Mandie Fletcher

Celebrated director Mandie Fletcher‘s new film, Patrick, a canine comedy starring Beattie Edmondson and Ed Skrein, is in select theaters and on VOD from February 14 through Screen Media. Most recently, she directed Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley in Absolutely Fabulous – The Movie, and her previous films are Deadly Advice, Born Kicking and Shalom Joan Collins. Mandie is the winner of two ACE awards as Best Comedy Director for Blackadder and The Fainthearted Feminist. She also directed the BAFTA-nominated series Only Fools and Horses, Hamish Macbeth and Blackadder II. She was named Director of the Year 2011 by Women in TV and Film and her other television work includes Miranda and Absolutely Fabulous. She is currently attached as writer-director on Pants on Fire, a romantic comedy for Irregular Features Ltd, and as director on Torrential Sunshine for Gilliesworks/Piccadilly Pictures.


All I Really Wanted To Do Was Direct

By Mandie Fletcher | February 11, 2019

All I Really Wanted To Do Was Direct

In the 1980s, Patrick's Mandie Fletcher became the sole female comedy director at the BBC. Here she shares some of her journey.