Rupert Such


Rupert began his career as post production runner for Renny Harlin’s first feature film, BORN AMERICAN edited by Paul Martin Smith (STAR WARS: EPISODE I - THE PHANTOM MENACE, JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH). As an assistant film editor, he worked on Peter Greenaway’s BELLY OF AN ARCHITECT with editor John Wilson (BILLY ELLIOT, THE HISTORY BOYS, FROM TIME TO TIME).

In 1987, he won a place on BBC Film Editing Course at Ealing Film Studios where he began his BBC career. As an assistant film editor and dubbing editor, he worked on Dennis Potter’s BLACKEYES, THE OLD DEVILS directed by Tristram Powell, DIE KINDER produced by Michael Wearing (BOYS FROM THE BLACKSTUFF, EDGE OF DARKNESS, OUR FRIENDS IN THE NORTH, COLD LAZARUS). In 1992 he was film editor on THE LATE SHOW, BBC’s Arts programme, working with directors Anand Tucker ( HILARY & JACKIE, SHOPGIRL, RED RIDING), Sharon McGuire (BRIDGET JONES’ DIARY) and Paul Greengrass (BLOODY SUNDAY, THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM, UNITED 93, Captain Phillips).

Rupert left the BBC in 1994 to pursue a career as a freelance director and has worked on television series such as EASTENDERS, DOCTORS, THE BILL and CASUALTY.

Director                                                                            1994-2014

        Casualty                                                                   BBC Drama Series

        EastEnders                                                                BBC Drama Series

        The Bill                                                                     ITV Drama Series                           

        Doctors                                                                     BBC Drama Series

        Family Affairs                                                           CH 5 Drama Series                           

        Hollyoaks                                                                  CH 4 Drama Series

        Byker Grove                                                              BBC Children’s Drama

        Brookside                                                                 CH 4 Drama Series

        Skank                                                                        BBC Comedy

        The Late Show                                                          Arts programme for BBC 2 

BBC Film Editor                                                                   1987-1994

        Film Editor                         The Late Show

        Dubbing Editor                   The Old Devils                    Tristram Powell

            “           “                        Die Kinder                          Michael Wearing

            “           “                        Blackeyes                            Dennis Potter

        BBC Film Editing Course                                                BBC TV Film Studios

        Assistant Film Editor          Belly Of An Architect          Peter Greenaway