Ken Hannam was born in Melbourne in 1929 and started his career as a child-actor with the Australian Broadcasting Commission. He then became scriptwriter for the radio whil still acting. When television was created in Australia in 1956, he works as a scriptwriter adn then as producer and director of numerous series, shows and TV films.
He then left television for the cinema in 1963 and moved in London in 1968 where he’d already worked on british productions. He came back in Australia in 1974 to direct « Sunday Too Far Away » and TV shows. He died in London in 2004.