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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 and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962). He was married to Ruth Fainlight. He died on April 25, 2010 in Charing Cross, London, England. See full bio »

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 1980 Writers and Places (TV Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode)
- Getting Out (1980) ... (written by)
 1977 Premiere (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Pit Strike (1977) ... (novel)
 1967 Counterpoint (novel "The General")
 1962 The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (screenplay) / (short story)
 1960 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (adapted from his novel by) / (screenplay by)
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 2009 The Book Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.17 (2009) ... Self
 2007 Burn Hollywood Burn (TV Series documentary)
- Rachel Roberts (2007) ... Self
 2007 British Film Forever (TV Mini Series documentary)
 2005 Timeshift (TV Series documentary)
Self - Novellist
 2004 X-Rated (TV Mini Series documentary)
- The Films That Shocked Britain (2004) ... Self
 2002 Cast & Crew (TV Series documentary)
 2002 Reading the Decades (TV Mini Series documentary)
- Reading the 1950s (2002) ... Self
 1993 Hollywood U.K. (TV Series documentary)
Self - Contributor
- A Very British Picture (1993) ... Self - Contributor
- Northern Lights (1993) ... Self - Contributor
 1980 Writers and Places (TV Series documentary)
Self - Narrator
- Getting Out (1980) ... Self - Narrator (voice)
 1975 Read All About It (TV Series)
- Episode #2.8 (1975) ... Self
 1973 2nd House (TV Series)
- An Anthology for November (1973) ... Self
 1961 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary)

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Other Works:

Poems: Love in the Environs of Voronezh (1968) See more »

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


Ruth Fainlight  (his death)  (2 children)

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His father was an illiterate tannery worker. See more »

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