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List of notable or famous television producers from England, with bios and photos, including the top television producers born in England and even some popular television producers who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English television producers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These television producers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known television producer from England is included when available.

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Adam Shaheen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 53 Adam Shaheen is a British animator, television producer and screenwriter. He is the founder and owner of Cuppa Coffee Studios where he develops and produces all original programming. He is also ...more

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Al Murray is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 49 Alastair James Hay "Al" Murray, is an English comedian and TV personality well known for his stand-up persona and quick repartee. His best-known character is "The Pub ...more

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Alan Hardwick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 68 Alan Hardwick is the current Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire Police and former journalist and television presenter.

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Alexander Cary, Master of Falk... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 55 Lucius Alexander Plantagenet Cary is the first son and heir of Lucius Cary, the 15th Viscount Falkland, by his first wife Caroline Anne Butler. As heir to Viscount Falkland he has the courtesy ...more

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Alfred Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 81 (1899-1980) Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE was an English film director and producer. Often nicknamed "The Master of Suspense", he pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological ...more

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Alfred Molina is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 64 Alfred Molina is an English actor, known for his roles in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Prick Up Your Ears, Boogie Nights, The Man Who Knew Too Little, Spider-Man 2, Maverick, Species, Not Without My ...more

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Alfred Shaughnessy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 89 (1916-2005) Alfred James Shaughnessy, sometimes known as "Freddy Shaughnessy", was an English scriptwriter and producer best known for being the script editor of Upstairs, Downstairs.

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Andrew Davenport is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 52 Andrew Davenport is an award-winning English producer, writer, composer specialising in creating television and publishing for young children. Davenport has been dubbed ‘the J. K. Rowling of the ...more

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Angela Lansbury is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 92 Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury, DBE is an Anglo-Irish-American actress and singer who has appeared in theatre, television, and films. Her career has spanned seven decades, much of it based in the ...more

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Anna Richardson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 47 Anna Clare Richardson is an English presenter, television producer, writer and journalist, as well as author of a book.

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Anthony Pelissier is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 76 (1912-1988) Harry Anthony Compton Pelissier was an English actor, screenwriter, producer and director.

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Barbara Steele is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 80 Barbara Steele is an English film actress. She is best known for starring in Italian gothic horror films of the 1960s. Her breakthrough role came in Italian director Mario Bava's Black Sunday, ...more

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Baz Taylor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 73 Baz Taylor is a television director and producer.

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Ben Elton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 58 Benjamin Charles "Ben" Elton is an English comedian, author, playwright, actor and director. He was a part of London's alternative comedy movement of the 1980s and became a writer on ...more

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Beryl Vertue is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Beryl Vertue OBE, is an English television producer, media executive, and former agent. She is founder and chairman of the independent television production company Hartswood Films.

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Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 100 (1903-2003) Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS, was an English-born American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career spanning nearly 80 years, Hope ...more

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Brian Clemens is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 86 Brian Horace Clemens OBE was an English screenwriter and television producer, possibly best known for his work on The Avengers and The Professionals. Clemens was related to Mark Twain, a fact ...more

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Brian Trenchard-Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 72 Brian Trenchard-Smith is an English film and television director, producer, writer, consultant and actor who is notable for his contributions to the horror and action genre during the 1970s and ...more

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Brian Woods is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 55 Brian Edwards is a BAFTA award-winning British documentary film-maker, who founded and currently runs True Vision, an independent production company, which concentrates mainly on human ...more

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Bruce Gowers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Bruce Gowers is an English television director and producer, best known for work on large-scale live music and event productions. Gowers started his career in his native England where his ...more

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Cat Deeley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 41 Catherine Elizabeth "Cat" Deeley is an English television presenter, actress, singer and model. Since 2006, Deeley has been the host of So You Think You Can Dance in the United States, ...more

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Cathy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 49 Cathy Rogers is an English television executive, producer, presenter and musician. She is best known as the presenter of the British reality competition series Scrapheap Challenge and its ...more

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Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 52 Christopher James "Chris" Evans is an English presenter, businessman and producer for radio and television. He started his broadcasting career working for Piccadilly Radio, Manchester ...more

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Christine Langan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 53 Christine Langan is an English film producer who has been Head of BBC Films since April 2009. After graduating from Cambridge University in 1987 and working in advertising for three years, ...more

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Clare Nasir is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 47 Clarissa Faye "Clare" Nasir is a British meteorologist and TV presenter. She is an ambassador for The Prince's Trust, an advocate for the nuclear energy industry, and ambassador for ...more

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Clive A. Smith is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 74 Clive A. Smith is a British expatriate director and animator who, with Michael Hirsh and Patrick Loubert, founded Canadian animation studio Nelvana in 1971. Smith worked on some of his studio's ...more

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Darryn Welch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 38 Darryn Welch is a film and television producer.

