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Verity Lambert (1935–2007)

A young Verity Lambert began her career as TV producer when given the chance to produce the new children's television sci-fi series Doctor Who (1963) in early 1963. Due to the fact this was her first job as a producer, Mervyn Pinfield was given guardian role over the series, but Verity's talents were soon recognised, and she was given full control... See full bio »

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(age 71) in London, England, UK

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 2005-2008 Love Soup (TV Series) (producer - 17 episodes)
- Home (2008) ... (producer)
- Human Error (2008) ... (producer)
- Whose God Is It Anyway? (2008) ... (producer)
- Kiss of Death (2008) ... (producer)
- Lobotomy Bay (2008) ... (producer)
 1998-2004 Jonathan Creek (TV Series) (producer - 20 episodes)
- Gorgons Wood (2004) ... (producer)
- The Chequered Box (2004) ... (producer)
- The Seer of the Sands (2004) ... (producer)
- The Tailor's Dummy (2003) ... (producer)
- Angel Hair (2003) ... (producer)
 2001 The Cazalets (TV Series) (producer)
 1999 Doctor Who: The Crusade (Video) (producer)
 1997 A Perfect State (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1995 Heavy Weather (TV Movie) (producer)
  Class Act (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes, 1995) (producer - 7 episodes, 1994)
- Episode #2.7 (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.6 (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.5 (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.4 (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.3 (1995) ... (executive producer)
 1995 Capital Lives (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- Sweet (1995) ... (producer)
- Dying Day (1995) ... (producer)
- In Cahoots (1995) ... (producer)
- The Homecoming (1995) ... (producer)
- Temp (1995) ... (producer)
 1995 Temp (TV Movie) (producer)
 1995 She's Out (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (producer)
 1989-1994 May to December (TV Series) (executive producer - 38 episodes)
- Until It's Time for You to Go (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Let the Heartaches Begin (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Son of My Father (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Take Good Care of My Baby (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1992-1994 So Haunt Me (TV Series) (executive producer - 19 episodes)
- Episode #3.6 (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Stake Out (1994) ... (executive producer)
- A Mother and Her Mate (1994) ... (executive producer)
- The Star Ad (1994) ... (executive producer)
- A New Life (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1993 Comics (TV Movie) (producer)
 1992 Eldorado (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.42 (1992) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Boys from the Bush (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Wedding Prezzies (1992) ... (producer)
 1991 G.B.H. (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Over and Out (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Message Understood (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Message Received (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Message Sent (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Send a Message to Michael (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1991 Sleepers (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Welcome Home (1991) ... (executive producer)
- On the Run (1991) ... (executive producer)
- The Net Tightens (1991) ... (executive producer)
- The Awakening (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1990 Coasting (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- Another Fine Mess (1990) ... (producer)
- Star Quality (1990) ... (producer)
- Press Stud (1990) ... (producer)
- Poetic Justice (1990) ... (producer)
- Blackpool Rock (1990) ... (producer)
 1988 A Cry in the Dark (producer)
 1988 American Roulette (executive producer)
 1986 Clockwise (executive producer)
 1986 Link (executive producer)
 1985 Dreamchild (executive producer)
 1985 Morons from Outer Space (executive producer)
 1979-1984 Minder (TV Series) (executive producer - 48 episodes)
- A Well Fashioned Fit-Up (1984) ... (executive producer)
- Get Daley (1984) ... (executive producer)
- Windows (1984) ... (executive producer)
- Willesden Suite (1984) ... (executive producer)
- A Star Is Gorn (1984) ... (executive producer)
 1983 Saigon: Year of the Cat (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Shutdown (1983) ... (executive producer)
- The Last Journey (1983) ... (executive producer)
- The Trust (1983) ... (executive producer)
- After Moscow (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Endgame (1983) ... (executive producer)
 1983 The Nation's Health (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Collapse (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Chronic (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Decline (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Acute (1983) ... (executive producer)
 1983 Widows (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... (executive producer)
 1981 The Flame Trees of Thika (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- The Drums of War (1981) ... (executive producer)
- Safari (1981) ... (executive producer)
- A Real Sportsman (1981) ... (executive producer)
- Friends in High Places (1981) ... (executive producer)
- Happy New Year (1981) ... (executive producer)
