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Piers Paul Read

The son of famous art historian Herbert Read, Piers Paul Read studied at Cambridge and started his career as a critic for the Times Literary Supplement. His debut novel, "Game in Heaven" with Tussy Marx (1966), written while he was in Berlin, was considered one of the most promising of the decade. His other notable novel is "The Junkers" (1968). See full bio »
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 2003 Arena (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Alec Guinness: A Secret Man (2003) ... (uncredited)
 1998 Monk Dawson (novel)
 1993 Alive (book)
 1989 The Free Frenchman (TV Mini-Series) (book)
 1983 A Married Man (TV Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... (novel)
 1977 Here I Stand... (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Margaret Clitheroe (1977) ... (writer)
 1972-1974 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Childhood Friend (1974) ... (writer)
- The House on Highbury Hill (1972) ... (writer)
 1968 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Coincidence (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Verbrechen mit Vorbedacht (TV Movie)
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 2007 This Week (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 January 2007 (2007) ... Himself
 2006 The World's Greatest Actor (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Piers Paul Reed)
 2005 Britain's Finest (TV Series documentary)
- Actors (2005) ... Himself
 2003 Arena (TV Series documentary)
- Alec Guinness: A Secret Man (2003) ... Himself

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Biography: "Alec Guinness: The Authorized Biography" See more »

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Piers Paul Reed

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