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Richard Carpenter (I) (1929–2012)

Carpenter began as an actor, having trained at the Old Vic Theatre School. Following repertory work he was first seen on screen playing character roles in television shows like Dixon of Dock Green (1955) as well as being regularly featured in Knight Errant Limited (1959) and The Citadel (1960). However, he became eventually dissatisfied with his ... See full bio »

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(1994)
Robin Hood Writer
(1984-1986)
The Borrowers Writer
(1992)
Dick Turpin Writer
(1979-1982)

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  I Was a Rat (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes, 2001) (adapted by - 1 episode, 2001)
- Episode #1.3 (2001)
- Episode #1.2 (2001)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (adapted by)
 1999 The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999) ... (written by)
 1997 True Tilda (TV Series) (screenplay)
 1995-1997 The Famous Five (TV Series) (screenplay - 5 episodes)
- Five Go to Billycock Hill: Part 2 (1997) ... (screenplay)
- Five Go to Billycock Hill: Part 1 (1997) ... (screenplay)
- Five Get into a Fix (1997) ... (screenplay)
- Five on a Hike Together (1996) ... (screenplay)
- Five Go to Smuggler's Top: Part 2 (1995) ... (screenplay)
 1996 Out of Sight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Impotance of Being Visible (1996) ... (writer)
 1994 Stanley's Dragon (written by)
 1993 The Return of the Borrowers (TV Series) (writer)
 1992 The Borrowers (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1992)
- Episode #1.5 (1992)
- Episode #1.4 (1992)
- Episode #1.3 (1992)
- Episode #1.2 (1992)
 1991 The Winjin' Pom (TV Series)
 1989 Hannay (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- That Rough Music (1989) ... (writer)
- Coup de Grace (1989) ... (writer)
 1987 Pulaski: The TV Detective (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ten by Eight Glossy (1987) ... (writer)
  Adventurer (TV Series) (creator - 9 episodes, 1987) (created by - 3 episodes, 1987) (written by - 1 episode, 1987)
- Utu, Part Two (1987) ... (creator)
- Utu, Part One (1987) ... (creator)
- Dragon Island, Part Two (1987) ... (creator)
- Dragon Island, Part One (1987) ... (creator)
- Sovay, Part Two (1987) ... (creator)
  Robin Hood (TV Series) (creator - 16 episodes, 1984 - 1986) (writer - 10 episodes, 1984 - 1986) (created and written by - 8 episodes, 1984 - 1986)
- The Time of the Wolf: Part 2 (1986) ... (creator - writer)
- The Time of the Wolf: Part 1 (1986) ... (created and written by)
- Rutterkin (1986) ... (creator) / (writer)
- The Pretender (1986) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Adam Bell (1986) ... (creator)
  Dick Turpin (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes, 1979 - 1982) (writer - 25 episodes, 1979 - 1981) (screenplay - 2 episodes, 1981)
- The Secret Folk (1982) ... (creator)
- Dick Turpin's Greatest Adventure: Part 3 (1981) ... (screenplay)
- Dick Turpin's Greatest Adventure: Part 2 (1981) ... (screenplay)
  Smuggler (TV Mini-Series) (series created by - 13 episodes, 1981) (written by - 7 episodes, 1981)
- Straw Man: Part Two (1981) ... (series created by) / (written by)
- Straw Man: Part One (1981) ... (series created by) / (written by)
- An Eye for an Eye (1981) ... (series created by)
- The Felon (1981) ... (series created by) / (written by)
- Hogshead (1981) ... (series created by) / (written by)
 1980 The Boy from Space (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Captured! (1980)
- The Lake (1980)
- Where Is Tom? (1980)
 1979-1980 Doctor Snuggles (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Magical Multicoloured Diamond (1980) ... (writer)
- The Sensational Balloon Race (1980) ... (writer)
- The Unbelievable Wormmobile (1980) ... (writer)
- The Astounding Treacle Tree (1979) ... (writer)
 1978 The Famous Five (TV Series) (adapted by - 2 episodes)
- Five on a Hike Together (1978) ... (adapted by)
- Five Go Adventuring Again (1978) ... (adapted by)
  The Ghosts of Motley Hall (TV Series) (writer - 19 episodes, 1976 - 1978) (devised & written by - 1 episode, 1976)
- Narcissus Bullock's Bell (1978) ... (writer)
- Party Piece (1978) ... (writer)
- Skeleton in the Cupboard: Part 2 (1978) ... (writer)
- Skeleton in the Cupboard: Part 1 (1978) ... (writer)
- Ghost Writer (1978) ... (writer)
 1977 The King's Dragon (TV Series)
 1974 Cloud Burst (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- Out of Control (1974) ... (by)
 1974 Look and Read (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cloud Burst: Part 1 - Out of Control (1974) ... (writer)
  The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes, 1972 - 1974) (by - 2 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (written by - 1 episode, 1973)
- The Escape (1974) ... (by)
- Where's Jonah? (1974) ... (writer)
- Pocket Money (1973) ... (by)
- The Medicine Man (1973) ... (writer)
- Mission of Mercy (1973) ... (writer)
  Catweazle (TV Series) (writer - 26 episodes, 1970 - 1971) (creator - 15 episodes, 1970 - 1971)
- The Thirteenth Sign (1971) ... (writer)
- The Magic Circle (1971) ... (writer)
- The Battle of the Giants (1971) ... (writer)
- The Walking Trees (1971) ... (writer)
- The Ghost Hunters (1971) ... (writer)
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