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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)
Herself
 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)
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 2001 The Unforgettable Yootha Joyce (TV Movie documentary short)
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Other Works:

She directed Brendan Behan's play, "The Hostage", in a Theatre Workshop Production at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, Warwickshire, England with Ken Hill, Maxwell Shaw, Eileen Kennally, Jean Boht, Celia Salkeld, Ron Hackett, Dudley Sutton, Brian Murphy, Patience Collier, James Booth and Philip Davis in the cast. See more »

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Trivia:

Was nominated for three Tony Awards: in 1961 as Best Director (Dramatic) for Brendan Behan's "The Hostage;" and in 1965, as both Best Director (Musical) and as the devisor of Best Musical nominee "Oh! What a Lovely War." See more »

Nickname:

The Mother of Modern Theater

Star Sign:

Libra

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