Roy Lockwood

Roy Lockwood, (8 June 1907 to 25 April 2002) was a pioneering British film, television and radio director.[1] His work included directing the radio soap opera Valiant Lady.[2]

Roy Lockwood
Born(1907-06-08)June 8, 1907
DiedApril 25, 2002(2002-04-25) (aged 94)
Years active1923-1946
Spouse(s)Betty Lockwood 1960 - 2002


In 1941, Lockwood left the British Press Service and joined the production staff of NBC in New York City.[3] He joined the staff of the Blue Network as a producer in 1942.[4]

Later, he was head of BBC "productions from America to Britain," which he left to become producer of Light of the World for General Mills on CBS in 1945.[5] While with the BBC, his work included producing The War in the Pacific[6] and a series of broadcasts about United States military forces from their beginnings to what was then the present time.[7]


Lockwood was a producer for CBS-TV.[8] His work there included producing Resources for Freedom in 1954.[9]


In 1955, Lockwood became a producer-director for Robert Lawrence Productions in New York.[8]



  1. "Roy Lockwood".
  2. Buxton, Frank and Owen, Bill (1972). The Big Broadcast: 1920-1950. The Viking Press. SBN 670-16240-x. P. 249.
  3. "Behind the Mike" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 13, 1941. p. 38. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  4. "Blue Producers" (PDF). Broadcasting. February 23, 1942. p. 40. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  5. "Production" (PDF). Broadcasting. September 24, 1945. p. 54. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  6. "BBC's Poll Shows High School Kids Like Dramatized News Segs". Billboard. July 14, 1945. p. 10. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  7. "BBC's Leathernecks" (PDF). Broadcasting. April 3, 1944. p. 57. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  8. "Film People" (PDF). Broadcasting. April 25, 1955. p. 68. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  9. "In Review: Resources for Freedom" (PDF). Broadcasting. January 18, 1954. p. 16. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
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