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John Elliot (V) (1918–1997)

John Elliot was born on July 4, 1918 in Castle Hill, Reading, Berkshire, England as John Herbert Elliot. He was a writer and producer, known for Fall of Eagles (1974), War in the Air (1954) and A for Andromeda (2006). He was married to Elizabeth Haynes. He died on August 14, 1997 in Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Fall of Eagles
(1974)
War in the Air
(1954-1955)
A for Andromeda
(2006)
A Man from the Sun
(1956)

Filmography

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 2006 A for Andromeda (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1993 A Chance to Dance (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1986 Man-Eaters of India (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 The Brack Report (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Chapter 9 (1982) ... (writer)
- Chapter 4 (1982) ... (writer)
- Chapter 3 (1982) ... (writer)
 1980 Escape (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hijack to Mogadishu (1980) ... (writer)
 1980 Spy! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Venlo Incident (1980) ... (writer)
- The Murder Machine (1980) ... (writer)
 1979 Turning Year Tales (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dear Harriet (1979)
 1972-1979 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Chief Mourner (1979) ... (writer)
- Better Than the Movies (1972) ... (writer)
 1978 A Life at Stake (TV Series) (1 episode)
- So, Who's Sick? (1978)
 1977 According to Hoyle (TV Movie documentary)
 1976 The Madness (TV Movie)
 1974 The Double Dealers (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Come in Number One (1974) ... (teleplay)
  Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 13 episodes, 1974) (writer - 4 episodes, 1974)
- The Appointment (1974) ... (creator)
- Dearest Nicky (1974) ... (creator)
- Absolute Beginners (1974) ... (creator)
- End Game (1974) ... (creator)
- The Secret War (1974) ... (creator)
 1973 The Fox (TV Movie) (script)
 1973 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Team (1973)
 1972 Shelley (TV Movie)
 1972 The Shadow of the Tower (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The White Hart (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 A come Andromeda (TV Mini-Series) (novel "A for Andromeda" - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... (novel "A for Andromeda")
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... (novel "A for Andromeda")
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... (novel "A for Andromeda")
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... (novel "A for Andromeda")
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... (novel "A for Andromeda")
  Mogul (TV Series) (series created by - 136 episodes, 1965 - 1972) (writer - 20 episodes, 1965 - 1970)
- Whatever Became of the Year 2000? (1972) ... (series created by)
- We and Them (1971) ... (series created by)
- Tapu (1971) ... (series created by)
- Weekends Are for Taking Off (1971) ... (series created by)
- Pretend It Never Happened (1971) ... (series created by)
 1971 Brett (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Saxby Route (1971) ... (writer)
  BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1971) (adapted for television by - 1 episode, 1966)
- Platonov (1971) ... (adaptation)
- Corridors of Power (1966) ... (adapted for television by)
  A Stranger on the Hills (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes, 1970) (writer - 1 episode, 1970)
- Cecily (1970)
- The Lombard (1970) ... (writer)
  Rainbow City (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 1967) (writer - 4 episodes, 1967)
- Always on Sunday (1967) ... (creator) / (writer)
- A House - A Home (1967) ... (creator)
- Beards and Turbans (1967) ... (creator)
- A Better Fortune (1967) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Why You Marry? (1967) ... (creator) / (writer)
 1965 Z Cars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Morning's Sport (1965) ... (writer)
 1964 Love Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Truth Game (1964) ... (writer)
 1963-1964 First Night (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Hunt the Man (1964) ... (writer)
- The Youngest Profession (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 Maigret (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Death in Mind (1962) ... (writer)
 1962 The Andromeda Breakthrough (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Roman Peace (1962) ... (writer)
- Hurricane (1962) ... (writer)
- Storm Centres (1962) ... (writer)
- Azaran Forecast (1962) ... (writer)
- Gale Warning (1962) ... (writer)
 1961 A for Andromeda (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- The Last Mystery (1961) ... (writer)
- The Face of the Tiger (1961) ... (writer)
- The Murderer (1961) ... (writer)
- The Monster (1961) ... (writer)
- The Miracle (1961) ... (writer)
 1961 They Met in a City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ladies from a Spa (1961) ... (writer)
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Off Centre (1961) ... (writer)
 1960 Who Pays the Piper? (TV Movie) (writer)
 1960 The Boy Who Carried a Torch (TV Short) (writer)
 1959 Never Die (TV Movie) (writer)
 1959 Television Playwright (TV Series) (1 episode)
- High Fidelity (1959)
 1958 The Golden Egg (TV Movie)
 1956 A Man from the Sun (TV Movie)
 1954-1955 War in the Air (TV Series documentary) (written by - 15 episodes)
- Past and Future (1955) ... (written by)
- The Unquiet Peace (1955) ... (written by)
- Eastern Victory (1955) ... (written by)
- The Cold Dawn (1955) ... (written by)
- Facing New Weapons (1955) ... (written by)
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Writer and BBC TV producer.

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Cancer

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