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Elwyn Jones (1923–1982)

Born at 27 Byron Street, Cwmaman, Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, UK. Son of Evan Edwin Jones and Olwen Jones (née Evans). Pupil, Cwmaman Elementary School, 1930-1935; Pupil, Aberdare County School for Boys, 1935-1942 (Head Boy, 1941-1942); Student, London School of Economics, 1942-1944; Journalist (reporter, then Features Editor) "News Review", 1944-... See full bio »

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Softly Softly
Softly Softly Writer
(1966-1969)
Softly Softly: Task Force
(1969-1976)
Murder by Decree
(1979)
Z Cars
Z Cars Writer
(1963-1971)

Filmography

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 1979 The Deep Concern (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Deaths and Exits (1979) ... (writer)
- Canvas and Containers (1979) ... (writer)
- Exposure and Explosion (1979) ... (writer)
- Burials and Trappings (1979) ... (writer)
- Return and Despatch (1979) ... (writer)
 1979 Murder by Decree (co-author - book "The Ripper File")
 1978 A Life at Stake (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1978 A Most Public Affair (TV Movie)
  Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series) (37 episodes, 1970 - 1976) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1972 - 1975) (format creator - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- The Trojan Horse (1976)
- Blind Alley (1975)
 1976 Second Verdict (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Lizzie Borden (1976)
 1975 I'll Think About It (Video short)
  Barlow at Large (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes, 1971 - 1975) (format - 1 episode, 1975)
- Protection (1975) ... (writer)
- Asylum (1975) ... (format)
- Vindication (1975) ... (writer)
- Snookered (1974) ... (writer)
- Restitution (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 Jack the Ripper (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Suspects (1973)
- Panic (1973)
- Butchery (1973)
- Double Event (1973)
 1972 Sunstruck (additional material)
 1972 Proposition (TV Movie)
 1971 Brett (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Fit to Print (1971) ... (writer)
- For Political and Public Services (1971) ... (writer)
- The Ruined Valley (1971) ... (writer)
- Trial of Strength (1971) ... (writer)
 1963-1971 Z Cars (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Dead End: Part 2 (1968)
- Dead End: Part 1 (1968)
 1970 Choir Practice (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1970 Doomwatch (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Battery People (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 Manhunt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Betrayal (1970) ... (writer)
  Parkin's Patch (TV Series) (series devised by - 3 episodes, 1969) (series deviser - 3 episodes, 1969) (writer - 2 episodes, 1969) (deviser - 2 episodes, 1969)
- Everybody Knew But Me (1969) ... (series devised by)
- The Birmingham Con (1969) ... (series devised by)
- A Pair of Good Shoes (1969) ... (series devised by)
- The Good Listener (1969) ... (series deviser)
- Bonus (1969) ... (writer)
  Softly Softly (TV Series) (39 episodes, 1966 - 1969) (writer - 6 episodes, 1966 - 1969)
- General Post (1969)
- Dead Aboard (1969) ... (writer)
- Recovery (1969)
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) (dramatisation - 1 episode)
- A Man with a Conscience (1969) ... (dramatisation)
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Lonely Road (1968) ... (adaptation)
 1968 Gazette (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Announcement (1968)
- Exposure (1968)
- Arrival (1968)
 1968 Combination (TV Movie)
 1968 Detective (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Cork on the Water (1968) ... (writer)
- The German Song (1968) ... (writer)
 1968 The First Lady (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Upset (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 The Revenue Men (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The New Faces (1967) ... (writer)
- The Golden Spider (1967) ... (writer)
- A Cup of Kindness (1967) ... (writer)
- The Present (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 Out of Town Theatre (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Interview (1967)
 1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Comical Lad (1967) ... (writer)
 1966 The Last Invasion (TV Movie)
 1966 The Spies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Lamb to the Flock (1966) ... (writer)
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (translation and adaptation - 1 episode)
- Treason (1959) ... (translation and adaptation)
 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Free Air (1956)
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