Orla Smyth Mill

Orla Smyth-Mill

Costume designer

Bio

Orla Smyth - Mill is a Costume Designer with over 10 years designing experience. Her work ranges from Drama to Documentary and Commercial to Film.

She graduated with BA (Hons) Fashion in 2002 and later attained an MSc Design Management from The University of Salford. After a brief period in fashion Orla started in the Costume Department of Coronation Street working her way into drama. Orla’s design debut came in 2008 on the award winning Jimmy McGovern serial drama “Moving On”.

Since this time Orla has Costume designed a variety of productions in a wide range of genres and locations, emphasising her diverse talent and adaptability.

Film Credits

Kelly & Victor

  • Channel

    Hot Property Film

  • Director

    Kieran Evans

  • Producer

    Janine Marmot

Featuring

Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Julian Morris & Mark Womack.

Television Credits

Brassic

  • Channel

    Sky One

  • Director

    Daniel O’Hara

  • Producer

    Juliet Sellwood

Featuring

Joe Gilgun, Michelle Keegan, Damien Molony, Dominic West.

Carol and Vinnie

  • Channel

    BBC Comedy

  • Director

    Dan Zeff

  • Producer

    Richard Webb

Featuring

Rebecca Front, Kayode Ewumi, Mark Bonnar, David Bradley.

Christmas Carol Goes Wrong

  • Channel

    BBC/Kenny Wax Ltd

  • Director

    Richard Boden

  • Producer

    Alex Walsh-Taylor

Featuring

Sir Derek Jacobi, Dame Diana Rigg, Mischief Theatre.

Home From Home

  • Channel

    BBC Comedy

  • Director

    Paul Murphy

  • Producer

    Rebecca Papworth

Featuring

Johnny Vegas, Emilia Fox, Elaine Paige, Adam James.

Porridge

  • Channel

    BBC Comedy

  • Director

    Dominic Brigstocke

  • Producer

    Richard Webb

Featuring

Kevin Bishop, Dave Hill, Mark Bonnar, Pippa Haywood.

So Awkward Series 3

  • Channel

    CBBC

  • Director

    Ian Curtis

  • Producer

    Sally Martin

Featuring

Alex Carter, Clive Rowe, Archie Lyndhurst.

Man Like Mobeen

  • Channel

    Tiger Aspect

  • Director

    Ollie Parsons

  • Producer

    Gill Isles

Featuring

Guz Khan, Richard Syms, Nimisha Odedra.

Safe House Series 2

  • Channel

    Eleventh Hour Films

  • Director

    Marc Evans

  • Producer

    Andrew Benson

Featuring

Christopher Eccelston, Marsha Thompson, Patterson Joseph.

Prey 2 ITV

  • Channel

    Red Productions

  • Director

    Lewis Arnold

  • Producer

    Tom Sherry

Featuring

Philip Glenister, MyAnna Buring, Rosie Cavaliero.

Sleeping Lions BBC

  • Channel

    BBC Learning

  • Director

    David Barnes

  • Producer

    Louise Lynch/Neil McKay

Featuring

Sorcha Groundsell, Mina Anwar, Robert Beck.

Ordinary Lies ITV

  • Channel

    Red Productions

  • Director

    John McKay, Juliet May

  • Producer

    Tom Sherry

Featuring

Max Beesley, Michelle Keegan, Mackenzie Crook, Jason Manford.

Banana E4

  • Channel

    Red Productions

  • Director

    Lewis Arnold/Al Mackay

  • Producer

    Emily Feller/Russell T Davies

Featuring

Hannah John Kamen, Sian Henshaw, Luke Newberry, Charlie Covell.

Prey ITV

  • Channel

    Red Productions

  • Director

    Nick Murphy

  • Producer

    Tom Sherry

Featuring

John Simm, Anastasia Hille, Craig Parkinson, Ade Edmundson.

All at Sea CBBC

  • Channel

    BBC

  • Director

    Matt Bloom/Paul Murphy

  • Producer

    Juliet Charlesworth

Featuring

Steve Edge, Nicola Stephenson, Martin Trenaman, Jennifer Henessey.

