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Richard Harris (II)

Richard Harris was born on March 26, 1934 in London, England. He is known for Man in a Suitcase (1967), The Avengers (1961) and Adam Adamant Lives! (1966). See full bio »

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Known For

(1967-1968)
The Avengers Writer
(1961-1969)
(1966)
Outside Edge Writer
(1994-1996)

Filmography

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  The Last Detective (TV Series) (series devised for television - 9 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (writer - 5 episodes, 2003 - 2004) (developed for television by - 4 episodes, 2003 - 2004)
- The Dead Peasants Society (2007) ... (series devised for television)
- The Man from Montevideo (2007) ... (series devised for television)
- A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Willesden (2007) ... (series devised for television)
- Dangerous Liaisons (2007) ... (series devised for television)
- Once Upon a Time on the Westway (2007) ... (series devised for television)
 1994-1996 Outside Edge (TV Series) (play and adaptation - 22 episodes)
- The Blessing (1996) ... (play and adaptation)
- Match Cancelled? (1996) ... (play and adaptation)
- Lost (1996) ... (play and adaptation)
- A Happy Event (1996) ... (play and adaptation)
- The First Match (1996) ... (play and adaptation)
 1992-1994 A Touch of Frost (TV Series) (screenplay - 5 episodes)
- Nothing to Hide (1994) ... (screenplay)
- Widows and Orphans (1994) ... (screenplay)
- Conclusions (1992) ... (screenplay)
- Not with Kindness (1992) ... (screenplay)
- Care and Protection (1992) ... (screenplay)
 1991-1992 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series) (adaptation - 7 episodes)
- The Season of Heavenly Gifts: Part 2 (1992) ... (adaptation)
- The Season of Heavenly Gifts: Part 1 (1992) ... (adaptation)
- Stranger at the Gates: Part 2 (1992) ... (adaptation)
- Stranger at the Gates: Part 1 (1992) ... (adaptation)
- Oh! To Be in England: Part 2 (1992) ... (adaptation)
 1991 Stepping Out (play) / (screenplay)
 1989-1991 About Face (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- This for the Half Darling (1991) ... (writer)
- Searching for Señor Duende (1989) ... (writer)
 1985 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (dramatisation - 1 episode)
- The Norwood Builder (1985) ... (dramatisation)
 1985 Orion's Belt
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dog Ends (1984) ... (writer)
 1982 Outside Edge (TV Movie)
 1981 Wie man sich bettet (TV Movie) (play "Two and Two Make Sex")
 1981 Jack's Trade (TV Movie)
 1981 Sunday Night Thriller (TV Series)
  Shoestring (TV Series) (creator - 21 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (idea - 1 episode, 1979)
- The Dangerous Game (1980) ... (creator)
- Where Was I? (1980) ... (creator)
- Another Man's Castle (1980) ... (creator)
- Looking for Mr Wright (1980) ... (creator)
- Utmost Good Faith (1980) ... (creator)
  Hazell (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1978 - 1979) (by - 1 episode, 1978)
- Hazell and the Happy Couple (1979) ... (writer)
- Hazell and the Weekend Man (1978) ... (writer)
- Hazell and the Rubber-Heel Brigade (1978) ... (writer)
- Hazell and the Walking Blur (1978) ... (by)
 1978 Plain Murder (TV Movie) (dramatised by)
 1976-1978 The Sweeney (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Trust Red (1978) ... (written by)
- Down to You, Brother (1976) ... (written by)
 1978 Target (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Good and Faithful Woman (1978) ... (writer)
 1977 Cottage to Let (TV Series) (1 episode)
  Murder Most English: A Flaxborough Chronicle (TV Series) (screenplay - 5 episodes, 1977) (dramatisation - 2 episodes, 1977)
- Coffin Scarcely Used: Part 2 (1977) ... (screenplay)
- Coffin Scarcely Used: Part 1 (1977) ... (screenplay)
- The Flaxborough Crab: Part 2 (1977) ... (screenplay)
- The Flaxborough Crab: Part 1 (1977) ... (screenplay)
- Lonelyheart 4122: Part 2 (1977) ... (screenplay)
 1976 The Squirrels (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The X Factor (1976) ... (writer)
- Burke in Clover (1976) ... (writer)
 1976 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Series) (adaptation - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (adaptation)
 1976 Life and Death of Penelope (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Nightmare (1976) ... (writer)
- The Discovery (1976) ... (writer)
 1971-1975 Public Eye (TV Series) (by - 4 episodes)
- What's to Become of Us ? (1975) ... (by)
- Horse and Carriage (1972) ... (by)
- The Man Who Said Sorry (1972) ... (by)
- The Man Who Didn't Eat Sweets (1971) ... (by)
 1974 Centre Play (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Is It Something I Said? (1974) ... (play)
  Hunter's Walk (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (written by - 1 episode, 1973)
- Kids (1974) ... (writer)
- Care and Protection (1973) ... (writer)
- Reasonable Suspicion (1973) ... (writer)
- Local Knowledge (1973) ... (writer)
- Disturbance (1973) ... (written by)
 1974 Dial M for Murder (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Murder on Demand (1974) ... (writer)
 1974 Sporting Scenes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- When the Boys Come Out to Play (1974) ... (writer)
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prove It (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 Spyder's Web (TV Series) (based on an idea by - 13 episodes)
- Rev Counter (1972) ... (based on an idea by)
- The Prevalence of Skeletons (1972) ... (based on an idea by)
- Nobody's Strawberry Fool (1972) ... (based on an idea by)
- An Almost Modern Man (1972) ... (based on an idea by)
- Things That Go Bang in the Night (1972) ... (based on an idea by)
 1971 Suspicion (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Can See Your Lips Move (1971) ... (writer)
 1971 Trial (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- On the Evidence You Will Hear (1971) ... (writer)
  Shadows of Fear (TV Series) (by - 1 episode, 1971) (written by - 1 episode, 1971)
- At Occupier's Risk (1971) ... (by) / (written by)
 1970 Fraud Squad (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Remission-Negative (1970) ... (writer)
