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David Pirie

David Pirie is a writer and producer, known for The Woman in White (1997), Ashenden (1991) and The Wyvern Mystery (2000). See full bio »
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 2009 Murderland (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Carol's Story (2009) ... (written by)
- Hain's Story (2009) ... (written by)
- Carrie's Story (2009) ... (written by)
 2009 Inspector Lewis (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Allegory of Love (2009) ... (story)
 2003 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Sad Cypress (2003) ... (screenplay)
 2002 The Safe House (TV Movie) (screenplay)
  Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- The Patient's Eyes (2001) ... (screenplay)
 2000 The Wyvern Mystery (TV Movie)
 1997 The Woman in White (TV Movie)
 1996 Breaking the Waves (uncredited)
 1995 No Man's Land (TV Movie)
 1992 Natural Lies (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (writer)
 1991 Ashenden (TV Mini-Series) (adaptation)
 1990 Never Come Back (TV Series) (screenplay - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... (screenplay)
 1988 Wild Things (TV Movie)
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rainy Day Women (1984) ... (writer)
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Personal Quote:

[writing in 1971]: The work of a director like the late Michael Reeves seems to me to prove that the industry is susceptible to infiltration, provided only that the infiltrator takes care to cover some of his tracks. In the case of the horror film (whose scope is broad enough to include the fantastic, the historical and the psychological), he may only have to deliver the appropriate quota of ... See more »


One of the very few British critics to praise Sam Peckinpah's "Straw Dogs" in 1971; in the "Monthly Film Bulletin", he referred to it as "an indispensable Peckinpah masterpiece". The influence of Peckinpah's film on his first television play, "Rainy Day Women" (1984), is very clear and was widely noted at the time. See more »

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