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Alan Sillitoe (1928–2010)

Alan Sillitoe was born on March 4, 1928 in Nottingham, England. He was a writer, known for Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962) and The Ragman's Daughter (1972). He was married to Ruth Fainlight. He died on April 25, 2010 in Charing Cross, London, England. See full bio »

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 1977 Premiere (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Pit Strike (1977) ... (novel)
 1968 Counterpoint (novel "The General")
 1962 The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (adapted from his short story by) / (screenplay)
 1960 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (adapted from his novel by) / (screenplay)
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 2007 Burn Hollywood Burn (TV Series documentary)
- Rachel Roberts (2007) ... Himself
 2007 British Film Forever (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 2005 Timeshift (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Novellist
 2004 X-Rated (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The Films That Shocked Britain (2004) ... Himself
 2002 Cast & Crew (TV Series documentary)
- Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (2002) ... Himself
 1993 Hollywood U.K. (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Contributor
- A Very British Picture (1993) ... Himself - Contributor
- Northern Lights (1993) ... Himself - Contributor
 1961 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: The Broken Chariot (1998) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

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He was one of Britain's "Angry Young Men", a post-WWII generation of writers whose works of social realism and rebellion were also referred to as "kitchen-sink drama". See more »

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