Sydney Lotterby was born on September 1, 1926 in London, England. He is a producer and director, known for Porridge (1973), Butterflies (1978) and May to December (1989). See full bio »

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Known For

Porridge
Porridge Producer
(1974-1977)
Butterflies
Butterflies Producer
(1980-1983)
May to December
May to December Producer
(1989-1990)
Last of the Summer Wine
(1976-1983)

Filmography

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 1992-2005 As Time Goes By (TV Series) (producer - 67 episodes)
- Reunion Special: Part 2 (2005) ... (producer)
- Reunion Special: Part 1 (2005) ... (producer)
- You Must Remember This.... (2002) ... (producer)
- What Now? (2002) ... (producer)
- The Wedding (2002) ... (producer)
 1997 Bloomin' Marvellous (TV Series) (producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1997) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.7 (1997) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... (producer)
 1992 Old Boy Network (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- The Book of Revelations (1992) ... (producer)
- Kiss and Sell (1992) ... (producer)
- The Iceman Cometh (1992) ... (producer)
- A Question of Sport (1992) ... (producer)
- Red Alert (1992) ... (producer)
 1989-1990 May to December (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- My Funny Valentine (1990) ... (producer)
- No Other Love (1990) ... (producer)
- There's a Place for Us (1990) ... (producer)
- Time After Time (1990) ... (producer)
- You're Driving Me Crazy (1990) ... (producer)
 1988 A Gentleman's Club (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- A Memorial Service (1988) ... (producer)
- Visiting Time (1988) ... (producer)
- The Perfect Match (1988) ... (producer)
- A Question of Er... (1988) ... (producer)
- The Actor (1988) ... (producer)
 1986-1988 Yes, Prime Minister (TV Series) (producer - 16 episodes)
- The Tangled Web (1988) ... (producer)
- The National Education Service (1988) ... (producer)
- The Patron of the Arts (1988) ... (producer)
- Power to the People (1988) ... (producer)
- A Conflict of Interest (1987) ... (producer)
 1987/II Foreign Bodies (TV Series) (producer)
 1986 Brush Strokes (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1986) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.12 (1986) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.11 (1986) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.10 (1986) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.9 (1986) ... (producer)
 1973-1985 Open All Hours (TV Series) (producer - 26 episodes)
- Happy Birthday, Arkwright! (1985) ... (producer)
- The Errand Boy Executive (1985) ... (producer)
- The Housekeeper Caper (1985) ... (producer)
- Horse-Trading (1985) ... (producer)
 1984 Ever Decreasing Circles (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- The Party (1984) ... (producer)
- The Psychiatrist (1984) ... (producer)
- Boredom (1984) ... (producer)
- Snooker (1984) ... (producer)
- Housework (1984) ... (producer)
 1984 The Magnificent Evans (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (producer)
 1980-1983 Butterflies (TV Series) (producer - 14 episodes)
- Loose Ends (1983) ... (producer)
- Breaking Up (1983) ... (producer)
- Calling (1983) ... (producer)
- Cleaning Windows (1983) ... (producer)
- Pot (1983) ... (producer)
 1981-1983 The Last Song (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1983) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.6 (1983) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.5 (1983) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.4 (1983) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.3 (1983) ... (producer)
 1976-1983 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series) (producer - 31 episodes)
- The Arts of Concealment (1983) ... (producer)
- The Three Astaires (1983) ... (producer)
- Cheering Up Ludovic (1983) ... (producer)
- The Waist Land (1983) ... (producer)
- The White Man's Grave (1983) ... (producer)
 1981 Coming Home (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1981) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... (producer)
 1980 Yes Minister (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Jobs for the Boys (1980) ... (producer)
- The Right to Know (1980) ... (producer)
- The Writing on the Wall (1980) ... (producer)
- Big Brother (1980) ... (producer)
- The Economy Drive (1980) ... (producer)
 1979 Ripping Yarns (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Golden Gordon (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Whinfrey's Last Case (1979) ... (executive producer)
 1978 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- Learning to Fly (1978) ... (producer)
- Australia House (1978) ... (producer)
- Motorbike (1978) ... (producer)
- Men as Women (1978) ... (producer)
- Scottish Dancing (1978) ... (producer)
 1978 Going Straight (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Going Off the Rails (1978) ... (producer)
- Going Going Gone (1978) ... (producer)
