Wojciech Roman Pawel Jerzy Szendzikowski, more commonly known as Voytek, has died at the age of 89.
He worked as a production designer and director in television, theatre and the movies. His distinctive name would have become familiar to viewers after it appeared on the end credits of numerous British television programmes during the 1960’s and 1970’s.
He directed top-rated shows such as Callan, Man At The Top and Special Branch and was the designer of multiple episodes of programmes including Armchair Theatre.
Guardian Obituary –