Bite-sized blog post: Rachel Talalay

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RACHEL TALALAY studied mathematics at Yale while running the Yale film society. Her directorial debut was doe one of the famous Nightmare on Elm Street franchise in 1991 before directing the cult classic Tank Girl (1995).

She has directed numerous television shows including the resurgence of the classic Dr. Who series and is the first woman to direct for the BBC Sherlock series.

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FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2017Sherlock (TV Series) (1 episode)

Episode #4.1 (2017)

 2016Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series) (1 episode)

Last Refuge (2016)

 2016The Flash (TV Series) (1 episode)

Fast Lane (2016)

 2014-2015Doctor Who (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Hell Bent (2015)
Heaven Sent (2015)
Death in Heaven (2014)
Dark Water (2014)

 2015South of Hell (TV Series) (2 episodes)

White Noise (2015)
Judge and Fury (2015)
 2014The Dorm (TV Movie)

 2014Reign (TV Series) (1 episode)

Sacrifice (2014)

 2013Played (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Revenge (2013)
Cars (2013)

 2013Bomb Girls (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Fifth Column (2013)
Party Line (2013)

 2012XIII: The Series (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Mousetrap (2012)
Breakout (2012)

 2012Continuum (TV Series) (1 episode)

Time’s Up (2012)
 2012Hannah’s Law (TV Movie)

 2011Hiccups (TV Series) (1 episode)

Sexual Healing (2011)

 2011Endgame (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2010Haven (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Consumed (2010)
Harmony (2010)

 2010Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)

Unhappy Endings (2010)
Family Practice (2010)

 2010Cra$h & Burn (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 2009Durham County (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Boys Do Things (2009)

 2009‘Da Kink in My Hair (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Playing Social (2009)

 2008Flash Gordon (TV Series) (1 episode)

Blame (2008)

 2008jPod (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Fine China (2008)

 2007Kyle XY (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Leap of Faith (2007)

 2007Greek (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2002-2007The Dead Zone (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Ego (2007)
Symmetry (2006)
Shaman (2002)

 2007Supernatural (TV Series) (1 episode)

Hunted (2007)
 2006The Wind in the Willows (TV Movie)

 2006Whistler (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Meltdown (2006)
After the Fall (2006)
In the Air (2006)
 2006What About Brian (TV Series)

 2005Terminal City (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Episode #1.8 (2005)
Episode #1.7 (2005)
Episode #1.2 (2005)
Episode #1.1 (2005)
 2005Sex, Love & Secrets (TV Series)
 2005Wildfire (TV Series)

 2004-2005Unfabulous (TV Series) (6 episodes)

The 66th Day (2005)
The Rep (2004)
The Pink Guitar (2004)
The Pal (2004)

 2004Life As We Know It (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2004Touching Evil (TV Series) (1 episode)

Y Me (2004)

 2003Cold Case (TV Series) (1 episode)

Sherry Darlin’ (2003)
 2003A Tale of Two Wives (TV Movie)

 2002-2003The Division (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Castaways (2003)
A Priori (2002)

 2002Without a Trace (TV Series) (1 episode)

He Saw, She Saw (2002)

 2002Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (1 episode)

Four Fathers (2002)

 1999-2002Ally McBeal (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Two’s a Crowd (2000)
Prime Suspect (2000)
Saving Santa (1999)
 2001Dice (TV Mini-Series)

 2001Wolf Lake (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2001State of Grace (TV Series)

 2001That’s Life (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2000Boston Public (TV Series) (1 episode)

Chapter Five (2000)

 2000Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 1998To Have & to Hold (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Turkey Day Blues (1998)

 1998Touching Evil (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 1997Band of Gold (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 1995Tank Girl