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This article is ridiculous. It is almost entirely unreferenced and, for example, is it really notable that Dot Wilkie is apparently a third assistant director? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 23:22, 11 November 2009 (UTC)
Thanks, I checked Lewis's article at the time and it says she was a producer, not necessarily an executive producer. –anemoneprojectors– 20:21, 5 March 2011 (UTC)
at the time Leonard Lewis and Greves co-produced, I dont think either were credited as exec producer at that time. Lewis only became exec title once Greaves left. But essentially it was the same job. Additionally, Mike Gibbon was never titled exec producer. He was given a title like Head producer, but he ran the show and again it was the same job as any exec producer would have done, so not to list him in some sort of boss sense would be a bit misleading. Barbara Emile was never given title as Exec producer either, and I dont think Jane Harris had that title either; they were Series Producer. Again, same job. I think Julia Smith was never officially exec producer either, she was series producer, and this meant that as well as overseeing the show, she produced her own episodes, which I dont think exec producers do, but not sure.
The article is missing two of the show's bosses which are Ian Aldwinkle and Mike Hudson, who ran the show sometime in the late 90s. Neither had exec producer title as far as I know.GunGagdinMoan 21:40, 5 March 2011 (UTC)
Oh right, well hmmm I guess it's a bit confusing if we moved them out of the exec producer section, maybe we could add something like "Mike Gibbon (1988–89 as head producer)", I dunno. Lorraine Newman is the current series producer, so I dunno what she does that Kirkwood doesn't do. –anemoneprojectors– 21:52, 5 March 2011 (UTC)
Yes that would work, or maybe a separate section with a little prose and a list with titles, that way you dont have to keep those who never had the title under the titles? Not sure what you'd call it though "Boss of EE" or something? It would need to say that at varying points there have been numerous people in overall charge of production of EE. Their job titles were not always the same, for example some were given the title Series Pro, some exec pro, and some just pro, yet there job was essentially the same. Additionally, in some instances the show had co-producers at the helm, such as in 1992 Greaves and Lewis and 1997 with Aldwinckle and Hudson. I think Hudson's title was Series producer btw. Not sure about Aldwinkle, have a feeling he was just producer. It's confusing.GunGagdinMoan 22:04, 5 March 2011 (UTC)
The table says it's currently crew members from 2017, but if we remove everyone and start again in 2018 that would seem misleading. I suggest that names that change between episodes are removed when they haven't appeared for a year, mainly writers and directors. Here's a list: