Alrick Riley

Alrick Riley is a British writer and director and former actor.

Riley was born in London. After attending school in Hackney he gained a degree in Visual Communications before being accepted at The National Film and Television School. His two shorts, Money Talks and Concrete Garden achieved international film festival success and were both screened on UK television. Alrick has directed on all three series of The Cops. The first two series won BAFTA awards over concurrent years. In the U.S the series went out under the title Stanton Blues.

He has directed three episodes of Playing the Field and one episode of Always & Everyone for Granada. Alrick also completed a feature length pilot for the BBC for Judge John Deed staring Martin Shaw, Donald Sinden, Jenny Seagrove and Colin Salmon. More recently he has directed episodes of Ashes To Ashes and Spooks.

As an actor, Riley has appeared in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, Crown Court and Me & My Girl.

He played inmate Angel in 1979's Scum.

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