Born and raised in County Durham in the North-East of England, Peter is an award winning, BIFA nominated British and Irish writer and director specialising in comedy and drama. He is currently writing ORBIT, a high concept sci-fi comedy series for Genial Productions, and is showrunning SNAP, a four-part crime-thriller for Expanded Media.
In 2020 Peter Directed his first TV drama, MAKE ME FAMOUS, written by Reggie Yates and starring Tom Brittney, Amanda Abbington and Nina Sosanya. It premiered on BBC One at 9pm and received glowing four-star reviews, with the Metro saying, ‘it should be compulsory viewing’.
He has directed commercials for brands ranging from Vodafone to Persil, combining his talent for drawing out nuanced performances with his observed, realist style. He specialises in drawing out natural performances from children and young actors.
His short film CRACK (2015) was nominated for best British short at the British Independent Film Awards and screened at festivals such as London Film Festival, Cork, Krakow and LoCo. In 2019 he completed THIS IS THE WINTER, which stars BAFTA and BIFA nominated Liv Hill (Jellyfish, Three Girls) and Warren Brown (Luther) and was exec produced by Michael Fassbender through DMC Film.
In 2021 he made his most personal film yet, YOU CHANGED ME, about a father reflecting on the fragility of life after his son suffers a mysterious illness.
He is represented for film and TV by Sue Rodgers at Independent Talent and for UK commercials by Another Film Company.