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Peter Straughan

Peter Straughan is a writer and director, known for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009) and The Debt (2010). He was previously married to Bridget O'Connor. See full bio »
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 2015 Our Brand Is Crisis (screenplay)
 2015 Wolf Hall (TV Mini-Series) (adapted by - 6 episodes)
- Master of Phantoms (2015) ... (adapted by)
- Crows (2015) ... (adapted by)
- The Devil's Spit (2015) ... (adapted by)
- Anna Regina (2015) ... (adapted by)
- Entirely Beloved (2015) ... (adapted by)
 2014 Playhouse Presents (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nosferatu in Love (2014) ... (writer)
 2014/II Frank (screenplay)
 2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (screenplay)
 2011 Gee Gee (Short)
 2010/I The Debt (screenplay)
 2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats (screenplay)
 2006 Sixty Six (screenplay)
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 2014 Playhouse Presents (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2011 Gee Gee (Short)
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 2005 Only Human (TV Series documentary) (script consultant - 1 episode)
- Bollocks to Cancer (2005) ... (script consultant)
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 2015 Sarah Chong Is Going to Kill Herself (Short) (special thanks) (post-production)
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 2015 The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominated: Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special and Outstanding Limited Series
 2012 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: UK Premiere Featurette (Video documentary short)
 2012 MSN Exclusives (TV Series)

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His play, "Bones," was performed at the Hampstead Theatre in London, England with Jonathan Slinger, David Cardy, Michael Hodgson, Trevor Fox, and Deka Walmsley in the cast. Max Roberts was director.

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