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Born on September 27, 1945 in Glasgow, Scotland
Has 2 daughters.
Died in Widecombe, Devon on 12/8/08 at the age of 63 from a long illness.

 

 

 

TV Appearances

(2008)50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases
(2007)The World's Greatest Comedy Characters
(2005)Fawlty Towers Revisited
(2005)Greatest TV Comedy Moments
(2005)"Comedy Connections"- A Bit of Fry and Laurie
(2005)The Comedians' Comedian
(2004)"Britain's Best Sitcom"
--- Porridge
--- Fawlty Towers
(1993)"The Comic Strip Presents..."- Queen of the Wild Frontier (Vicar)

 

©BBC Interview where he talks about "Fawlty Towers".

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Director:

(2009)Sweet Baby Jesus (In production)
(2005)Bob the Butler
(2002)A Tribute to the Likely Lads
(2002)Chilly Dogs
(2001)Kevin of the North
(1992-2001)"Absolutely Fabulous"
(1999)"Days Like These"
(1999)"Privates"- Pilot
(1998)Absolutely Fabulous: A Life
(1998)Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Not!
(1998)The Fast Show Live
(1997)Spice World
(1997)"The Adventures of Lano & Woodley"
(1997)That Darn Cat
(1997)"The Ruby Wax Show"
(1995)"Agony Again"
(1995)"A Bit of Fry and Laurie"
(1993-1995)"Joking Apart"
(1992)The Full Wax
(1991-1995)"Bottom"
(1991-1994) "Murder Most Horrid"
(1991)"Lazarus & Dingwall"
(1989-1993)"Press Gang"
(1988-1993)"French and Saunders"
(1987)"Familie Ouderijn"
(1987)Up Line
(1986)What a Way to Run a Revolution
(1984)"Little Armadillos"
(1982-1988)"The Comic Strip Presents..."
(1977-1982)"The Goodies"
(1979)"Fawlty Towers"
(1979)"Not the Nine O'Clock News"
(1977)"Come Back Mrs. Noah"
(1974)"It Ain't Half Hot Mum"
(1968)"Dad's Army"

 

 

AYBS Role

Director:
(1977-1983)"Are You Being Served?" (13 episodes)
(1980)"Are You Being Served?"-Are You Being Served in Australia? (USA)

Producer
(1972)"Are You Being Served?"

Production Assistant
(1972)"Are You Being Served?"

 

 

Producer:

(1995)Perry & Croft: The Sitcoms
(1980-1982)"The Goodies"

Production Assistant

(1968)"Dad's Army"

 

Camera and Electrical Department

(1995)Discovery (Photographer for archive footage from "Absolutely Fabulous")

BAFTA TV Award

1997 Nominated for Best Comedy (Programme or Series-"Absolutely Fabulous")
1996 Nominated for Best Comedy (Programme or Series-"Absolutely Fabulous")
1995 Nominated for Best Comedy (Programme or Series-"Absolutely Fabulous")
1994 Nominated for Best Light Entertainment (Programme or Series-"French and Saunders")
1993 Won for Best Comedy (Programme or Series-"Absolutely Fabulous")
1991 Nominated for Best Light Entertainment Programme-"French and Saunders")
1980 Won for Best Situation Comedy-"Fawlty Towers")

(Image at top used with permission from http://www.jokingapart.co.uk. Interview with him can be seen at: http://www.jokingapart.co.uk/in_conversation/bob_spiers.htm)