James Gilbert (producer)

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James Gilbert
Born Cecil James Gilbert
5 May 1923 (1923-05-05) (age 92)
Edinburgh, Scotland,
United Kingdom
Occupation TV Producer/Director
Years active 1959–2003
Television The Two Ronnies
Last of the Summer Wine
Open All Hours

Cecil James Gilbert (born 5 May 1923) is a Scottish television producer and director. He was the BBC's Head of Comedy from 1973-77. He was probably best known for his work on The Two Ronnies, Last of the Summer Wine and Open All Hours. In 2003, Gilbert appeared on the documentary special 30 Years of Last of the Summer Wine to discuss his role in helping to create the series.[1]


  1. ^ "How Holmfirth became the location for Last of the Summer Wine". 27 September 2010. Retrieved 13 September 2015.