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Michael Frayn

Michael Frayn was born on September 8, 1933 in London, England. He is a writer, known for Clockwise (1986), Noises Off... (1992) and Copenhagen (2002). He has been married to Claire Tomalin since June 5, 1993. He was previously married to Gillian Palmer. See full bio »
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Clockwise Writer
Noises Off...
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Copenhagen Writer
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 2015 Der nackte Wahnsinn (TV Movie) (play "Noises Off")
 2014 Iza kulisa (TV Movie) (play: Noises off)
 2013 Sti folia tou kouklou (TV Movie) (play "Noises Off")
 2002 Copenhagen (TV Movie)
 1997 Remember Me?
  Screen Two (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1994) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1994)
- A Landing on the Sun (1994) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
 1992 Noises Off... (play)
 1989 First and Last (TV Movie)
  Theatre Night (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1989) (by - 1 episode, 1987)
- Benefactors (1989) ... (written by)
- Make and Break (1987) ... (by)
 1989 Teatr (TV Movie) (play)
 1986 Galeria oberta (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Mel salvatge (1986) ... (adaptation)
 1986 Clockwise (original screenplay)
 1980 Great Railway Journeys of the World (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Long Straight (1980) ... (writer)
 1980 Donkeys' Years (TV Movie)
 1978 The Sunday Drama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alphabetical Order (1978) ... (writer)
 1976 Pleasure at Her Majesty's (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 1972 But Seriously, It's Sheila Hancock (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1972 Beyond a Joke (TV Series)
 1968-1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Birthday (1969) ... (writer)
- Jamie, on a Flying Visit (1968) ... (writer)
 1964 Second City Reports (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Exclusion (1964) ... (writer)
- Culture (1964) ... (writer)
- Crazes (1964) ... (writer)
- Opinion (1964) ... (writer)
- Love (1964) ... (writer)
 1962 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series)
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His play, "Noises Off," was performed in a Royal National Theatre production at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Lynn Redgrave, Peter Egan, Stephen Mangan, Susie Blake, Jeff Rawle, and Christopher Benjamin in the cast. Jeremy Sams was director. See more »

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John Cleese named him in a 2012 interview as the living person he most admired. He has also called Frayn's script for Clockwise (1986) the best film script which had been written for him as a lead. See more »

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