Ed Bye is a veteran British TV director and producer for the BBC. Since 1986 he has directed episodes of Red Dwarf, The Vicar of Dibley, My Family, Filthy Rich & Catflap, Bottom, The Full Wax and the 2000 film Kevin & Perry Go Large. He is married to comedienne Ruby Wax. Bye directed twelve of the eighteen filmed episodes of Bottom. He did not return to direct the third series in 1995, however in 1997 directed the recording of Bottom Live 3: Hooligan's Island.