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Bernard McKenna

Bernard McKenna was born in 1944 in Scotland. He is known for his work on Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979), Yellowbeard (1983) and Brotherly Love (1999). See full bio »

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Monty Python's Life of Brian
Sun, Sep 29 4:00 PM PDT on BBCA (136)

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Known For

Monty Python's Life of Brian Parvus / Official Stoners Helper / Giggling Guard
(1979)
Yellowbeard Writer
(1983)
(2000)
(1984-1988)

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  Brotherly Love (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 2000) (series creator - 5 episodes, 2000) (idea - 1 episode, 2000)
- I'll Take the High Life (2000) ... (series creator) / (written by)
- Art and Soul (2000) ... (idea) / (written by)
- Time Gentlemen Please (2000) ... (series creator) / (written by)
- Sense and Sensitivity (2000) ... (series creator) / (written by)
- Sex and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll (2000) ... (series creator) / (written by)
 1997 Pilgrim's Rest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1997) ... (writer)
 1995 Bad Boys (TV Series)
 1990-1991 Boon (TV Series) (storyline - 2 episodes)
- Help Me Make It Through the Night (1991) ... (storyline)
- A Night at the Ballet (1990) ... (storyline)
 1987-1988 Me and My Girl (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Love Thy Neighbour (1988) ... (writer)
- Play Your Cards Right (1988) ... (writer)
- Question Time (1988) ... (writer)
- The Lost Weekend (1987) ... (writer)
 1983 Party at the Palace (TV Movie)
 1983 Yellowbeard (written by)
 1982 Shelley (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Credit Where Credit's Due (1982) ... (writer)
 1981 It Takes a Worried Man (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Soul Mates (1981) ... (writer)
- Frankly Speaking (1981) ... (writer)
- Mixed Feelings (1981) ... (writer)
 1980 Peter Cook & Co. (TV Movie) (writer)
 1979 Doctor Down Under (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- The Name of the Game (1979) ... (written by)
- Thanks for the Memory (1979) ... (written by)
- If a Job's Worth Doing (1979) ... (written by)
- Identity Crisis (1979) ... (written by)
- Impatients (1979) ... (written by)
 1978-1979 Robin's Nest (TV Series) (by - 4 episodes)
- Too Many Waiters Spoil the Bistro (1979) ... (by - as Bernard Mckenna)
- Day Trippers (1978) ... (by - as Bernard Mckenna)
- Just Desserts (1978) ... (by - as Bernard Mckenna)
- You Need Hands (1978) ... (by - as Bernard Mckenna)
 1978 The Odd Job (play) / (screenplay)
  Doctor on the Go (TV Series) (1 episode, 1977) (written by - 6 episodes, 1975) (writer - 3 episodes, 1977)
- Happy Ever After (1977) ... (writer)
- A Turn for the Nurse (1977) ... (as Brenda Crankmen)
- Loftus the Terrible (1977) ... (writer)
- What's in a Name? (1977) ... (writer)
- What's Your Problem? (1975) ... (written by)
 1976 Out of the Trees (TV Movie)
  The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes, 1974) (written by - 2 episodes, 1974)
- The Contact (1974) ... (writer)
- The Appointment (1974) ... (writer)
- The President (1974) ... (writer)
- The Drawing (1974) ... (writer)
- The K.G.B. (1974) ... (writer)
 1974 Doctor at Sea (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- But It's So Much Nicer to Come Home (1974) ... (written by)
- Murder! He Said (1974) ... (written by)
- A Wolf in Ship's Clothing (1974) ... (written by)
- Floating Profits (1974) ... (written by)
- Go Away Stowaway! (1974) ... (written by)
 1972-1973 Doctor in Charge (TV Series) (written by - 16 episodes)
- Watch Out - There's a Thief About! (1973) ... (written by)
- There's No Fire Without Smoke (1973) ... (written by)
- In Place of Strife (1973) ... (written by)
- Men Without Women (1973) ... (written by)
- Blackmail (1972) ... (written by)
 1972 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Idle at Work (1972) ... (writer)
  Doctor at Large (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes, 1971) (written by - 4 episodes, 1971)
- The Viva (1971) ... (by)
- A Joke's a Joke (1971) ... (by)
- Operation Loftus (1971) ... (by)
 1971 Six Dates with Barker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1970: The Odd Job (1971) ... (writer)
  Hark at Barker (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1970) (writer - 4 episodes, 1970)
- Rustless on Sport (1970) ... (writer)
- Rustless on Medicine (1970) ... (writer)
- Rustless on Communications (1970) ... (writer)
 1969 Doctor in the House (TV Series) (writer)
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Brenda Crankmen | Bernard Mckenna
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In the past he has played Dr Frank N Furter live in front of the showings of the movie. See more »

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