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Ken Hoare (1929–1996)

One of Britain's most respected comedy scriptwriters Ken Hoare won a string of awards for his Stanley Baxter television shows. The shows were televised in Britain every Christmas and attracted record viewing figures. Born in Torquay, Devon, Hoare was a keen theatregoer as a child and as a teenager used to hang around stage doors in the hope of ... See full bio »

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(age 67)

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Filmography

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 1996 Stanley Baxter in Reel Terms (TV Movie)
 1982 The Stanley Baxter Hour (TV Movie) (writer)
 1980 The Faith Brown Chat Show (TV Series)
 1979 Robin's Nest (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Be It Ever So Humble (1979) ... (written by)
 1979 Stanley Baxter on Television (TV Movie)
 1978 Lena and Bonnie (TV Movie) (script)
 1978 Hij en zij (TV Series) (writer)
 1976 Christmas Box (TV Movie) (writer)
 1974 Marty Back Together Again (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... (writer)
 1972 Turnbull's Finest Half-Hour (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... (writer)
- Blue Movies (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 The Stanley Baxter Picture Show (TV Series)
 1966-1972 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Weren't You Marcia Honeywell? (1972) ... (writer)
- Beggar My Neighbour (1966) ... (writer)
 1970-1972 His and Hers (TV Series) (writer - 19 episodes)
- Outback (1972) ... (writer)
- Diet (1972) ... (writer)
- Libel (1972) ... (writer)
- Driving (1972) ... (writer)
- Interference (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 The Stanley Baxter Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.6 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.2 (1971) ... (writer)
 1971 Six Dates with Barker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1915: Lola (1971) ... (writer)
 1969-1971 Mr. Digby Darling (TV Series) (writer - 19 episodes)
- Contest (1971) ... (writer)
- Love (1971) ... (writer)
- Wives (1971) ... (writer)
- Safe Breakers (1971) ... (writer)
- Rats (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 The Mating Machine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All About Little Eve (1970) ... (writer)
 1968 BBC Show of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Simply Sheila (1968) ... (writer)
 1968 The World of Beachcomber (TV Series) (additional material)
 1966 Beggar My Neighbour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot: Beggar My Neighbour (1966) ... (writer)
 1959 On the Bright Side (TV Series) (writer)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Winner (1959) ... (adaptation)
- The Big Knife (1958) ... (writer)
- Rope (1957) ... (adaptation)
  ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- Pickup Girl (1957) ... (adaptation)
- Guest in the House (1957) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

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He contributed to the revue, "Then Again, A New Lyric Revue," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Desmond Barrit, Dawn French, Sheila Hancock, Neil Mullarkey, and John Gould (piano player) in the cast. Neil Bartlett was director. Alan Bennett, Noel Coward, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Graeme Garden, ... See more »
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