

Lead director on Series 7

MARLEY’S GHOSTS Objective Fiction/John Stanley Productions/UKTV

Series 2 of comedy series starring Sarah Alexander, Jo Joyner and John Hannah

TROLLIED CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2015 – Roughcut/Sky1

60 minute festive edition of the hit sitcom

TROLLIED – Roughcut/Sky1

Episodes of the fifth series.

HEBBURN – Channel X / BBC 2

Second series of the sitcom starring Chris Ramsey, Vic Reeves and Gina McKee.

TROLLIED – Roughcut/Sky1

Episodes of the third series.

TROLLIED CHRISTMAS SPECIAL – Roughcut/Sky1

60-minute festive edition of the hit sitcom.

TROLLIED – Roughcut/Sky1

Four episodes for the second series of the hit sitcom.

BEAUTIFUL DAY – Objective/BBC1

Comedy pilot starring Darren Boyd.

SADIE J (Series 1 and 2) – BBC

Children’s comedy show for CBBC.
Nominated for BAFTA for Best Children’s Comedy.

MY ALMOST FAMOUS FAMILY – BBC

Children’s musical comedy for CBBC.

MY LIFE AS A POPAT (Series 2) – Feelgood Fiction/ITV

Children’s comedy drama series.

STRUTTER – Objective Productions/MTV

Comedy series starring Paul Kaye.

RICH HALL’S CATTLE DRIVE – Open Milk/BBC4

Comedy drama.

TWISTED TALES – BBC3

Three stand-alone dramas.

DEAD RINGERS (Series 1, 2 and 3) – BBC2

Impressions series starring Jon Culshaw.

MITCHELL AND WEBB – BBC

BBC non-broadcast sketch show pilot.

WILD WEST (Series 1) – BBC1

Comedy series starring Catherine Tate and Dawn French.

BIG TRAIN (Series 2) – Talkback/BBC2

Sketch show starring Simon Pegg, Mark Heap, Julia Davis and Kevin Eldon.

THE 11 O’CLOCK SHOW (Series 5) – Talkback/Channel 4

Topical comedy series.

Film:

THREE AND OUT – Rovinge Motion Pictures

Comedy drama feature starring Mackenzie Crook and Imelda Staunton
Winner – Best Feature Film Comedy at California Independent Film Festival 2009
Winner – Jury Award, Best International Feature Length Comedy at Garden State Film Festival 2009
Winner – Special Mention, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures, Honolulu Film Festival 2009