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Charles Chilton (1917–2013)

Charles Chilton was born on June 15, 1917 in Bloomsbury, London, England as Charles Frederick William Chilton. He is known for his work on Oh! What a Lovely War (1969), What Did You Do in the Great War Daddy? (2007) and Outbreak 1939 (2009). He was married to Penelope Colbeck. He died on January 2, 2013 in Hampstead, London. See full bio »

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Known For

Oh! What a Lovely War
Outbreak 1939
Outbreak 1939 Himself - Radio Producer


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 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary) (script - 1 episode)
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War (based on Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop Production by, and the members of the original cast)
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 1976 Aces High (musical adviser)
 1972 America (TV Series documentary) (musical advisor)
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 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War (arranger: "Gassed Last Night" - uncredited)
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 1989 Wonderworks: Young Charlie Chaplin (TV Series) (historical advisor)
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 2009 Outbreak 1939 (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Radio Producer (as Charles Chiltern)
 2008 The Unseen Alistair Cooke (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 What Did You Do in the Great War Daddy? (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 The Comedy Map of Britain (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Himself
 2006 The Story of Light Entertainment (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Radio Stars (2006) ... Himself
 1987 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
- David Jacobs (1987) ... Himself
 1970 While We're on the Subject (TV Mini-Series)
- Showbusiness (1970) ... Himself
 1957 Studio E (TV Series)
- Episode #2.10 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #2.9 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #2.8 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #2.7 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #2.5 (1957) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Joan Littlewood and his musical, "Oh What a Lovely War!," was performed on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City for 125 performances. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Charles Chiltern

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His father was killed in the First world war and lost his mother when he was 6 years old so he was mostly brought up by his grandmother. See more »

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