Laurence Moody

Laurence Moody (born 28th January 1948) has worked as a director on 171 episodes of Coronation Street from March 1974 to February 1980, March 1997 to August 1998 and February 2011 to December 2012. This total includes two episodes co-directed with Stephen Butcher and three with Mary McMurray.

He read English at Cambridge University before being taken on as a trainee at Granada Television.

His extensive list of other credits includes Crown Court, Clapper Board, Shoestring, The Spoils of War (written by John Finch), Bergerac, Play for Today, Chancer, Taggart, Boon, Soldier Soldier, Casualty, Footballers' Wives, Waterloo Road, The Bill and Hollyoaks.

He also teaches at the National Film and Television School and the London Film School and Drama Centre.

Episodes directed by Laurence MoodyEdit


1974 (20 episodes)

1975 (4 episodes)

1976 (16 episodes)

1977 (16 episodes)

1978 (6 episodes)

1979 (13 episodes)


1980 (4 episodes)


1997 (26 episodes)

1998 (18 episodes)


2011 (25 episodes)

2012 (23 episodes)

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