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Vince Powell (I) (1928–2009)

Vince Powell was born on August 6, 1928 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Vincent Joseph Smith. He is known for his work on Love Thy Neighbour (1972), Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (1967) and Nearest and Dearest (1968). He died on July 13, 2009 in Surrey, England. See full bio »

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(age 80) in Surrey, England, UK

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Known For

Love Thy Neighbour
(1972-1975)
Nearest and Dearest
(1968-1969)
Bless This House
(1971-1976)

Filmography

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  Never the Twain (TV Series) (writer - 25 episodes, 1987 - 1991) (written by - 6 episodes, 1983 - 1986)
 1986-1987 Slinger's Day (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
 1987 Superfrank! (TV Movie)
 1985-1986 Mixed Doubles (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
 1977-1986 Mind Your Language (TV Series) (writer - 42 episodes)
 1984-1985 Bottle Boys (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
 1983 An Age Apart (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
  Young at Heart (TV Series) (script - 19 episodes, 1977 - 1982) (creator - 1 episode, 1977)
 1982 Father Charlie (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1981 Ik ben Joep Meloen (written by)
 1979-1981 Give Us a Clue (TV Series) (deviser - 2 episodes)
 1981 A Sharp Intake of Breath (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
 1980 Home Sweet Home (TV Series) (1 episode)
  Love Thy Neighbour in Australia (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes, 1979) (script - 1 episode, 1979)
 1978 Carry on Emmannuelle (additional material - uncredited)
  Odd Man Out (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1977) (writer - 2 episodes, 1977)
 1977 The Fosters (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1977 Paradise Island (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  Spring & Autumn (TV Series) (writer - 17 episodes, 1972 - 1976) (written by - 9 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (series devised by - 3 episodes, 1974)
  Bless This House (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes, 1972 - 1976) (written by - 3 episodes, 1971)
 1975 Rule Britannia! (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
 1975 My Son Reuben (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes)
 1975 The Wackers (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
  Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series) (written by - 31 episodes, 1972 - 1974) (created by - 20 episodes, 1972 - 1974) (creator - 12 episodes, 1973 - 1975) (writer - 5 episodes, 1975) (devised by - 4 episodes, 1974)
 1973 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Special) (writer: "Spring and Autumn")
 1973 Love Thy Neighbour (screenplay)
 1972 Cheap at Half the Price (TV Movie) (writer)
 1972 For the Love of Ada (screenplay)
 1972 Nearest and Dearest (television series created by)
 1972 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie) (writer - segment "Love Thy Neighbour")
 1971-1972 Mike and Bernie (TV Series) (6 episodes)
 1970-1971 For the Love of Ada (TV Series) (written & created by - 27 episodes)
  Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (TV Series) (writer - 28 episodes, 1967 - 1971) (written by - 1 episode, 1970)
 1969-1970 Two in Clover (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
  Nearest and Dearest (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes, 1968 - 1969) (writer - 3 episodes, 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1968)
 1968-1969 Best of Enemies (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
  George and the Dragon (TV Series) (writer - 20 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (written by - 6 episodes, 1966)
 1963-1967 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
  Coronation Street (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1961 - 1964) (stories - 6 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (writer - 4 episodes, 1962 - 1967) (written by - 3 episodes, 1964 - 1966)
 1966-1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series) (by - 5 episodes)
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1967 That's Show Business (TV Movie)
  Pardon the Expression (TV Series) (writer - 15 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (written by - 1 episode, 1966)
 1960-1965 Here's Harry (TV Series) (writer - 51 episodes)
 1963-1964 Herrie om Harrie (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
 1964 The Villains (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1962 De rally (TV Movie)
 1962 The Saturday Show (TV Series) (special material by - 3 episodes)
 1962 De laatste trein (TV Movie)
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Published his autobiography: "From Rags to Gags: The Memoirs of a Comedy Writer" (ISBN 1906358079).

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