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Residence  London, United Kingdom
Ethnicity  White British
Name  Franc Roddam
Spouse  Leila Ansari
Nationality  British
Years active  1969–present
Role  Film director
Education  London Film School
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Full Name  Francis George Roddam
Born  29 April 1946 (age 77) (1946-04-29) Norton, County Durham, England
Occupation  Screenwriter, film director, businessman, publisher, television producer
Television  Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–86, 2002–04) MasterChef (1990–2001, 2005–present)
Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series, BAFTA Award for Best Short Film
Movies and TV shows  Quadrophenia, MasterChef, Cleopatra, K2, Masterchef (UK)
Similar People  Phil Daniels, Mark Wingett, Leslie Ash, Phil Davis, Martin Stellman

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Francis George "Franc" Roddam (born 29 April 1946) is an English film director, businessman, screenwriter, television producer and publisher.


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Roddam's films include Quadrophenia, K2, Aria, Lords of Discipline and War Party. He created the worldwide TV phenomenon, Masterchef, which is shown in 200 countries worldwide and there are 47 locally-produced versions.

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He also produced formats for Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Making Out, and Harry, all of which were highly successful TV dramas. He directed the award-winning TV drama Dummy, which won the prestigious Prix Italia Drama Prize. He directed the Grammy-nominated/Golden Globe nominated US mini-series Moby Dick and Cleopatra.

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He won awards for his BBC documentaries, Mini and The Family. He is the founder and Chairman of Ziji Publishing, whose many titles include The Last Templar which sold over 5 million copies worldwide. He is a sponsor and former Governor of the London Film School and is an active member of the Greenworld Campaign.


  • Quadrophenia — Director/Co-Writer
  • The Lords of Discipline — Director
  • The Bride — Director
  • Aria — Co-director
  • War Party — Director
  • K2 — Director
  • Television

  • MasterChef — Format Creator, Executive Producer
  • Auf Wiedersehen, Pet — Format Creator, Executive Producer
  • The Canterbury Tales — Format Creator, Executive Producer
  • Cleopatra — Director (2 x 90mins)
  • Moby Dick — Director (2 x 90mins)
  • The Crow Road — Executive Producer
  • An Ungentlemanly Act — Executive Producer
  • Harry — Format Creator, Executive Producer
  • Making Out — Format Creator
  • Dummy — Director/Producer
  • The Family — Co-Director
  • Mini — Director
  • The Fight — Director
  • Commercials

    Director on numerous accounts, including:

  • Shell
  • The Observer
  • Campbell Soups
  • BP
  • COI – Aids Campaign
  • In development

  • Waltzing Matilda — Producer/Director/Co-Writer
  • Let’s Face It — Producer/Director/Co-Writer
  • IGGY — Format Creator/Co-Writer
  • Win-Win — Format Creator/Co-Producer
  • 2 in a Million — Format Creator/Producer
  • References

    Franc Roddam Wikipedia