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Richard Hughes (VI) (1900–1976)

British novelist Richard Hughes was born in Weybridge, Surrey, in 1900. A graduate of Oriel College in Oxford, he wrote his first play, "The Sisters' Tragedy", while still an undergraduate. Although at first he wrote plays--he was at one time president of the Welsh National Theatre--and short stories, he eventually turned to novels as his main ... See full bio »

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 1966-1967 Jackanory (TV Series) (story - 10 episodes)
- The Invitation (1967) ... (story)
- The Magic Glass (1967) ... (story)
- Living in W'ales (1967) ... (story)
- The Dark Child (1967) ... (story)
- The Spider's Palace (1967) ... (story)
 1965 A High Wind in Jamaica (from the novel by)
 1964 Paylasilmayan sevgili (screenplay "The Divided Heart" - uncredited)
 1949 A Run for Your Money (screenplay)
 1948 A Comedy of Good and Evil (TV Movie) (play)

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Novel: "The Fox in the Attic" See more »

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[asked if he considered writing a pleasure] "Pleasure" suggests something voluntary. If one is under a compulsion, "pleasure" is not the right word.


Founded the Portmadoc Players, an acting troupe in Wales. See more »

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