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Joan Littlewood (1914–2002)

Joan Littlewood was born on October 6, 1914 in London, England as Joan Maud Littlewood. She is known for her work on Sparrows Can't Sing (1963), Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) and Pierrots (1963). She was married to Ewan MacColl. She died on September 20, 2002 in London. See full bio »

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She directed Ken Hill's play, "Forward, Up Your End", at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, Warwickshire, England with Jean Boht, Pam St. Clement and Bill Wallis in the cast. See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on the screen version of 'Oh! What a Lovely War'] Nobody died on my stage. They died in the film - that they ruined.


Her musical, "Oh What a Lovely War!" performed at the Open Air Theatre in 2002 was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Outstanding Musical Production. See more »


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