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Alan Whicker (1921–2013)

Alan Whicker was born on August 2, 1921 in Cairo, Egypt as Alan Donald Whicker. He was a writer and director, known for A Few Castles in Spain (1966), Whicker's World (1959) and Thirty Years After (1966). He died on July 12, 2013 in Jersey, Channel Islands, UK. See full bio »

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(1959-1994)
(1966)
(1965)

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 2004 Whicker's War (TV Movie documentary)
 1966 Thirty Years After (TV Mini-Series) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- Matador (1966) ... (narrative script)
 1966 A Few Castles in Spain (TV Movie documentary)
 1965 A Sort of Paradise (TV Movie documentary)
 1963 Whicker; Down Mexico Way (TV Movie documentary)
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The BBC was still embedded in its civil service ethos which took broadcasting off the air every night between 6 and 7, in case viewing parents had trouble getting their children to bed. Can you imagine? We were then writing the grammar of television so that quaint, hour long toddlers' truce of 1957 did not long survive Tonight (1957)'s arrival. Soon, viewers were being treated as grown-ups, where... See more »

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He lived with his partner of over 30 years, Valerie Kleeman, in the Channel Islands. See more »

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