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Josephine Tey (1896–1952)

As Gordon Daviot, she was a famous well-known playwright during the 1930s, and, as Gordon Daviot, published her first mystery novel, "The Man In The Queue". For the second, "A Shilling For Candles", she took a family name, Josephine Tey, under which she published a further six. See full bio »


(age 55) in London, England, UK

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 1988 The Franchise Affair (TV Movie) (novel)
 1986 Brat Farrar (TV Movie) (novel)
 1969 Detective (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Singing Sands (1969) ... (novel)
 1963 Tätini kynä (TV Movie) (as Gordon Daviot)
 1963 Paranoiac (novel "Brat Farrar" - uncredited)
 1962 The Franchise Affair (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... (novel)
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Laughing Woman (1958) ... (as Gordon Daviot)
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Franchise Affair (1958) ... (novel)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Clouded Image (1957) ... (story)
 1955 Richard of Bordeaux (TV Movie)
 1950-1952 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Bratt Farrar (1952) ... (story)
- Brat Farrar (1950) ... (story)
 1951 The Franchise Affair (novel)
 1938 Richard of Bordeaux (TV Movie) (as Gordon Daviot)
 1937 The Girl Was Young (based on the novel entitled "A Shilling For Candles" by)
 1936 Next Time We Love (contract writer - uncredited)
 1934 Youthful Folly (play - as Gordon Daviot)

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Stage: Wrote "Richard of Bordeaux", performed at the Theatre Royal in Brighton, East Sussex, England, with Glen Byam Shaw, Angela Baddeley, Robert Morley, Alan Webb, Frith Banbury, Charles Cauntley, Richard Warner and Anthony Eustrel in the cast. Bernard Gordon was the director. Herbert Menges was the musical director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Gordon Daviot

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