Charles Lauder

Charles Lauder gained his first directing experience of Coronation Street with a single episode Episode 3414, transmitted on 22nd July 1992. His credentials proven he returned three weeks later as a regular director and tallied up a further forty-two episodes between August 1992 and April 1994 (three of them co-directed with Brian Mills and Howard Baker and further three with Mervyn Cumming). He returned for a final twenty-five episodes between August 2003 and December 2005 making 68 episodes in total. He also directed London Bridge, Pork Pie and Reasonably Scary Monsters.

As well as his directing work, Lauder is a board member of PANDA (Performing Arts Network and Development Agency) and a founder of Talawa Consulting, a company that specialises in diversity and equality matters. He is also chairman of Contact Theatre, vice-chairman of Culture Northwest, member of the Greater Manchester Courts Board and Race for Health Thinking Partner with Lambeth, Luton and Wolverhampton Primary Care Trusts.

Episodes directed by Charles Lauder


1992 (13 episodes)

1993 (24 episodes)

1994 (6 episodes)


2003 (10 episodes)

2004 (5 episodes)

2005 (10 episodes)

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