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John Byrne

Writer, Artist, Designer
6 January 1940 to 30 November 2023

A British writer, artist and designer, who won a BAFTA for Graphics for Tutti Frutti (1987), a six-part BBC comedy-drama that he also wrote. John Byrne’s other writing credits included mini-series Your Cheatin’ Heart (1990); one-shot plays for Play for Today (1979), The Play on One (1988) and Screenplay (1993); comedy sketches for Scotch & Wry (1986); and the feature-length The Slab Boys (1997), which he also directed.

Read John Byrne's Guardian obituary

Read John Byrne's Herald Scotland obituary

Read John Byrne's Scotsman obituary