Laurence Williamson
Film Editor

 Me as Mercury   A happy editor.   At an art installation
"An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told."
                                                                                                                                       William Shakespeare
"Sometimes reality is too complex, stories give it form."
                                                                                                                                                                   Jean-Luc Godard
My contact details and credits are here or as a pdf

"I know that Aubrey Singer, Controller BBC-2, thanked you personally for your skilful editing during the preview of the film, but I must add my own congratulations for what was in fact your first film for BBC Television."  Producer,1975

"It would be difficult to over-estimate his contribution to these films. His editorial judgement, imaginative cutting, high standards and involvement in the subject have made him a joy to work with."  Series Producer,1984

....then a few years and a few more films and generous compliments later ...

"You were so brilliant on the film. Thank you so much for your patience, tolerance and good humour. And of course for your skill."  Commissioning Editor, 2017

"I also wanted to say how much I appreciate your brilliance. You are a genius, gloriously good at your job AND a complete pleasure."  Executive Producer, 2018

First published 18th February 2010       Updated 1st July 2020