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Euros Lyn  * Director

Euros Lyn
Euros Lyn

Euros Lyn was born in 1971 in Wales, UK. In 2007, he directed the first episode of Inspector George Gently, starring Martin Shaw. He has also directed four episodes of the long-running BBC medical drama Casualty.

He has directed nine episodes of Doctor Who to date, three of which were written by Steven Moffat - 'The Girl in the Fireplace', and the two part story of 'Silence in the Library' and 'Forest of the Dead' that introduced the critical character of River Song. Euros' most recent contributions to the series were both parts of 'The End of Time' - David Tennant's final episodes as The Doctor.

He also directed the five-episode Torchwood mini-series, 'Children of Earth', critically recognised as the series' strongest run of episodes; 'Fifteen Million Merits', an installment of the first series of Charlie Brooker's dark drama anthology 'Black Mirror'; episodes of the BAFTA winning romantic drama 'Last Tango in Halifax', starring Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid; and episodes of the acclaimed first series of  ITV drama 'Broadchurch', starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman.

For Sherlock, he has directed a single episode in series one - The Blind Banker.

Educated at the Welsh-medium Comprehensive school, Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera, and the University of Manchester.

A Welsh-speaker, he has won the Best Director category at the BAFTA Cymru Television Awards three times.


Won: BAFTA Cymru award - Best Director for Silence in the Library.

Hugo Award

Won: In 2007, Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form for The Girl in the Fireplace.

  • 2010Upstairs Downstairs (TV series, 2 episodes)
  • 2010Sherlock (TV series)
  • 2010The Blind Banker
  • 2005 - 2010Doctor Who (TV series, 11 episodes)
  • 2009Torchwood (TV series)
  • 2008Phoo Action (TV movie)
  • 2008Fairy Tales (TV mini-series)
  • 2007Inspector George Gently (TV series, 1 episode)
  • 2006Jane Hall (TV series, 3 episodes)
  • 2005All About George (TV series, 2 episodes)
  • 2004Cutting It (TV series, 1 episode)
  • 2002 - 2003Casualty (TV series, 4 episodes)
  • 2002A Mind to Kill (TV series, 1 episode)
  • 2000Diwrnod Hollol Mindblowing Heddiw
  • 2000Belonging (TV series, 4 episodes)
  • 1997Pam Fi Duw? (TV series)
  • 1997Sunday Stories (short)

Episodes Euros Lyn involved in

The Blind Banker (Episode 2, Series 1)