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Robert Banks Stewart (1931–2016)

Robert Banks Stewart was born on July 16, 1931 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is known for his work on Bergerac (1981), Shoestring (1979) and My Uncle Silas (2001). He died on January 14, 2016 in Twickenham, Middlesex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Bergerac
Bergerac Writer
(1981-1991)
Shoestring
Shoestring Writer
(1979-1980)
My Uncle Silas
(2001-2003)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Writer
(1975-1976)

Filmography

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 2013-2015 Doctor Who (TV Series) (characters: "Zygons" - 3 episodes)
- The Zygon Inversion (2015) ... (characters: "Zygons" - uncredited)
- The Zygon Invasion (2015) ... (characters: "Zygons" - uncredited)
- The Day of the Doctor (2013) ... (characters: "Zygons")
 2001-2003 My Uncle Silas (TV Mini-Series) (adaptation - 7 episodes)
- The Christening (2003) ... (adaptation)
- A Happy Man (2003) ... (adaptation)
- The Race (2003) ... (adaptation)
- Shandy Lil (2003) ... (adaptation)
- Finger Wet, Finger Dry (2003) ... (adaptation)
 1992 Moon and Son (TV Series) (creator)
  Bergerac (TV Series) (series created by - 87 episodes, 1981 - 1991) (by - 7 episodes, 1981 - 1989)
- All for Love (1991) ... (series created by)
- The Lohans (1991) ... (series created by)
- The Assassin (1991) ... (series created by)
- Warriors (1991) ... (series created by)
- The Waiting Game (1991) ... (series created by)
 1991 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series) (adaptation - 2 episodes)
- A Breath of French Air: Part 2 (1991) ... (adaptation)
- A Breath of French Air: Part 1 (1991) ... (adaptation)
  Call Me Mister (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode, 1986) (written by - 1 episode, 1986)
- Running Time (1986) ... (creator)
- Longshot (1986) ... (written by)
  Shoestring (TV Series) (creator - 21 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1979)
- The Dangerous Game (1980) ... (creator)
- Where Was I? (1980) ... (creator)
- Another Man's Castle (1980) ... (creator)
- Looking for Mr Wright (1980) ... (creator)
- Utmost Good Faith (1980) ... (creator)
 1979-1980 Charles Endell, Esq (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Stuff Me a Flamingo (1980) ... (writer)
- Slaughter on Piano Street (1979) ... (writer)
- Glasgow Belongs to Me (1979) ... (writer)
  Jukes of Piccadilly (TV Series) (deviser - 4 episodes, 1980) (writer - 2 episodes, 1980)
- Dulverton Green: Part 2 (1980) ... (deviser)
- Dulverton Green: Part 1 (1980) ... (deviser)
- The Corcelli Medallion: Part 2 (1980) ... (writer)
 1980 Between the Covers (TV Movie)
 1977 Owner Occupied (TV Movie) (written by)
 1977 Rooms (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #2.29 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.28 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.24 (1977) ... (writer)
 1975-1976 Sutherland's Law (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Hot Water Boat (1976) ... (writer)
- Blind Jump (1976) ... (writer)
- A Matter of Self-Defence (1975) ... (writer)
- A Murmur of Malice (1975) ... (writer)
 1975-1976 Doctor Who (TV Series) (written by - 10 episodes)
- The Seeds of Doom: Part Six (1976) ... (written by)
- The Seeds of Doom: Part Five (1976) ... (written by)
- The Seeds of Doom: Part Four (1976) ... (written by)
- The Seeds of Doom: Part Three (1976) ... (written by)
- The Seeds of Doom: Part Two (1976) ... (written by)
 1975 The Legend of Robin Hood (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Part 6 (1975) ... (writer)
- Part 3 (1975) ... (writer)
- Part 2 (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Contact Breaker (1975) ... (written by - as Robert Banks-Stewart)
 1974 The Protectors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Trial (1974) ... (writer)
  Arthur of the Britons (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes, 1973) (writer - 2 episodes, 1973)
- Six Measures of Silver (1973) ... (writer)
- The Prisoner (1973) ... (writer)
- Rowena (1973) ... (story)
- The Prize (1973) ... (story)
- The Slaves (1973) ... (story)
 1972 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sharing the Honours (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fire in a Honey Pot (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 Jason King (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Every Picture Tells a Story (1972) ... (screenplay)
 1969 Special Branch (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Care of Her Majesty (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 Fraud Squad (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Biggest Borrower of All (1969) ... (writer)
  Riptide (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1969) (writer - 2 episodes, 1969)
- Game for Three Hands (1969) ... (written by)
- Lend a Helping Fist (1969) ... (written by)
- One Way to Nowhere (1969) ... (writer)
- The Dangerous Pick-Up (1969) ... (writer)
- Bound from California (1969) ... (written by)
