Peter Kosminsky (born 1956, London) is a British writer, director and producer. He has directed Hollywood movies such as White Oleander and television films like Warriors, No Child of Mine, The Government Inspector and The Promise.
Born in London in 1956, he attended Haberdashers’ Aske’s School and Oxford University where he studied chemistry under Dr John Danby of Worcester College, Oxford and was elected JCR President. He spent much of his time at the university involved in student theatre, where he was treasurer of the Oxford University Dramatic Society. He produced Twelfth Night for the OUDS which toured to northern France and starred a young Hugh Grant.
On graduation in 1980, he joined the staff of the BBC in London as a general trainee, alongside Kevin Lygo (now head of studios at ITV), Dominic Cameron (former Managing Director of ITV.com) and Peter Salmon (former Controller of BBC1).
On finishing his training in 1982, Kosminsky became a script editor in the… read more