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Irene Shubik

26 December 1929 to 26 September 2019

A British producer whose most enduring work was Rumpole of the Bailey (1978), Shubik originally commissioned the story as a BBC Play for Today in 1975 before producing the first full series at ITV. She received a BAFTA nomination for Wessex Tales (1973) and notably devised The Jewel in the Crown (1984) alongside Ken Taylor.

Read Irene Shubik's Times obituary here.