Jack Emery

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Jack Emery is a British director, writer and producer for stage, TV and radio. He was born in 1945 and educated at Keele University. He began his career producing and acting at Keele, most notably in his first one-man show taken from the novels and plays of Samuel Beckett, called "A Remnant", which played in the West End, the Edinburgh Festival and toured worldwide.

Emery has worked both as a freelance writer and producer, and later produced through his own production company, The Drama House. His production credits include the TV movies "Witness Against Hitler" (1996) and "Breaking the Code" which won the Best Single Drama award at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.[1]

He was awarded an honorary degree by Keele University in recognition of his "body of work, both as original writer and producer, which is distinguished by scholarship and scrupulous research".[2]

He is a former husband of broadcaster Joan Bakewell.[3]


  1. ^ "1998". Broadcasting Press Guild. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "KEELE UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES HONORARY DEGREES". Keele University. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Moir, Jan (4 March 2009). "Heart of the matter". Daily Mail. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 

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