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David Attenborough is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 91 Sir David Frederick Attenborough OM CH CVO CBE FRS FZS FSA is an English broadcaster and naturalist. He is best known for writing and presenting the nine Life series, in conjunction with the BBC ...more

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David Croft is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 89 (1922-2011) Major David John Croft OBE, born David John Andrew Sharland, was an English writer, producer and director. David Croft is particularly noted for producing and co-writing a string of popular BBC ...more

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David Frost is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 74 (1939-2013) Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE was an English journalist, comedian, writer, media personality and television host. After graduating from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Frost rose to ...more

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David Green is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 69 David M. Green appeared in the 2011 documentary film Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

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David Hemmings is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 62 (1941-2003) David Edward Leslie Hemmings was an English film, theatre and television actor as well as a film and television director and producer. He and his manager created the Hemdale Film Corporation in ...more

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David Niven is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 73 (1910-1983) James David Graham Niven was an English actor and novelist who was popular in Europe and in the United States. He may be best known for his roles as Squadron Leader Peter Carter in A Matter of ...more

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David Plowright is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 76 (1930-2006) David Ernest Plowright, CBE was an English television executive and producer. Plowright was educated at Scunthorpe Grammar School. He began his career in journalism as a reporter on the ...more

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David Suchet is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 71 David Suchet, CBE is an English actor, known for his work on British stage and television. He played Edward Teller in the TV serial Oppenheimer and received the RTS and BPG awards for his ...more

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Debbie King is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
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Derrin Schlesinger is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Derrin Schlesinger is a producer, known for producing The IT Crowd, Nathan Barley, The Book Group and Fur TV. In 2007 she was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for The IT Crowd which was ...more

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Dominic Minghella is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 51 Dominic Minghella is a British television screenwriter. His most successful project has been the creation of the ITV network comedy-drama series Doc Martin, starring Martin Clunes, which began ...more

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Don Nicholl is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 55 (1925-1980) Donald "Don" Nicholl was an English-American screenwriter and producer. His production company Nicholl Ross West produced the situation comedies All in the Family, The Jeffersons, The ...more

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Edmund Ward is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 65 (1928-1993) Edmund Ward is a screenwriter and television producer.

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Errol Barnett is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 34 Errol Barnett is an anchor appearing on CNN during overnight simulcasts of CNN International. Barnett previously hosted the award-winning cultural affairs program "Inside Africa" ...more

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Franc Roddam is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 71 Francis George "Franc" Roddam is an English film director, businessman, screenwriter, television producer and publisher. He currently lives in London with his wife Leila Ansari and ...more

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Gareth Jones is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 67 Gareth Jones is a British film and television director and screenwriter, owner of independent production company Scenario Films.

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George King is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 67 (1899-1966) George King was an English actors' agent, film director, producer and screenplay writer. He helmed several of Tod Slaughter's melodramas, including 1936's The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

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Gordon Hessler is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Died at 89 (1925-2014) Gordon Hessler was a British film and television director, screenwriter, and producer. Born in Berlin, Germany, he was raised in England and studied at the University of Reading. While a ...more

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Graeme MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Graeme MacDonald Died at 67 (1930-1997) Graeme Patrick David MacDonald, known as Graeme MacDonald and sometimes credited as Graeme McDonald or Graham McDonald, was a British television producer and executive. MacDonald began his ...more

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Graham King is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 56 Graham King, OBE is a British film producer. He is President and CEO of production companies Initial Entertainment Group and GK Films. He is best known for his Academy Award winning 2006 crime ...more

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Henry Normal is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 61 Henry Normal is an English comedian, television producer, poet and writer. He is Managing Director of Baby Cow Productions Ltd which he set up with Steve Coogan. When living in Chesterfield, ...more

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Jack Good is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
age 86 Jack Good is a pioneering former TV television producer, musical theatre producer, record producer, musician and painter of icons.

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Janice Hadlow is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Television Producers from England
Janice Hadlow age 61 Janice Hadlow is a British television executive. She was the controller of the BBC television channel BBC Two, taking over this position in November 2008 having previously been controller of BBC ...more