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Sam Barclay (I)

Samuel Barclay was born in Glasgow, Scotland. Born to parents George Barclay and Henrietta Black Sommerville and brother to Georgina Barclay and Elizabeth Bell Barclay. He was the husband to Betty Georgina Barclay and loving father to Sarah Georgina Barclay. He started his career with the BBC in July 1941 at the age of 14 as an Office Boy. After ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Lost Boys Camera and Electrical Department
(1978)
Breakaway Camera and Electrical Department
(1980)
Doctor Who Camera and Electrical Department
(1983)
Out of the Unknown Camera and Electrical Department
(1965-1971)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (67 credits)
 1985 The Browning Version (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 1985 Jonny Briggs (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- Part Eight (1985) ... (lighting)
 1985 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (lighting director - 1 episode)
- Episode #22.20 (1985) ... (lighting director)
 1985 Titus Andronicus (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 1984 Pericles, Prince of Tyre (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 1984 Tucker's Luck (TV Series) (studio lighting - 3 episodes)
- Couriers & Draughtsmen (1984) ... (studio lighting)
- Absolutely No Selling (1984) ... (studio lighting)
- The Hump (1984) ... (studio lighting)
 1984 A Talent for Murder (TV Movie) (studio lighting)
 1983 The Two Gentlemen of Verona (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (studio lighting - 3 episodes, 1983) (lighting - 1 episode, 1983)
- Terminus: Part Four (1983) ... (studio lighting)
- Terminus: Part Three (1983) ... (studio lighting)
- Terminus: Part Two (1983) ... (studio lighting)
- Terminus: Part One (1983) ... (lighting)
 1983 Richard III (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 1983 The Third Part of King Henry VI (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 1983 The Second Part of King Henry VI (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 1983 The First Part of King Henry VI (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
  BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (lighting technician - 9 episodes, 1968 - 1982) (lighting - 3 episodes, 1969 - 1975)
- Little Eyolf (1982) ... (lighting technician)
- Design for Living (1979) ... (lighting technician)
- Kean (1978) ... (lighting technician)
- The School for Scandal (1975) ... (lighting)
- The Apple Cart (1975) ... (lighting)
 1982 Baal (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 1981 Timon of Athens (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 1981 The Winter's Tale (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 1980-1981 Grange Hill (TV Series) (studio lighting - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.2 (1981) ... (studio lighting)
- Episode #4.1 (1980) ... (studio lighting)
  Play for Today (TV Series) (lighting technician - 4 episodes, 1971 - 1980) (lighting - 1 episode, 1975)
- Jude (1980) ... (lighting technician)
- Waterloo Sunset (1979) ... (lighting technician)
- By Common Consent (1975) ... (lighting)
- Access to the Children (1973) ... (lighting technician)
- Pal (1971) ... (lighting technician)
  BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (lighting technician - 1 episode, 1980) (lighting - 1 episode, 1975)
- Fatal Spring (1980) ... (lighting technician)
- Mrs. Acland's Ghosts (1975) ... (lighting)
 1980 Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 1980 Breakaway (TV Series) (lighting technician - 6 episodes)
- The Local Affair: Part 6 (1980) ... (lighting technician)
- The Local Affair: Part 5 (1980) ... (lighting technician)
- The Local Affair: Part 4 (1980) ... (lighting technician)
- The Local Affair: Part 3 (1980) ... (lighting technician)
- The Local Affair: Part 2 (1980) ... (lighting technician)
 1979 Measure for Measure (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 1978 The Lost Boys (TV Mini-Series) (lighting technician - 3 episodes)
- An Awfully Big Adventure (1978) ... (lighting technician)
- Dark and Sinister Man (1978) ... (lighting technician)
- We Set Out to Be Wrecked (1978) ... (lighting technician)
 1977 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (studio lighting - 1 episode)
- Professional Foul (1977) ... (studio lighting)
 1977 A Child of Our Time (TV Movie) (lighting)
 1977 Headmaster (TV Series) (studio lighting - 6 episodes)
- Stephen (1977) ... (studio lighting)
- Allowances (1977) ... (studio lighting)
- The Public Image (1977) ... (studio lighting)
- Social Occasion (1977) ... (studio lighting)
- Our Patrick (1977) ... (studio lighting)
 1976 A Divorce (TV Movie) (lighting)
 1976 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie) (lighting)
 1976 Porridge (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- The Desperate Hours (1976) ... (lighting)
 1976 Our Mutual Friend (TV Mini-Series) (lighting technician - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1976) ... (lighting technician)
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... (lighting technician)
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... (lighting technician)
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... (lighting technician)
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (lighting technician)
 1976 The Glittering Prizes (TV Mini-Series) (lighting technician - 1 episode)
- An Academic Life (1976) ... (lighting technician)
  How Green Was My Valley (TV Mini-Series) (studio lighting - 3 episodes, 1976) (lighting - 3 episodes, 1975 - 1976)
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... (studio lighting)
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... (studio lighting)
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... (lighting)
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (lighting)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (studio lighting)
 1975 Old Times (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 1975 The Val Doonican Music Show (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 May 1975 (1975) ... (lighting)
