Orton, Peter Charles (1943–2007), television executive and businessman, was born at Collyers Steep, Petersfield, Hampshire, on 17 June 1943, one of four sons of Herbert Charles Orton (1887–1953), an aircraft fitter and former cruise liner steward, and his wife, Eva Lilian, née Dallas (1904–1995)...
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Reece, Sir (James) Gordon (1929–2001), television producer and public relations consultant, was born on 28 September 1929 at Vinton Nursing Home, 14 Heath Park Road, Romford, Essex, the son of James Graham Reece, a motor engineer, and Beatrice Mary Langton, a nurse. Both parents were from ...
Tennant, Sir Iain Mark (1919–2006), television executive and businessman, was born on 11 March 1919 at Hyndford House, North Berwick, Haddingtonshire, the only child of Lieutenant-Colonel John Edward Tennant (1890–1941), army and air force officer, and his first wife, Georgina Helen, daughter of ...
Young, Stuart (1934–1986), accountant and broadcasting executive, was born on 23 April 1934 at home in Stamford Hill, London, the younger child and younger son of Joseph Young, who was in the flour business, and his wife, Rebecca (Betty) Sterling. The family were religious Jews and his mother made ...