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Brian Branston (–1993)

Born in 1921 to a modest mining family on the outskirts of Sheffield, Yorkshire, Branston studied History at Sheffield University and spent his 20s serving in the British Army in Burma during the Second World War. On his return from duty he pursued a career at the BBC becoming involved in the production of many documentaries, particularly focusing ... See full bio »


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  The World About Us (TV Series documentary) (producer - 3 episodes, 1968 - 1971) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 1971 - 1972)
- The Men Who Hunted Heads (1972) ... (executive producer)
- Under London Expedition (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Life at Large: A Dream of Two Cities (1971) ... (producer)
- The Last Great Journey on Earth (1968) ... (producer)
 1971 People of the Seal, Part 1: Eskimo Summer (Documentary) (producer)
 1971 People of the Seal, Part 2: Eskimo Winter (Documentary) (producer)
 1971 The Conquered Dream (Documentary) (producer)
  Adventure (TV Series documentary) (series producer - 1 episode, 1964) (producer - 1 episode, 1961)
- Descendants of the Incas (1964) ... (series producer)
- Wings in the Malayan Desert (1961) ... (producer)
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 1968-1971 The World About Us (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
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  The World About Us (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes, 1968 - 1971) (script - 1 episode, 1968)
- The Last Great Journey on Earth (1968) ... (script)
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  Adventure (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 1962) (series editor - 2 episodes, 1963 - 1964)
- Treasure of the Great Reef (1964) ... (series editor)
- Disciples of the Sword (1963) ... (series editor)
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 1968 The World About Us (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Commentator
- The Last Great Journey on Earth (1968) ... Himself - Commentator
 1961 Zoo Quest (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Studio Presenter
- To Madagascar (1961) ... Himself - Studio Presenter
 1960 The People of Paradise (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Narrator
- The Land Divers of Pentecost (1960) ... Himself - Narrator

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