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Don Taylor (VIII) (1936–2003)


Father, with Ellen Dryden, of actor Jonathan Dryden Taylor.

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 1990 Theatre Night (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1984 The Testament of John (TV Movie)
 1983 The Two Gentlemen of Verona (TV Movie)
 1977-1982 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The White Guard (1982)
- The Critic (1982)
- Waste (1977)
 1981 Maybury (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Weekend (1981)
- Eddie (1981)
- Trouble at Home (1981)
 1976-1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- In Hiding (1980)
- Dad (1976)
 1980 The Crucible (TV Movie)
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Flayed (1978)
 1976 Beasts (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Buddyboy (1976)
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969-1974 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- Find Me (1974)
- Actor, I Said (1972)
 1974 The Person Responsible (TV Movie)
 1974 Visitors (TV Movie)
 1973 The Roses of Eyam (TV Movie)
 1972 Dead of Night (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Exorcism (1972)
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1963 Workshop Limits (TV Movie)
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Full Chatter (1963)
 1963 The Birth of a Private Man (TV Movie)
 1962 Z Cars (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962 The Winter's Tale (TV Movie)
 1962 The Full Chatter (TV Movie)
 1961 Where the Difference Begins (TV Movie)
 1961 The Train Set (TV Movie)
 1960 Scotland Yard (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Used in Evidence (1960)
- Interpol (1960)
 1960 The Dark Man (TV Movie)
 1960 The Road to Carey Street (TV Movie)
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Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Editor (3 credits)

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Co-wrote and directed the radio drama "Don Quixote: The Musical", a revised version of the play "the Comical History of Don Quixote", by Thomas D' Urfey, with music by Henry Purcell and other composers.

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Father, with Ellen Dryden, of actor Jonathan Dryden Taylor.

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