Paul Adrian SMITH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-01-16
Education Royal Belfast Academical Instn
Books & Publications
Recreations photography, cinema, collecting original sixties records, motor yachting, family and home, travelling
Clubs N/A
Style Paul Smith, Esq, CBE
Career trainee projectionist rising to dir BBC 1966-73, freelance TV prodr and dir 1973-81, fndr chm and md Complete Video 1981-95, also estab The Edit Works and The Shooting Crew, former head of A&R LWT's record label, sold Celador Int and Celador Prodns 2006; currently: chm Celador Entertainment Ltd (estab 1988), chm Celador Films (estab 2000), chm Celador Radio Broadcasting (estab 2008); launched UK radio stations The Coast 2008 and The Breeze 2010, owns and operates 18 UK radio licenses in South of England under brand names The Breeze and Jack FM; Hon DSc Univ of Ulster 2012; >ir< creator It'll Be Alright on the Night (winner Silver Rose of Montreux and nomination Br Acad Award for It'll Be Alright on the Night 2 1980); prodr and dir of shows in UK and US incl: An Audience with Jasper Carrott (LWT), The Pink Medicine Show (LWT), London Night Out (Thames), Bruce's Big Night (LWT), Oh Boy (ATV), Peter Cook and Company (LWT, Gold Medal NY TV Festival), TV's Censored Bloopers (NBC); Celador prodns incl: Who Wants to be a Millionaire? (ITV1, Best Light Entertainment Prog BAFTA Awards 1999, Outstanding Game or Audience Participation Prog Emmy Awards 2000 and 2001), Winning Lines (BBC 1), Jasper Carrott - Back to the Front (BBC 1), The Detectives (BBC 1), Ruby Wax's Commercial Breakdown (BBC 1), Talking Telephone Numbers (ITV), Auntie's Bloomers (BBC 1), The Hypnotic World of Paul McKenna (ITV), All About Me (BBC 1), You Are What You Eat (Channel 4); >ir< exec prodr Dirty Pretty Things 2002 (Best Film Evening Standard Film Awards 2002, nominated Best British Film BAFTA Awards 2002, Best Film Br Ind Film Awards 2003, special for excellence in film making Nat Bd of Review), The Descent 2005, Separate Lies 2005, Slumdog Millionaire 2008 (4 Golden Globes, 8 Oscars, 7 BAFTAs and numerous other worldwide industry awards), The Descent: Part 2 2009, The Scouting Book for Boys 2010, Centurion 2010
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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