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John Arden (I) (1930–2012)

John Arden was born on October 26, 1930 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Herodes ja pyhä yö (1974), Der Tanz des Sergeanten Musgrave (1969) and The Soldier's Tale (1968). He was married to Margaretta D'Arcy and Margaretta D'Arcy. He died on March 28, 2012 in Galway, Ireland. See full bio »


(age 81) in Galway, Ireland

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 1974 Herodes ja pyhä yö (TV Movie) (play "The Business of Good Government: A Christmas Play")
 1969 Der Tanz des Sergeanten Musgrave (TV Movie) (play "Sergeant Musgrave's Dance")
 1969 Leben und leben lassen (TV Movie) (play "Live Like Pigs")
 1968 The Soldier's Tale (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1967 Taide pitkä, elämä lyhyt (TV Movie) (play "Ars Longa, Vita Brevis")
 1965 Serjeant Musgrave's Dance (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1965) ... (play)
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ironhand (1965) ... (writer)
 1963 Een zaak van algemeen belang (TV Movie) (play "The business of good government")
 1962 Festival (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Serjeant Musgrave's Dance (1962) ... (play)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1961) (play - 1 episode, 1961)
- Serjeant Musgrave's Dance (1961) ... (adaptation) / (play)
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Wet Fish (1961)
 1960 Soldier, Soldier (TV Movie) (play)
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 1975 Lament for Arthur Leary

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His play, "Serjeant Musgrave's Dance", was performed at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Albert Finney, Alun Armstrong, Max Wall, Graham Crowden, Eileen Atkins, Willoughby Goddard, Stephen McGann and Derek Thompson in the cast. Albert Finney was the director. See more »


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