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Adams, Douglas Noël (1952–2001), writer

Nick Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literature. 3087 words.

Adams, Douglas Noël (1952–2001), writer, was born on 11 March 1952 at the maternity hospital in Cambridge, the son of Christopher Douglas Adams (d. 1985) and his wife, Janet Dora Sydney, néenull...

Baron, (Joseph) Alexander (1917–1999), novelist and screenwriter

William Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1209 words.

Baron, (Joseph) Alexander (1917–1999), novelist and screenwriter, was born Joseph Alexander Bernstein on 4 December 1917 at 30 Penyston Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, the son of Barnet...

Ford, Paul Leicester

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Television; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1128 words.

Ford, Paul Leicester (23 March 1865–08 May 1902), historian and novelist, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Gordon Lester Ford, a businessman and political figure, and Emily...

Greenwood, Walter (1903–1974), novelist and playwright

Geoffrey Moorhouse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 914 words.

Greenwood, Walter (1903–1974), novelist and playwright, was born on 17 December 1903 in Salford, Lancashire, the elder child and only son of Tom Greenwood (d. 1912/13), master hairdresser,...

Handl, Irene (1901–1987), actress and novelist

Gillian Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Television. 1150 words.

Handl, Irene (1901–1987), actress and novelist, was born on 28 December 1901 at 13 Leith Mansions, Paddington, London, the second daughter of Frederick Handl, a bank clerk originally from...

Hanley, James (1901–1985), novelist and playwright

Meic Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Radio; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1191 words.

Hanley, James (1901–1985), novelist and playwright, was born in Jervis Street, Dublin, on 3 September 1901, the son of Edward Hanley (d. 1937), a ship's stoker. The Hanleys had ten...

Hood, Stuart Clink (1915–2011), broadcasting executive, media scholar, and novelist

Vincent Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literature. 1678 words.

Hood, Stuart Clink (1915–2011), broadcasting executive, media scholar, and novelist, was born on 17 December 1915 at the School House, Dalhousie Street, Edzell, Forfarshire, the son of...

Pegram [née Woods], Lorna Gladys Hurst (1926–1993), television producer and novelist

Siân Nicholas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 680 words.

Pegram [née Woods], Lorna Gladys Hurst (1926–1993), television producer and novelist, was born on 25 October 1926 at 386 Green Lane, Ilford, Essex, the only child of Reginald William James...

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...

Wells [née Chapman], Alberta Constance [Dee] [other married name Alberta Constance Ayer, Lady Ayer] (1925–2003), journalist, novelist, and broadcaster

Alan Brien and Jane Hill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1429 words.

Wells [née Chapman], Alberta Constance [Dee] [other married name Alberta Constance Ayer, Lady Ayer] (1925–2003), journalist, novelist, and broadcaster, was born on 19 March 1925 in...