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Bob Spiers (I) (1945–2008)


Bob Spiers was born on September 27, 1945 in Glasgow, Scotland as Robert Alexander Spiers. He was a director and producer, known for Spice World (1997), Absolutely Fabulous (1992) and That Darn Cat (1997). He was married to Sophie Richardson and Anne Spiers. He died on December 8, 2008 in Widecombe, Devon, England. See full bio »

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 2002 A Tribute to the Likely Lads (TV Movie)
 1992-2001 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series) (23 episodes)
- Donkey (2001)
- Paris (2001)
- Parallox (2001)
 1999 Privates (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot
 1999 Days Like These (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Equal Rites (1999)
- The Pill (1999)
- Stolen Car (1999)
- Grandma's Dead (1999)
- I Hate Sundays (1999)
 1998 The Fast Show Live (Video)
 1998 Absolutely Fabulous: A Life (Video documentary)
 1997 The Ruby Wax Show (TV Series)
 1997 Spice World
 1997 The Adventures of Lano & Woodley (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Star Quest (1997)
- The Girlfriend (1997)
 1997 That Darn Cat
 1996 Bottom Fluff (Video)
 1995 Agony Again (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Showtime (1995)
- Breaking Point (1995)
- Hound Dog (1995)
- Soap Dish (1995)
 1995 A Bit of Fry and Laurie (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #4.7 (1995)
- Episode #4.6 (1995)
- Episode #4.5 (1995)
- Episode #4.4 (1995)
- Episode #4.3 (1995)
 1995 Bottom (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Carnival (1995)
- Finger (1995)
- Dough (1995)
- Break (1995)
- Terror (1995)
 1993-1995 Joking Apart (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1995)
- Episode #2.5 (1995)
- Episode #2.4 (1995)
- Episode #2.3 (1995)
- Episode #2.2 (1995)
 1991-1994 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Lady Luck (1994)
- Overkill (1994)
 1989-1993 Press Gang (TV Series) (23 episodes)
- Friendly Fire (1993)
- Day Dreams (1992)
 1987 Up Line (TV Movie)
 1987 Familie Oudenrijn (TV Series)
 1986 What a Way to Run a Revolution (TV Movie)
 1984 Little Armadillos (TV Series)
 1977-1983 Are You Being Served? (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Lost and Found (1983)
- Monkey Business (1983)
 1977-1982 The Goodies (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Change of Life (1982)
- Football Crazy (1982)
- Robot (1982)
- Royal Command (1977)
 1979 Fawlty Towers (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Basil the Rat (1979)
- The Anniversary (1979)
- Waldorf Salad (1979)
- The Psychiatrist (1979)
 1979 Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series)
 1977-1978 Come Back Mrs. Noah (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Last Chance (1978)
- Who Goes Home? (1978)
- To the Rescue (1978)
- In Orbit (1978)
  Sykes (TV Series) (1 episode, 1978) (studio director - 1 episode, 1978)
- Television Film (1978)
- End of the World (1978) ... (studio director)
  Dad's Army (TV Series) (1 episode, 1977) (studio director - 3 episodes, 1977)
- Number Engaged (1977) ... (studio director)
- The Making of Private Pike (1977) ... (studio director)
- Wake-Up Walmington (1977) ... (studio director)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (4 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (7 credits)

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Personal Quote:

Think of the people I work with. It's there in the scripts. I'm in safe hands. I simply have to bring it out. (interview with website "Joking Apart")

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He started out as an assistant floor manager, and went on to become one of the BBC's most prolific sitcom directors. See more »

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