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Jim Allen (II) (1926–1999)

Jim Allen was born on October 7, 1926 in Manchester, UK. He was a writer, known for Raining Stones (1993), Coronation Street (1960) and Play for Today (1970). He died on June 24, 1999 in Middleton, Manchester. See full bio »

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(1993)
(1965-1967)
(1971-1982)
Hidden Agenda Writer
(1990)

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 1995 Land and Freedom (screenplay)
 1993 Raining Stones (screenplay)
 1990 Hidden Agenda
 1983 The Gathering Seed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... (writer)
  Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1977 - 1982) (written by - 1 episode, 1978) (by - 1 episode, 1971)
- Willie's Last Stand (1982) ... (writer)
- United Kingdom (1981) ... (writer)
- The Spongers (1978) ... (written by)
- A Choice of Evils (1977) ... (writer)
- The Rank and File (1971) ... (by)
  Crown Court (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1975) (writer - 4 episodes, 1976)
- Those in Peril: Part 1 (1976) ... (writer)
- Incorrigible Rogue: Part 1 (1976) ... (writer)
- Ends and Means: Part 1 (1976) ... (writer)
 1975 Days of Hope (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- 1926: General Strike (1975) ... (written by)
- 1924 (1975) ... (written by)
- 1921 (1975) ... (written by)
- 1916: Joining Up (1975) ... (written by)
  ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1973) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- The Talking Head (1969) ... (writer)
 1966-1973 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Punchy and the Fairy (1973) ... (writer)
- Walt, King of the Dumper (1971) ... (writer)
- The Hard Word (1966) ... (writer)
  The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Big Flame (1969) ... (written by)
- The Lump (1967) ... (writer)
 1968 Half Hour Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Pub Fighter (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 The Gamblers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Man Beneath (1967) ... (writer)
  Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (written by - 1 episode, 1967)
- Episode #1.669 (1967) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.600 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.586 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.515 (1965) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.472 (1965) ... (writer)
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 1997 Cinéma, de notre temps (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Citizen Ken Loach (1997) ... Himself
 1995 Violence and the Censors (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1993 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Ken Loach (1993) ... Himself
 1990 The Media Show (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #6.13 (1990) ... Himself
 1978 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Himself
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 2016 Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach (Documentary)
Himself - Writer
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Trivia:

Former building worker and miner, turned socialist-oriented playwright and screenwriter, often in collaboration with director Ken Loach. Wrote several controversial TV dramas for the BBC, having begun his career writing scripts for "Coronation Street".

Star Sign:

Libra

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