Gerard Glaister (John Leslie Gerard Glaister)

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One of Britain's foremost television producers, Gerard Glaister was responsible for a string of top rating hit series including Dr Finlay's Casebook, Secret Army, Colditz, The Expert and Howard's Way.

His biggest success was the road haulage family drama The Brothers (1972-76), which he both devised and produced. Starring Jean Anderson, Patrick O'Connell and Richard Easton, the boardroom and bedroom battles of this squabbling family became a firm Friday then Sunday, night favourite and was later sold to several countries.

Howard's Way (1985-90) was described as Britain's answer to Dynasty and was set on the River Hamble. Read more...