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Laurie Lee (I) (1914–1997)

Laurie Lee was born on June 26, 1914 in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England as Laurence Edward Alan Lee. He was a writer and actor, known for Cider with Rosie (1971), Journey Into Spring (1958) and Cider with Rosie (1998). He was married to Katherine Polge. He died on May 14, 1997 in Slad, Gloucestershire. See full bio »

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 2015 Cider with Rosie (TV Movie) (based on the book by)
 1998 Cider with Rosie (TV Movie) (memoirs)
 1971 Cider with Rosie (TV Movie) (book)
 1963 In View (TV Series documentary) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- Laurie Lee (1963) ... (narrative script)
 1962 Let's Imagine (TV Series) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- Childhood in the Country (1962) ... (narrative script)
 1960 Remembering Summer (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- Gloucestershire (1960) ... (script)
 1958 Journey Into Spring (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1951 West of England (Documentary short) (script)
 1947 Park Here (Documentary short)
 1946 Cyprus Is an Island (story and commentary)
 1944 North East Corner (Short documentary) (commentary)
 1944 Before the Raid (Documentary short)
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 1998 Cider with Rosie (TV Movie)
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 1940 The Front Line (Documentary short) (assistant sound - as Laurence Edward Lee)
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 1963 In View (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Narrator
- Laurie Lee (1963) ... Himself - Narrator
 1962 Let's Imagine (TV Series)
- Childhood in the Country (1962) ... Himself
 1960 Remembering Summer (TV Series)
Himself - Presenter
- Gloucestershire (1960) ... Himself - Presenter
 1939 Spare Time (Documentary short)
Himself - Commentary (voice)

Personal Details

Other Works:

His novel, "Cider with Rosie", adapted for the stage at Garrick Theatre in London, England with William Squire and Daphne Anderson in the cast. James Roose-Evans was the director and designer.

Alternate Names:

Laurence Edward Lee

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He is interred at the lower graveyard of Holy Trinity Churchyard in Slad, Gloucestershire, England. His location plot is in the churchyard against the footpath which runs alongside the church. See more »

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