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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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Known For

Lovely War
Lovely War Herself
(1999)
Sparrows Can't Sing
(1963)
I Love This Dirty Town
(1969)
Unternehmen Ölzweig
(1961)

Filmography

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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 (screenplay)
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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)
Herself
 1999 Lovely War (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 1998 Best of British (TV Series)
Herself
- 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)
Herself
 1968 Everybody's an Actor, Shakespeare Said (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1967 Now and Then (TV Series documentary short)
Herself
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

She directed Ken Hill's play, "Forward, Up Your End", at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, England with Jean Boht, Pam St. Clement and Bill Wallis in the cast. See more »

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Did You Know?

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:

Her musical, "Oh What a Lovely War!" performed at the Open Air Theatre in 2002 was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Outstanding Musical Production. See more »

Nickname:

The Mother of Modern Theater

Star Sign:

Libra

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