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Neal Ascherson was born on October 5, 1932 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland as Charles Neal Ascherson. He is a writer, known for The World at War (1973), The Spanish Civil War (1983) and Cold War (1998). He has been married to Isabel Hilton since August 1984. They have two children. He was previously married to Corinna Adam. See full bio »

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The World at War
The Spanish Civil War
Cold War
Cold War Writer


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 1998 Cold War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (episode "Comrades 1917-1945") / (episode "Iron Curtain 1945-1947") / (episode "Red Spring 1960s") / (episode "Reds 1947-1963") / (episode "Wall 1958-1963, The") / (episode "Wall Comes Down 1989, The")
 1987 The Struggles for Poland (TV Mini-Series documentary)
  Today's History (TV Series) (1 episode, 1982) (script - 2 episodes, 1982 - 1983)
 1983 The Spanish Civil War (TV Series documentary) (written by - 3 episodes)
 1980 A New Germany, 1933-1939 (TV Movie documentary)
  The World at War (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (written by - 1 episode, 1974)
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 2011 Un jour, une histoire (TV Series documentary)
 2011 (TV Movie documentary)
 2009 Thatcher & the Scots (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Devolution Campaigner
 1998 Bookmark (TV Series)
 1991 This Week (TV Series)
Himself - Presenter
 1990 The Media Show (TV Series documentary)
 1982-1983 Today's History (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Presenter

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Wrote the television documentary "Hammer and Sickle"

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Nephew of actress Renée Asherson. Her half-brother, Stephen Romer Ascherson (1901-1956), from her father's first marriage, was Neal's father.

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