 1981 Stainless Steel and Star Spies (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1980 Fox (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- The Family... and the Future (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Oh Dear - Oh Dear - Oh Dear! (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Just Another Villain in a Cheap Suit (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Just an Iron Monkey (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Fox: Big 'F' - Family (1980) ... (executive producer)
 1979 A Performance of Macbeth (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1979 A Deadly Game (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1979 Quatermass (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- An Endangered Species (1979) ... (executive producer)
- What Lies Beneath (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Lovely Lightning (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Ringstone Round (1979) ... (executive producer)
 1979 The Knowledge (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1978 The Sailor's Return (executive producer)
 1977 The Norman Conquests: Table Manners (TV Movie) (producer)
 1977 The Norman Conquests: Living Together (TV Movie) (producer)
 1977 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Roadrunner (1977) ... (executive producer)
  Couples (TV Series) (executive producer - 63 episodes, 1975 - 1976) (producer - 24 episodes, 1975)
- Episode #1.87 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.86 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.85 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.84 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.83 (1976) ... (executive producer)
 1976 Rock Follies (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- The Blitz (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The Pounds Sterling (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The Talking Pictures (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The Road (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The Little Ladies (1976) ... (executive producer)
 1975 The Naked Civil Servant (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1974 Shoulder to Shoulder (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Sylvia Pankhurst (1974) ... (producer)
- Outrage (1974) ... (producer)
- Christabel Pankhurst (1974) ... (producer)
- Lady Constance Lytton (1974) ... (producer)
- Annie Kenney (1974) ... (producer)
 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Blinkers (1973) ... (producer)
- Adam (1973) ... (producer)
 1973 Between the Wars (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- The Silver Mask (1973) ... (producer)
- Mr Loveday's Little Outing (1973) ... (producer)
 1973 A.D.A.M. (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 Achilles Heel (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 After Loch Lomond (TV Movie) (producer)
 1971-1972 Budgie (TV Series) (producer - 26 episodes)
- Run Rabbit, Run Rabbit, Run, Run, Run (1972) ... (producer)
- Brief Encounter (1972) ... (producer)
- The Man Outside (1972) ... (producer)
- The Outside Man (1972) ... (producer)
- King for a Day (1972) ... (producer)
 1969-1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) (producer - 26 episodes)
- Flotsam and Jetsam (1970) ... (producer)
- The Human Element (1970) ... (producer)
- The Alien Corn (1970) ... (producer)
- Footprints in the Jungle (1970) ... (producer)
- Virtue (1970) ... (producer)
 1969 Take Three Girls (TV Series) (producer)
 1968 Detective (TV Series) (producer - 17 episodes)
- The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1968) ... (producer)
- Deaths on the Champs Elysees (1968) ... (producer)
- Artists in Crime (1968) ... (producer)
- Crime of Passion (1968) ... (producer)
- The Golden Dart (1968) ... (producer)
 1966-1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series) (producer - 29 episodes)
- A Sinister Sort of Service (1967) ... (producer)
- Wish You Were Here (1967) ... (producer)
- The Resurrectionists (1967) ... (producer)
- The Deadly Bullet (1967) ... (producer)
- The Tunnel of Death (1967) ... (producer)
 1963-1965 Doctor Who (TV Series) (producer - 86 episodes)
- Mission to the Unknown (1965) ... (producer)
- The Exploding Planet (1965) ... (producer)
- Air Lock (1965) ... (producer)
- Trap of Steel (1965) ... (producer)
- Four Hundred Dawns (1965) ... (producer)
 1965 The Newcomers (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1965) ... (producer)
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Other Works:

Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who DVD "The Time Meddler". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Verity Lambert OBE
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Personal Quote:

I loved the Cybermen. And I watched a bit of Jon Pertwee, but it got a bit too establishment at that point for me. I did watch some of Tom Baker, because for me, obviously after William Hartnell, he was the closest. He had that unpredictability and sense of danger. I think that's inherent with Tom Baker as a person, but it was very good for the character as well. I love Peter Davison as an actor,... See more »

Trivia:

Producer, BBC TV 1963-1974; Controller, Drama Department, Thames TV 1974-1976, Director of Drama 1981-1982, director 1982-1985; Chief Executive, Euston Films 1979-1983; Director of Production, Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment 1982-1985; Director, Cinema Verity Productions 1985-2007. See more »

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