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List of Mark Gatiss Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. National Theatre Live: Coriolanus (2014)
13
2
National Theatre Live: Coriolanus
13
2
Role:
Menenius
Starring:
Tom Hiddleston, Sebastian Croft, Hadley Fraser, Jacqueline Boatswain
Directed By:
Tim Van Someren
2. The Father (2021)
11
2
The Father
PG-13
11
2

A young girl Anne finds herself struggling to care for her old father who is suffering from dementia and starts doubting the caretaker of being a thief.

Role:
The Man
3. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
12
2
Shaun of the Dead
R
12
2

Shaun, an electronics salesman, leads a rather uneventful life. His girlfriend has left him and his stepfather chastises him for failing to give attention to his mother, especially on her birthday. He is miserable, but when a zombie apocalypse threatens to take over London, he resolves to save both his girlfriend and mother with the help of his best friend Ed.

Directed By:
Edgar Wright
4. The Favourite (2018)
11
2
The Favourite
R
11
2

In the 18th century England, owing to reigning monarch Queen Anne’s frail health, her close confidante, Lady Sarah Churchill, runs the political affairs in her stead. The Queen takes a liking to Sarah’s cousin Abigail who joins as servant. While Sarah is occupied with the French war politics, ambitious Abigail seizes opportunity to restore her aristocratic status by working her way to become Queen’s favorite.  

Role:
Marlborough
Starring:
Directed By:
5. Match Point (2005)
11
2
Match Point
R
11
2

The psychological thriller centers on tennis instructor Chris Walton after he befriends a wealthy student Tom Hewett. He soon marries Tom’s sister Chloe to get a job with her millionaire father Alec. But a dangerous affair with Tom’s girlfriend Nola Rice and her pregnancy not only threaten his marriage but force him to commit unforgivable crimes. 

Starring:
Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Brian Cox, Matthew Goode, Penelope Wilton
Directed By:
6. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
11
2
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
PG
11
2

After trying to delay the demolition of his house, hapless Arthur Dent discovers that his friend Ford Prefect is an alien and that his entire home planet will be destroyed later that day. Prefect saves him at the right moment by hitchhiking on an alien spaceship, and guides him through an intergalactic adventure to restore Earth.

Directed By:
Garth Jennings
8. Denial (2016)
11
2
Denial
PG-13
11
2

Deborah Lipstadt and her publisher is sued by David Irving after she publishes her book ‘Denying the Holocaust’, on the ground that she is trying to ruin his reputation and his career. Her legal team therefore tries to prove that the Holocaust actually took place.

Starring:
Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott, Jack Lowden
Directed By:
Mick Jackson
9. Bright Young Things (2003)
10
2
Bright Young Things
R
10
2

Bright Young Things is a comedy drama film which takes us to 1930s London. It revolves around Adam Fenwick, an aspiring novelist, who is trying to raise enough money for his marriage. However, things only get worse when his manuscript is confiscated by the officials. Therefore, he looks for a new way to arrange money for his wedding.

Directed By:
10. Our Kind of Traitor (2016)
9
2
Our Kind of Traitor
R
9
2

Along with his wife, Perry goes on a vacation hoping that it will reignite the spark in their marriage. They soon come across Dima, a man who is involved with the mafia. Dima invites them to his daughter's birthday where he gives Perry a drive that contains evidence linking top British political leaders to Russian mafia.  He asks him to give the drive to MI6.

Starring:
Ewan McGregor, Damian Lewis, Naomie Harris, Carlos Acosta, Radivoje Bukvic, Stellan Skarsgård, Mariya Fomina
Directed By:
Susanna White
11. The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)
10
2
The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse
10
2

When the fictional world of Royston Vasey is facing an apocalypse, it seems that the only way to avert disaster for the characters to find a way to get to the real world, and confront their creators. However, several obstacles stand in their way.