- Going to Work (1978) ... (producer)
- Going Sour (1978) ... (producer)
- Going to Be Alright (1978) ... (producer)
 1974-1977 Porridge (TV Series) (producer - 20 episodes)
- Final Stretch (1977) ... (producer)
- A Test of Character (1977) ... (producer)
- Pardon Me (1977) ... (producer)
- Rough Justice (1977) ... (producer)
- Poetic Justice (1977) ... (producer)
 1969-1975 The Liver Birds (TV Series) (producer - 45 episodes)
- Everybody Is Beautiful (1975) ... (producer)
- The Lily and the Dandelion (1975) ... (producer)
- Dinner for Three (1975) ... (producer)
- Love Is a Many Stupid Thing (1975) ... (producer)
- You've Got to Laugh... (1975) ... (producer)
 1974 The Last Turkey in the Shop Show (TV Short) (producer)
 1963-1974 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- It's Only Me: Whoever I Am (1974) ... (producer)
- The Liver Birds (1969) ... (producer)
- The Plan (1963) ... (producer)
 1973 7 of 1 (TV Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- I'll Fly You for a Quid (1973) ... (producer)
- My Old Man (1973) ... (producer)
- Prisoner and Escort (1973) ... (producer)
- Open All Hours (1973) ... (producer)
 1973 The World of Cilla (TV Movie) (producer)
 1972 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (segment producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 December 1972 (1972) ... (segment producer: The Liver Birds - as Sid Lotterby)
 1971 Now, Take My Wife (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- There's a Lot of It About (1971) ... (producer)
- Rembrandt's Mother (1971) ... (producer)
- Things That Go Bump (1971) ... (producer)
- Thanks for the Memory (1971) ... (producer)
- The Singing Garbo (1971) ... (producer)
 1971 Me Mammy (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- How to be a Mammy in Law (1971) ... (producer)
- The Mammy Murder Case (1971) ... (producer)
- The Sacred Chemise of Miss Argyll (1971) ... (producer)
- The Day I Went Commercial (1971) ... (producer)
- The Day I Got Engaged (1971) ... (producer)
 1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Exodus (1970) ... (producer)
- Guess Who's Coming to Sin'Er Nymphia (1970) ... (producer)
- Lysistrata the Peace Treaty (1970) ... (producer)
- Secret Agents Jamus Bondus (1970) ... (producer)
- Roman Holiday (1970) ... (producer)
 1969 Harry Worth (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Anyone for Golf? (1969) ... (producer)
- A Man's Best Friend (1969) ... (producer)
 1968-1969 Broaden Your Mind (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1969) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.6 (1969) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.5 (1969) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.4 (1969) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.3 (1969) ... (producer)
 1969 The Gnomes of Dulwich (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1969) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... (producer)
 1968 Kindly Leave the Stage (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)
 1968 BBC Show of the Week (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Simply Sheila (1968) ... (producer)
 1967-1968 Dee Time (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #3.19 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.18 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.17 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.16 (1968) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.15 (1967) ... (producer)
 1967 Three of a Kind (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #2.5 (1967) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.4 (1967) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.3 (1967) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.2 (1967) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.1 (1967) ... (producer)
 1965 The Likely Lads (TV Series) (associate producer - 2 episodes)
- The Suitor (1965) ... (associate producer)
- Chance of a Lifetime (1965) ... (associate producer)
 1964 The Graham Stark Show (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1964) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.6 (1964) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1964) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1964) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1964) ... (producer)
 1963-1964 Sykes and A... (TV Series) (producer - 15 episodes)
- Sykes and a Band (1964) ... (producer)
- Sykes and a Log Cabin (1964) ... (producer)
- Sykes and a Menace (1964) ... (producer)
- Sykes and a Following (1964) ... (producer)
- Sykes and a Search (1964) ... (producer)
 1962 Twist! (TV Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... (producer)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Sid Lotterby
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Trivia:

Awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 1995 New Year's Honours.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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