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Pam Gems (1925–2011)

Pam Gems (1 August 1925 - 13 May 2011 ) was an English playwright. She wrote a number of original plays in addition to adapting works by some of Europe's most prominent playwrights. Gems is likely to be best known for the 1978 musical play Piaf. This was adapted for TV in 1984. In the same years as Gems wrote Piaf, 1978, she attracted a certain ... See full bio »


(age 85) in London, England, UK

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 1984 Piaf (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Dodo, Merel, Pit en Flo (TV Movie) (play "Dusa, Fish, Stas and Vi")
 1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- We Never Do What They Want (1978) ... (writer)
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 1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
The Washerwoman
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 1996 Theatreland (TV Series)
- Episode dated 1 December 1996 (1996) ... Herself

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Her play, "Piaf," was performed in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Company Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Jane Lapotaire, Zoe Wanamaker, and Ian Charleson in the cast. Howard Davies was director. See more »

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Mother of Jonathan Gems See more »

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