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Alan Melville (I) (1910–1983)

Alan Melville was born on April 9, 1910 in Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Castle in the Air (1952), Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z (1956) and The Show Parade (1956). He died on December 23, 1983 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Castle in the Air
(1952)
The Show Parade
(1956)
Misleading Cases
(1967-1968)

Filmography

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 1977 Paradise Island (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Here Is the News (1977) ... (writer)
 1975 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Demandez Vicky (1975) ... (story)
 1970 Der Minister und die Ente (TV Movie)
 1970 Finder, bitte melden (TV Movie) (play comedy)
  Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode, 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1970)
- Haven of Rest (1970) ... (writer)
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mixed Foursome (1969) ... (writer)
 1968 Iolanthe (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1967-1968 Misleading Cases (TV Series) (television adaptation - 13 episodes)
- Who Gives This Woman (1968) ... (television adaptation)
- The Tax on Virtue (1968) ... (television adaptation)
- Ill Met by Sunlight (1968) ... (television adaptation)
- Right of Way (1968) ... (television adaptation)
- The Major and the Mynah (1968) ... (television adaptation)
 1968 According to Dora (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Home and Beauty (1968) ... (writer)
- Commerce and the Consumer (1968) ... (writer)
- Entertainment (1968) ... (writer)
 1968 Beryl Reid Says Good Evening (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Titi-Pu (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1967 Before the Fringe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 The Whitehall Worrier (TV Series) (creator)
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Simon and Laura (1966) ... (play)
 1965 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Simon and Laura (1964) ... (writer)
 1962 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962 Raise Your Glasses (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... (written by)
 1961 Dear Charles (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Simon ja Laura (TV Movie) (play)
  Hotel Imperial (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1958) (writer - 5 episodes, 1958 - 1960)
- Changes in the Staff (1960) ... (writer)
- The Leopardess in 424 (1960) ... (writer)
- The Parcel in 206 (1960) ... (writer)
- The Rivals in the Rockingham Suite (1960) ... (writer)
- The Ghost in 312 (1958) ... (writer)
 1960 Simon och Laura (TV Movie)
 1956-1959 Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series) (script - 47 episodes)
- X, Y and Z (1959) ... (script)
- W (1959) ... (script)
- V (1959) ... (script)
- U (1959) ... (script)
- T (1959) ... (script)
 1958 The World Our Stage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1958) ... (writer: About Dance)
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Mrs. Willie (1957)
 1956 The Show Parade (TV Movie) (continuity)
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 Simon og Laura (TV Movie) (play "Simon and Laura")
 1955 Simon and Laura (story)
 1955 Simon and Laura (TV Movie) (play)
 1952 Hot Ice (play "A Weekend at Thrackley")
 1952 Bet Your Life (TV Movie) (book)
 1952 Derby Day (additional dialogue)
 1952 Castle in the Air (play) / (screenplay)
 1948 Between Ourselves (TV Movie) (additional material)
Show Show Actor (6 credits)
Show Show Music department (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote book for the musical "At the Lyric", performed in Cambridge, England. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

William Melville Caverhill
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