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Osborne, John James (1929–1994), playwright and autobiographer

Michael Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Biographical Studies. 3754 words.

Osborne, John James (1929–1994), playwright and autobiographer, was born on 12 December 1929 at 2 Cookham Road, Fulham, west London, the only son of Thomas Godfrey Osborne (d. 1942), a...

Parker, (James) Stewart (1941–1988), playwright and writer

Philip Hobsbaum.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 2085 words.

Parker, (James) Stewart (1941–1988), playwright and writer, was born on 20 October 1941 at 86 Larkfield Road, Sydenham, Belfast, the son of George Herbert Parker (1912–1996), tailor's...

Potter, Dennis Christopher George (1935–1994), journalist and playwright

Brian Bailey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Journalism. 2232 words.

Potter, Dennis Christopher George (1935–1994), journalist and playwright, was born on 17 May 1935 at Joyford Hill, off Berry Hill, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, the eldest child and only...

Prior, Allan (1922–2006), screenwriter and novelist

Anthony Hayward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 913 words.

Prior, Allan (1922–2006), screenwriter and novelist, was born at 4 Fifth Avenue, Newcastle upon Tyne, on 13 January 1922, the son of Percy Prior, at the time a brewer's traveller, who went...

Raven, Simon Arthur Noël (1927–2001), writer

Peter Parker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1727 words.

Raven, Simon Arthur Noël (1927–2001), writer, was born on 28 December 1927 at 27 Wellbeck Street, London, the eldest of the three children of Arthur Goddard Raven (1898–1968), a...

Richards, Alun Morgan (1929–2004), author and playwright

Meic Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1320 words.

Richards, Alun Morgan (1929–2004), author and playwright, was born on 27 October 1929 at Oak Villa, King Edward Avenue, Caerphilly, the son of Megan, née Jeremy, daughter of Thomas Jeremy...

Rosenthal, Jack Morris (1931–2004), television dramatist

Philip Purser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1686 words.

Rosenthal, Jack Morris (1931–2004), television dramatist, was born on 8 September 1931 at 27 Kendall Road, Crumpsall, Manchester, the younger son of Samuel Rosenthal (d. 1966), a waterproof...

Sandford, (Christopher) Jeremy (1930–2003), writer

D. S. Kenrick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literature. 1087 words.

Sandford, (Christopher) Jeremy (1930–2003), writer, was born in London on 5 December 1930, the only son (there were two daughters) of Christopher Sandford (1902–1983), typographer and...

Speight, John [Johnny] (1920–1998), comedy writer

Graham McCann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 891 words.

Speight, John [Johnny] (1920–1998), comedy writer, was born on 2 June 1920 at 111 Dale Road, Canning Town, east London, the eldest of the three children (two sons and one daughter) of John...

Sullivan, John Richard Thomas (1946–2011), television scriptwriter

Anthony Hayward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 979 words.

Sullivan, John Richard Thomas (1946–2011), television scriptwriter, was born at 35 Zennor Road, Balham, London, on 23 December 1946, the son of John Patrick Sullivan, an Irish plumber, and...

Sykes, Eric (1923–2012), actor, comedian, and writer

Frances Gray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Television. 1001 words.

Sykes, Eric (1923–2012), actor, comedian, and writer, was born on 4 May 1923 at 238 Henshaw Street, Oldham, Lancashire, the second son of Vernon Sykes (1900–1975), a cotton mule spinner,...

Taylor, Cecil Philip (1929–1981), playwright

Michael Wilcox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1092 words.

Taylor, Cecil Philip (1929–1981), playwright, was born on 6 November 1929 at 10 Burnbank Terrace, Glasgow, the only son of Max Taylor (b. 20 March 1898), a commercial traveller, and Fay, néenull...

Taylor, Donald Victor [Don] (1936–2003), television director and playwright

Philip Purser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Television. 938 words.

Taylor, Donald Victor [Don] (1936–2003), television director and playwright, was born on 30 June 1936 at Queen Charlotte's Hospital, Hammersmith, London, the only child of George Alfred...

The Uncanny, The Gothic and The Loner: Intertextuality in the Adaptation Process of The Shining

Catriona McAvoy.

in Adaptation

December 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film; Literature; Television. 7916 words.

This paper explores the intertextual approach used by Stanley Kubrick and Diane Johnson during the adaptation process of The Shining (1980). The exploration is approached through new...

Williams, (George) Emlyn (1905–1987), actor and playwright

James A. Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1241 words.

Williams, (George) Emlyn (1905–1987), actor and playwright, was born on 26 November 1905 at Pen-y-Ffordd, Mostyn, Flintshire, the eldest of the three surviving sons (two older children, a...

Wilson, Donald Boyd (1910–2002), scriptwriter and television producer

Shaun Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1458 words.

Wilson, Donald Boyd (1910–2002), scriptwriter and television producer, was born on 11 September 1910 at Lindenhurst, St Margaret's Drive, Dunblane, Perthshire, the son of John Boyd Wilson (dnull...