Role:
Matthew Chinnery / Hilary Briss / Mickey / Mark / Sir Nicholas Sheet-Lightning
Starring:
Peter Kay, Victoria Wood, Angel Coulby, Michael Sheen, Simon Pegg, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith
Directed By:
Steve Bendelack
12. Birthday Girl (2001)
9
2
Birthday Girl
R
9
2

Shy and reticent bank clerk John Buckingham arranges to get online mail-order bride Nadia from Russia. Though Nadia’s inability to speak English creates communication difficulties, inhibited John is happy with sexually bold Nadia. But when her cousin Yuri and his friend Alexei arrive unexpectedly to celebrate her birthday, everything turns topsy-turvy. as John gets pulled into a vortex of deceit and crime. 

Starring:
Nicole Kidman, Vincent Cassel, Ben Chaplin, Mathieu Kassovitz, Kate Lynn Evans
Directed By:
Jez Butterworth
13. Victor Frankenstein (2015)
10
2
Victor Frankenstein
PG-13
10
2

Eccentric medical student, Victor Frankenstein, strikes a friendship with amateur anatomist, and circus-clown Igor Straussman. With Igor’s help, Frankenstein conducts experiments to re-animate dead tissues to create life and overcome death by solving mysteries of creation; but it leads to alarming results, inviting public wrath. When Frankenstein’s obsession threatens to cross boundaries of sanity, Igor must save him from his monstrous creation. 

Starring:
Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Brown Findlay, James McAvoy, Bronson Webb, Daniel Mays
Directed By:
Paul McGuigan
14. Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016)
9
1
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
R
9
1

Accidentally Fabulous: The Movie is a comedy crime film which tells the story of two elderly socialites named Edina and Patsy, who accidentally knock a supermodel Kate Moss into the River Thames. They are soon accused of murder, and are pursued by the police and media. But they escape to France, where they manage to hide. Soon, they attempt to regain their wealth and their fame.

Starring:
Joan Collins, Emma Bunton, Barry Humphries, Jerry Hall, Rebel Wilson, Gwendoline Christie, Dawn French
Directed By:
Mandie Fletcher
15. Dad's Army (2016)
8
1
Dad's Army
8
1

As the Second World War ends, the dipping morale of a Home Guard platoon is revived when a glamorous female journalist arrives. However, things take a turn when they realize that there is a German spy among them.

Starring:
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Emily Atack, Daniel Mays, Andrew Havill, Mark Tandy, Russell Balogh
Directed By:
Oliver Parker
16. Locked Down (2021)
7
1
Locked Down
R
7
1
Role:
Donald
Starring:
Mindy Kaling, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ben Kingsley, Stephen Merchant, Anne Hathaway
17. Sex Lives of the Potato Men (2004)
8
1
Sex Lives of the Potato Men
8
1
Starring:
Johnny Vegas, Mackenzie Crook, Carol Harvey, Helen Latham
Directed By:
Andy Humphries
18. A Ticket Too Far (2006)
13
2
A Ticket Too Far
13
2
Role:
Marshall
Starring:
Alun Armstrong, Nabil Elouahabi, Joe Armstrong, Giuseppe Circelli
Directed By:
Paul Monaghan
19. Cleaning Up (2011)
12
2
Cleaning Up
12
2
Role:
Mr. Jackson
Starring:
Louise Jameson, Tom Allen, Anton Thompson, Michael Amariah
Directed By:
Thomas Guerrier
20. The Mercy (2017)
9
2
The Mercy
9
2
Role:
Ronald Hall
Starring:
Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Genevieve Gaunt, Jonathan Bailey
Directed By:
James Marsh
21. The Guides (2002)
9
2
The Guides
9
2
Role:
John Trant
Starring:
Jane Bertish, Blake Ritson, Lily Power, Oliver Lavery-Farag
Directed By:
Jeremy Dyson

TV Movie(s)

