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Richard Adams (IV)

Richard Adams was born on May 9, 1920 in Newbury, Berkshire, England as Richard George Adams. He is a writer, known for Watership Down (1978), The Plague Dogs (1982) and The Girl in a Swing (1988). He has been married to Barbara Elizabeth Acland since September 26, 1949. They have two children. See full bio »
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 1999 Watership Down (TV Series) (novel - 13 episodes)
- The Promised Land (1999) ... (novel)
- Home on the Down (1999) ... (novel)
- Kidnapped (1999) ... (novel)
- Friend and Enemy (1999) ... (novel)
- Lost (1999) ... (novel)
 1988 The Girl in a Swing (novel)
 1982 The Plague Dogs (novel)
 1978 Watership Down (novel)
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 2011 University Challenge (TV Series)
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- Christmas 2011 Special 2 (2011) ... Himself
 2008 Wisdom (Video documentary)
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 2005 The 100 Greatest Family Films (TV Movie documentary)
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 1987 The Hero's Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell (Documentary)
Himself - Author, Watership Down
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(2011-2012 Season) His novel, "Watership Down," was performed in a stage production at the Lifeline Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. John Hildreth adapted the novel to the stage. R&D provided choreography. Mikhail Fiksel was sound designer.Joanna Iwanicka was puppet, mask, and video designer. See more »

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In December 2011, property developers announced that they were planning to develop Sandleford Park, near Newbury, Berkshire, in a real-life parallel to the fictitious development of this area which prompted the rabbits to leave the warren in the book and film of Watership Down (1978). Richard Adams plans to organise stiff opposition to the development. "I'm going to oppose it tooth and nail. It's... See more »

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