Biography

Kenneth "Ken" Loach is an English film and television director.

He is known for his naturalistic, social realist directing style and for his socialist beliefs, which are evident in his film treatment of social issues such as homelessness (Cathy Come Home) and labour rights (Riff-Raff).

Kenneth "Ken" Loach is an English film and television director.

He is known for his naturalistic, social realist directing style and for his socialist beliefs, which are evident in his film treatment of social issues such as homelessness (Cathy Come Home) and labour rights (Riff-Raff).

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 80

Birthday 1936-06-17

Place of Birth Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, UK

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Kenneth Charles Loach
  • 켄 로치

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2019 Sorry We Missed You Director
2016 I, Daniel Blake Director
2016 In Conversation With Jeremy Corbyn Director
2014 Jimmy's Hall Director
2013 The Spirit of '45 Director
2012 The Angels' Share Director
2011 Route Irish Director
2009 Looking for Eric Director
2007 It's a Free World... Director
2007 To Each His Own Cinema Director
2006 The Wind That Shakes the Barley Director
2005 McLibel Director
2005 Tickets Director
2004 Ae Fond Kiss... Director
2002 11'09''01 - September 11 Director
2002 Sweet Sixteen Director
2001 The Navigators Director
2000 Bread and Roses Director
1998 My Name Is Joe Director
1998 Another City: A Week in the Life of Bath's Football Club Director
1996 Carla's Song Director
1996 The Flickering Flame Director
1995 Land and Freedom Director
1994 Ladybird Ladybird Director
1993 Raining Stones Director
1991 Riff-Raff Director
1991 The Arthur Legend Director
1990 Hidden Agenda Director
1989 The View from the Woodpile Director
1989 Time To Go Director
1986 Fatherland Director
1985 Which Side Are You On? Director
1985 End of the Battle... Not the End of the War Director
1983 Questions of Leadership Director
1983 The Red and the Blue Director
1981 Looks and Smiles Director
1981 A Question of Leadership Director
1980 Auditions Director
1980 The Gamekeeper Director
1979 Black Jack Director
1977 The Price of Coal: Part 2 – Back to Reality Director
1977 The Price of Coal: Part 1 – Meet the People Director
1975 Days of Hope (4 episodes)Director
1973 A Misfortune Director
1971 Talk About Work Director
1971 Family Life Director
1971 After A Lifetime Director
1971 The Rank and File Director
1970 Play for Today (3 episodes)Director
1969 The Save The Children Fund Film Director
1969 Kes Director
1969 The Big Flame Director
1968 The Golden Vision Director
1967 Poor Cow Director
1967 In Two Minds Director
1966 Cathy Come Home Director
1965 The Coming Out Party Director
1965 The End of Arthur's Marriage Director
1965 Up the Junction Director
1965 3 Clear Sundays Director
1965 A Tap on the Shoulder Director
1964 The Wednesday Play (10 episodes)Director
1962 Z-Cars (3 episodes)Director

Acting

2018 The Dream Palace: A People's History of Tyneside Cinema
2018 Who Killed British Cinema? as Himself
2017 Water and Sugar: Carlo Di Palma, the Colours of Life
2016 How to Make a Ken Loach Film as Interviewee
2016 Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach as Himself
2015 About Cinema
2014 We Are Many as Himself
2012 Jordi Dauder, la revolució pendent as Himself
2012 A Special Day as Himself
2012 Catastroika as Himself
2010 Great Directors as Himself
2009 Celuloide colectivo: el cine en guerra as Himself
2009 Vittorio D.
2001 Ken and Rosa as Himself
1993 The South Bank Show: Ken Loach as Interviewee
1979 Question Time (1 episode) as Panellist
1972 Right To Work March

Writing

2019 Sorry We Missed You Writer
1996 The Flickering Flame Screenplay
1979 Black Jack Writer
1973 A Misfortune Writer
1969 Kes Screenplay
1966 Cathy Come Home Screenplay

Production

2019 Sorry We Missed You Producer

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