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Jack Rosenthal (I) (1931–2004)

Jack Rosenthal was born on September 8, 1931 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Jack Morris Rosenthal. He was a writer and producer, known for The Lovers (1970), Moving Story (1994) and Screen One (1985). He was married to Maureen Lipman and Catherine Maxine Ward. He died on May 29, 2004 in Finchley, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Lovers
The Lovers Writer
(1970-1971)
Moving Story
Moving Story Writer
(1994-1995)
Screen One
Screen One Writer
(1993)
Yentl
Yentl Writer
(1983)

Filmography

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 2003 Ready When You Are Mr. McGill (TV Movie)
 2003 Lucky Jim (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 2001 Bye Bye Baby (TV Movie)
 1999 Captain Jack (writer)
 1997 Cold Enough for Snow (TV Movie)
 1996 Interview Day (TV Movie)
  Moving Story (TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes, 1995) (writer - 2 episodes, 1994) (written by - 1 episode, 1994)
- Canterbury Tales (1995) ... (creator)
- Superstition (1995) ... (creator)
- Trivial Pursuits (1995) ... (creator)
- Something Blue (1995) ... (creator)
- Bear Necessities (1995) ... (creator)
 1988-1994 London's Burning (TV Series) (based on the film by - 67 episodes)
- Episode #7.15 (1994) ... (based on the film by)
- Episode #7.14 (1994) ... (based on the film by)
- Episode #7.13 (1994) ... (based on the film by)
- Episode #7.12 (1994) ... (based on the film by)
- Episode #7.11 (1994) ... (based on the film by)
 1993 Screen One (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wide-Eyed and Legless (1993) ... (writer)
  About Face (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1991) (written by - 1 episode, 1989)
- Sleeping Sickness (1991) ... (writer)
- Bag Lady (1989) ... (written by)
 1989 And a Nightingale Sang (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1986 Day to Remember (TV Movie)
 1986 London's Burning (TV Movie) (written by)
 1986 The Fools on the Hill (TV Movie) (written by)
 1985 Mrs. Capper's Birthday (TV Movie)
 1984 The Chain (original screenplay)
 1984 The Devil's Lieutenant (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1983 Yentl (screenplay)
 1982 P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (TV Movie) (written by)
 1979 The Knowledge (TV Movie)
  Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1974 - 1977) (by - 1 episode, 1976)
- Spend Spend Spend (1977) ... (writer)
- Bar Mitzvah Boy (1976) ... (by)
- Hot Fat (1974) ... (writer)
 1977 The Velvet Glove (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Auntie's Niece (1977) ... (writer)
 1977 Spaghetti Two-Step (TV Movie)
 1976 Hindle Wakes (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1976 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Bargain (1976) ... (writer)
  Red Letter Day (TV Series) (deviser - 6 episodes, 1976) (writer - 2 episodes, 1976)
- Bag of Yeast (1976) ... (deviser)
- Matchfit (1976) ... (deviser)
- Amazing Stories (1976) ... (deviser)
- Well Thank You, Thursday (1976) ... (deviser) / (writer)
- The Five Pound Orange (1976) ... (deviser)
 1974-1975 Sadie, It's Cold Outside (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 The Evacuees (TV Movie) (by)
 1975 Nightingale's Boys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Big Sid (1975) ... (writer)
 1974 Village Hall (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- There'll Almost Always Be an England (1974) ... (writer)
- Mr. Ellis Versus the People (1974) ... (writer)
 1974 Seven Faces of Woman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Polly Put the Kettle On (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 The Lovers! (writer)
 1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- And for My Next Trick (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Another Sunday and Sweet F.A (1972) ... (writer)
  The Lovers (TV Series) (created by - 7 episodes, 1971) (written by - 6 episodes, 1970)
- The Best Laid Plans (1971) ... (creator)
- A Trial Marriage (1971) ... (creator)
- The Better Homes Exhibition (1971) ... (creator)
- A Joint Bank Account (1971) ... (creator)
- The Birthday (1971) ... (creator)
  The Dustbinmen (TV Series) (1 episode, 1970) (writer - 5 episodes, 1969 - 1970)
- Winston's Debts (1970)
- Cheese and Egg in Charge (1970) ... (writer)
- One Woman Resists Heavy Breathing (1969) ... (writer)
- The Annual Election (1969) ... (writer)
- Fog (1969) ... (writer)
  Coronation Street (TV Series) (29 episodes, 1961 - 1969) (written by - 48 episodes, 1961 - 1966) (writer - 22 episodes, 1961 - 1968)
- Episode #1.870 (1969)
- Episode #1.795 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.778 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.700 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.678 (1967)
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Your Name's Not God, It's Edgar (1968) ... (writer)
 1966-1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Compensation Alice (1967) ... (writer)
- The Night Before the Morning After (1966) ... (writer)
 1966-1967 Mrs Thursday (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Up the Garden Path (1967) ... (written by)
- And We Don't Pay London Prices (1967) ... (written by)
- Thursday's Child... (1966) ... (written by)
  Pardon the Expression (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1965) (written by - 2 episodes, 1965)
- Birthday Present (1965) ... (writer)
- The Wedding (1965) ... (writer)
- Mannequin Parade (1965) ... (writer)
- The Trouble with Ada (1965) ... (writer)
- The Headmistress (1965) ... (written by)
  Taxi! (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1964) (written by - 6 episodes, 1964)
- It's a Mug's Game (1964) ... (writer)
- Two-Five-Two (1964) ... (written by)
- We've Got to Live in the Winter (1964) ... (writer)
- Will You Marry Face? (1964) ... (writer)
- Christmas in May (1964) ... (writer)
  Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (script - 1 episode, 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1963) (written by - 1 episode, 1963)
- The Chars (1963) ... (script)
- A Picture of Innocence (1963) ... (writer)
- On the Knocker (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 Friday Night (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Green Rub (1963) ... (writer)
- Pie in the Sky (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 The Odd Man (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Saga of Johnny Mac (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 Bootsie and Snudge (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Being Nice to Bootsie (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 The Verdict Is Yours (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Regina v Middleton (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 Bulldog Breed (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The New Garage (1962) ... (written by)
- The New Digs (1962) ... (written by)
 1962 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Autobiography, "By Jack Rosenthal: An Autobiography in Six Acts," Published by Robson, 2005, London. See more »

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Just before his death, Rosenthal completed his autobiography "By Jack Rosenthal" (Robson Books, 2005). According to the publishers: "Jack Rosenthal had always resisted writing an autobiography, until he hit on an original way of writing it that excited him: it would be as a screenplay, with himself as the central character, the storyline that of his own life, the supporting cast drawn from the ... See more »

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