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Shelagh Delaney (1938–2011)

Shelagh Delaney was born on November 25, 1938 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Sheila Delaney. She was a writer, known for A Taste of Honey (1961), Dance with a Stranger (1985) and Red, White and Zero (1967). She died on November 20, 2011 in Suffolk, England. See full bio »

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 1994 Um Sabor a Mel (TV Movie) (play)
 1992 The Railway Station Man (TV Movie)
 1981 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Sabor a miel (1981) ... (play)
 1981 Find Me First (TV Movie)
 1977 The House That Jack Built (TV Series)
 1974 Seven Faces of Woman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- St Martin's Summer (1974) ... (writer)
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Did Your Nanny Come from Bergen? (1970) ... (writer)
 1967 Red, White and Zero (screenplay) / (story)
 1961 A Taste of Honey (play) / (screenplay)
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 1961 A Sunday in September (TV Movie documentary)
 1960 Monitor (TV Series documentary)
- Shelagh Delaney's Salford (1960) ... Herself
 1960 Shelagh Delaney's Salford (TV Short documentary)
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 2012 The Orange British Academy Film Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Memorial Tribute
 2010 Timeshift (TV Series documentary)
- 1960: Year of the North (2010) ... Herself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Her play, "A Taste of Honey", was performed at the Northampton Repertory Theatre in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England with Sarah Wilson, Maureen Dormer, Alan Browning, Alexander Browne and Nigel Goodwin in the cast. Monk Inigo was the director. See more »


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Personal Quote:

Women never have young minds. They are born 3,000 years old. See more »


Her parents spelled her name Sheila, but because of her Irish parentage she changed the spelling to the Irish form, Shelagh. See more »

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