Tom Clegg (director)

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Tom Clegg
Thomas Harrison Clegg

16 October 1934
Lancashire, England
Died24 July 2016 (81)

Thomas Harrison Clegg (16 October 1934 – 24 July 2016) [1] was a British television and film director. He was known as an action director, [2] responsible for many episodes of The Sweeney , its cinema version Sweeney 2 (1978), and Sharpe .


In March 2014, Tom joined actress Georgina Hale as very special guests at a 43tv Retro TV Sweeney Meet in Hammersmith, London. Both Tom & Georgina gave an after dinner talk about their careers in TV & Film, and in particular The Sweeney.

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  1. PS (July 25, 2016). "RIP director Tom Clegg". Sci-Fi Bulletin. Retrieved 2016-07-29.
  2. "Tom Clegg". The Times . 15 November 2016. Retrieved 4 July 2020.