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John Hawkesworth (1920–2003)

John Hawkesworth was born on December 7, 1920 in Kensington, London, England as John Stanley Hawkesworth. He was a writer and producer, known for Upstairs, Downstairs (1971), Tiger Bay (1959) and The Gold Robbers (1969). He was married to Hyacinthe Gregson-Ellis. He died on September 30, 2003 in Leicester, England. See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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(1971-1975)
Tiger Bay Writer
(1959)
(1969)
The Third Man Art Department
(1949)

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 2010-2012 Upstairs Downstairs (TV Series) (originally created by - 9 episodes)
- Somewhere Over the Rainbow (2012) ... (originally created by)
- The Last Waltz (2012) ... (originally created by)
- All the Things You Are (2012) ... (originally created by)
- A Perfect Specimen of Womanhood (2012) ... (originally created by)
- The Love That Pays the Price (2012) ... (originally created by)
 1992 Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1991 The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (dramatised by - 1 episode)
- The Boscombe Valley Mystery (1991) ... (dramatised by)
  Mystery!: Campion (TV Series) (developer - 12 episodes, 1989 - 1990) (developed for Consolidated Productions by - 4 episodes, 1989 - 1990) (screenplay - 2 episodes, 1990)
- Mystery Mile: Part 2 (1990) ... (creator) / (screenplay)
- Mystery Mile: Part 1 (1990) ... (creator) / (screenplay)
- Flowers for the Judge: Part 2 (1990) ... (creator)
- Flowers for the Judge: Part 1 (1990) ... (creator)
- Dancers in Mourning: Part 2 (1990) ... (creator)
 1989 Chelworth (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- A Real House (1989) ... (writer)
- My Dear Jamie... (1989) ... (writer)
- Taking Your Profits (1989) ... (writer)
- You Can't Beat Mozart (1989) ... (writer)
- Shopping Around (1989) ... (writer)
 1988 The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Movie) (creator)
  The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (developed for television by - 11 episodes, 1986 - 1988) (dramatised by - 4 episodes, 1986 - 1988)
- The Bruce Partington Plans (1988) ... (creator) / (dramatised by - as John Hawksworth)
- Wisteria Lodge (1988) ... (creator)
- Silver Blaze (1988) ... (creator) / (dramatised by - as John Hawksworth)
- The Devil's Foot (1988) ... (creator)
- The Six Napoleons (1986) ... (creator)
 1987 The Sign of Four (TV Movie) (dramatised by)
  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (developed for television by - 11 episodes, 1984 - 1985) (dramatised by - 2 episodes, 1985) (developer - 2 episodes, 1985)
- The Final Problem (1985) ... (creator) / (dramatised by)
- The Red Headed League (1985) ... (creator) / (dramatised by)
- The Resident Patient (1985) ... (creator)
- The Norwood Builder (1985) ... (creator)
- The Greek Interpreter (1985) ... (creator)
 1985 Oscar (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- De Profundis (1985) ... (writer)
- Trials (1985) ... (writer)
- Gilded Youth (1985) ... (writer)
  By the Sword Divided (TV Series) (creator - 19 episodes, 1983 - 1985) (writer - 4 episodes, 1983 - 1985)
- Restoration (1985) ... (writer)
- Retribution (1985) ... (creator)
- The Mailed Fist (1985) ... (creator)
- Forlorn Hope (1985) ... (creator)
- Fateful Days (1985) ... (creator)
 1982 The Tale of Beatrix Potter (TV Movie)
 1982 Q.E.D. (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Target: London (1982) ... (written by)
 1981 The Flame Trees of Thika (TV Mini-Series) (dramatisation - 7 episodes)
- The Drums of War (1981) ... (dramatisation)
- Safari (1981) ... (dramatisation)
- A Real Sportsman (1981) ... (dramatisation)
- Friends in High Places (1981) ... (dramatisation)
- Happy New Year (1981) ... (dramatisation)
  Danger UXB (TV Series) (devised by - 13 episodes, 1979) (by - 5 episodes, 1979)
- With Love from Adolf (1979) ... (by) / (devised by)
- The Pier (1979) ... (devised by)
- Dead Letter (1979) ... (devised by)
- Butterfly Winter (1979) ... (devised by)
- Seventeen Seconds to Glory (1979) ... (by) / (devised by)
  The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series) (creator - 27 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (writer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Ain't We Got Fun (1977) ... (creator)
- Poor Little Rich Girl (1977) ... (creator)
- Blossom Time (1977) ... (creator)
- Lottie (1977) ... (creator)
- The Legion of the Living (1977) ... (creator)
 1972-1975 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Whither Shall I Wander? (1975) ... (writer)
- Noblesse Oblige (1975) ... (writer)
- An Old Flame (1975) ... (writer)
- Wanted - a Good Home (1975) ... (writer)
- Facing Fearful Odds (1974) ... (writer)
 1972 Crime of Passion (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Paul (1972)
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Kill (1969) ... (writer)
- The Cover Plan (1969) ... (writer)
- The Great Bullion Robbery (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 The Elusive Pimpernel (TV Mini-Series) (dramatised by - 10 episodes)
- That Damned Elusive Pimpernel (1969) ... (dramatised by)
- The Caged Lion (1969) ... (dramatised by)
- The Overwhelming Odds (1969) ... (dramatised by)
- What Love Can Do (1969) ... (dramatised by)
- The Dauphin in the Tower (1969) ... (dramatised by)
 1968 The £1,000,000 Bank Note (TV Mini-Series) (dramatised by - 4 episodes)
- Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (1968) ... (dramatised by)
- Votes for Women (1968) ... (dramatised by)
- Never Pay Your Tailor (1968) ... (dramatised by)
- A Bet Is Made (1968) ... (dramatised by)
 1968 Late Night Horror (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Kiss of Blood (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Half Hour Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Quick on the Takeover (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series) (script - 12 episodes)
- Playing with Fire (1967) ... (script)
- The Beetle Hunter (1967) ... (script)
- The Black Doctor (1967) ... (script)
- Redhanded (1967) ... (script)
- The New Catacomb (1967) ... (script)
 1965-1966 Blackmail (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Cream Off the Top (1966) ... (writer)
- A Nice Little Family Fiddle (1965) ... (writer)
 1966 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Black Witch (1966) ... (writer)
 1964 The Hidden Truth (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Missing Believed Killed (1964) ... (writer)
- One for the Road (1964) ... (writer)
 1959 Tiger Bay (screenplay)
 1955 Rowlandson's England (Documentary short)
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