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Delaney, Shelagh (1938–2011), dramatist and screenwriter

Elaine Aston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Theatre; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1841 words.

Delaney, Shelagh (1938–2011), dramatist and screenwriter, was born on 25 November 1938 in the Hope Hospital, Salford, the elder child of Joseph Delaney, bus conductor, and his wife, Elsie, null...

Feldman, Martin Alan [Marty] (1934–1982), comedian and scriptwriter

Barry Took.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Television; Radio; Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 876 words.

Feldman, Martin Alan [Marty] (1934–1982), comedian and scriptwriter, was born on 8 July 1934 at University College Hospital, London, the elder of the two children of Myer Feldman, a gown...

Griffiths, Drew (1947–1984), playwright and theatre director

Mick Wallis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Radio; Theatre. 1293 words.

Griffiths, Drew (1947–1984), playwright and theatre director, was born on 17 January 1947 at 25 Caroline Street, Irlam, Urmston, Lancashire, the only child of Leonard Griffiths (1906–1973)...

John, Errol (1924–1988), playwright and actor

John Russell Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Film; Television. 1013 words.

John, Errol (1924–1988), playwright and actor, was born on 20 December 1924 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the son of a professional cricketer, George John, who had toured England in 1923 as a...

McMillan, Roderick Macaulay [Roddy] (1923–1979), actor and playwright

P. S. Barlow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Television. 873 words.

McMillan, Roderick Macaulay [Roddy] (1923–1979), actor and playwright, was born on 23 March 1923 in the Anderston district of Glasgow, the second of the two children of Duncan McMillan...

Milligan, Terence Alan [Spike] (1918–2002), comedian and author

Ned Sherrin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Television. 4732 words.

Milligan, Terence Alan [Spike] (1918–2002), comedian and author, was born on 16 April 1918 in Ahmednagar, near Bombay, India, the elder son of Leo Alphonso Milligan (1890–1969), soldier,...

Morley, Robert Adolph Wilton (1908–1992), actor and playwright

Jonathan Cecil.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Television. 1207 words.

Morley, Robert Adolph Wilton (1908–1992), actor and playwright, was born on 26 May 1908 in Semley, Wiltshire, the son of Major Robert Wilton Morley, retired, of the 4th dragoon guards 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,...

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...