1. An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)
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3
An Adventure in Space and Time
TV-PG
12
3
Starring:
Tony Robinson, David Bradley, Ross Gurney-Randall, Roger May, Sam Hoare
Directed By:
Terry McDonough
2. Worried About the Boy (2010)
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2
Worried About the Boy
11
2
Starring:
Mathew Horne, Douglas Booth, Jonny Burt, Dean Fagan
Directed By:
Julian Jarrold
3. Sherlock Uncovered (2012)
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2
Sherlock Uncovered
TV-14
13
2
Role:
Himself / Mycroft Holmes
Starring:
Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Russell Tovey, Rupert Graves
4. The Worst Journey in the World (2007)
14
2
The Worst Journey in the World
14
2
Role:
Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Starring:
David Ryall, Lee Ingleby, John Arthur, Julia Dalkin
Directed By:
Damon Thomas
5. The Vote (2015)
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2
The Vote
11
2
Starring:
Judi Dench, Jude Law, MyAnna Buring, Finty Williams, Jade Anouka
Directed By:
Josie Rourke, Tony Grech-Smith
6. The Pitch of Fear (1999)
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2
The Pitch of Fear
11
2
Role:
BBC Bigwig
Starring:
David Walliams, Paul Putner
7. Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss (2012)
11
2
Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss
11
2
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Starring:
Dario Argento, Guillermo del Toro, Fabrizio Bava, Annette Chaton
Directed By:
John Das
8. Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen (2009)
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2
Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen
11
2
Role:
Ernest Dunks
Starring:
Charlotte Riley, Bill Paterson, Kate Ambler, John Branwell
Directed By:
Justin Hardy
9. Consenting Adults (2007)
11
2
Consenting Adults
11
2
Starring:
Mel Smith, Sean Biggerstaff, Samantha Bond, Charles Dance
Directed By:
Richard Curson Smith
10. MR James: Ghost Writer (2013)
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2
MR James: Ghost Writer
11
2
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Starring:
Robert Lloyd Parry, Martin Bassindale, Adam Collier, Harry de Moraville
Directed By:
John Das
11. The Web of Caves (1999)
11
2
The Web of Caves
11
2
Role:
The Doctor
Starring:
David Walliams, Paul Putner
Directed By:
Mark Mylod
12. Against the Law (2017)
10
2
Against the Law
TV-14
10
2
Starring:
Peter Wildeblood, Daniel Mays, Paul Keating, Richard Gadd
Directed By:
Fergus O'Brien
13. Coalition (2015)
10
2
Coalition
10
2
Starring:
Sebastian Armesto, Deborah Findlay, Mark Dexter, Bertie Carvel
Directed By:
Alex Holmes
14. Fear of Fanny (2006)
10
2
Fear of Fanny
10
2
Role:
Johnnie Cradock
Starring:
Jason Watkins, Julia Davis, Phil Nice, Steven O'Neill
Directed By:
Coky Giedroyc
15. Surrealissimo: The Scandalous Success of Salvador Dali (2002)
10
2
Surrealissimo: The Scandalous Success of Salvador Dali
10
2
Role:
Louis Aragon
Starring:
Noel Fielding, Matt Lucas, Stephen Fry, Ewen Bremner, Julian Barratt
Directed By:
Richard Curson Smith
16. Purves + Pekkala (2009)
11
2
Purves + Pekkala
11
2
Starring:
Omid Djalili, Cameron Bowie, Ewan Donald, Gabriel Quigley
Directed By:
Annie Griffin
17. The Kidnappers (1999)
10
2
The Kidnappers
10
2
Role:
Mark
Starring:
David Walliams, Peter Davison, David Walliams
Directed By:
Mark Mylod
18. Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures (2004)
10
2
Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures
10
2
Starring:
Bonnie Wright, Olivia Williams, Anna Massey, Stephen Boxer
Directed By:
Richard Curson Smith
19. The Tractate Middoth (2013)
9
2
The Tractate Middoth
9
2
Starring:
John Castle, Eleanor Bron, David Ryall, Roy Barraclough, Louise Jameson
Directed By:
Mark Gatiss
20. The Wind in the Willows (2006)
10
2
The Wind in the Willows
10
2
Role:
Rat
Starring:
Bob Hoskins, Matt Lucas, Imelda Staunton, Lee Ingleby
Directed By:
Rachel Talalay
21. The First Men in the Moon (2010)
9
2
The First Men in the Moon
9
2
Role:
Cavor
Starring:
Katherine Jakeways, Rory Kinnear, Alex Riddell, Peter Forbes
Directed By:
Damon Thomas
22. Now You See Her (2001)
8
1
Now You See Her
8
1
Starring:
Amanda Holden, Paterson Joseph, Steve John Shepherd, Nicholas Gleaves
Directed By:
Lance Kneeshaw
23. The Quatermass Experiment (2005)
9
1
The Quatermass Experiment
9
1
Role:
John Paterson
Starring:
Indira Varma, David Tennant, Jason Flemyng, Adrian Dunbar
Directed By:
Sam Miller

