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Ken Hill (IV) (1937–1995)


His original stage musical of "The Phantom of the Opera" inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber to create his musical blockbuster of the same title. Webber had seen Hill's show and asked on collaborating a grand scale version of Phantom in the West End, but eventually Webber pursued the musical without Hill. See more trivia »



(age 57)

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Wipers Three
Wipers Three Writer
Z Cars
Z Cars Writer


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (6 credits)
 1979 All the Fun of the Fair (writer)
 1973 Wipers Three (TV Movie) (writer)
 1970 The Adventures of Don Quick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- People Isn't Everything (1970) ... (writer - as Kenneth Hill)
 1968 Z Cars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Criminal Type: Part 2 (1968) ... (writer - as Kenneth Hill)
- Criminal Type: Part 1 (1968) ... (writer - as Kenneth Hill)
 1967 The Newcomers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 December 1967 (1967) ... (writer - as Kenneth Hill)
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Image (1965) ... (writer - as Kenneth Hill)

Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Forward, Up Your End", was performed at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, England with Jean Boht, Pam St. Clement and Bill Wallis in the cast. Joan Littlewood was the director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Kenneth Hill

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His 1976 stage musical "The Phantom of the Opera" is credited as the first Phantom musical and was a success. See more »

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