Jim Capper

Last updated 09 January 2020

Jim Capper (1951-2013)
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Jim Capper

Born: Sunday 11th November 1951
Died: Wednesday 31st July 2013 (age: 61)


Jim Capper originally worked for the BBC as an Assistant Floor Manager on All Creatures Great and Small  and When The Boat Came In,  Production Manager in shows like Doctor Who, Tenko, Eastenders and Bergerac, and as a Location Manger for Lovejoy and The League of Gentlemen.

As well as Black Orchid, he was due to be a production manager on Timelash, but was instead replaced by Alan Wareing.

He became a primary school teacher in 1991, and then when he moved north to Chester became both a Location Manager and 1st Assistant Director for Coronation Street. He also continued to undertake shows like Emmerdale, Eastenders, Holby City, Byker Grove, and Grange Hill.

He died in July 2013 after battling an incurable form of cancer.

Obituaries: Ariel, The Stage