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R.F. Delderfield (1912–1972)

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The location and environment for "The Avenue" ("The Dreaming Suburb" and "The Avenue Goes To War") is based extensively on Addiscombe, near Croydon, where R F Delderfield lived between the ages of 6 and 11. See more trivia »
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 1990 Come Home Charlie and Face Them (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Part 3 (1990) ... (novel)
- Part 2 (1990) ... (novel)
- Part 1 (1990) ... (novel)
 1984 Diana (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (1984) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.9 (1984) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.8 (1984) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.7 (1984) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... (novel)
 1980-1981 To Serve Them All My Days (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 13 episodes)
- Part Thirteen (1981) ... (novel)
- Part Twelve (1981) ... (novel)
- Part Eleven (1981) ... (novel)
- Part Ten (1980) ... (novel)
- Part Nine (1980) ... (novel)
 1978 A Horseman Riding By (TV Series) (novel - 13 episodes)
- 1919: The Old and the New (1978) ... (novel)
- 1918: The Service (1978) ... (novel)
- 1917: The Bad Season (1978) ... (novel)
- 1916: The Profiteers (1978) ... (novel)
- 1915: Death of a Hero (1978) ... (novel)
 1978 People Like Us (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 12 episodes)
- New Alliances (1978) ... (novel)
- Another War (1978) ... (novel)
- Happy Returns (1978) ... (novel)
- The Biter Bit (1978) ... (novel)
- Fresh Fields (1978) ... (novel)
 1963 Jezebel ex UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Stand-In (1963) ... (writer)
  BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Worm's Eye View (1962) ... (play)
 1961 Operation Snafu (from a treatment by - as R. F. Delderfield) / (novel "Stop at a Winner" - as R. F. Delderfield)
 1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Golden Rain (1959) ... (writer)
 1958 Carry on Sergeant (by) / (novel "The Bull Boys" - uncredited)
 1958 The Adventures of Ben Gunn (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Marooned (1958) ... (writer)
- The Honest Seaman (1958) ... (writer)
- How the Treasure Was Buried (1958) ... (writer)
- The Winning of the Treasure (1958) ... (writer)
- The Taking of the Walrus (1958) ... (writer)
 1957 No Shepherds Watched (TV Movie)
 1956 The Recording Angells (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Town Benefactor (1956) ... (writer)
- In Town This Week (1956) ... (writer)
- A Matter for Sympathy (1956) ... (writer)
- A Wedding Will Not Take Place (1956) ... (writer)
- A New Reporter (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 Home and Away
 1956/I Keep It Clean (screenplay)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1953) (writer - 1 episode, 1956) (story - 1 episode, 1953) (play - 1 episode, 1953)
- The Mayerling Affair (1956) ... (writer)
- Golden Rain (1953) ... (story)
- Spark in Judea (1953) ... (play)
 1956 Now and Forever (play "The Orchard Walls") / (screenplay)
 1956 One Family (TV Series) (storyline - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 February 1956 (1956) ... (storyline)
 1956 Theatre Royal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bride Wore an Opal Ring (1956) ... (writer)
 1955 Where There's a Will (play) / (screenplay)
 1955 The Queen Came By (TV Movie) (novel)
 1953 Glad Tidings (play)
 1951 Worm's Eye View (play) / (screenplay)
 1949 All Over the Town (novel)
 1946 English Criminal Justice (Documentary short) (uncredited)

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Other Works:

His play, "Waggonload O' Monkeys," was performed at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Jimmy Hanley, Rosalyn Boulter, and Kenneth Connor in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

In "To Serve Them All My Days", the names of two of the Bamfylde School houses, Havelock and Outram, are named after roads in Addiscombe, near Croydon, where R F Delderfield lived between the ages of 6 and 11. See more »

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