Giles Foster has been an English television director since 1975, specialising in television dramas. He has also directed in Australia and in Germany (2012-2014). He wrote some television dramas in the 1970s.
He is from Bath, Somerset and was educated at Monkton Combe School.
Foster was nominated three times for BAFTA awards for Silas Marner (1985), Talking Heads (A Lady of Letters) (1987), and won Best Single Drama for his film Hotel du Lac (1986).
He also directed the television series Four Seasons which was rewritten to be set in his home town of Bath.