- Inquest (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 I Start Counting (screenplay)
 1970 The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (dialogue: english version)
  The Avengers (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1961 - 1967) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 1968 - 1969)
- The Interrogators (1969) ... (teleplay by)
- Game (1968) ... (teleplay by)
- The Winged Avenger (1967) ... (teleplay)
- Hunt the Man Down (1961) ... (teleplay)
- Square Root of Evil (1961) ... (teleplay)
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (dramatisation - 1 episode)
- Black Peter (1968) ... (dramatisation)
  Man in a Suitcase (TV Series) (creator - 16 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (deviser - 11 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (series devised by - 1 episode, 1967) (series deviser - 1 episode, 1967)
- Castle in the Clouds (1968) ... (creator)
- Three Blinks of the Eyes (1968) ... (creator)
- Who's Mad Now? (1968) ... (creator)
- The Revolutionaries (1968) ... (creator)
- Property of a Gentleman (1968) ... (creator)
 1966-1967 The Informer (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (1967) ... (writer)
- A Word in Your Ear Brother (1966) ... (writer)
 1967 The Gamblers (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Arthur Through the Looking Class (1967) ... (writer)
- Read 'em and Weep (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Slight Formality (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 Drama 61-67 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series) (by - 2 episodes, 1966) (with material by - 1 episode, 1966)
- The Doomsday Plan (1966) ... (by)
- The Last Sacrifice (1966) ... (by)
- A Vintage Year for Scoundrels (1966) ... (with material by)
 1965-1966 No Hiding Place (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Charlie Come Lately (1966) ... (writer)
- What's All This Then? (1965) ... (writer)
- Hi-Jack (1965) ... (writer)
- Truth or Dare (1965) ... (writer)
 1964-1966 Redcap (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Information Received (1966) ... (writer)
- Strictly by the Book (1966) ... (writer)
- Epitaph for a Sweat (1964) ... (writer)
  Mrs. Thursday (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1966) (written by - 1 episode, 1966)
- Margate Comes But Once a Year (1966) ... (writer) / (written by)
 1966 Knock on Any Door (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Who's a Good Boy Then? (1966) ... (writer)
 1965 En gal mands dagbog (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1965 Pardon the Expression (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Little Boy Lost (1965) ... (writer)
  Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1964)
- You Must Be Virginia? (1964) ... (writer)
 1965 The Sullavan Brothers (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Insufficient Evidence (1965) ... (writer)
- Incident (1965) ... (writer)
 1964 The Main Chance (screenplay)
 1961-1964 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (screenplay - 5 episodes)
- The Main Chance (1964) ... (screenplay)
- On the Run (1963) ... (screenplay)
- Locker Sixty Nine (1962) ... (screenplay)
- Man Detained (1961) ... (screenplay)
- Attempt to Kill (1961) ... (screenplay)
 1964 The Hidden Truth (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Question of Involvement (1964) ... (writer)
 1963-1964 Love Story (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The End of the Line (1964) ... (writer)
- The Frauds (1963) ... (writer)
 1964 Foreign Affairs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1964) ... (writer)
 1963-1964 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Siege of Sydney's Street (1964) ... (writer)
- The Plan (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 On the Run (screenplay)
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- All Part of the Job (1963) ... (writer)
- Who Goes First? (1963) ... (writer)
- Lover Come Back (1963) ... (writer)
- The Silent and the Damned (1963) ... (writer)
- Always Another Saturday (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 Sergeant Cork (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Case of the Stagedoor Johnnie (1963) ... (writer)
  Hancock (TV Series) (1 episode, 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1963)
- The Escort (1963)
- The Early Call (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 24-Hour Call (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Life Line (1963)
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Last Jump (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 Locker Sixty Nine (screenplay)
  Call Oxbridge 2000 (TV Series) (1 episode, 1962) (writer - 3 episodes, 1962)
- Episode #2.12 (1962) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.9 (1962) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.7 (1962)
- Episode #2.4 (1962) ... (writer)
 1961-1962 Harpers West One (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #2.10 (1962) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.6 (1962) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.11 (1961) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1961) ... (writer)
 1962 The Saint (TV Series) (screenplay by - 2 episodes)
- The Pearls of Peace (1962) ... (screenplay by)
- The Loaded Tourist (1962) ... (screenplay by)
 1962 Probation Officer (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #4.16 (1962)
 1962 Strongroom (original idea) / (screenplay)
 1961 Attempt to Kill (screenplay)
 1961 Man Detained (screenplay)
 1960 Police Surgeon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Bigger They Are (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Inside Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Return to Base (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Other Works:

His play, "Stepping Out", was performed at the Sybil Thorndike Theatre in Leatherhead, Surrey, England with Barbara Ferris, Gabrielle Lloyd, Ben Aris, Diane Langton and Marcia Warren in the cast. See more »

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Hilary Crane  (her death) | See more »

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