Pennant Roberts

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Pennant Roberts
Born John Pennant Roberts
15 December 1940
Weston-super-Mare, England
Died 22 June 2010(2010-06-22) (aged 69)
Cardiff, Wales
Cause of death cancer
Occupation Television director

Pennant Roberts (15 December 1940 – 22 June 2010[1]) was a British director noted for his work on British television.

Roberts was born at Weston-super-Mare to Welsh parents. He worked on the following BBC programmes: Softly, Softly, Doomwatch,[2] The Onedin Line, Sutherland's Law, Survivors, Angels, Blake's 7,[2] Doctor Who,[2] Juliet Bravo, Tenko[2] and Howards' Way.[2] A fluent speaker of Welsh, he was also active in the Welsh television industry.[3] He moved to Cardiff in 1994.[4]

Roberts was active within the Association of Directors and Producers and chair of the body for many years.[3]


  1. ^ ", Pennant Roberts 1940 -2010". 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Pennant Roberts - Obituaries - The Stage". 23 August 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Piers Haggard Obituary: Pennant Roberts, The Guardian, 6 August 2010
  4. ^ Haggard, Piers (6 August 2010). "Pennant Roberts obituary" – via The Guardian. 

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