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Michael Cumming

Michael Cumming is a British director and filmmaker. He is best known for directing comedy show such as: Brass Eye, The Mark Thomas Product, Snuff Box, The Mark Steel Lectures, The Omid Djalili Show and Toast Of London.

After graduating from the Royal College of Art film school in the late 1980s, Cumming began directing at the BBC on Tomorrow’s World and then as a freelance director on shows including Lonely Planet, The Word and The Sunday Show before moving into comedy.

Alongside comedy directing, Cumming also makes independent films. His 2017 cinema only release – Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes – played to sell out audiences throughout the UK.

In 2017 Michael was awarded an honorary doctorate for his outstanding contribution to television & film production.

Michael Cumming