John Pennant Roberts|
15 December 1940
Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England
22 June 2010 (aged 69)|
|Cause of death||cancer|
|Occupation||Television director and producer|
Roberts was born at Weston-super-Mare, Somerset to Welsh parents. He worked on the following BBC programmes: Softly, Softly, Doomwatch, The Onedin Line, Sutherland's Law, Survivors, Angels, Blake's 7, Doctor Who, Juliet Bravo, Tenko and Howards' Way. A fluent speaker of Welsh, he was also active in the Welsh television industry. He moved to Cardiff in 1994.
Roberts was active within the Association of Directors and Producers and chair of the body for many years.