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Vince Powell (I) (1928–2009)

Vince Powell was born on August 6, 1928 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Vincent Joseph Smith. He is known for his work on Mind Your Language (1977), Love Thy Neighbour (1972) and Never the Twain (1981). He died on July 13, 2009 in Surrey, England. See full bio »

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(age 80) in Surrey, England, UK

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 1993 Cilla's Celebration (TV Movie documentary)
 1984-1991 Never the Twain (TV Series) (writer - 30 episodes)
- The First of the Queue (1991) ... (writer)
- Two Fools and Their Money (1991) ... (writer)
- There Goes the Bride (1991) ... (writer)
- Born Again (1991) ... (writer)
- The Best Laid Plans (1991) ... (writer)
 1986-1987 Slinger's Day (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- A Pane in the Neck (1987) ... (writer)
- Whose Baby? (1987) ... (writer)
- Lost and Found (1987) ... (writer)
- Black Letter Day (1986) ... (writer)
- A Right Royal-Mix-Up (1986) ... (writer)
 1987 Superfrank! (TV Movie)
 1985-1986 Mixed Doubles (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- If at First You Don't Succeed (1986) ... (writer)
- The Facts of Life (1986) ... (writer)
- TV or Not TV (1985) ... (writer)
- Semper Fidelis (1985) ... (writer)
 1977-1986 Mind Your Language (TV Series) (writer - 42 episodes)
- Episode #4.13 (1986) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.12 (1986) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.11 (1986) ... (writer)
- Everybody's Out (1986) ... (writer)
- Wedding Fever (1986) ... (writer)
 1984-1985 Bottle Boys (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
- The Milk Cup Runneth Over (1985) ... (writer)
- I Love Paris (1985) ... (writer)
- High Noon (1985) ... (writer)
- If the Cap Fits (1985) ... (writer)
- Out of the Frying Pan (1985) ... (writer)
 1983 An Age Apart (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Home Is Where the Heart Is (1983) ... (writer)
- Out of the Frying Pan (1983) ... (writer)
- Don't Rock the Boat (1983) ... (writer)
- A Log Way from Home (1983) ... (writer)
 1977-1982 Young at Heart (TV Series) (script - 19 episodes)
- On the Move (1982) ... (script)
- Food, Glorious Food (1982) ... (script)
- All Good Things Come to an End (1982) ... (script)
- Wish You Were Here (1982) ... (script)
- All's Well That Ends Well (1982) ... (script)
 1982 Father Charlie (TV Series)
 1981 Ik ben Joep Meloen (written by)
 1979-1981 Give Us a Clue (TV Series) (deviser - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 September 1981 (1981) ... (deviser)
- Episode dated 13 March 1979 (1979) ... (deviser)
 1980-1981 A Sharp Intake of Breath (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Rear Window (1981) ... (writer)
- The Weekend (1981) ... (writer)
- While the Cat's Away (1981) ... (writer)
- The Train Now Standing (1981) ... (writer)
- Match of the Day (1981) ... (writer)
 1980 Home Sweet Home (TV Series) (creator)
  Love Thy Neighbour in Australia (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes, 1979) (script - 1 episode, 1979)
- Howzat!! (1979) ... (written by)
- The British Disease (1979) ... (written by)
- Who's a Naughty Boy? (1979) ... (written by)
- A Rose by Any Other Name (1979) ... (written by)
- A Night to Remember (1979) ... (written by)
 1978 Carry on Emmannuelle (additional material - uncredited)
  Odd Man Out (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1977) (writer - 2 episodes, 1977)
- Ooh La La (1977)
- Clunk Click (1977)
- Shall We Dance? (1977)
- Sink or Swim (1977)
 1977 Paradise Island (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Stranger in Paradise (1977) ... (writer)
  Spring and Autumn (TV Series) (writer - 17 episodes, 1972 - 1976) (written by - 9 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (series devised by - 3 episodes, 1974)
- Episode #4.7 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.6 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.5 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.4 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.3 (1976) ... (writer)
  Bless This House (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes, 1972 - 1976) (written by - 3 episodes, 1971)
- Friends and Neighbours (1976) ... (writer)
- Something of Value (1976) ... (writer)
- The Naked Paperhanger (1976) ... (writer)
- The First 25 Years Are the Worst (1974) ... (writer)
- The Bells Are Ringing (1974) ... (writer)
 1975 Rule Britannia! (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1975) ... (writer)
- The Lost Weekend (1975) ... (writer)
- All My Sins Remembered (1975) ... (writer)
- You Can't Take It with You (1975) ... (writer)
