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Melvyn Bragg

Melvyn Bragg is an English broadcaster, author and parliamentarian. Born on 6 October 1939 in Carlisle The son of Mary Ethel and Stanley Bragg He was given the name Melvyn by his mother after she saw the actor Melvyn Douglas at a local cinema. Bragg began his career in 1961 as a general trainee at the BBC.

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Oct 6, 1939 In Carlisle, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Great Performances 1971-01-28
Latest Project:
Series Norbert Smith – a Life 2022
Known For
Poster of The Alan Titchmarsh Show
Poster of The Garden Party
Poster of The South Bank Show
Poster of 2nd House
Movie Outbreak 1939: When War Broke Out Narrator 2022
Series Norbert Smith – a Life Unknown 2022
Movie Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach Himself 2016-06-30
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
Movie The Most Dangerous Man in Tudor England Himself - Presenter 2013-06-06
Series Reel History of Britain Unknown 2011-09-05
Movie John Steinbeck: Voice of America Host/Narrator 2011-11-22
Series Melvyn Bragg's Travels In Written Britain Unknown 2008-04-06
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2007-09-03
Series The Adventure of English Unknown 2003-11-06
Movie Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher Himself 2003-12-29
Movie R.E.M. Presenter 2002-05-09
Series Believe Nothing Unknown 2002-07-14
Movie Cinema of Fire: Iranian Cinema Himself (Presenter) 2002-06-30
Movie Emir Kusturica Himself (Presenter) 2000-03-12
Movie Countertenors Presenter 1999-12-19
Series The Garden Party Unknown 1998-07-11
Movie Afro-Cuban All-Stars at the Salon of Dreams Himself 1998-07-19
Movie Keppel Road: The Life and Music of the Bee Gees Unknown 1997-01-13
Movie Tennessee Williams: Orpheus of the American Stage Himself 1994-12-19
Movie Portrait or Bust Himself (uncredited) 1994-04-04
Movie An Interview with Dennis Potter Interviewer 1994-11-19
Movie The South Bank Show: Ken Loach Presenter 1993-10-03
Movie The South Bank Show: Terence Davies Interviewer 1992-04-05
Movie The Making of Sgt. Pepper Himself 1992-06-14
Movie Roy Lichtenstein Himself 1991-01-02
Movie Bernard and the Genie Himself 1991-11-23
Series Plunder Unknown 1990-03-05
Movie Sir Norbert Smith, a Life Interviewer 1989-11-03
Movie The Tall Guy Himself 1989-02-01
Movie Bernardo Bertolucci and the Making of The Last Emperor Presenter 1988-01-17
Movie Richard Burton: In from the Cold Self 1988-09-20
Movie The South Bank Show: Michael Powell Host 1986-10-16
Movie David Lean: A Life in Film Narrator 1985-01-01
Movie The South Bank Show: Local Hero Host 1983-02-27
Movie The South Bank Show: The French Lieutenant's Woman Presenter 1981-01-01
Movie Ermanno Olmi: The Roots of the Tree Presenter 1981-05-03
Movie The South Bank Show: Bob Fosse Interviewer 1981-03-08
Movie The South Bank Show: Roman Polanski Presenter 1980-05-25
Movie The South Bank Show: William Golding Host 1980-11-16
Series An Audience with... Himself 1978-01-08
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Movie Ingmar Bergman at 60 Host 1978-07-08
Movie Whose Doctor Who Presenter 1977-04-03
Movie An Artist's Story Himself - Presenter 1974-02-02
Series 2nd House Himself - Host 1973-10-06
Series Great Performances self 1971-01-28