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David Richards

David Richards (born 1948 in Hollinwood, Oldham) worked as a director on 57 episodes of Coronation Street from February 1990 to July 1993.

He trained as a painter but started making films while at art school. His early career was at Granada Television on factual programmes and moved into drama after fifteen years.

His other credits include The Practice, Emmerdale, September Song, The Bill, Reckless, Grafters, Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine, Wild at Heart, Foyle's War, The Runaway, Vera, DCI Banks and Silent Witness.

In 2000 he won the Best Director award at the New York Film and TV Festival for This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper.

He died from cancer on 9th January 2017.

Episodes directed by David Richards

1990 (18 episodes)

1991 (13 episodes)

1992 (14 episodes)

1993 (12 episodes)

External link

Oldham Chronicle obituary

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