- Sauce for the Goose (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 My Son Reuben (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- Better to Have Loved and Lost (1975) ... (by)
- Food, Glorious Food (1975) ... (by)
- The Promised Land (1975) ... (by)
- Just a Spot to Call My Own (1975) ... (by)
- A Matter of Dispute (1975) ... (by)
 1975 The Wackers (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Nearly Gone But Not Forgotten (1975) ... (writer)
- No Rest for the Wicked (1975) ... (writer)
- The Root of All Evil (1975) ... (writer)
- Everybody's Doing It (1975) ... (writer)
- Licence to Love (1975) ... (writer)
  Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series) (30 episodes, 1972 - 1975) (written by - 7 episodes, 1972) (writer - 5 episodes, 1975) (created by - 4 episodes, 1972)
- Episode #5.7 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.6 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.5 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.4 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.3 (1975) ... (writer)
 1973 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
 1973 Love Thy Neighbour (writer)
 1972 Cheap at Half the Price (TV Movie) (writer)
 1972 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie) (writer - segment "Love Thy Neighbour")
 1970-1971 For the Love of Ada (TV Series) (written & created by - 27 episodes)
- Special: Christmas with Ada (1971) ... (written & created by)
- The Christening (1971) ... (written & created by)
- Insomnia (1971) ... (written & created by)
- The Admirer (1971) ... (written & created by)
- Birth (1971) ... (written & created by)
 1967-1971 Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (TV Series) (writer - 29 episodes)
- Mix Me a Marriage (1971) ... (writer)
- Daylight Robbery (1971) ... (writer)
- Weavers to Wearers (1971) ... (writer)
- No Smoke Without Fire (1971) ... (writer)
- Holiday with Kosher Strings (1971) ... (writer)
  Two in Clover (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (written by - 3 episodes, 1969) (by - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #2.6 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1970) ... (writer)
  Nearest and Dearest (TV Series) (9 episodes, 1968 - 1969) (writer - 3 episodes, 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1968)
- Two Pennies to Rub Together (1969) ... (creator)
- The Power Behind the Throne (1969) ... (creator)
- What Seems to Be the Trouble? (1969) ... (creator)
- Now Is the Hour (1969) ... (creator)
- All You Wish Yourself (1969) ... (creator)
 1968-1969 Best of Enemies (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1968) ... (writer)
  George and the Dragon (TV Series) (writer - 20 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (written by - 6 episodes, 1966)
- Love Is a Many Splendoured Thing (1968) ... (writer)
- Floribunda Gabrielle (1968) ... (writer)
- Life Insurance (1968) ... (writer)
- Gabrielle's Birthday (1968) ... (writer)
- The Football Match (1968) ... (writer)
  Coronation Street (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1961 - 1964) (stories - 6 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (writer - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1967) (written by - 1 episode, 1966)
- Episode #1.660 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.534 (1966) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.444 (1965) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.398 (1964)
- Episode #1.129 (1962) ... (stories)
 1966-1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series) (by - 5 episodes)
- The Deadly Bullet (1967) ... (by)
- The Survivors (1967) ... (by)
- Conspiracy of Death (1967) ... (by)
- The Village of Evil (1966) ... (by)
- Beauty Is an Ugly Word (1966) ... (by)
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1967 That's Show Business (TV Movie)
 1965-1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series) (writer - 15 episodes)
- Thunderfinger: Part 2 (1966) ... (writer)
- Thunderfinger: Part 1 (1966) ... (writer)
- Man's Best Friend (1966) ... (writer)
- Rustle of Spring (1966) ... (writer)
- Whose Baby Are You? (1966) ... (writer)
 1963-1964 Herrie om Harrie (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Hulp in de huishouding (1964) ... (writer)
- Het sportjasje (1964) ... (writer)
- De nachtwacht (1964) ... (writer)
- Het huwlijkscadeau (1964) ... (writer)
- Doe 't zelf (1964) ... (writer)
 1964 The Villains (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Les Girls (1964) ... (writer)
 1963-1964 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Mascot (1964) ... (writer)
- Fools Rush In (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 De rally (TV Movie)
 1962 De laatste trein (TV Movie)
 1961 Here's Harry (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Voice (1961)
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