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Ian La Frenais

Writer | Miscellaneous Crew | Producer

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Projects in Development (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Killing BonoKilling Bono Writer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Oh My GodOh My God Special Thanks  Less 2009 $1.2MM $38K
  • Primary photo for The Bank JobThe Bank Job Writer  Less 2008 $20MM $30MM
  • Primary photo for Across the UniverseAcross the Universe Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 2007 $45MM $24MM
  • Primary photo for Flushed AwayFlushed Away Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 2006 $149MM $64MM
  • Primary photo for Goal! The Dream BeginsGoal! The Dream Begins Writer (Screenplay)  Less 2005 $10MM $4.3MM
  • Primary photo for Sunday for Sammy 2004Sunday for Sammy 2004 (Video) Writer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Commitments: Looking BackThe Commitments: Looking Back (Video) Himself, Special Thanks (as Ian La Fernais)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for HonestHonest Co-Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2000 £3MM
  • Primary photo for Still CrazyStill Crazy Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1998 $478K
  • Primary photo for Excess BaggageExcess Baggage Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1997 $20MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for The CommitmentsThe Commitments Co-Producer, Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1991 $15MM
  • Primary photo for Vice VersaVice Versa Producer, Writer  Less 1988 $14MM
  • Primary photo for WaterWater Producer, Lyrics ("Freedom", "Cascara", "All As One", "Cascaran National Anthem", "Listen to My Song", "Black Gold", "Protest"), Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1985 $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for Bullshot CrummondBullshot Crummond Producer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Never Say Never AgainNever Say Never Again Writer (uncredited)  Less 1983 $36MM $56MM
  • Primary photo for The Prisoner of ZendaThe Prisoner of Zenda Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1979 $12MM
  • Primary photo for Doing TimeDoing Time Second Unit Director, Producer, Writer ("FREE INSIDE"), Writer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for To Russia... With EltonTo Russia... With Elton Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Likely LadsThe Likely Lads Lyrics ("Remember When"), Writer (Concept)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for It's Not the Size That CountsIt's Not the Size That Counts Writer (Additional Dialogue)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Catch Me a SpyCatch Me a Spy Associate Producer, Writer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for VillainVillain Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for A Severed HeadA Severed Head Production Associate  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Virgin SoldiersThe Virgin Soldiers Writer (Additional Dialogue)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Hannibal BrooksHannibal Brooks Writer (Screenplay) (as Ian Lafrenais)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for OtleyOtley Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The TouchablesThe Touchables Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The JokersThe Jokers Writer  Less 1967
Past Television (46 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Spies of WarsawSpies of Warsaw (TV Mini-series) Writer (1 episode, 2013), Writer (Script) (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for Parents of the BandParents of the Band (TV Series) Script Editor (6 episodes, 2008–2009)  Less 2008–2009 6
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  • Primary photo for Mumbai CallingMumbai Calling (TV Series) Writer (Additional Material) (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for ArchangelArchangel (TV Movie) Writer (Screenplay)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Auf Wiedersehen, PetAuf Wiedersehen, Pet (TV Series) Writer (18 episodes, 1983–2004), Writer ("Breaking Away", "Get it Right"), Arranger ("Breaking Away", "Get it Right")  Less 1983–2004 18
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  • Primary photo for Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley FletcherLife Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher (TV Movie) Script Consultant  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for A Tribute to the Likely LadsA Tribute to the Likely Lads (TV Movie) Writer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Tracey Takes On...Tracey Takes On... (TV Series) Writer (28 episodes, 1996–1999), Supervising Producer (21 episodes, 1996–1999)  Less 1996–1999 29
    • End of the World (Mar 17, 1999) Supervising Producer, Writer  Less
    • Hype (Mar 3, 1999) Supervising Producer  Less
    • Sports (Mar 8, 1998) Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Best of Tracey Takes On...The Best of Tracey Takes On... (TV Movie) Supervising Producer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for LovejoyLovejoy (TV Series) Writer (Series Created By) (63 episodes, 1991–1994), Writer (Created For Television By) (10 episodes, 1986), Writer (By) (9 episodes, 1986–1994), Writer (1 episode, 1992), Writer  Less 1986–1994 73
