James MacTaggart

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Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
MacTaggart was born in Scotland. He produced, directed or wrote well over 100 individual television plays or episodes. He started out as an actor and radio producer for BBC Scotland. In 1968, he became a co-founder of Kestrel Productions, Britain's first independent television drama production company. Just two months before his sudden death at the age of 46, he was awarded the Society of Film and Television Arts' Desmond Davis Award for outstanding contribution to television. Read more...