Throughout history, there have been many British women directors who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female directors such as Karen Gillan, Bonnie Wright, Lynne Ramsay, Andrea Arnold, Jordan Scott.
Karen GillanKaren Gillan
28 November 1987, British
Actress
Bonnie WrightBonnie Wright
17 February 1991, British
Actress

Sophie HunterSophie Hunter
16 March 1978, British
Theatre Director

Jessica HynesJessica Hynes
30 October 1972, British
Actress

Susan TullySusan Tully
20 October 1967, British
Actress

Mary NighyMary Nighy
17 July 1984, British
Actress
Catherine ShepherdCatherine Shepherd
16 September 1975, British
Actress

Abigail HopkinsAbigail Hopkins
20 August 1968, British
Singer-songwriter

Soni RazdanSoni Razdan
25 October 1956, Indian, British
Actress
Maxine PeakeMaxine Peake
14 July 1974, British
Actress

Sam Taylor-JohnsonSam Taylor-Johnson
04 March 1967, British
Filmmaker
Tracey UllmanTracey Ullman
30 December 1959, British, American
Actress

Victoria WoodVictoria Wood
19 May 1953, British
Comedian

Ida LupinoIda Lupino
04 February 1918, British, American
Actress

Sarah LancashireSarah Lancashire
04 October 1964, British
Actress

Emma Walton HamiltonEmma Walton Hamilton
27 November 1962, British
Actress
Sheila HancockSheila Hancock
22 February 1933, British
Actress

Samantha WomackSamantha Womack
02 November 1972, British
Actress

Kathy BurkeKathy Burke
13 June 1964, British
Actress

Julia DavisJulia Davis
25 August 1966, British
Comedian
Gurinder ChadhaGurinder Chadha
10 January 1960, Kenyan, British
Film director

Julia McKenzieJulia McKenzie
17 February 1941, British
Actress
Pollyanna McIntoshPollyanna McIntosh
15 March 1979, British, American, Scottish
Actress

Emma ForrestEmma Forrest
26 December 1976, British, American
Journalists

Barbara BroccoliBarbara Broccoli
18 June 1960, British, American
Producer
Clare HolmanClare Holman
12 January 1964, British
Actress

Lynne RamsayLynne Ramsay
05 December 1969, British
Film director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film
Andrea ArnoldAndrea Arnold
05 April 1961, British
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter

Sophie FiennesSophie Fiennes
12 February 1967, British
Film director, Film producer

Viv AlbertineViv Albertine
01 December 1954, British
Musician
Suze RandallSuze Randall
18 May 1946, British
Nurse, Photographer, Model, Director, Glamour

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Eva Le GallienneEva Le Gallienne
11 January 1899, British, American
Actress
Jordan ScottJordan Scott
1977 AD, British
director, screenwriter, photographer, film

Sophie MullerSophie Muller
31 January 1962, British
Film producer

Joan LittlewoodJoan Littlewood
06 October 1914, British
Actor

Julia SmithJulia Smith
26 May 1927, British
Director
Jill CraigieJill Craigie
07 March 1911, British
Film director
Sarah GavronSarah Gavron
20 April 1970, British
Film director

Joy BatchelorJoy Batchelor
12 May 1914, British
Animator

Wendy ToyeWendy Toye
01 May 1917, British
Dancer

Peggy van PraaghPeggy van Praagh
01 September 1910, British
Dancer