Animation(s)

Christopher Robin (2018)
Christopher Robin
PG
Plot:

Christopher Robin is a fantasy comedy drama film which tells the story of Winnie the Pooh, who enters the life of Christopher Robin, his childhood friend to ask him for help in finding his lost friends.

Role:
Giles Winslow
Starring:
Peter Capaldi, Jim Cummings, Ewan McGregor, Oliver Ford Davies
Directed By:
Marc Forster
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
G
Plot:

It’s time for the annual giant vegetable competition. The organiser, Lady Tottington, asks Wallace and his dog, Gromit - who run pest control business - to relocate the bunnies destroying her garden. Wallace comes up with a plan to brainwash the rabbits, but soon has to deal with a mysterious giant rabbit who is destroying the village crops. Victor Quartermaine is another problem he has to manage.

Starring:
Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Kay, Peter Sallis, Nicholas Smith
Directed By:
Nick Park, Steve Box
Thunderbirds Are Go (2015)
Thunderbirds Are Go
TV-G
Starring:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Jenna Coleman, Emilia Clarke, Jack Whitehall, Asa Butterfield, Rosamund Pike, Rhys Darby
Directed By:
David Scott, Theo Baynton, Andrew McCully, Tim Gaul, Karl Essex
Legend of the Lost Tribe (2002)
Legend of the Lost Tribe
Starring:
Jeff Goldblum, Hugh Grant, Ricky Gervais, James Woods, Ben Stiller, Leah Remini, Jim Belushi
Directed By:
Peter Peake
Spheriks (2002)
Spheriks
Role:
Null (2002) (voice) (unknown episodes)
Starring:
Sue Perkins, Bryan Pringle, Gary Martin, Steve Pemberton
Slipp Jimmy fri (2006)
Slipp Jimmy fri
Plot:

This animated black comedy film revolves around several groups of people as they try to find a drug-addicted elephant in the Norwegian wilderness.

Starring:
Kyle MacLachlan, Woody Harrelson, Douglas Henshall, Simon Pegg, David Tennant, Phil Daniels, Jay Simpson
Directed By:
Christopher Nielsen

