Alan Wareing

Last updated 05 March 2013

Alan Wareing


Alan Wareing is a British television director.

He became interested in directing through amateur theatre. He directed many plays then started working in television, first as an assistant floor manager and then as a production assistant before taking the BBC's director's course.

Alan Wareing directed three Doctor Who serials, all featuring the seventh Doctor: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, Ghost Light and Survival.

 Having directed both the last-aired and last-produced serials, he had an unassailable claim to being "the last director of the original run of Doctor Who".

Also worked on EmmerdaleCoronation StreetThe RoyalCasualtyWycliffeLondon's BurningNotaufnahmeThe BillRockliffe's FollyEastEnders