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Allan McKeown

20 May 1946 to 24 December 2013

A television producer whose career began as a hair stylist in the 1960s, McKeown later moved into production and his first big success was Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983-1986). He founded Witzend Productions in 1977, which went on to make Lovejoy (1986-1994) and Birds of a Feather (1989-1993), and also frequently collaborated with his wife, Tracey Ullman.

- Read Allan McKeown's Guardian obituary here