Letter: Paul Knight obituary

In addition to his prowess as a creator of family adventure stories for TV, the producer Paul Knight was a hugely warm and entertaining man. He loved being among his wide circle of friends – I knew him for half a century – wine glass in hand and with music not very far away.

His 1989 BBC Screen One production The Accountant starred Alfred Molina as Lionel Ellerman, baffled by the mafia’s interest in his son’s barmitzvah, a dark comedy gem written by Geoffrey Case and directed by Les Blair. It deservedly won a Bafta award for best single play. For this as for every production, cast and crew loved working with Paul.

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