Peter Graham Scott

Forename/s: 
Peter Graham
Family name: 
Scott
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Interview Number: 
532
Interview Date(s): 
23 Jul 2004
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Peter Graham Scott 

Peter was an film producer, film director and screenwriter. One of the producers and directors who shaped British television drama in its formative years, He was a key figure in television drama in the seventies and eighties and was responsible for top rating series including The Avengers, Mogul, The Troubleshooters, and, most successfully, The Onedin Line, which ran for 9 years. He was much admired by fellow directors as well as actors and was renowned for his film editing skills, which he had honed in the forties while working for J Arthur Rank on films such as Brighton Rock.