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Colin Teague is a British film and television director. He grew up in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire[1] and studied at Redroofs Theatre School[2] and the London International Film School.

He is most associated with Doctor Who, being the first person to have directed for the main series and both of its spin-offs, Torchwood and the pilot episode of The Sarah Jane Adventures. Due to a fall he took down some stairs in 2007, he was known on the Doctor Who set as "Tumblin' Teague". In 2009 and 2011, Teague was BAFTA Award-nominated for Being Human. In 2011, he directed Frankenstein's Wedding, broadcast live from Leeds on BBC3, and Shirley, a biopic on the singer Shirley Bassey which won a Cymru Bafta for Best Single Drama. In 2012, he directed The Town, a three-part drama for ITV. In 2013, he directed The White Queen for BBC/Starz, which gained three Golden Globe Award nominations.

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  1. ^ Daily Mail Weekend Magazine p.21. 21 November 2012
  2. ^ [1] Redroofs Theatre School alumni page. Retrieved 2 December 2012

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