Alastair Siddons is a writer, director, and producer working across documentary and drama. He has most recently written Steve McQueen's TV series, SMALL AXE, an anthology series that tells five stories set within London’s West Indian community from the late 1960s to the early ’80s. The series filmed in London last year and is due to premiere on BBC One and Amazon later this year.
Alastair's debut fiction feature, TRESPASS AGAINST US (with Potboiler/Film4/BFI) which he wrote and produced, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2016 and starred Michael Fassbender & Brendan Gleeson. He also co-wrote the TOMB RAIDER reboot (for MGM Studios/GK Films) starring Alicia Vikander.
Alastair has directed three documentary features: TURN IT LOOSE; INSIDE OUT: THE PEOPLE'S ART PROJECT which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2013 and aired on HBO in 2014; and most recently SERENDIPITY with multi-disciplinary artist Prune Nourry which premiered in February 2019 at the Berlin Film Festival. Angelina Jolie & Darren Aronofsky served as Executive Producers. Currently, Alastair is lead writer on Riz Ahmed’s new TV series BRADRRRI (House Productions/BBC).