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)
and his pantomime, "Beauty and the Beast", was performed at the Colchester Theatre in Colchester, Essex, England with Sheila Ferris
, Eilian Wyn
, Monica Stewart
, Roger Foss
, Brian Walton
, William Maxwell
, Gilbert Vernon
, Celia Imrie
and Sally Tinker
in the cast. David Buxton
was the director.
1 Print Biography |
7 Interviews |
10 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
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I couldn't say that I was frightened of my father. But I never felt totally comfortable with him. Perhaps because of his stammer. When you just can't get the words out, it distances you. And it placed you - as an articulate child - in the awkward position of being able to do something which he, the adult, couldn't. I imagine that could be enervating. That might have been it. My father did have a ...
He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2000 Queen's Millennium Honors List for his services to television drama and travel documentaries.
Frequently the most abused, ill-fated characters in a given Monty Python sketch or film