Richard Loncraine
Born (1946-10-20) 20 October 1946 (age 76)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1974–present
ChildrenRebecca Veselka
Oliver Loncraine
Joe Loncraine
Jesse Loncraine
Grace Loncraine

Richard Loncraine (born 20 October 1946) is a British film and television director.

Loncraine was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Loncraine received early training in the features department of the BBC, including a season directing items for Tomorrow's World. Before his career in film, he was a sculptor and the first to create a chrome Newton's cradle. In 1996, he won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 46th Berlin International Film Festival for Richard III.[1]





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  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (23 June 2009). "Peter Morgan leaves 'Relationship'". The Hollywood Reporter (Nielsen Business Media).