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William Rowley (I) (1585–1626)

William Rowley was a Jacobean dramatist who wrote several plays between 1609 and 1624, mostly in collaboration with others. His best known play is 'The Changeling', written with Thomas Middleton, which is still regularly staged, and has occasionally been filmed. See full bio »


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(age 41) in London, England, UK

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 2006 The Changeling (play)
 1998 Middleton's Changeling (play)
 1993 Performance (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Changeling (1993) ... (play)
 1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Changeling (1974) ... (play)
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Changeling (1965) ... (play)

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Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's play, "The Changeling," was performed in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Emrys James, Diana Quick, Charles Dance, and John McEnery in the cast. Terry Hands was director. See more »

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Co-author, with Thomas Middleton, of "The Changeling".

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