TV Shows and Videos

Game of Thrones (2011)
Game of Thrones
TV-MA
Starring:
Natalie Dormer, Essie Davis, Noah Taylor, Sophie Turner, Ian McShane, Maisie Williams, Peter Dinklage
Directed By:
Alan Taylor, David Nutter, Alex Graves, Mark Mylod, Jeremy Podeswa
Sherlock (2010)
Sherlock
TV-14
Starring:
Lars Mikkelsen, Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves, Louise Brealey
Directed By:
Paul McGuigan, Nick Hurran
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie, BAFTA Award for Best Drama Series
Doctor Who (2005)
Doctor Who
TV-PG
Starring:
Ian McKellen, Carey Mulligan, Derek Jacobi, Talulah Riley, Alex Kingston, Karen Gillan, Bradley Walsh
Directed By:
Graeme Harper, Euros Lyn, Douglas Mackinnon, James Strong, Rachel Talalay
Screenwipe (2006)
Screenwipe
TV-MA
Starring:
Charlie Brooker, Liz May Brice, Al Campbell, David Firth, Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace
Spaced (1999)
Spaced
TV-14
Starring:
Joanna Scanlan, Simon Pegg, David Walliams, Peter Serafinowicz, Ricky Gervais, Olivia Williams, Nick Frost
Directed By:
Edgar Wright
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Agatha Christie's Poirot
TV-14
Starring:
Lucy Punch, Phyllis Logan, Jessica Chastain, Michael Fassbender, Emily Blunt, Elizabeth McGovern, Tim Curry
Directed By:
Edward Bennett, Renny Rye, Andrew Grieve, Brian Farnham, Richard Spence
Taboo (2017)
Taboo
TV-MA
Starring:
Tom Hardy, Jonathan Pryce, Leo Bill, Oona Chaplin, David Hayman, Edward Hogg
Directed By:
Anders Engström, Kristoffer Nyholm
The League of Gentlemen (1999)
The League of Gentlemen
TV-MA
Role:
Various / ... (22 episodes, 1999-2017)
Starring:
Christopher Eccleston, Jeremy Dyson, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge
Starring:
Steve Coogan, Simon Greenall, Julian Barratt, Tim Key
This Morning with Richard Not Judy (1998)
This Morning with Richard Not Judy
Starring:
David Baddiel, Stewart Lee, Richard Herring, Kevin Eldon
Wolf Hall (2015)
Wolf Hall
Starring:
Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Mathieu Amalric, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Jonathan Pryce, Damian Lewis, Mark Rylance, Claire Foy
Directed By:
Peter Kosminsky
Nighty Night (2004)
Nighty Night
Role:
Glenn Bulb (10 episodes, 2004-2005)
Starring:
Miranda Hart, Ruth Jones, Angus Deayton, Rebecca Front, Kevin Eldon
Psychoville (2009)
Psychoville
Starring:
Christopher Biggins, Mark Bonnar, Dawn French, Imelda Staunton, Steve Pemberton
Inspector George Gently (2007)
Inspector George Gently
Starring:
Anamaria Marinca, Charlotte Riley, MyAnna Buring, Martin Shaw, Eamonn Walker, Denise Welch
In the Red (1998)
In the Red
Starring:
Stephen Fry, Richard Griffiths, Alun Armstrong, Warren Clarke, Sally Phillips
Directed By:
Marcus Mortimer
Catterick (2004)
Catterick
Starring:
Matt Lucas, Tim Healy, Morwenna Banks, Vic Reeves
Psychobitches (2013)
Psychobitches
Starring:
Miranda Richardson, Harry Enfield, Meera Syal, Jack Whitehall, Johnny Vegas, Joanna Scanlan
Queers (2017)
Queers
Starring:
Alan Cumming, Ben Whishaw, Russell Tovey, Rebecca Front, Ian Gelder, Kadiff Kirwan
Directed By:
Mark Gatiss
Being Human (2008)
Being Human
Starring:
Aidan Turner, Kathryn Prescott, Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Russell Tovey, Paul Rhys, Julian Barratt
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Midsomer Murders
Starring:
Tamzin Outhwaite, Orlando Bloom, Suzi Quatro, Hayley Mills, Joss Ackland, Henry Cavill, Pam Ferris
Directed By:
Renny Rye, Peter Smith, Richard Holthouse, Sarah Hellings, Jeremy Silberston
