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Huw Wheldon (1916–1986)

Huw Wheldon was born in Prestatyn in North Wales in May 1916. After attending Friar's School, Bangor, he studied at the London School of Economics. In 1939, at the outbreak of war, he volunteered, eventually joining the Royal Ulster Rifles. He landed in Normandy by glider on D-Day and won the Military Cross on D Day + 1. He finished the war as a ... See full bio »

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 1962 Monitor (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Pop Goes the Easel (1962) ... (producer)
 1959 Men of Action (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
 1958 Epic Battles (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Kohima (1958) ... (producer)
- The Battle of Cassino (1958) ... (producer)
 1956 Men in Battle (TV Series documentary) (producer)
 1955 Orson Welles' Sketch Book (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Bullfighting (1955) ... (producer)
- The War of the Worlds (1955) ... (producer)
- The Police (1955) ... (producer)
- Critics (1955) ... (producer)
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Sir Huw Wheldon

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On public service broadcasting: To make the good popular, and the popular good. See more »


There is an RTS (Royal Television Society) Huw Wheldon Lecture held in his honour annually. See more »


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