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Joan Littlewood (1914–2002)

Joan Littlewood was born on October 6, 1914 in London, England as Joan Maud Littlewood. She is known for her work on Lovely War (1999), Sparrows Can't Sing (1963) and I Love This Dirty Town (1969). She was married to Ewan MacColl. She died on September 20, 2002 in London. See full bio »

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 1961 Unternehmen Ölzweig (TV Movie)
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 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War (producer: Theatre Workshop production)
 1968 Everybody's an Actor, Shakespeare Said (Documentary short) (unspecified crew member)
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 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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 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 Short documentary)
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Other Works:

She produced Lionel Bart's musical, "Fings Ain't Wot They Used To Be", at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Miriam Karlin, James Booth, Wallas Eaton, Glynn Edwards, Barbara Windsor, Toni Palmer, Yootha Joyce and George Sewell in the cast. John Bury was the designer. See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on the screen version of 'Oh! What a Lovely War'] Nobody died on my stage. They died in the film - that they ruined.

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

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Libra

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