No photo available. Represent Bill Hays? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 50,438 this week

Bill Hays (I) (1938–2006)

Bill Hays was born on March 15, 1938 in Wingate, County Durham, England as William Hays. He was a director and writer, known for The Tale of Beatrix Potter (1982), Wish Me Luck (1987) and Warship (1973). He was married to Catherine Schell and Jill. He died on March 2, 2006 in France. See full bio »

Died:

(age 67) in France

Watch on Amazon Instant Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bill Hays.

Known For

Filmography

Jump to: Director | Writer | Actor
Hide Hide Show Show Director (59 credits)
 1995 Tales of Mystery and Imagination (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990-1992 The Bill (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Impostors (1991)
- A Sense of Duty (1990)
- Jack-The-Lad (1990)
 1991 Lovejoy (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Lily's Pearls (1991)
 1990 Boon (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989-1990 Wish Me Luck (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Episode #3.8 (1990)
- Episode #3.7 (1990)
- Episode #3.6 (1990)
- Episode #3.5 (1990)
- Episode #3.4 (1990)
 1989 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1988 Hothouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Nancy: Part 2 (1988)
- Nancy: Part 1 (1988)
 1987 The Bretts (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Forbidden Fruit (1987)
 1986-1987 Screen Two (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Time After Time (1986)
 1986 Death Is Part of the Process (TV Movie)
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Flights (1985)
 1985 A Month in the Country (TV Movie)
 1984 Waving to a Train (TV Movie)
 1983 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1983 Good Behaviour (TV Movie)
 1983 Fraulein Elsa (TV Movie)
 1983 Bird Fancier (TV Movie)
 1982 The Tale of Beatrix Potter (TV Movie)
 1982 Play for Tomorrow (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Shades (1982)
 1976-1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Out of Step (1982)
- Jumbo (1976)
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1981 Honky Tonk Heroes (TV Series)
 1979-1980 The Great Detective (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1979 The Quiz Kid
 1979 Diary of a Nobody (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1979)
 1979 Oresteia (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Furies (1979)
- Grave Gifts (1979)
- Agamemnon (1979)
 1978 Play for Love (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1977 Rock Follies of '77 (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Real Life (1977)
- The Loony Tunes (1977)
- The Empire (1977)
 1977 London Belongs to Me (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1977)
 1963-1977 Z Cars (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Scavengers (1977)
- Celebration (1965)
- The Long Spoon (1965)
- Special Duty (1963)
 1975 Looking for Clancy (TV Series)
 1974 Cakes and Ale (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Part 3 (1974)
- Part 2 (1974)
- Part 1 (1974)
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Dearest Nicky (1974)
- The Last Tsar (1974)
- Death Waltz (1974)
 1973 Centre Play (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 Warship (TV Series)
 1973 Thriller (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Lady Killer (1973)
 1966-1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Magistrate (1972)
- Make Me an Offer (1966)
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lady Killer (1973)
 1972/II The Gondoliers (TV Movie)
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Gingham Dog (1970)
 1970 Shine a Light (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Two's a Crowd (1970)
- The Great Relief (1970)
- Red Letter Day (1970)
 1970 Parkin's Patch (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Low Moon (1970)
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Codename: Portcullis (TV Movie)
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967-1968 Softly Softly (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Going Quietly (1968)
- Who's Mr. Smith? (1967)
 1968 Detective (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Final Demand (1966)
 1964-1965 R3 (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Black Warning (1965)
- One Free Man (1965)
- The Forum (1965)
 1964-1965 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Doctor's Lines (1965)
 1964 Catch Hand (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Just Call Me Dad (1964)
- The Jokers (1964)
 1963 Moonstrike (TV Series) (1 episode)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed Sandy Wilson and Dorothy Parker's musical, "As Dorothy Parker Once Said," at the Fortune Theatre in London, England with Libby Morris, David Ellen, Marcella Markham, Paul Maxwell, and Virginia Stride in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Brother-in-law of Paul von Schell.

Star Sign:

Pisces

Message Boards

Discuss Bill Hays on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page