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Penelope Gilliatt (1932–1993)

Penelope Gilliatt was born on March 25, 1932 in London, England as Penelope Ann Douglass Conner. She was a writer, known for Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), The Western (1959) and Contrasts (1967). She was married to John Osborne and Dr. Roger William Gilliatt. She died on May 9, 1993 in London. See full bio »


(age 61) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Sunday Bloody Sunday
The Western
The Western Writer
Contrasts Writer
Centre Play
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 1975 Centre Play (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Flight Fund (1975) ... (writer)
 1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday (screenplay)
 1968 Contrasts (TV Series) (based on a story by - 1 episode)
- Living on the Box (1968) ... (based on a story by)
 1959 The Western (TV Movie) (script)
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 1959 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 19 October 1959 (1959) ... Herself

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Although she is the sole credited writer on "Sunday, Bloody Sunday", several people have suggested that others were involved. Two writers, David Sherwin and Ken Levison, are given a non-specific acknowledgment in the end credits of the film, and Sherwin has several times said that he did a full rewrite on the script. When the film opened in London in 1971, the review in "The Times" newspaper ... See more »

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