Tuesday, August 23, 2011

John Howard Davies

TV comedy producer/director, and child actor -- via the Telegraph. This remarkable man started his career as David Lean's Oliver Twist --

Eventually, he worked his way into comedy at the BBC. He directed the first episodes of "Monty Python's Flying Circus," and produced and directed "The Good Life," "Fawlty Towers," "Yes, Minister," "Not the Nine o'Clock News," "Mr. Bean" and many more (including the pilot for "Blackadder".)