Movie and TV director best known for directing the Academy Award-winning film Shakespeare in Love. He's also responsible for movies like Killshot and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
He received a degree in English from the University of Cambridge and made his directorial debut in 1982.
He directed radio adaptations of Star Wars Episode IV and V.
He grew up in Portsmouth.
He directed Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love.