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H.E. Bates (1905–1974)

H.E. Bates was born on May 16, 1905 in Northamptonshire, England as Herbert Ernest Bates. He was a writer, known for A Month by the Lake (1995), The Purple Plain (1954) and Summertime (1955). He was married to Marjorie Helen Cox. He died on January 28, 1974 in Kent, England. See full bio »

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(age 68) in Kent, England, UK

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Known For

A Month by the Lake
(1995)
The Purple Plain
(1954)
Summertime
Summertime Writer
(1955)
Under solen
Under solen Writer
(1998)

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 2001-2003 My Uncle Silas (TV Mini-Series) (short stories - 9 episodes)
- The Christening (2003) ... (short stories)
- A Happy Man (2003) ... (short stories)
- The Race (2003) ... (short stories)
- Shandy Lil (2003) ... (short stories)
- Finger Wet, Finger Dry (2003) ... (short stories)
 1998 Under solen (novel "The Little Farm")
 1995 Feast of July (novel)
 1995 A Month by the Lake (from: the novella "A Month by the Lake" by)
 1991-1993 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series) (novels - 20 episodes)
- Climb the Greasy Pole: Part 2 (1993) ... (novels)
- Climb the Greasy Pole: Part 1 (1993) ... (novels)
 1980 Fair Stood the Wind for France (TV Mini-Series) (novella - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... (novella)
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... (novella)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (novella)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (novella)
 1979 A Moment in Time (TV Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (novel)
 1977 Love for Lydia (TV Series) (novel - 13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1977) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.12 (1977) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.11 (1977) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.10 (1977) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.9 (1977) ... (novel)
 1974 Childhood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Great Day for Bonzo (1974) ... (story)
 1974 Nachtroute Brussel - Luxemburg (TV Movie)
  Country Matters (TV Mini-Series) (story - 4 episodes, 1972 - 1973) (novel - 1 episode, 1972)
- The Four Beauties (1973) ... (story)
- The Ring of Truth (1973) ... (story)
- The Little Farm (1973) ... (story)
- Breeze Anstey (1972) ... (novel)
- The Mill (1972) ... (story)
 1972 The Triple Echo (story "The Triple Echo")
 1971 Dulcima (story)
 1970 Jackanory (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Achilles the Donkey (1970) ... (book)
 1968 Mirtis ir vysnios medis (TV Movie) (short story "Death and the Cherry Tree")
 1967 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Day of the Tortoise (1967) ... (novel)
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- An Aspidistra in Babylon (1965) ... (novel)
 1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Night Run to the West (1960) ... (story)
 1959 The Mating Game (novel "The Darling Buds of May")
 1955 Summertime (screenplay)
 1954 The Purple Plain (novel)
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Day of Glory (1951) ... (play)
 1949 The Ship (TV Short) (short story)
 1947 The Loves of Joanna Godden (screenplay)
 1943 There's a Future in It (Short) (story and script)
 1943 It's Just the Way It Is (Short) (story)
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Author: "Darling Buds of May". See more »
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Father of sound editor Jonathan Bates. See more »

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Taurus

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