Won 1 BAFTA Film Award.
Another 6 wins & 7 nominations.
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(TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 7 episodes)
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
(TV Series) (by - 8 episodes, 1976 - 1979) (written by - 1 episode, 1979)
The Two Ronnies
(TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1971 - 1972) (written by - 6 episodes, 1973 - 1976)
Monty Python's Flying Circus
(TV Series) (1 episode, 1973) (written by - 44 episodes, 1969 - 1974) (additional material - 1 episode, 1969)
... (written by)
(TV Series) (sketch writer - 1 episode)
(key writer - uncredited)
(TV Series) (additional material - 4 episodes, 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1969)
He appeared in the tribute to Spike Milligan
, "Spike Milligan: I Told You I Was Ill", at the Guildhall Theatre in London, England with Eric Sykes
, Kathy Burke
, John Dankworth
, Harry Enfield
, Eddie Izzard
, Terry Jones
, Cleo Laine
, Paul Merton
, John Sergeant
, Meera Syal
and Stephen Tompkinson
in the cast. George Martin
1 Print Biography |
7 Interviews |
10 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
I was an enormous fan of The Beatles
. When Terry Jones
and I were writing together during the 60s, whenever a new Beatles album came out we were at the shop first thing to get our copy. We put off a day's writing to get to grips with the White Album. It influenced us very much, not just the music but what The Beatles
stood for, a quality they had in their music and their writing that was so ...
In addition to attending the exclusive Shrewsbury School, and later, the University of Oxford; as a lad, he also attended Birkdale School in Sheffield.
Silly characters undone mainly by their own foolishness