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David Turner (I) (1927–1990)

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His interest in drama was stimulated by his army service in 1945, when he found himself part of a mobile educational theatre unit which performed plays in army camps throughout Europe and the Middle East. Others in this troupe included Roger Moore, Alan Badel and Stephen Murray. After leaving the army, Turner was a teacher for nine years, but then...

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Known For

Roads to Freedom
(1970)
Swizzlewick
Swizzlewick Writer
(1964)
All the Way Up
(1970)

Filmography

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 1980 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- C2 H5 OH (1980) ... (writer)
 1975 North & South (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 Prometheus: The Life of Balzac (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- The Human Comedy (1975)
- Lost Illusions (1975)
- Man and Women (1975)
- The Road to Fame (1975)
 1975 The Prodigal Daughter (TV Movie)
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Requiem for a Crown Prince (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 Helen: A Woman of Today (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Harold (1973) ... (writer)
- Father (1973) ... (writer)
- Neighbours (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 Daisy (TV Movie)
 1973 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Daisy (1973) ... (writer)
 1970 All the Way Up (play "Semi-Detached")
 1970 Roads to Freedom (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
- The Defeated: Part 4 (1970) ... (writer)
- The Defeated: Part 3 (1970) ... (writer)
- The Defeated: Part 2 (1970) ... (writer)
- The Defeated: Part 1 (1970) ... (writer)
- The Reprieve: Part 3 (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) (dramatisation - 1 episode)
- Olive (1970) ... (dramatisation)
 1970 Germinal (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Trapped (1970) ... (writer)
- Soldiers (1970) ... (writer)
- Mob Rule (1970) ... (writer)
- Mutual Aid (1970) ... (writer)
- Miners (1970) ... (writer)
 1968 Treasure Island (TV Series) (adaptation)
 1968 Cold Comfort Farm (TV Mini-Series) (dramatisation - 3 episodes)
- Doom (1968) ... (dramatisation)
- Woodshed (1968) ... (dramatisation)
- Folk (1968) ... (dramatisation)
 1968 Pere Goriot (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Father (1968) ... (writer)
- Vautrin (1968) ... (writer)
- The Mandarin (1968) ... (writer)
- Gilded Youth (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Angel Pavement (TV Series) (adaptation - 4 episodes)
- They Go Home (1967) ... (adaptation)
- Arabian Nights (1967) ... (adaptation)
- Up and Up (1967) ... (adaptation)
- They Arrive (1967) ... (adaptation)
 1966 This Man Craig (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Nurinder (1966) ... (writer)
- The Golden Key to Knowledge (1966) ... (writer)
- The Rubbing Rag (1966) ... (writer)
- The Romantic (1966) ... (writer)
- Time for Protest (1966) ... (writer)
 1966 North and South (TV Mini-Series) (dramatised by - 5 episodes)
- Meeting Again (1966) ... (dramatised by)
- Looking South (1966) ... (dramatised by)
- Dark Nights (1966) ... (dramatised by)
- Men and Gentlemen (1966) ... (dramatised by)
- Haste from the Wedding (1966) ... (dramatised by)
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Way Off Beat (1966) ... (writer)
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Semi-Detached (1966) ... (writer)
 1965 BBC 3 (TV Series)
  Swizzlewick (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes, 1964) (writer - 6 episodes, 1964)
- The Axe Falls (1964) ... (creator)
- An Important Discovery (1964) ... (creator)
- The Spider's Web (1964) ... (creator)
- The Exercise (1964) ... (creator)
- Balance of Power (1964) ... (creator)
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Trevor (1964) ... (writer)
 1963-1964 First Night (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Bedmakers (1964) ... (writer)
- The Initiation (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 Die Chorjungen von St. Cäcilia (TV Movie) (novel)
 1963 Mein Bruder Alf (TV Movie)
 1963 The Chem. Lab. Mystery (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1963) ... (writer)
 1961 Choirboys Unite! (TV Movie) (writer)
 1961 Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring (TV Movie) (dramatised by)
 1961 On the Boundary (TV Movie)
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- The Final Result (1961)
 1961 The Train Set (TV Movie) (writer)
 1956 Fresh as Paint (TV Short) (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Semi-Detached", was performed at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Eileen Atkins, John Thaw, James Bolam and Mona Washbourne in the cast. See more »
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Trivia:

His interest in drama was stimulated by his army service in 1945, when he found himself part of a mobile educational theatre unit which performed plays in army camps throughout Europe and the Middle East. Others in this troupe included Roger Moore, Alan Badel and Stephen Murray. After leaving the army, Turner was a teacher for nine years, but then became a full-time writer.

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