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Agatha Christie's Marple
TV-14
Starring:
Kelly Brook, Joanna Lumley, Timothy Dalton, Geraldine Chaplin, Adam Garcia, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nicholas Parsons
Directed By:
Charlie Palmer, Andy Wilson, John Strickland, Tom Shankland, Nicolas Winding Refn
The League of Gentlemen: Live at Drury Lane (2001)
The League of Gentlemen: Live at Drury Lane
Role:
Various Roles
Starring:
Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith
Directed By:
Steve Bendelack
Little Britain (2003)
Little Britain
TV-MA
Starring:
Iddo Goldberg, Steve Coogan, Indira Varma, Matt Lucas, Dawn French, David Walliams, Peter Kay
Directed By:
Declan Lowney, Geoff Posner, Steve Bendelack, Matt Lipsey
The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You (2006)
The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You
Role:
Hilary Briss / Mickey Michaels / Val Denton / Les McQueen / Lance Longthorne / Alvin Steele / Phil Proctor / Mrs Beasley / Mick McNamara / Neds / Lotte Lipp / Brian Morgan / Dr Chinnery / Iris Krell / Bobbin
Starring:
Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Gordon Isaacs
Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible (2001)
Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible
Starring:
Steve Coogan, Simon Pegg, Graham Duff
Directed By:
Matt Lipsey
Global Conspiracy? (2004)
Global Conspiracy?
Role:
Terry Scanlon
Starring:
Tony Adams, Roy Evans, Stewart Bevan, Ian Hallard
Directed By:
Paul Vanezis
Gina's Laughing Gear (2007)
Gina's Laughing Gear
Starring:
Angel Coulby, Rik Mayall, Philip Rosch, Daniel Bartlett
Crooked House (2008)
Crooked House
Role:
Curator / ... (4 episodes, 2008)
Starring:
Beth Goddard, Lee Ingleby, Derren Brown, Vanessa Havell
Barbara (1995)
Barbara
Starring:
Rob Brydon, Elizabeth Carling, Gwen Taylor, Sam Kelly
P.R.O.B.E.: The Devil of Winterborne (1995)
P.R.O.B.E.: The Devil of Winterborne
Starring:
Geoffrey Beevers, Peter Davison, Caroline John, Louise Jameson
Directed By:
Bill Baggs
P.R.O.B.E.: Unnatural Selection (1996)
P.R.O.B.E.: Unnatural Selection
Starring:
Charles Kay, Caroline John, Louise Jameson, Kathryn Rayner
Directed By:
Bill Baggs
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (2000)
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)
Starring:
Hugh Laurie, Richard Todd, Matt Lucas, Simon Pegg, Phyllis Logan, David Walliams, Derek Jacobi
Directed By:
Metin Hüseyin, Charlie Higson, Rachel Talalay, Mark Mylod
Footballers' Wives (2002)
Footballers' Wives
TV-14
Starring:
Joan Collins, Alison Newman, Gillian Taylforth, Zöe Lucker, Chad Shepherd
Directed By:
Richard Signy, Laurence Moody, Julie Edwards, Roberto Bangura, Craig Lines
P.R.O.B.E.: The Zero Imperative (1994)
P.R.O.B.E.: The Zero Imperative
Starring:
Colin Baker, Jon Pertwee, Sylvester McCoy, Caroline John
Directed By:
Bill Baggs
Harry (1993)
Harry
Starring:
Declan Donnelly, Steve Coogan, Michael Elphick, Tom Hollander, Julie Graham, Ian Bartholomew
Directed By:
Mary McMurray, Laurence Moody, Martin Stellman, Sid Roberson, Rob Walker
P.R.O.B.E.: Ghosts of Winterborne (1996)
P.R.O.B.E.: Ghosts of Winterborne
Starring:
Caroline John, Reece Shearsmith, Daniel Matthews, David Hankinson, Nathan Hamlett
Directed By:
Bill Baggs
Clone (2008)
Clone
Role:
Colonel Black (6 episodes, 2008)
Starring:
Jonathan Pryce, Stuart McLoughlin, Fiona Glascott, Oliver Maltman

Mark Gatiss Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Sherlock Outstanding Television Movie 2016
BAFTA Awards
Sherlock Best Drama Series 2011