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  • Primary photo for Spender: The French CollectionSpender: The French Collection (TV Movie) Writer (Creator)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Tracey Takes on New YorkTracey Takes on New York (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Full StretchFull Stretch (TV Series) Writer (6 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 6
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  • Primary photo for The Old Boy NetworkThe Old Boy Network (TV Series) Writer (6 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 6
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  • Primary photo for SpenderSpender (TV Series) Writer (2 episodes, 1991–1992), Writer (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991–1992 3
  • Primary photo for Tracey Ullman: A Class ActTracey Ullman: A Class Act (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Making of Alan Parker's Film 'The Commitments'The Making of Alan Parker's Film 'The Commitments' (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Freddie and MaxFreddie and Max (TV Series) Writer (6 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 6
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  • Primary photo for Laat maar ZittenLaat maar Zitten (TV Series) Writer (21 episodes, 1988–1990), Writer (Idea) (1 episode, 1990), Writer (Original Scripts) (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988–1990 23
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  • Primary photo for MogMog (TV Series) Writer  Less 1985–1986
  • Primary photo for Sunset LimousineSunset Limousine (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The New Adventures of Lucky JimThe New Adventures of Lucky Jim (TV Series) Writer (7 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 7
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  • Primary photo for Shine on Harvey MoonShine on Harvey Moon (TV Series) Script Editor (8 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 8
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  • Primary photo for Harry Carpenter Never Said It Was Like ThisHarry Carpenter Never Said It Was Like This (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for AstronautsAstronauts (TV Series) Script Editor  Less 1981–1982
  • Primary photo for P.O.S.HP.O.S.H (TV Short) Script Editor  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Other 'ArfThe Other 'Arf (TV Series) Script Editor (14 episodes, 1980–1981), Writer (Developed For Television By) (8 episodes, 1980–1981), Writer ("The Other 'Arf")  Less 1980–1981 14
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  • Primary photo for BillyBilly (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (1 episode, 1979), Story Consultant (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • The Letter (Feb 26, 1979) Story Consultant, Composer (theme music)  Less
  • Primary photo for Going StraightGoing Straight (TV Series) Writer (By) (6 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 6
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  • Primary photo for PorridgePorridge (TV Series) Writer (By) (19 episodes, 1974–1977), Writer (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974–1977 20
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  • Primary photo for On the RocksOn the Rocks (TV Series) Writer (2 episodes, 1975–1976)  Less 1975–1976 2
  • Primary photo for Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (TV Series) Composer (signature tune) (27 episodes, 1973–1974), Writer (By) (25 episodes, 1973–1974), Writer (2 episodes, 1973–1974)  Less 1973–1974 27
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  • Primary photo for Thick as ThievesThick as Thieves (TV Series) Composer (8 episodes, 1974), Writer (8 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 8
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  • Primary photo for The Train Now StandingThe Train Now Standing (TV Series) Writer (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973 2
  • Primary photo for 7 of 17 of 1 (TV Series) Writer (By) (2 episodes, 1973), Writer (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 3
  • Primary photo for The Two RonniesThe Two Ronnies (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. AitchMr. Aitch (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Likely LadsThe Likely Lads (TV Series) Writer (18 episodes, 1964–1966), Writer (By) (2 episodes, 1966)  Less 1964–1966 20
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  • Primary photo for Comedy PlayhouseComedy Playhouse (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for A Christmas Night with the StarsA Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) Writer (Script) (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The Rotters' ClubThe Rotters' Club (TV Series) Writer (Adaptation)  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for Over the RainbowOver the Rainbow (TV Series) Writer  Less 1993– 
  • Primary photo for Lenny Henry ToniteLenny Henry Tonite (TV Series) Writer  Less 1986– 
  • Primary photo for Three Piece SuiteThree Piece Suite (TV Series) Writer  Less 1977– 
  • Primary photo for The Further Adventures of Lucky JimThe Further Adventures of Lucky Jim (TV Series) Writer  Less 1967– 
  • Primary photo for Vacant LotVacant Lot (TV Series) Writer (Pilot)  Less 1967– 
Self (26 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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