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John Craven (II)

Writer | Actor
KNOWN FOR 
Country Cops (2005) | Saturday Superstore (1982-1987) | The Damned United (2009)
AWARDS 
1 win & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
John Craven OBE
BORN 
Aug 16, 1940 (age 76)

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Past Television (2 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Aladdin and the Forty ThievesAladdin and the Forty Thieves (TV Movie) Palace Newsreader  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for SearchSearch (TV Series) Writer (Narrative Script) (3 episodes, 1971), Himself - Presenter (3 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971 3
    • Film Making (Apr 21, 1971) Himself - Presenter, Writer (Narrative Script)  Less
    • Born Wild (Jul 14, 1971) Himself - Presenter, Writer (Narrative Script)  Less
    • War on the Weather (Apr 7, 1971) Himself - Presenter, Writer (Narrative Script)  Less
Self (65 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for EastEnders: Last OrdersEastEnders: Last Orders (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for CountryfileCountryfile (TV Series) Himself - Presenter / Himself (26 episodes, 1989–2016)  Less 1989–2016
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  • Primary photo for Songs of PraiseSongs of Praise (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for From Andy Pandy to Zebedee: The Golden Age of Children's TVFrom Andy Pandy to Zebedee: The Golden Age of Children's TV (TV Movie) Himself - Newsround  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for VE Day: Remembering VictoryVE Day: Remembering Victory (TV Movie) Himself - Aged 4 on VE Day  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Mel & SueMel & Sue (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Antiques Road TripCelebrity Antiques Road Trip (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Points WestPoints West (TV Series) Himself - Reporter (2 episodes, 1973–2014)  Less 1973–2014
  • Primary photo for Was It Something I Said?Was It Something I Said? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 50 Greatest Kids Shows50 Greatest Kids Shows (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Big Fat Quiz of the 80sThe Big Fat Quiz of the 80s (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Room 101Room 101 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Big Fat Quiz of the 80sThe Big Fat Quiz of the 80s (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Tales of Television CentreTales of Television Centre (TV Movie) Himself - Presenter  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The John Craven YearsThe John Craven Years (TV Special) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The One ShowThe One Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Pointless CelebritiesPointless Celebrities (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Welly Telly: The Countryside on TelevisionWelly Telly: The Countryside on Television (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself - Reporter / Himself - TV Presenter (2 episodes, 2010–2011)  Less 2010–2011
  • Primary photo for Rewind the 60sRewind the 60s (TV Mini-series) Himself - Narrator & Guest / Himself - Narrator (5 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010
    • 1968-1969 (Nov 19, 2010) Himself - Narrator & Guest  Less
    • 1966-1967 (Nov 18, 2010) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less
    • 1964-1965 (Nov 17, 2010) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Wild Night InWild Night In (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Damned UnitedThe Damned United Himself  Less 2009 $10MM $450K
  • Primary photo for As Seen on TVAs Seen on TV (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Chris Moyles Quiz NightChris Moyles Quiz Night (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Saturday KitchenSaturday Kitchen (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Funny Side of the NewsThe Funny Side of the News (TV Movie) Himself (as John Craven OBE)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Children's TV on TrialChildren's TV on Trial (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for It Started with... Swap ShopIt Started with... Swap Shop (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Castle in the CountryCastle in the Country (TV Series) Presenter  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for Country CopsCountry Cops (TV Series) Himself - Presenter (25 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005
    • May Day (Aug 5, 2005) Himself - Presenter  Less
    • Flood (Aug 4, 2005) Himself - Presenter  Less
    • Asbos (Aug 3, 2005) Himself - Presenter  Less
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  • Primary photo for Hell's KitchenHell's Kitchen (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
    • Episode #1.8 (May 30, 2004) Himself (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for CountdownCountdown (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004
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  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Broadcaster (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Today with Des and MelToday with Des and Mel (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for World Cup ExtraWorld Cup Extra (TV Series) Presenter (segment "John Craven's Goals Round")  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for The Big BreakfastThe Big Breakfast (TV Series) Guest Newsreader (2000)  Less 1992–2002
  • Primary photo for The 100 Greatest Kids TV ShowsThe 100 Greatest Kids TV Shows (TV Special) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Vic Reeves ExaminesVic Reeves Examines (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? Himself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Not a Lot of People Know ThatNot a Lot of People Know That (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Light LunchLight Lunch (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Shooting StarsShooting Stars (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic TomatoesComic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes (TV Special) Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for BBC Weekend NewsBBC Weekend News (TV Series) Himself  Less 1992– 
  • Primary photo for Telly AddictsTelly Addicts (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Blankety BlankBlankety Blank (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1988–1990)  Less 1988–1990
  • Primary photo for NewsroundNewsround (TV Series) Himself - Presenter (2 episodes, 1972–1989)  Less 1972–1989
  • Primary photo for Going Live!Going Live! (TV Series) Himself - Reporter (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for A Question of EntertainmentA Question of Entertainment (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for On the WaterfrontOn the Waterfront (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Comic ReliefComic Relief (TV Special) Himself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Simon and the WitchSimon and the Witch (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Saturday SuperstoreSaturday Superstore (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Reporter / Himself - Presenter (37 episodes, 1982–1987)  Less 1982–1987
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  • Primary photo for The Kenny Everett Television ShowThe Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The World's Strongest ManThe World's Strongest Man (TV Series) Himself - Presenter (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for We Bring You Live PicturesWe Bring You Live Pictures (TV Mini-series) Himself - Narrator (4 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982
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  • Primary photo for PolicePolice (TV Series) Himself - Reporter (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Multi-Coloured Swap ShopMulti-Coloured Swap Shop (TV Series) Himself - Presenter (3 episodes, 1978–1982)  Less 1978–1982
  • Primary photo for The Adventure GameThe Adventure Game (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for ScoopScoop (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Record BreakersRecord Breakers (TV Series) Himself (7 episodes, 1974–1980)  Less 1974–1980
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  • Primary photo for Meanwhile... Back at BaseMeanwhile... Back at Base (TV Movie) Himself - TV Presenter  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for SearchSearch (TV Series) Himself - Presenter (3 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971
Archive Footage (13 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Too Much TVToo Much TV (TV Series) Himself - Contestant, The Adventure Game (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Episode #1.25 (Apr 1, 2016) Himself - Contestant, The Adventure Game (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Top of the Pops: The Story of 1981Top of the Pops: The Story of 1981 (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Top of the Pops: The Story of 1976Top of the Pops: The Story of 1976 (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Country TracksCountry Tracks (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Shropshire (Oct 10, 2010) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Trials and TribulationsTrials and Tribulations (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Britain's Closest EncountersBritain's Closest Encounters (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Newreader, Newsround (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself - Newsround Presenter (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Underground (Mar 18, 2007) Himself - Newsround Presenter (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for A New Body at LastA New Body at Last (Video) Himself - Newsround Presenter (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Who Got the Bay City Rollers' Millions?Who Got the Bay City Rollers' Millions? (TV Movie) Reporter (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Rock 'n' Roll YearsThe Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
    • 1975 (1987) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Going to the DogsGoing to the Dogs (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Mis-TakesMis-Takes (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1985

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