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John Ammonds (1924–2013)

John Ammonds was born on May 21, 1924 in Kennington, London, England as John Edwin Ammonds. He was a producer and director, known for The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968), Comedy Playhouse (1961) and The Morecambe & Wise Show (1978). He was married to Winifred Laithwaite and Win Ammonds. He died on February 13, 2013 in Gerrards Cross, ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Morecambe & Wise Show
(1968-1974)
Comedy Playhouse
Comedy Playhouse Producer
(1963-1968)
The Morecambe & Wise Show
(1979-1981)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (35 credits)
 2001 The Best of Morecambe & Wise (Video) (producer)
 1986-1987 Copy Cats (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #3.6 (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.5 (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.4 (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.3 (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.2 (1987) ... (executive producer)
 1987 Running Wild (TV Series) (associate producer - 6 episodes)
- Wanderlust (1987) ... (associate producer)
- Echoes (1987) ... (associate producer)
- The Doomsday Book (1987) ... (associate producer)
- The Music Man (1987) ... (associate producer)
- The Last of the Red Hot Rock N' Rollers (1987) ... (associate producer)
 1979-1981 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (producer - 10 episodes)
- 1981 Christmas Show (1981) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.2 (1981) ... (producer)
- 1980 Christmas Show (1980) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... (producer)
 1979-1980 The Jim Davidson Show (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1980) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.5 (1980) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.4 (1980) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.3 (1980) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.2 (1980) ... (producer)
 1978-1980 Bernie (TV Series) (producer - 14 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1980) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.5 (1980) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.4 (1980) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.3 (1980) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.2 (1980) ... (producer)
 1979 The Marti Caine Show (TV Series) (producer)
  Mike Yarwood in Persons (TV Series) (producer - 8 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (executive producer - 5 episodes, 1978)
- Episode #2.5 (1978) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.4 (1978) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.3 (1978) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.2 (1978) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.1 (1978) ... (executive producer)
 1978 The Les Dawson Show (TV Series) (producer)
 1976 Harry (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1964-1976 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 68 episodes)
- Episode #15.8 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #15.7 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #15.6 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #15.5 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #15.4 (1976) ... (executive producer)
 1976 Look, Mike Yarwood! (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #6.6 (1976) ... (producer)
- Episode #6.5 (1976) ... (producer)
- Episode #6.4 (1976) ... (producer)
- Episode #6.3 (1976) ... (producer)
- Episode #6.2 (1976) ... (producer)
 1974 The Dick Emery Christmas Show (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1968-1974 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (producer - 60 episodes)
- Episode #8.6 (1974) ... (producer)
- Episode #8.5 (1974) ... (producer)
- Episode #8.4 (1974) ... (producer)
- Episode #8.3 (1974) ... (producer)
- Episode #8.2 (1974) ... (producer)
 1973 It's Lulu (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #3.10 (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.9 (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.8 (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.7 (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.6 (1973) ... (executive producer)
 1973 An Evening with Francis Howerd (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 May 1973 (1973) ... (producer)
 1968-1969 BBC Show of the Week (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- The Val Doonican Show 2 (1969) ... (producer)
- The Bachelors (1968) ... (producer)
- The Val Doonican Show 1 (1968) ... (producer)
 1969 The Talk of the Town (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Dave King (1969) ... (producer)
 1965-1968 The Val Doonican Show (TV Series) (producer - 54 episodes)
- Episode #4.13 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #4.12 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #4.11 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #4.10 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #4.9 (1968) ... (producer)
 1968 Lulu's Back in Town (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... (producer)
 1963-1968 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- State of the Union (1968) ... (producer)
- The Mascot (1964) ... (producer)
- Fools Rush In (1963) ... (producer)
 1967 Three of a Kind (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1967) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1967) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1967) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1967) ... (producer)
 1967 International Cabaret (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.31 (1967) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.30 (1967) ... (producer)
 1966 Tich & Quackers (TV Series) (producer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #4.12 (1966) ... (producer)
- Episode #4.11 (1966) ... (producer)
- Episode #4.10 (1966) ... (producer)
- Episode #4.9 (1966) ... (producer)
- Episode #4.8 (1966) ... (producer)
 1965 Date with Doonican (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1965) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1965) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1965) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1965) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1965) ... (producer)
 1960-1964 Here's Harry (TV Series) (producer - 50 episodes)
- A Touch of the Sun (1964) ... (producer)
- The Suitor (1964) ... (producer)
- The Actor (1964) ... (producer)
- Harry's American Cousin (1964) ... (producer)
- The Quarrel (1964) ... (producer)
 1964 Carnival (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1964) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1964) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... (producer)
 1960-1963 Holliday at Home (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1963) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1963) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1963) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1963) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1963) ... (producer)
 1962 The Saturday Show (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 13 October 1962 (1962) ... (producer)
- Episode dated 29 September 1962 (1962) ... (producer)
- Episode dated 28 July 1962 (1962) ... (producer)
 1959-1960 Blackpool Show Parade (TV Series) (television presentation - 6 episodes)
- The Time of Your Life (1960) ... (television presentation)
- Let's Have Fun (1960) ... (television presentation)
- Dave's Back (1959) ... (television presentation)
- Jokers All (1959) ... (television presentation)
- Morecambe and Wise (1959) ... (television presentation)
 1960 The Trouble with Harry (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- All's Well That Ends Well (1960) ... (producer)
- Strike Up the Band (1960) ... (producer)
- To Catch a Thief (1960) ... (producer)
- A Fool and His Money... (1960) ... (producer)
- Danger: Men at Work (1960) ... (producer)
 1959 The Artful Dodger (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Decorating for Profit! (1959) ... (producer)
- Taxi! (1959) ... (producer)
- Doctor's, or Starter's Orders? (1959) ... (producer)
- Twist or Bust (1959) ... (producer)
- Going, Going, Gone! (1959) ... (producer)
 1958 Make Yourself at Home (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1958) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1958) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1958) ... (producer)
 1957 Club Night (TV Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1957) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.7 (1957) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... (producer)
 1957 Monday Melody (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... (producer)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Self (9 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
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Trivia:

Appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 1975 New Year Honours List.

Star Sign:

Gemini

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