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Toby Haynes is a British television director, notable for his work on Doctor Who (2010–11), Sherlock (2012), Black Mirror (2017—2023), and Andor (2022). He also directed the Channel 4/HBO television film Brexit: The Uncivil War . [1]


He is a graduate of the National Film and Television School, and an alumnus of Falmouth University. [2]

He won the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form) for the Doctor Who's episodes "The Pandorica Opens" and "The Big Bang" (2010). [3]



Coming Up
  • "The Baader Meinhoff Gang Show" (2004)
Channel 4
  • 1 episode (2007)
Channel 4
M.I. High
  • "The Sinister Prime Minister" (2007)
  • "Stars in Their Eyes" (2007)
  • "The Big Freeze" (2007)
  • "The Power Thief" (2007)
  • "Nerd Alert" (2007)
  • "It's a Kind of Magic" (2008)
  • "You Can Call Me Al" (2008)
  • "Evil by Design" (2008)
  • "Fit Up" (2008)
  • "Face Off" (2008)
Holby Blue
  • Series 2, Episode 3 (2008)
  • Series 2, Episode 4 (2008)
Spooks: Code 9
  • Series 1, Episode 5 (2008)
  • Series 1, Episode 6 (2008)
BBC Three
Being Human
  • Series 1, Episode 1 (2009)
  • Series 1, Episode 2 (2009)
BBC Three
Five Days
  • "Day 1" (2010)
  • "Day 2" (2010)
  • "Day 8" (2010)
Doctor Who BBC One
Sherlock BBC One
  • "An Event in Autumn" (2012) [6]
The Musketeers
  • "Friends and Enemies" (2014)
  • "Sleight of Hand" (2014)
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell BBC One
Black Mirror Netflix
  • "Life Begins" (2020)
  • "Just a Fanboy" (2020)
  • "Tuesday's Child" (2020)
  • "Stay Alive, Jessica Hyde" (2020)
Amazon Prime
  • Series 1, Episodes 1–3 (2022)
  • Series 1, Episodes 8–10 (2022)


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