Maurice Leonard

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Maurice
Family name: 
Leonard
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Interview Number: 
659
Interview Date(s): 
14 Oct 2013
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Duration (mins): 
105

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Maurice Leonard started late in Television. His previous job was a book jacket writer for a medical publishers. Alongside him at the time was the authoress Jilly Cooper. Started as a Television Researcher for Granada TV in Manchester. Then worked on This is Your Life for Thames TV when Eamonn Andrews was the presenter. Andrews was a very correct man and Maurice recounts the problems this sometimes caused.. Rose to producer on Childrens TV and finally to producer for the likes of Michael Barrymore.