 1971-1975 In Concert (TV Series) (lighting - 6 episodes)
- Neil Sedaka (1975) ... (lighting)
- Johnny Mercer (1974) ... (lighting)
- Focus (1974) ... (lighting)
- David Buskin (1972) ... (lighting)
- James Taylor 2 (1971) ... (lighting)
 1975 The Love School (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- Beata Beatrix (1975) ... (lighting)
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series) (studio lighting - 1 episode)
- Requiem for a Crown Prince (1974) ... (studio lighting)
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Mini-Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- Part One (1974) ... (lighting)
  A Picture of Katherine Mansfield (TV Series) (studio lighting - 6 episodes, 1973) (lighting technician - 1 episode, 1973)
- Episode #1.6 (1973) ... (studio lighting)
- Episode #1.5 (1973) ... (lighting technician) / (studio lighting)
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... (studio lighting)
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... (studio lighting)
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... (studio lighting)
 1973 Menace (TV Series) (lighting - 2 episodes)
- Comfortable Words (1973) ... (lighting)
- Tom (1973) ... (lighting)
 1973 BBC Show of the Week (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- A Degree of Frost (1973) ... (lighting)
  The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series) (lighting technician - 1 episode, 1972) (studio lighting - 1 episode, 1972)
- E. Nesbit (1972) ... (lighting technician)
- Mr. Rolls and Mr. Royce (1972) ... (studio lighting)
 1972 The Talk of the Town (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- Jack Jones 2 (1972) ... (lighting)
 1972 Joy (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 1971 Wives and Daughters (TV Mini-Series) (lighting technician - 6 episodes)
- Marriages (1971) ... (lighting technician)
- Sisters (1971) ... (lighting technician)
- Rivals (1971) ... (lighting technician)
- The Daughters (1971) ... (lighting technician)
- The Bride (1971) ... (lighting technician)
 1969-1971 Cilla (TV Series) (lighting - 13 episodes)
- Episode #5.7 (1971) ... (lighting)
- Episode #5.6 (1971) ... (lighting)
- Episode #5.5 (1971) ... (lighting)
- Episode #5.4 (1971) ... (lighting)
- Episode #5.3 (1971) ... (lighting)
 1971 Music on 2 (TV Series) (lighting - 2 episodes)
- Grace Bumbry (1971) ... (lighting)
- Alfred Brendel (1971) ... (lighting)
  Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (lighting technician - 1 episode, 1971) (lighting - 1 episode, 1965)
- Deathday (1971) ... (lighting technician)
- Sucker Bait (1965) ... (lighting)
 1971 Long Voyage Out of War (TV Series) (lighting - 3 episodes)
- The Last Enemy (1971) ... (lighting)
- Battle at Tematangi (1971) ... (lighting)
- The Gentle Invasion (1971) ... (lighting)
 1970 When We Dead Awaken (TV Movie) (lighting: for the BBC)
 1970 Biography (TV Series) (lighting technician - 1 episode)
- Byron (1970) ... (lighting technician)
 1970 Music Now (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.2 (1970) ... (lighting)
 1969-1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) (lighting technician - 3 episodes)
- The Vessel of Wrath (1970) ... (lighting technician)
- Lord Mountdrago (1969) ... (lighting technician)
- The Back of Beyond (1969) ... (lighting technician)
 1970 The Spoils of Poynton (TV Mini-Series) (lighting technician - 4 episodes)
- Retribution (1970) ... (lighting technician)
- Trial of Strength (1970) ... (lighting technician)
- Sharp Practice (1970) ... (lighting technician)
- Pride of Possession (1970) ... (lighting technician)
 1970 Solo (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- Little Gidding (1970) ... (lighting)
 1969 The Roy Castle Show (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.6 (1969) ... (lighting)
 1969 The Ken Dodd Show (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.11 (1969) ... (lighting)
 1964-1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (lighting technician - 3 episodes)
- The Year of the Sex Olympics (1968) ... (lighting technician)
- Parade's End #2: No More Parades (1964) ... (lighting technician)
- Parade's End #1: Some Do Not (1964) ... (lighting technician)
 1965 Gaslight Theatre (TV Series) (lighting technician - 1 episode)
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (lighting technician - 1 episode)
- And Did Those Feet? (1965) ... (lighting technician)
 1965 A Man Like Orpheus (TV Movie) (lighting)
 1963 Jane Eyre (TV Series) (lighting technician - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1963) ... (lighting technician)
- Episode #1.5 (1963) ... (lighting technician)
- Episode #1.4 (1963) ... (lighting technician)
- Episode #1.3 (1963) ... (lighting technician)
- Episode #1.2 (1963) ... (lighting technician)
 1961 Golden Girl (TV Series) (lighting supervisor - 6 episodes)
- Day of Decision (1961) ... (lighting supervisor)
- The High Man (1961) ... (lighting supervisor)
- The Man in the Park (1961) ... (lighting supervisor)
- The Extractor (1961) ... (lighting supervisor)
- Held in Trust (1961) ... (lighting supervisor)
 1961 The World of Tim Frazer (TV Series) (lighting technician - 1 episode)
- The Mellin Forest Mystery: Part 6 (1961) ... (lighting technician)
 1960 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series) (lighting supervisor - 2 episodes)
- The Poison Pen Letters (1960) ... (lighting supervisor)
- The Missing Page (1960) ... (lighting supervisor - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Trivia:

Sam started his career with the BBC in July 1941 at the age of 14 as an Office Boy. After working is way up becoming a Clerk, he applied internally to be trained as a Technician; as a Camera Man then to a Lighting Camera Man and finally to a Lighting Director. Before his sudden death in 1988, he excitedly became a grandfather to Scarlett Georgina, and ten years after his death came twins Jasmine ... See more »

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Sam

Star Sign:

Aries

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