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Nigel Balchin (1908–1970)

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British novelist and screenwriter. Studied natural science at Cambridge University and was subsequently employed as an industrial scientist during the 1930's. During World War II, Balchin rose to the rank of brigadier and became Deputy Scientific Advisor to the Army Council, experiences later reflected in his best-known novel "The Small Back Room"... See more trivia »

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(age 61) in London, England, UK

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

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 2005 Separate Lies (based on the novel by "A Way Through the Wood")
 1974 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Giliane ou Comme un oiseau (1974) ... (play)
 1970 Teatro de misterio (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Mejor muerto (1970)
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Better Dead (1969) ... (writer)
 1967 Uncle Charles (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Mrs Philipe Is Hurt (1967) ... (book)
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Fall of the Sparrow (1965) ... (novel)
 1963 Eleven Years and One Day (novel "A Way Through the Woods")
 1962 The Hatchet Man (TV Movie) (original screenplay)
 1961 Barabbas (uncredited)
 1961 The Singer Not the Song (screenplay)
 1960 The Risk (novel "A Sort of Traitor") / (screenplay)
 1960 A Circle of Deception (screenplay)
 1960 Mijn eigen beul (TV Movie) (play "My own Executioner")
 1959 The Blue Angel (writer)
 1959 Mine Own Executioner (TV Movie) (original story)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1955) (novel "A Way Through the Wood" - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Small Back Room (1959) ... (novel)
- The Leader of the House (1955) ... (writer)
- Waiting for Gillian (1954) ... (novel "A Way Through the Wood")
 1958 The Barbarian and the Geisha (revised dialogue - uncredited)
 1956 23 Paces to Baker Street (screenplay)
 1956 The Man Who Never Was (screenplay)
 1955 Josephine and Men (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 Malta Story (screenplay)
 1952 Crash of Silence (screenplay)
 1949 Hour of Glory (novel)
 1947 Mine Own Executioner (novel) / (screenplay)
 1947 Fame Is the Spur (screenplay)
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British novelist and screenwriter. Studied natural science at Cambridge University and was subsequently employed as an industrial scientist during the 1930's. During World War II, Balchin rose to the rank of brigadier and became Deputy Scientific Advisor to the Army Council, experiences later reflected in his best-known novel "The Small Back Room". In between scientific research, he worked as a ... See more »

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