Kenny McBain

Last updated 09 January 2020

Kenny McBain

Born: Sunday 28th July 1946
Died: Saturday 22nd April 1989 (age: 42)


Kenny McBain was a Scottish TV director and producer who was born on 28 July 1946 and died on 22 April 1989.

He is perhaps best known as a producer on Inspector Morse, though he had also worked in that capacity on Boon and Grange Hill.

His directorial credits include the Doctor Who story The Horns of Nimon (1979), episodes of Coronation Street and the Omega Factor episode Double Vision.

McBain, a gifted musician, attended Hutcheson's Grammar school in Glasgow and won a place to study music at Harvard University, deciding eventually to concentrate on drama. His name can be found on the 'wall of fame' at BAFTA headquarters in Piccadilly, London, having been nominated for a BAFTA award for his work on Morse.