Matthew Read

Producer, Writer, Casting Director

Producer, Writer, Casting Director


Matthew Read is a producer and writer, known for Peaky Blinders (2013), Valhalla Rising (2009) and Only God Forgives (2013).
Awards
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins.

Known For


Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
Producer (2013-2016)
Valhalla Rising
Valhalla Rising
Writer (2009)
Only God Forgives
Only God Forgives
Producer (2013)
The Neon Demon
The Neon Demon
Producer (2016)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Pursuit of Love
(TV Mini-Series) (producer) (filming)
ProducerIntergalactic
(TV Series) (executive producer) (post-production)
2021
ProducerCurfew
(TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) - Episode #1.8 (2019) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.7 (2019) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.6 (2019) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.5 (2019) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.4 (2019) ... (executive producer) Show all 8 episodes
2019
ProducerWatership Down
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - The Journey (2018) ... (executive producer: BBC)
2018
ProducerTroy: Fall of a City
(TV Series) (executive producer)
2018
ProducerMcMafia
(TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) - Episode #1.8 (2018) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.7 (2018) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.6 (2018) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.5 (2018) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.4 (2018) ... (executive producer) Show all 8 episodes
2018
ProducerThe Last Post
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - The Bigger Picture (2017) ... (executive producer) - Precious Cargo (2017) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (executive producer) - Starfish (2017) ... (executive producer) Show all 6 episodes
2017
ProducerGunpowder
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC)
2017
ProducerDoctor Foster: A Woman Scorned
(TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes) - Episode #2.5 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #2.4 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #2.3 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #2.2 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #2.1 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) Show all 10 episodes
2015-2017
ProducerKing Charles III
(TV Movie) (executive producer: BBC)
2017
ProducerThe Replacement
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (executive producer)
2017
ProducerTaboo
(TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) - Episode #1.8 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.7 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (executive producer: BBC) Show all 8 episodes
2017
ProducerWalk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters
(TV Movie) (executive producer: BBC)
2016
ProducerThe Witness for the Prosecution
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
2016
ProducerLast Tango in Halifax
(TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes) - Episode #4.2 (2016) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #4.1 (2016) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #3.6 (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #3.5 (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #3.4 (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) Show all 20 episodes
2012-2016
ProducerNew Blood
(TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes) - Case 3, Part 1 (2016) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Case 3, Part 2 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Case 2, Part 2 (2016) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Case 2, Part 1 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Case 1, Part 3 (2016) ... (executive producer) Show all 7 episodes
2016
ProducerPeaky Blinders
(TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes) - Episode #3.5 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Episode #3.6 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Episode #3.3 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Episode #3.2 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Episode #2.6 (2014) ... (executive producer: BBC) Show all 16 episodes
2013-2016
ProducerThe Neon Demon
(executive producer)
2016
ProducerMurder
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes) - The Big Bang (2016) ... (executive producer) - Lost Weekend (2016) ... (executive producer) - The Third Voice (2016) ... (executive producer) - Joint Enterprise (2012) ... (executive producer)
2012-2016
ProducerHappy Valley
(TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - Episode #2.6 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Episode #2.5 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Episode #2.4 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Episode #2.3 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Episode #2.2 (2016) ... (executive producer) Show all 6 episodes
2016
ProducerAnd Then There Were None
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC)
2015
ProducerWallander
(TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) - The Troubled Man (2015) ... (executive producer) - A Lesson in Love (2015) ... (executive producer) - The White Lioness (2015) ... (executive producer) - Before the Frost (2012) ... (executive producer) - An Event in Autumn (2012) ... (executive producer) Show all 8 episodes
2010-2015
ProducerPartners in Crime
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - N or M?: Part 3 (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - N or M?: Part 2 (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - N or M?: Part 1 (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - The Secret Adversary: Part 3 (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - The Secret Adversary: Part 2 (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) Show all 6 episodes
2015
ProducerJonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes) - Chapter Seven: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Chapter Six: The Black Tower (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Chapter Five: Arabella (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Chapter Four: All the Mirrors of the World (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Chapter Three: The Education of a Magician (2015) ... (executive producer: BBC) Show all 7 episodes
2015
ProducerTatau
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (executive producer)
2015
ProducerRoald Dahl's Esio Trot
(TV Movie) (executive producer: BBC)
2015
ProducerThat Day We Sang
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2014
ProducerOur Zoo
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.5 (2014) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.2 (2014) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.1 (2014) ... (executive producer: BBC)
2014
ProducerThe Escape Artist
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - Part 3 (2013) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Part 2 (2013) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Part 1 (2013) ... (executive producer: BBC)
2013
ProducerCase Histories
(TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - Jackson and the Women (2013) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Nobody's Darling (2013) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Started Early, Took My Dog (2013) ... (executive producer: BBC)
2013
ProducerOnly God Forgives
(executive producer)
2013
ProducerRestless
(TV Movie) (executive producer: BBC)
2012
ProducerThe Best of Men
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2012
ProducerLip Service
(TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes) - Episode #2.6 (2012) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #2.5 (2012) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #2.4 (2012) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #2.3 (2012) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #2.2 (2012) ... (executive producer: BBC) Show all 12 episodes
2010-2012
ProducerHoly Flying Circus
(TV Movie) (executive producer: BBC)
2011
ProducerOutcasts
(TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) - Episode #1.8 (2011) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (executive producer: BBC) Show all 8 episodes
2011
ProducerZen
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - Ratking (2011) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Cabal (2011) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Vendetta (2011) ... (executive producer: BBC)
2011
ProducerThe Sinking of the Laconia
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (executive producer: BBC)
2011
ProducerApparitions
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.5 (2008) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.4 (2008) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.3 (2008) ... (executive producer: BBC) - Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (executive producer: BBC) Show all 6 episodes
2008
ProducerFiona's Story
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2008
ProducerPhoo Action
(TV Movie) (producer)
2008
ProducerMarple
(TV Series) (producer - 8 episodes) - The Sittaford Mystery (2006) ... (producer) - By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2006) ... (producer) - The Moving Finger (2006) ... (producer) - Sleeping Murder (2006) ... (producer) - A Murder Is Announced (2005) ... (producer) Show all 8 episodes
2004-2006
ProducerFallen
(TV Movie) (producer)
2004
RoleTitleYear
WriterCurfew
(TV Series) (5 episodes) - Episode #1.8 (2019) - Episode #1.7 (2019) - Episode #1.5 (2019) - Episode #1.2 (2019) - Episode #1.1 (2019)
2019
WriterSword of Vengeance
(story by)
2015
WriterHammer of the Gods
(writer)
2013
WriterThe Making of 'Pusher'2012
WriterPusher2012/I
WriterValhalla Rising
(additional writing)
2009
WriterThe Wolves of Kromer
(screenplay)
1998
RoleTitleYear
Casting directorThe Wolves of Kromer1998
RoleTitleYear
SelfMy Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn
(Documentary) Self (voice)
2014
SelfBehind the Scenes: Agatha Christie's Marple
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005