A Nice Arrangement Sky 1

  • Channel

    Red Productions

  • Director

    Simon Delaney

  • Producer

    Juliet Charlesworth

Featuring

Shazad Latif, Susannah Fielding, Meera Syal, Liam Williams.

Moving On 4 BBC

  • Channel

    LA Productions

  • Director

    Noreen Kershaw/Johnny Vegas

  • Producer

    Jimmy McGovern/Colin McKeown

Featuring

Matthew Kelly, Barbara Flynn, Paul McGann, Jason Manford.

Stepping Up CBBC

  • Channel

    LA Productions

  • Director

    Ian Barber/Julia Ford

  • Producer

    Colin McKeown

Featuring

Raffey Cassidy, Leanne Best, Chris Finch, Richard Wisker.

Secrets & Words BBC

  • Channel

    LA Productions

  • Director

    Julia Ford/Gary Williams

  • Producer

    Colin McKeown

Featuring

Phil Davis, Christine Bottomley, Julie Graham, Derek Riddell

The Case BBC

  • Channel

    Lime Pictures

  • Director

    Sean Glynn/Paul Murphy

  • Producer

    Sean Glynn

Featuring

Dean Andrews, Tristian Gemmill, Ruthie Henshaw, Chanel Cresswell.

Moving On 3 BBC

  • Channel

    LA Productions

  • Director

    Gary Williams/Noreen Kershaw

  • Producer

    Jimmy McGovern/Colin McKeown

Featuring

Sally Phillips, Paul Rhys, Ben Daniels, Fay Ripley, Reece Dinsdale.

Justice BBC

  • Channel

    LA Productions

  • Director

    Noreen Kershaw/Ian Barber

  • Producer

    Colin McKeown

Featuring

Bob Pugh, Gary Mavers, Gillian Kearney, Sheila Reid, John Conteh.

Moving On 2 BBC

  • Channel

    LA Productions

  • Director

    Dominic West/Noreen Kershaw

  • Producer

    Jimmy McGovern/Colin McKeown

Featuring

Anna Massey, Corrin Redgrave, Hannah Gordon, John Simm.

Guantanamo Phil C4

  • Channel

    Hat Trick Productions

  • Director

    Justin Sbresni

  • Producer

    Mark Bussell/Justin Sbresni

Featuring

Steve Edge, Rebekah Stanton, Ted Robbins.

Moving On BBC

  • Channel

    LA Productions

  • Director

    Gary Williams/Richard Standeven

  • Producer

    Jimmy McGovern/Colin McKeown

Featuring

Sheila Hancock, Ian Hart, Dervla Kirwin, Richard Armitage.

Short Film

The Swimming Man (2011)

  • Director

    Gary Williams

Featuring

Maurice Roeves, Joe Shipman & Carl Cockram.

HIV The Musical (2009)

  • Director

    Joseph Patrick

Featuring

Martin Freeman, Julian Barratt.

Documentary

Hunting the KGB Killers

  • Channel

    Channel 4

  • Director

    Christopher Malone

About

The inside story of Alexander Litvinenko’s murder in London and the subsequent international manhunt that led to the Kremlin.

Don’t Look Down

  • Channel

    Sundog Pictures

  • Director

    Daniel Gordan

About

Feature Documentary recording the untold story of Sir Richard Branson attempt to cross the Atlantic and Pacific in the world’s largest hot air balloon.

Commercial

Sky/David Beckham “Academy”

  • Job Role

    Designer

  • Date

    June 2016

Adidas/Manchester UTD “SugarFree TV”

  • Job Role

    Designer

  • Date

    May 2016

Barclays 50 “Academy”

  • Job Role

    Designer

  • Date

    May 2016

Featuring

Rebecca Front, Kayode Ewumi, Mark Bonnar, David Bradley.

Honda/Manchester UTD & Liverpool FC “MTP”

  • Job Role

    Designer

  • Date

    Aug 2011

Featuring

Rebecca Front, Kayode Ewumi, Mark Bonnar, David Bradley.

Singa Beer/Man UTD “MTP”

  • Job Role

    Designer

  • Date

    Oct 2011

Featuring

Rebecca Front, Kayode Ewumi, Mark Bonnar, David Bradley.