Jill Sweeney

Hair and Makeup designer

Though known for period work (Misbehaviour, Swallows and Amazons, Cider With Rosie etc) Jill’s also worked in fantasy, comedy and horror, as well as on contemporary dramas in features and TV alike. Directors hire her again and again, and producers value a department head who runs her team well. Based in Gloucestershire, Jill’s happy to work anywhere in the world.

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Selected credits

dateproductiondirector / production company
as Hair and Makeup Designer
feature films:
2019MISBEHAVIOURPhilippa Lowthorpe / Pathe UK
2016SWALLOWS AND AMAZONSPhilippa Lowthorpe / BBC Films
2016AWAYDavid Blair / Flare Film for Netflix
2013THE LISTKlaus HŸttmann / Cabin Fever Films
200224 HOUR PARTY PEOPLEMichael Winterbottom / Revolution Films
2001THE PAROLE OFFICERJohn Duigan / DNA Films
television:
2019PALE HORSELeonora Lonsdale / Mammoth Screen for BBC1
2018DOCTORS (12 episodes)various directors / BBC
2017A CHRISTMAS CAROL GOES WRONGRichard Boden / BBC Studios
2017THE OTHER ONEDan Zeff / Cave Bear Productions for BBC2
2017THREE GIRLSPhilippa Lowthorpe / Studio Lambert for BBC1
2016ROVERSCraig Cash / Jellylegs for Sky One
2016REGDavid Blair / LA Productions for BBC
2016COMEDY PLAYHOUSECraig Cash / BBC
2015ALL AT SEA (Series 2)Delyth Thomas, Paul Riordan, Tracey Rooney / CBBC
2015AFTER HOURSCraig Cash / Jellylegs for Sky One
2015CIDER WITH ROSIEPhilippa Lowthorpe / BBC
2015CAR SHAREPeter Kay / BBC
2014COMMONDavid Blair / BBC Drama for BBC1
2011-13THE CAFƒRobin Sheppard, Craig Cash / Sky
2013THE WRIGHT WAYDewi Humphreys / BBC Drama for BBC1
2013PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS ÔSNODGRASSÕDavid Blair / Warp Films for Sky Arts
2012PANTO!Christine Gernon / Lola Entertainment for ITV
as Hair and Makeup Supervisor
feature films:
2018HELLBOYNeil Marshall / Summit Entertainment
as Key Hair & Makeup
television:
2017THE MINIATURISTGuillem Morales / The Forge Ent. for BBC
As Hair & Makeup Artist
feature films:
2018MARY QUEEN OF SCOTSJosie Rourke / Focus Features
2018CHRISTOPHER ROBINMarc Forster / Walt Disney Studios
2014THE THEORY OF EVERYTHINGJames Marsh / Working Title Films
2011HUGOMartin Scorsese / Paramount Pictures
2008THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRLJustin Chadwick / Columbia Pictures