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David Pursall (1917–1986)

David spent his early life in Erdington (England), the son of an accountant; he was always interested in writing and had two murder mystery novels published by the time he was sixteen. So, on leaving school, he took an apprenticeship as a journalist and became a reporter. His ambition was to work in London but with the threat of war looming, he ... See full bio »

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 1985 Black Arrow (TV Movie)
 1983-1984 What a Carry On (TV Series) (screenplay - 11 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1984) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.11 (1984) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.10 (1984) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.9 (1984) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.7 (1983) ... (screenplay)
 1978 Tomorrow Never Comes (screenplay) / (story)
 1976 Carry on England (screenplay)
 1976 The Bananas Boat (screenplay)
 1975 Oil Strike North (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Quiet Day (1975) ... (writer)
 1973 Arthur of the Britons (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Daughter of the King (1973) ... (story)
 1973 Harriet's Back in Town (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.62 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.61 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.54 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.53 (1973) ... (writer)
 1972 The Liver Birds (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- Liverpool or Everton (1972) ... (by)
- Birds in the Club (1972) ... (by)
- Birds on Horseback (1972) ... (by)
- Birds and Bottom Drawers (1972) ... (by)
- Birds on Strike (1972) ... (by)
 1972 It's Murder But Is It Art (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Mister Drake Reveals All (1972) ... (writer)
- Mister Drake Asks Questions (1972) ... (writer)
- Mister Drake Has Visitors (1972) ... (writer)
- Mister Drake and Ars Gratia Artis (1972) ... (writer)
- Mister Drake Goes to Jail (1972) ... (writer)
 1969 The Southern Star (screenplay)
 1966 The Blue Max (screenplay)
 1965 The Alphabet Murders (screenplay)
 1964 Murder Ahoy (interpretation of Agatha Christie's "Miss Marple") / (original screenplay)
 1964 Murder Most Foul (screenplay)
 1962 The Longest Day (additional episodes written by)
 1962 Kill or Cure (screenplay) / (story)
 1962 Village of Daughters (original screenplay) / (story)
 1961 Murder She Said (screenplay)
 1961 The Secret Partner (original screenplay)
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Eric Sykes was his favorite actor, confirmed, as Eric would often remind you. See more »

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Leo

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