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Alastair Reid (director)
Writer, director

Alastair Reid (director)

Alastair Reid (director)
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Intro Writer, director
A.K.A. Alastair Jackson Wallace Reid
Was Film director Screenwriter
From United Kingdom
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 21 July 1939, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death 17 August 2011, Somerset, South West England, England, United Kingdom (aged 72 years)
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Alastair Reid (born 21 July 1939 in Edinburgh — died 17 August 2011 in Stoke St Gregory, Somerset) was a British television director whose credits include the TV series Traffik and Tales of the City and Shout at the Devil.

Reid studied at Edinburgh College of Art before studying directing at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. In 1964 he directed episodes of Emergency-Ward 10 for ATV and worked regularly in television for over thirty years. One of his later works was directing the 1997 TV adaptation of Joseph Conrad's Nostromo.


  • Baby Love (1968)
  • The Night Digger (1971)
  • Something to Hide (1972)
  • Six Faces (1972)
  • South Riding (1974)
  • Shades of Greene (1975)
  • The Flight of The Heron (1976)
  • Shout at the Devil (1976)
  • Gangsters (1976–77)
  • Curriculee Curricula (1978)
  • Hazell (1979)
  • Artemis 81 (1981)
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1980)
  • Traffik (1989)
  • Tales of the City (1993)
  • Nostromo (1996)
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