Christopher Morahan at the National Theatre Studio, November 2010
Christopher Thomas Morahan
9 July 1929
|Died||7 April 2017 (aged 87)|
|Occupation||Stage and television director|
|Spouse(s)||Joan Murray (her death) |
Christopher Thomas Morahan CBE (9 July 1929 – 7 April 2017) was an English stage and television director and production executive.
From 1972 to 1976, he was the Head of Plays for BBC Television, a department responsible for such series as Play for Today. Morahan joined the National Theatre in 1977 as Deputy Director and was appointed Co-Director of the Olivier Theatre.
He was involved in creating the 14-part television drama The Jewel in the Crown (1984), of which he was co-director and producer. The series won a Primetime Emmy Award and a BAFTA TV Award in 1985.
References[change | change source]
- "Christopher Morahan Awards". Retrieved 9 April 2017.
- London Gazette: , 11 June 2011.
- "Main list of the 2011 Queen's birthday honours recipients" (PDF). BBC News UK. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
- McKee, Ruth; Billington, Michael (7 April 2017). "Actor Tim Pigott-Smith dies aged 70". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-04-08.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Christopher Morahan on IMDb
- Christopher Morahan at the Internet Broadway Database
- Christopher Morahan(Aveleyman)