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Francis Durbridge (1912–1998)

Between 1952 and 1980 Durbridge wrote 17 TV serials for the BBC. Until 1959 they were shown under the umbrella title "A Francis Durbridge Serial" which was then changed to "Francis Durbridge Presents". See full bio »

Died:

(age 85) in London, England, UK

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Filmography

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 1997 Melissa (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (novel)
 1988 Tagebuch für einen Mörder (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 Dies Bildnis ist zum Morden schön (TV Movie) (novel "The Gentle Hook")
 1986 Kein Alibi für eine Leiche (TV Movie) (novel "Greatly Missed")
 1986 Mord am Pool (TV Movie) (novel "Nightcap")
 1985 Plötzlich und unerwartet ... (TV Movie) (novel)
 1984 Der Besuch (TV Movie) (novel)
 1980 Poco a poco (TV Mini-Series) (play "The Gentle Hook" - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... (play "The Gentle Hook")
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (play "The Gentle Hook")
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (play "The Gentle Hook")
 1980 Breakaway (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- The Local Affair: Part 6 (1980) ... (writer)
- The Local Affair: Part 5 (1980) ... (writer)
- The Local Affair: Part 4 (1980) ... (writer)
- The Local Affair: Part 3 (1980) ... (writer)
- The Local Affair: Part 2 (1980) ... (writer)
 1979 Der elegante Dreh (TV Movie) (novel "The Gentle Hook")
 1977 Die Kette (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Zweiter Teil (1977) ... (writer)
- Erster Teil (1977) ... (writer)
 1977 Traffico d'armi nel Golfo (TV Mini-Series) (story)
 1976 Dimenticare Lisa (TV Mini-Series)
 1976 A casa, una sera (TV Movie)
 1975 The Doll (TV Series)
 1975 La mort d'un touriste (TV Mini-Series)
 1974 Melissa (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... (writer)
 1974 La passagère (TV Series) (novel)
 1973 Un certain Richard Dorian (TV Series) (novel)
 1973 Lungo il fiume e sull'acqua (TV Mini-Series) (novel "The Other Man" - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1973) ... (novel "The Other Man")
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... (novel "The Other Man")
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... (novel "The Other Man")
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... (novel "The Other Man")
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... (novel "The Other Man")
 1971 Come un uragano (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay "Bat Out of Hell" - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1971) ... (teleplay "Bat Out of Hell")
- Episode #1.4 (1971) ... (teleplay "Bat Out of Hell")
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... (teleplay "Bat Out of Hell")
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... (teleplay "Bat Out of Hell")
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... (teleplay "Bat Out of Hell")
 1971 Das Messer (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Dritter Teil (1971) ... (writer)
- Zweiter Teil (1971) ... (writer)
- Erster Teil (1971) ... (writer)
 1971 The Passenger (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1971)
- Episode #1.2 (1971)
- Episode #1.1 (1971)
 1969-1971 Paul Temple (TV Series) (52 episodes)
- Critics Yes! But This Is Ridiculous! (1971) ... (creator)
- Winner Takes All (1971) ... (creator)
- Long Ride to Red Gap (1971) ... (creator)
- Game, Set and Match (1971) ... (creator)
- The Guilty Must Die (1971) ... (creator)
 1970 Un certo Harry Brent (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay "A Man Called Harry Brent" - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1970) ... (teleplay "A Man Called Harry Brent")
- Episode #1.5 (1970) ... (teleplay "A Man Called Harry Brent")
- Episode #1.4 (1970) ... (teleplay "A Man Called Harry Brent")
- Episode #1.3 (1970) ... (teleplay "A Man Called Harry Brent")
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... (teleplay "A Man Called Harry Brent")
 1970 À corps perdu (TV Movie) (novel "Bat out of Bell")
 1970 Wie ein Blitz (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Dritter Teil (1970) ... (writer)
- Zweiter Teil (1970) ... (writer)
- Erster Teil (1970) ... (writer)
 1969 Giocando a golf una mattina (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1968 Ein Mann namens Harry Brent (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Dritter Teil (1968) ... (writer)
- Zweiter Teil (1968) ... (writer)
- Erster Teil (1968) ... (writer)
