William Dutton


1st Assistant Director

Will followed the time-honoured path into ADing, with stints as a 3rd, 2nd and then 1st AD on returning dramas such as ‘Holby City’, ‘The Bill’ and ‘Casualty’. In more recent times, he’s worked on top-line dramas like ‘The Split’ (Sister/AMC), ‘Wild Bill’ (ITV), and ‘The Baby’ (Sister/HBO) to become one of the UK’s most in-demand Firsts today.

DI Ray

1st Assistant Director

The Split Series 3

1st Assistant Director

Selected credits


date
production
director / producer/ production company
productions:
2022
CHAMPION
Caleb Femi / Charles Bates / Balloon Entertainment
2022
THE FUCK IT BUCKET
Alyssa McClelland / Hubi Liel, Andy Brunskill / Left Bank
2022
RAIN DOGS
Jennifer Perrott / Ciara McIlvenny / Sid Gentle Films
2021
DI RAY
Alex Pillai / Charlotte Surtees / HTM Television
2021
THE SUSPECT (Additional 1st AD/ Cover)
various / Natasha Romaniak / World Productions
2021
THE BABY (2ndUnit)
various / Lucy Gaymer, Naomi de Pear / Sister Pictures
2021
THE SPLIT Series 3
Dee Koppang O’Leary / Sumrah Mohammed / Sister Pictures
2021
MIDSOMER MURDERS Series 22
Christine Lalla / Ian Strachan / Bentley Productions
2020
GRANTCHESTER Series 6
various / Richard Cookson / Kudos Film and TV
2020
THE MALLORCA FILES 2
various / Dominic Barlow / Cosmopolitan Pictures
2019
GRANTCHESTER Series 5
Gordon Anderson, Rob Evans / Richard Cookson / Kudos Film and TV for ITV
2019
WILD BILL (2ndUnit)
Charles Martin / Chris Thompson / 42 for ITV
2019
DEATH IN PARADISE 9
Ian Barber / Ella Kelly / Red Planet Pictures
2018
GRANTCHESTER Series 4
Tim Fywell / Richard Cookson / Kudos Film and TV for ITV
2018
DEATH IN PARADISE 7 (Ep 7 & 8)
Sarah Walker / Sue Howells / Red Planet Pictures
2018
MIDSUMMER MURDERS 20 (Ep 2 & 4)
Paul Harrison, Matt Carter / Guy Hescott / Company Pictures, Bentley Productions
2017
GRANTCHESTER 3 Christmas Special
Ed Bennett / Emma Kingsman-Lloyd / Kudos Film & TV
2016
MIDSUMMER MURDERS 19 Block 2
Renny Rye / Ella Kelly / Bentley Productions
2016
HOLBY CITY (Ep 42 & 43)
Karl Neilson / Fiona Naylor / BBC
2016
SO AWKWARD 2 (8 Eps)
Jordan Hogg / Sally Martin / Channel X
2015
HOLBY CITY (4 Eps)
Jamie Annette / Sarah Creasey / BBC
2015
DEATH IN PARADISE 5
Ed Bennett / Yvonne Francas / Red Planet Pictures
2015
DIXI 2
Dan Berlinka / Melanie Stoke / Kindle Entertainment
2015
SO AWKWARD
Jordan Hogg / Sally Martin / Channel X
2014
DIXI
Dan Berlinka / Melanie Stoke / Kindle Entertainment
2013
DEATH IN PARADISE (Ep 3 & 4)
Keith Boak / Tim Key / Red Planet Pictures
2012
BETSY & LEONARD
Bernhard Pucher / Raimund Berens, Bernhard Pucher / Iron Box Films
2011
WORLD EXPRESS
Robbie Del Maestro / Joeg Winger / UFA TV
artists worked with include:
Stephen Fry, Daisy May Cooper, Jack Farthing, Parminder Nagra, Gemma Whelan, Jamie Bamber, Nicola Walker, Lara Pulver, Anna Chancellor, Annabel Scholey, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Goran Visnjic, Richard Armitage, Steven Dillane, Jeremy Irons, Bruce Greenwood, Sharon Stone, Annette Bening, James Nesbitt, Rupert Everett, Michael Gambon, Rita Tushingham, Rosemary Harris, Juliet Stevenson, Miriam Margoles, Andrew Howard