Boden, Richard 1953–

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BODEN, Richard 1953–

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Born January 4, 1953; son of Leslie and Katherine (maiden name, Hurst) Borden; married Sylvie McRoberts, April 16, 1983; children: James, Edward. Education: University of Exeter, B.A. Avocational Interests: Sports.


Addresses: Agent—International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Manager—Avalon Management, 4A Exmoor St., London W1O 6BD, England.


Career: Director, producer, and production manager. British Broadcasting Corporation Television (BBC TV), floor assistant, 1974–76, then assistant floor manager, 1976–79, light entertainment production manager, 1979–83, director of light entertainment, 1983–89, producer of light entertainment, 1989–95; Carlton Television and Central Television, head of comedy, 1995; Columbia/TriStar Carlton Productions, director, 1995–99. Golden Rose of Montreaux, member of comedy jury, 1996, member of SitCom Jury, 1998; "No Laughing Matter: The Future of Television Comedy," event chair.


Member: Groucho Club, Mensa.

Awards, Honors: Television Award, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and CableACE Award, international comedy special, both c. 1989, for Blackadder Goes Forth; Television Award, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, c. 2002, for The Sketch Show.


CREDITS

Television Director; Series:

You Must be the Husband, BBC, 1987–88.

Blackadder Goes Forth (also known as The Black Adder), BBC, 1989.

Two Point Four Children (also known as 2point4 Children), BBC, 1991–94.

Health and Efficiency, BBC, 1993–95.


Television Executive Producer; Series:

Every Silver Lining, BBC, 1993.

Married for Life, Independent Television, 1996.

Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's ... , Carlton Television, 1996–97.

Barbara, BBC, 1999–2003.

Kelsey Grammar Presents The Sketch Show (also known as The Sketch Show), Fox, beginning 2005.


Television Producer; Series:

In Sickness and In Health, BBC, 1985–92.

Two Point Four Children (also known as 2point4 Children), BBC, 1991–94.

Loved by You, Carlton Television, 1997–1998.

A World with Alf, UK Gold, c. 1997–2000.

Time Gentlemen Please, Sky Television, 2000, 2001–2002.

All about Me, BBC, beginning 2002.


Television Production Assistant; Series:

To the Manor Born, BBC, 1979–81, PBS, beginning 1982.


Television Production Manager; Series:

To the Manor Born, BBC, 1979–81, PBS, beginning 1982.

Terry and June, BBC, 1979–87.

Sorry!, BBC, 1981–88.

The Kenny Everett Television Show, BBC, 1982–88.

No Place Like Home, BBC, 1983–87.


Television Director; Specials:

Blackadder's Christmas Carol (also known as The Black Adder), BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 1988.


Television Director; Episodic:

No Place Like Home, BBC, episodes from c. 1983–87.

In Sickness and in Health, BBC, episodes from c. 1985–92.

"Enigma's End," 'Allo 'Allo!, BBC, 1989.

"Renewing the Vows," 'Allo 'Allo!, BBC, 1989.

Dunrulin, BBC, episodes beginning c. 1990.

The Chamber, [Great Britain], episodes beginning c. 1995.

Loved by You, Carlton Television, episodes from c. 1997–98.

A Word with Alf, UK Gold, episodes from c. 1997–2000.

Barbara, BBC, episodes from c. 1999–2003.

"Sugar Mama," Just Shoot Me, NBC, 2001.

The Sketch Show, Independent Television, episodes beginning c. 2001.

All about Me, episodes beginning c. 2002.

"(She's Got) Kegs," Grounded for Life, The WB, 2004.

Kelsey Grammer Presents The Sketch Show (also known as The Sketch Show), Fox, multiple episodes in 2005.


Television Executive Producer; Pilots:

Barbara, Comedy First, 1995.


Television Work; Other:

Best of British Comedy, BBC, 1983.

I Woke Up One Morning, BBC, 1984.

Cabaret et jongleurs, BBC, 1987.

Birds of a Feather, BBC, beginning 1989.


Film Director:

Sleeping with Strangers, Skouras, 1994.

The Pub Landlord: The Gaff, My Rules, 2003.


Film Work; Other:

Assistant director, Guardian of the Wilderness, 1976.

Producer, The Pub Landlord: The Gaff, My Rules, 2003.

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