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William Douglas-Home (1912–1992)

William Douglas-Home was born on June 3, 1912 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a writer, known for The Reluctant Debutante (1958), What a Girl Wants (2003) and Eye Witness (1950). He was married to Branch, Rachel, the Baroness Dacre. He died on September 28, 1992 in Winchester, England. See full bio »

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 2003 What a Girl Wants (1958 screenplay) / (play "The Reluctant Debutante")
 1995 Ne coupez pas mes arbres (TV Movie) (play)
 1985 The Kingfisher (TV Movie)
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- You're All Right, How Am I? (1981) ... (written by)
 1980 Pato a la naranja (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1980)
- Episode #1.2 (1980)
- Episode #1.1 (1980)
 1980 Der Eisvogel (TV Movie)
 1978 Betzi (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1976 Dame of Sark (TV Movie) (author of the original work)
 1975 Duck in Orange Sauce (play - as William Douglas Home)
 1975 Ne coupez pas mes arbres (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 Lloyd George Knew My Father (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Away from It All (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- On Such a Night (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 Gute Freunde (TV Movie) (play "A Friend Indeed")
 1968-1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Editor Regrets (1970) ... (writer)
- The Bishop and the Actress (1968) ... (writer)
 1969 Theatre Date (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Secretary Bird (1969) ... (play - as William Douglas Home)
 1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Reluctant Debutante (1966) ... (play)
 1966 Das Missgeschick, ein Lord zu sein (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Junger Herr für Jenny (TV Movie) (play "The Reluctant Debutante")
 1964 The Reluctant Peer (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Der schlechte Soldat Smith (TV Movie) (play "The Bad Soldier Smith")
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Up a Gum Tree (1962)
 1960 Under Ten Flags (additional dialogue)
  ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1959) (play - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Manor of Northstead (1959) ... (writer)
- Now Barabbas (1958) ... (play)
 1959 Äiti tietää rakkaudesta (TV Movie) (play "The Reluctant Debutante")
 1958 The Reluctant Debutante (play) / (screenplay)
 1956 Ein Mann für Jenny (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 The Reluctant Debutante (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 The Colditz Story (dialogue - as William Douglas Home)
 1954 The Manor of Northstead (TV Movie) (play)
 1952 Made in Heaven (original story - as William Douglas Home) / (screenplay - as William Douglas Home)
 1950 Master of Arts (TV Movie) (play - as William Douglas Home)
 1950 Eye Witness (additional dialogue - as William Douglas Home)
 1949 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Yes, M'Lord (1949) ... (play)
 1949 The Amazing Mr. Beecham (writer)
 1949 The Chiltern Hundreds (TV Movie) (play)
 1949 Now Barabbas (play)
 1949 For Them That Trespass (additional dialogue)
 1948 Sleeping Car to Trieste (writer - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Lloyd George Knew My Father", was performed at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Ralph Richardson, Peggy Ashcroft and Simon Cadell in the cast. Robin Midgley was the director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

William Douglas Home | William Douglas Hume

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British playwright, the son of an earl. Educated at Eton and Oxford. Began as an actor, studied at RADA and appeared on stage from 1937. See more »

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