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Jeremy Isaacs (I)

Jeremy Isaacs was born on September 28, 1932 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is known for his work on This Week (1956), Face to Face (1994) and Taking Sides (2001). He is married to Gillian Widdicombe. See full bio »

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Known For

This Week
This Week Producer
(1963-1992)
Face to Face
Face to Face Himself - Interviewer
(1994-1998)
Taking Sides
Taking Sides Producer
(2001)
The World at War
The World at War Producer
(1973-1974)

Filmography

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 2001 Taking Sides (co-producer)
 1999 Millennium: A Thousand Years of History (TV Series) (executive producer - as Sir Jeremy Isaacs)
 1998 Cold War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer)
 1963-1991 This Week (TV Series) (producer - 76 episodes)
- 35 Years on the Front Line: Abortion (1991) ... (producer - original version)
- Re-Unification of Germany (1965) ... (producer)
- Debt (1965) ... (producer)
- Dominica and the Johnson Doctrine (1965) ... (producer)
- German Immigrants (1965) ... (producer)
 1980-1981 Ireland: A Television History (TV Series documentary) (series producer - 13 episodes)
- Prisoners of History (1981) ... (series producer)
- Six Counties (1981) ... (series producer)
- Freedom (1981) ... (series producer)
- Civil War (1981) ... (series producer)
- Terror (1981) ... (series producer)
 1979 A Sense of Freedom (producer)
  The World at War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (series producer - 24 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (producer - 2 episodes, 1973 - 1974)
- Remember (1974) ... (producer)
- Reckoning: 1945... and After (1974) ... (series producer)
- The Bomb: February-September 1945 (1974) ... (series producer)
- Pacific: February 1942-July 1945 (1974) ... (series producer)
- Japan: 1941-1945 (1974) ... (series producer)
 1972 Queen of Hearts (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1965 Panorama Review of the Year 1965 (TV Special) (producer)
 1960 All Our Yesterdays (TV Series documentary) (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

[1988-1996] Director of the Royal Opera House

Alternate Names:

Sir Jeremy Isaacs
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

In the 1960s, the BBC's Director General, Hugh Greene, insisted on impartiality and the stringency needed to achieve it. But he said that, on race, the BBC could not be neutral; we were against racism. At Smethwick, in the 1966 election, senior BBC editors were not sure whether to report nationally on the views expressed there. The liberal consensus found reasons not to give racist resentments a ... See more »

Trivia:

He was made a Fellow of the British Film Institute in recognition of his outstanding contribution to television culture. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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