Evacuated from the East End of London during the Second World War to Wales, he spent his formative years in the front seats of cinemas. He acted out the films he had seen to his families and followed a career in the entertainment industry. Directing repertory theatre in Lincoln, he was spotted by a BBC talent scout and worked on episodes of Dr. Finlay's Case Book, Z Cars, Doctor Who and Blake's 7 among others.
Later in his career he directed corporate videos and held classes in television techniques at the Actors' Centre and Bristol University.
Episodes directed by Gerald BlakeEdit
1987 (8 episodes)
- Episode 2760 (14th September 1987)
- Episode 2761 (16th September 1987)
- Episode 2766 (5th October 1987)
- Episode 2767 (7th October 1987)
- Episode 2784 (7th December 1987)
- Episode 2785 (9th December 1987)
- Episode 2791 (28th December 1987)
- Episode 2792 (30th December 1987)
1987 (4 episodes)