 1967-1969 Callan (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Nice People Die at Home (1969) ... (writer)
- You're Under Starter's Orders (1969) ... (writer)
- Goodbye, Nobby Clarke (1967) ... (writer)
 1968 Public Eye (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Memories of Meg (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Danger Route (additional screenplay - as Robert Stewart)
 1966 Intrigue (TV Series)
 1966 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- The Sweet Smell of Disaster (1966) ... (by)
 1965-1966 The Avengers (TV Series) (teleplay by - 2 episodes)
- Quick-Quick Slow Death (1966) ... (teleplay by)
- The Master Minds (1965) ... (teleplay by)
 1965 Undermind (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Too Many Enemies (1965) ... (written by)
- Flowers of Havoc (1965) ... (written by)
- Onset of Fear (1965) ... (written by)
  Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1962 - 1965) (dramatisation - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Eternal Spring (1965) ... (writer)
- The Yellow Streak (1964) ... (writer)
- Carver Tam (1962) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
- What Money Can't Buy (1962) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
- The Quack (1962) ... (dramatisation - as Robert Stewart)
  The Human Jungle (TV Series) (1 episode, 1963) (writer - 4 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (story and teleplay - 1 episode, 1963)
- Heartbeats in a Tin Box (1964) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
- The Twenty-Four Hour Man (1964) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
- A Woman with Scars (1963) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
- Fine Feathers (1963) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
- Thin Ice (1963) ... (as Robert Stewart)
  The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 1960 - 1964) (screenplay - 2 episodes, 1960 - 1961)
- Never Mention Murder (1964) ... (writer)
- Downfall (1964) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
- Playback (1962) ... (writer)
- Backfire (1962) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
- The Sinister Man (1961) ... (screenplay - as Robert Stewart)
 1964 Thorndyke (TV Series) (dramatisation - 1 episode)
- Percival Bland's Brother (1964) ... (dramatisation)
 1963-1964 The Saint (TV Series) (screenplay by - 2 episodes)
- Sophia (1964) ... (screenplay by - as Robert Stewart)
- The Well Meaning Mayor (1963) ... (screenplay by - as Robert Stewart)
 1964 Downfall (as Robert Stewart)
 1963 Zero One (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Golden Silence (1963) ... (as Robert Stewart)
- Danger on Cloud Seven (1963) ... (as Robert Stewart)
- Everybody's Uncle (1963) ... (as Robert Stewart)
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Ordeal of Dr. Shannon (1963) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Ordeal of Dr. Shannon (1962) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
 1962 The Brain (screenplay - as Robert Stewart)
 1962 Silent Evidence (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Driven to the Brink (1962) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
 1962 Backfire (as Robert Stewart)
 1962 Playback
 1961 The Sinister Man (as Robert Stewart)
 1961 Top Secret (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Shakedown at Saramino (1961) ... (writer)
- The Little One Is Dangerous (1961) ... (writer)
 1961 Ghost Squad (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Eyes of the Bat (1961) ... (as Robert Stewart)
 1960-1961 Danger Man (TV Series) (screenplay - 2 episodes)
- The Relaxed Informer (1961) ... (screenplay - as Robert Stewart)
- The Prisoner (1960) ... (screenplay - as Robert Stewart)
  Interpol Calling (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1960)
- Desert Hi-Jack (1960) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
- Dressed to Kill (1960) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
- Eight Days Inclusive (1960) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
- The Three Keys (1960) ... (teleplay - as Robert Stewart)
- In the Swim (1960) ... (writer - as Robert Stewart)
 1959 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series) (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who DVD "Terror of the Zygons". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Robert Banks-Stewart | Robert Stewart
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[in 2001] There are now so many top-level bosses at the BBC and ITV that people on a lower level can no longer just say yes to a commission. Once decisions were made by producers, and they answered only to the controller. Now there are too many people all singing from the same hymn book, fearful of stepping out of line. See more »

Trivia:

The February 2016 BAFTA ceremony neglected to mention Banks Stewart among the people from film and television who had died over the previous year. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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