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Simon Raven (1927–2001)

One of the most brilliant novelists of his generation, Simon Raven was also one of Britain's foremost television scriptwriters. His magisterial 'Alms For Oblivion' sequence of novels concerned the foibles and moral hubris of the upper and upper-middle classes in the post war years and were deserved classics which acquired him an international ... See full bio »

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(age 73) in London, England, UK

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 1992 The Blackheath Poisonings (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (screenplay)
 1981 The Search for Alexander the Great (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Lord of Asia (1981)
- The Last March (1981)
- The Young Lion (1981)
 1980 Love in a Cold Climate (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- In Love and War (1980) ... (writer)
- Monsieur Le Duc (1980) ... (writer)
- Foreigners Are Fiends (1980) ... (writer)
- Heir Apparent (1980) ... (writer)
- The Merry Widower (1980) ... (writer)
 1978 Edward & Mrs. Simpson (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- The Abdication (1978) ... (writer)
- Proposals (1978) ... (writer)
- The Decision (1978) ... (writer)
- The Divorce (1978) ... (writer)
- The New King (1978) ... (writer)
 1978 Sexton Blake and the Demon God (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Part 6 (1978) ... (writer)
- Part 5 (1978) ... (writer)
- Part 4 (1978) ... (writer)
- Part 3 (1978) ... (writer)
- Part 2 (1978) ... (writer)
  The Brothers (TV Series) (1 episode, 1976) (written by - 3 episodes, 1976)
- When Will You Pay Me? (1976) ... (written by)
- Red Sky in the Morning (1976) ... (written by)
- Red Sky at Night (1976) ... (written by)
 1974-1975 An Unofficial Rose (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... (writer)
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Series) (written for television by - 26 episodes)
- Part Twenty-six (1974) ... (written for television by)
- Part Twenty-five (1974) ... (written for television by)
- Part Twenty-four (1974) ... (written for television by)
- Part Twenty-three (1974) ... (written for television by)
- Part Twenty-two (1974) ... (written for television by)
 1973 Centre Play (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Places Where They Sing (1973) ... (writer)
 1971 Unman, Wittering and Zigo (screenplay)
 1969-1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) (dramatisation - 2 episodes)
- The Human Element (1970) ... (dramatisation)
- The Creative Impulse (1969) ... (dramatisation)
 1970 Bloodsuckers (novel "Doctors Wear Scarlet")
 1969 On Her Majesty's Secret Service (additional dialogue)
 1969 The Way We Live Now (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Outstation (1968) ... (adaptation)
 1968 Point Counterpoint (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Death of a Freeman (1968) ... (writer)
- Golden Lads and Girls (1968) ... (writer)
 1965-1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- A Pyre for Private James (1966) ... (writer)
- A Soiree at Blossom's Hotel (1966) ... (writer)
 1965 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Gaming Book (1965) ... (writer)
 1964 First Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Scapegoat (1964) ... (writer)
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