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Joan Littlewood (1914–2002)

Joan Littlewood was born on October 6, 1914 in London, England as Joan Maud Littlewood. She was a director and writer, known for Oh! What a Lovely War (1969), Sparrows Can't Sing (1963) and Lovely War (1999). She was married to Ewan MacColl. She died on September 20, 2002 in London. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1961 Unternehmen Ölzweig (TV Movie)
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 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War (musical play)
 1963 Sparrows Can't Sing (writer)
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 1969 Mrs. Wilson's Diary (TV Movie) (producer: stage production - uncredited)
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 1968 Everybody's an Actor, Shakespeare Said (Documentary short) (unspecified crew member)
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 2000 BBC Hall of Fame: Barbara Windsor (TV Special)
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 1999 Lovely War (TV Movie documentary)
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 1998 The Best of British (TV Series)
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- Barbara Windsor (1998) ... Herself
 1994 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
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- Joan Littlewood's Lovely War (1994) ... Herself
 1969 I Love This Dirty Town (TV Movie documentary)
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 1968 Everybody's an Actor, Shakespeare Said (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1961 Tempo (TV Series)
 1959 Monitor (TV Series documentary)
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- Bela Bartok/Theatre Workshop (1959) ... Herself
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 2001 The Unforgettable Yootha Joyce (TV Movie documentary short)
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Other Works:

Her play, "Oh! What a Lovely War!," was produced by the New Shakespeare Company and performed at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Alan Westaway, Laura Main, John Hodgkinson, Carol Macready, Benedict Cumberbatch, Liza Sadovy, Michael Medwin, Timothy Kightley, Michael Sadler, Rebecca Johnson, Caitlin ... See more »

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Trivia:

Renowned avant-garde English theatre director for many years. See more »

Nickname:

The Mother of Modern Theater

Star Sign:

Libra

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