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Alan Hackney (1924–2009)

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British novelist and comedy screenwriter of the 1950's and 60's, the son of a civil servant. He was educated at Manchester University and New College, Oxford. He commenced his writing career working for Punch Magazine, also making ends meet as a schoolteacher at Chertsey, Surrey, and then as a lecturer in English and Current Affairs at the Naval ...

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

Known For

I'm All Right Jack
(1959)
You Must Be Joking!
(1965)
Two Way Stretch
(1960)
Private's Progress
(1956)

Filmography

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  Heartland (TV Series) (deviser - 3 episodes, 1979) (writer - 2 episodes, 1979 - 1980)
- Family (1980) ... (writer)
- Big Deal (1979) ... (writer)
- Alice Trying (1979) ... (deviser)
- Repent at Leisure (1979) ... (deviser)
- The Letter of the Law (1979) ... (deviser)
 1979 The Ropers (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Skeleton (1979) ... (written by)
 1977 Cottage to Let (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Second Opinion (1977)
 1976-1977 The Squirrels (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Cover Up (1977) ... (writer)
- The Argument (1976) ... (writer)
- The Renaissance (1976) ... (writer)
 1973 Op de Hollandse toer (writer)
 1972 The Pathfinders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1972 Double Take
 1972 Spyder's Web (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Red Admiral (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 Il furto del Raffaello (TV Movie)
 1968 Decline and Fall... of a Birdwatcher (additional scenes)
 1967 Arabella (English dialogue)
 1966 The Quiet Racket (Short documentary) (script)
 1965 You Must Be Joking! (screenplay) / (story)
 1962 Operation Snatch (writer)
 1960 Sword of Sherwood Forest (screenplay)
 1960 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series) (screenplay - 3 episodes)
- Hue and Cry (1960) ... (screenplay)
- The Charm Pedlar (1960) ... (screenplay)
- Tuck's Love Day (1960) ... (screenplay)
 1960 Two Way Stretch (additional dialogue)
 1959 I'm All Right Jack (novel) / (with)
 1956 Strictly T-T (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 Private's Progress (based on the story by)
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Novel: "Let's Keep Religion Out of This!" See more »
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Trivia:

British novelist and comedy screenwriter of the 1950's and 60's, the son of a civil servant. He was educated at Manchester University and New College, Oxford. He commenced his writing career working for Punch Magazine, also making ends meet as a schoolteacher at Chertsey, Surrey, and then as a lecturer in English and Current Affairs at the Naval College in Sheerness, Kent. His best-known film ... See more »

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