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Shaun Sutton (1919–2004)

He was one of the most influential figures in British television. He was head of BBC Television Drama from 1969-81. He was responsible for such groundbreaking productions as Dennis Potter's "Pennies From Heaven" and "Brimstone and Treacle" as well as "I, Claudius," "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" and classic serials including "The Six Wives of ... See full bio »

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(age 84) in London, England, UK

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 1991 Merlin of the Crystal Cave (TV Movie) (producer)
 1990 Relatively Speaking (TV Movie) (producer)
 1985-1989 Theatre Night (TV Series) (producer - 10 episodes)
- The Winslow Boy (1989) ... (producer)
- The Contractor (1989) ... (producer)
- Strife (1988) ... (producer)
- The Rivals (1988) ... (producer)
- The Master Builder (1988) ... (producer)
 1988 Journey's End (TV Movie) (producer)
 1988 Once in a Life Time (TV Movie) (producer)
 1987 When We Are Married (TV Movie) (producer)
 1986 The Importance of Being Earnest (TV Movie) (producer)
 1986 Season's Greetings (TV Movie) (producer)
 1985 Absurd Person Singular (TV Movie) (producer)
 1985 The Browning Version (TV Movie) (producer)
 1985 Titus Andronicus (TV Movie) (producer)
 1985 Love's Labour's Lost (TV Movie) (producer)
 1984 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie) (producer)
 1984 Pericles, Prince of Tyre (TV Movie) (producer)
 1984 King John (TV Movie) (producer)
 1984 The Tragedy of Coriolanus (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 The Two Gentlemen of Verona (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 The Comedy of Errors (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 Macbeth (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 Richard III (TV Movie) (producer)
 1982 The Barretts of Wimpole Street (TV Movie) (producer)
 1982 The Merry Wives of Windsor (TV Movie) (producer)
 1982 Cymbeline (TV Movie) (producer)
 1982 King Lear (TV Movie) (producer)
 1962 The Last Man Out (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Over the Water (1962) ... (producer)
- The Striking Force (1962) ... (producer)
 1957-1962 Bonehead (TV Series) (producer - 16 episodes)
- A Happy Birthday (1962) ... (producer)
- Christmas Crackers (1962) ... (producer)
- My Old Mother (1962) ... (producer)
- Something About a Soldier (1962) ... (producer)
- Let's Pretend (1962) ... (producer)
 1961 The Pocket Lancer (TV Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- A Million Pounds (1961) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1961) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... (producer)
 1961 Paradise Walk (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Gathering Storm (1961) ... (producer)
 1960 The Long Way Home (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- The Spanish Frontier (1960) ... (producer)
- The Boathouse (1960) ... (producer)
- Cross Country Run (1960) ... (producer)
- The French Resistance (1960) ... (producer)
- The Tunnel (1960) ... (producer)
 1959 The Three Princes (TV Movie) (producer)
 1959 The Moonstone (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1959) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... (producer)
 1958 Cinderella (TV Movie) (producer)
 1958 Queen's Champion (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- The Edge of Defeat (1958) ... (producer)
- The Escape from Penlynden (1958) ... (producer)
- Betrayal (1958) ... (producer)
 1958 Castle Dangerous (TV Movie) (producer)
 1958 More Than Robbery (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- The Nearest Man (1958) ... (producer)
- The Taste of Truth (1958) ... (producer)
- Sydney Harbour Bridge (1958) ... (producer)
- Shut the Door, Whisper (1958) ... (producer)
- The Only Difference (1958) ... (producer)
 1957-1958 The Silver Sword (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- The Last Lap (1958) ... (producer)
- Escape from Bavaria (1957) ... (producer)
- Jan in Trouble (1957) ... (producer)
- The Return of Edek (1957) ... (producer)
- The Burning of the City (1957) ... (producer)
 1957 Huntingtower (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... (producer)
 1957 The Royal Astrologers (TV Movie) (producer)
 1956 The Watch Tower (TV Movie) (producer)
 1956 Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- Bunter on the Warpath (1956) ... (producer)
- Bunter the Bold (1956) ... (producer)
- Backing Up Bunter (1956) ... (producer)
 1953 Thames Tug (TV Series) (assistant producer)
 1953 The Great Detective (TV Series) (producer)
 1953 Seven Little Australians (TV Mini-Series) (assistant producer - 5 episodes)
- The Forest Picnic (1953) ... (assistant producer)
- Nell Moves in Society (1953) ... (assistant producer)
- Up in the Loft (1953) ... (assistant producer)
- A Day in Town (1953) ... (assistant producer)
- Introducing Them (1953) ... (assistant producer)
 1952 The Silver Swan (TV Movie) (assistant producer)
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Let dramatists call a spade a spade. But the point can usually be made without calling it a four-letter shovel.

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Libra

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