|Born||John Pennant Roberts
15 December 1940
Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England
|Died||22 June 2010
|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.