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Alfred Shaughnessy (1916–2005)

Alfred Shaughnessy was the chief writer and script editor of Upstairs Downstairs, the ITV drama series about the lives of an Edwardian London family and their loyal servants. Much praised and fondly remembered, the series which ran from 1971-5 was widely acclaimed for its shrewd social comment. The brainchild of one of the stars of the series Jean ... See full bio »

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 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini-Series) (special advisor - 4 episodes)
- Post War (1997) ... (special advisor)
- The War (1997) ... (special advisor)
- The Thirties (1997) ... (special advisor)
- The Twenties (1997) ... (special advisor)
 1979 Thomas and Sarah (TV Series) (script editor - 9 episodes)
- There Is a Happy Land (1979) ... (script editor)
- The Poor Young Widow of Peckham (1979) ... (script editor)
- A Day at the Metropole (1979) ... (script editor)
- Alma Mater (1979) ... (script editor)
- Made in Heaven (1979) ... (script editor)
 1971-1975 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series) (script editor - 66 episodes)
- Whither Shall I Wander? (1975) ... (script editor)
- All the King's Horses (1975) ... (script editor)
- Noblesse Oblige (1975) ... (script editor)
- Joke Over (1975) ... (script editor)
- Will Ye No Come Back Again (1975) ... (script editor)
 1970 Manhunt (TV Series) (story editor - 10 episodes)
- The Losers (1970) ... (story editor)
- Little Man, What Next? Part 2 (1970) ... (story editor)
- Little Man, What Next? Part 1 (1970) ... (story editor)
- The Train May Be Late (1970) ... (story editor)
- Intent to Steal (1970) ... (story editor)
 1969 Hadleigh (TV Series) (script editor - 13 episodes)
- The Dinner Party (1969) ... (script editor)
- For Those in Peril (1969) ... (script editor)
- M.Y.O.B (1969) ... (script editor)
- Safety of the Realm (1969) ... (script editor)
- A Memory of Time Past (1969) ... (script editor)
 1967 The Informer (TV Series) (script editor - 12 episodes)
- The Flat Season (1967) ... (script editor)
- Your Money or Your Life (1967) ... (script editor)
- Study in the Nude (1967) ... (script editor)
- Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (1967) ... (script editor)
- Keep off the Grass (1967) ... (script editor)
 1952 Secret People (assistant to Thorold Dickinson - uncredited)
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Author of the book "Hugo" Tabb House (UK) (May, 1995) See more »

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His father was killed in France during WWI just before he was born. See more »

Nickname:

Freddie

Star Sign:

Taurus

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