Roger Price (television producer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other people with the same name, see Roger Price (disambiguation).
Roger Damon Price
Born 1941 (age 75–76)
Residence France
Nationality British
Occupation Television producer
Years active 1966–1995

Roger Damon Price (born 1941) is a television producer who was also active in Canada. He created the children's science fiction series The Tomorrow People, Junior Points of View, the American sketch comedy Don't Look Now, the pilot episode UFO Kidnapped, the teen sketch comedy Turkey Television and the Canadian sketch comedy You Can't Do That on Television, which became hugely successful on Nickelodeon in the United States. He also produced the British children's television programmes, You Must Be Joking and Pauline's Quirkes, both of which also featured the band Flintlock.

Now retired, he lives in France.

Writing credits[edit]

Production Notes Broadcaster
Jackanory
  • "The Wish Horse" (1966)
BBC1
The Governor & J.J.
  • "A Day in the Life" (1970)
CBS
Koska and His Family
  • Television film (1973)
NBC
The Tomorrow People
  • 64 episodes (1973–1975, 1977–1979)
ITV
You Must Be Joking!
  • "Episode #2.1" (1976)
ITV
The Kallikaks
  • "You Auto Buy Now" (1977)
  • "Swami, How I Love Ya" (1977)
NBC
You Can't Do That on Television
  • 143 episodes (1979–1990)
Nickelodeon
Don't Look Now
  • 5 episodes (co-written with Geoffrey Darby, 1983)
CBS
Whatever Turns You On
  • 15 episodes (co-written with Geoffrey Darby, 1979)
Nickelodeon
UFO Kidnapped
  • Feature film (co-written with Geoffrey Darby, 1983)
Nickelodeon
Turkey Television Nickelodeon
The Tomorrow People
  • 26 episodes (1992, 1994–1995)
ITV

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Work Category Result Reference
1987 CableACE Awards Turkey Television Children's Programing Special or Series - 9 and Older (with Geoffrey Darby and Adam Bernstein) Nominated

External links[edit]