Julian Charles Becket Amyes
Although primarily a director and producer, Amyes also had acting roles in High Treason (1951) and Mandy (1951).
Amyes made his directorial début with a BBC Sunday Night Theatre version of Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor in 1952 and also directed a number of other productions for BBC before joining Granada Television in the early 1960s, where he was head of drama from 1963 until 1977.
After 1977, he returned to directing predominantly in television directing (amongst other works) adaptations of the The Old Curiosity Shop (1979), Great Expectations (1981) and Jane Eyre (1983) for the BBC. Amyes also worked on a number of independent productions, before acting as director on episodes of the The Bill (1990) and Rumpole of the Bailey (1989–91) for Thames Television.
Amyes died of a stroke in 1992.
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