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Independent Producers


Born out of the famous comedy writers’ collective Associated London Scripts – ie. Galton, Simpson, Speight, Milligan and Sykes all hunched over typewriters in a big house – under the aegis of Beryl Virtue. Steptoe, Garnett and Pompeii film franchises followed in short order, along with one-off oddities like The Spy With the Cold Nose and The House in Nightmare Park. Absorbed into impresario Robert Stigwood’s film production company in the late ’60s.

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