 1966 Melissa (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1966) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1966) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... (novel)
 1966 Bat Out of Hell (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... (writer)
 1966 L'écharpe (TV Movie) (novel)
 1966 A Game of Murder (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... (writer)
 1966 Melissa (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Dritter Teil (1966) ... (writer)
- Zweiter Teil (1966) ... (writer)
- Erster Teil (1966) ... (writer)
 1965 A Man Called Harry Brent (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Third Person (1965) ... (writer)
- Tolly Changes His Mind (1965) ... (writer)
- The Problem (1965) ... (writer)
- The Pen (1965) ... (writer)
- Jacqueline (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 Die Schlüssel (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Dritter Teil (1965) ... (novel)
- Zweiter Teil (1965) ... (novel)
- Erster Teil (1965) ... (novel)
 1964 Melissa (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Part 6 (1964) ... (writer)
- Part 5 (1964) ... (writer)
- Part 4 (1964) ... (writer)
- Part 3 (1964) ... (writer)
- Part 2 (1964) ... (writer)
 1963-1964 Tim Frazer (TV Mini-Series) (by - 12 episodes)
- Der Fall Salinger - VI. Teil (1964) ... (by)
- Der Fall Salinger - V. Teil (1964) ... (by)
- Der Fall Salinger - IV. Teil (1964) ... (by)
- Der Fall Salinger - III. Teil (1964) ... (by)
- Der Fall Salinger - II. Teil (1964) ... (by)
 1963 Piccadilly null Uhr zwölf (novel "12 Past 12")
 1963 Paura per Janet (TV Mini-Series) (novel "A Time of Day")
 1963 The Desperate People (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 La sciarpa (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1962 Huivi (TV Mini-Series) (novel "The Scarf" - 6 episodes)
- Kuudes ja viimeinen jakso (1962) ... (novel "The Scarf")
- Viides jakso (1962) ... (novel "The Scarf")
- Neljäs jakso (1962) ... (novel "The Scarf")
- Kolmas jakso (1962) ... (novel "The Scarf")
- Toinen jakso (1962) ... (novel "The Scarf")
 1962 Halsduken (TV Mini-Series)
 1962 Das Halstuch (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Sechster Teil (1962) ... (writer)
- Fünfter Teil (1962) ... (writer)
- Vierter Teil (1962) ... (writer)
- Zweiter Teil (1962) ... (writer)
- Erster Teil (1962) ... (writer)
 1960-1961 The World of Tim Frazer (TV Series) (writer - 18 episodes)
- The Mellin Forest Mystery: Part 6 (1961) ... (writer)
- The Mellin Forest Mystery: Part 5 (1961) ... (writer)
- The Mellin Forest Mystery: Part 4 (1961) ... (writer)
- The Mellin Forrest Mystery: Part 3 (1961) ... (writer)
- The Mellin Forrest Mystery: Part 2 (1961) ... (writer)
 1960 Es ist soweit (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Sechster Teil (1960) ... (writer)
- Fünfter Teil (1960) ... (writer)
- Vierter Teil (1960) ... (writer)
- Dritter Teil (1960) ... (writer)
- Zweiter Teil (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Der Andere (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Sechster Teil (1959) ... (writer)
- Fünfter Teil (1959) ... (writer)
- Vierter Teil (1959) ... (writer)
- Dritter Teil (1959) ... (writer)
- Zweiter Teil (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 The Scarf (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... (writer)
 1957 A Time of Day (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... (writer)
 1957 The Circle (screenplay)
 1956 The Other Man (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 My Friend Charles (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1956) ... (writer)
 1955 Postmark for Danger (story)
 1955 Portrait of Alison (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1955) ... (writer)
 1953-1954 The Teckman Biography (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Third Person Singular (1954) ... (writer)
- The Man (1954) ... (writer)
- A Cable from Kesner (1954) ... (writer)
- 47 Harrison Court (1954) ... (writer)
- Charmaine (1954) ... (writer)
 1953 The Broken Horseshoe (serial)
 1953 Operation Diplomat (story)
 1952 Operation Diplomat (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Other Man (1952) ... (writer)
- A Change of Plan (1952) ... (writer)
- Gida (1952) ... (writer)
- Under Suspicion (1952) ... (writer)
- Two Dozen Carnations (1952) ... (writer)
 1952 The Broken Horseshoe (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Operation Horseshoe (1952) ... (writer)
- Mr. Mark Fenton (1952) ... (writer)
- Mr. Ernest Carrel (1952) ... (writer)
- Miss Jackie Leroy (1952) ... (writer)
- Mr. Felix Galegos (1952) ... (writer)
 1948 Calling Paul Temple (radio play)
 1946 The Green Finger (novel & screenplay)
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