He may be related to Sam Barlow.
He still works as a director on television and films.
- He and Tina Desai both worked on "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel".
- He and Eddie Redmayne both worked on "The Theory of Everything".
- He and Hugh Bonneville both worked on "Paddington 2".
- He and David Menkin both worked on "Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hyptnosim".
- He, Tim Whitnall, Michael Brandon, William Hope and Rufus Jones all worked on "Agatha Christie's Marple".