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Richard Adams (IV) (1920–2016)


Richard Adams spent his first 52 years in relative anonymity. And when he did complete a book that he wrote, he struggled to find anyone to publish it. Richard George Adams was born on 9 May 1920, in Newbury, Berkshire. He was the son of a country doctor and was brought up in the rolling countryside with views towards the real Watership Down, on ... See full bio »

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(1978)
(1988)
(1982)
(2018)

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 2018 Watership Down (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 1 episode)
- The Journey (2018) ... (based on the novel by)
 1999 Watership Down (TV Series) (novel - 13 episodes)
- Kidnapped (1999) ... (novel)
- Friend and Enemy (1999) ... (novel)
- Lost (1999) ... (novel)
- A Tale of a Mouse (1999) ... (novel)
- The Vision (1999) ... (novel)
 1988 The Girl in a Swing (novel)
 1982 The Plague Dogs (novel)
 1978 Watership Down (novel)
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 2011 University Challenge (TV Series)
Himself
- Christmas 2011 Special 2 (2011) ... Himself
 2008 Wisdom (Video documentary)
Himself
 2005 The 100 Greatest Family Films (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1987 The Hero's Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell (Documentary)
Himself - Author, Watership Down
 1986 Central Weekend (TV Series documentary)
Himself (author)
- Animal Rights (1986) ... Himself (author)
 1982 Forty Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself (RSPCA)
- Rabbits Don't Cry (1982) ... Himself (RSPCA)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Watership Down" (filmed as Watership Down (1978)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

He dedicated his novel "Watership Down" to his two daughters, Juliet and Rosamond, for whom he used to invent stories about rabbits and other animals while taking long drives to Stratford-on-Avon. See more »

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