About the BBCPA

The Committee

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David Allen

Membership Secretary (2016)

After being Head of Science at Beaumont and Stonyhurst Colleges, David joined the BBC in 1969 as an Assistant producer/director. He became producer and then executive producer of a range of programmes until fully retiring in 2001. As a programme maker, he was editor of the BBC Computer Literacy Project 1982-1986. He received seven awards (including the New York Film Festival, Sony Innovation awards, RTS Judges Award and Times Technology Programme of the Year two years running. When David retired he was executive producer in Production Modernisation. He currently making documentaries for BBC R&D and for Historic Royal Palaces. He is married, with two children and two grandchildren. Interests include music, especially choral singing (chairman BBC Symphony Chorus 1992-1998), theatre, photography, architecture, travel, current affairs, cycling. Member of the committee since 2002.

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Albert Barber

Chairman & Publications

Alan Bilyard

Hon Treasurer

Christina Hamilton

Website Co-ordinator

Hugh Sheppard
Khalid Iqbal
George Aukland

Memory Bank

Leslie Huss-Smickler
David Allen


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