Terence Brady (writer)

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Terence Brady
Born Terence Joseph Brady
(1939-03-13)13 March 1939
London, England
Died 29 September 2016(2016-09-29) (aged 77)
Somerset, England
Occupation Actor, Writer
Nationality Irish
Charlotte Bingham
(m. 1964; his death 2016)
Children Candida Brady (born 1965)
Matthew Brady (born 1972)

Terence Joseph Brady (13 March 1939 – 29 September 2016) was an Irish actor and writer. He was married to fellow writer Charlotte Bingham, with whom he collaborated on several television series.[1]

Brady was born in London to Irish parents, and went to Trinity College, Dublin, where he acted in student productions. He relocated to London in 1961,[2] where he appeared in Beyond the Fringe and met Bingham. They were married in 1964 and had two children, Matthew and Candida.[3]

Together, Brady and Bingham wrote for television series such as Upstairs, Downstairs, Yes, Honestly, No, Honestly and Pig in the Middle, and adapted Jilly Cooper's book Riders for the miniseries Riders (1993). As an actor, Brady appeared in TV programmes including Nanny, Three Rousing Tinkles, Mrs Thursday, and Z-Cars. As well as being an amateur musician, Brady had an interest in breeding racehorses and wrote a cookery column for the Daily Mail.[3]


  1. ^ "My Home: Charlotte Bingham, romance novelist and TV writer". The Independent. 15 August 2006. Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "Terence Brady, actor and 'Upstairs, Downstairs' writer – obituary". The Telegraph. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Greenhill, Sam (30 September 2016). "Playwright and actor Terence Brady, who wrote the Daily Mail's food column, dies aged 77". Daily Mail. Retrieved 30 September 2016. 

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