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Sandy Wilson (III) (1924–2014)

Sandy Wilson was born on May 19, 1924 in Sale, Cheshire, England as Alexander Galbraith Wilson. He is known for his work on The Boy Friend (1971), Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005) and Riff-Raff (1991). He died on August 27, 2014 in Taunton, Somerset, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Boy Friend Music Department
(1971)
Riff-Raff Soundtrack
(1991)
BBC Play of the Month Music Department
(1969)

Filmography

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 1980 Song by Song (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- By British Lyricists (1980) ... (lyrics)
 1971 The Boy Friend (musical songs: composed by)
 1969 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (songs & music - 1 episode)
- Charley's Aunt (1969) ... (songs & music)
 1965-1967 The World of Wooster (TV Series) (composer - 20 episodes)
- Jeeves and the Fixing of Freddie (1967) ... (composer: signature tune and themes)
- Jeeves and the Love That Purifies (1967) ... (composer: signature tune and themes)
- Jeeves and the Hard-Boiled Egg (1967) ... (composer: signature tune and themes)
- Jeeves and the Impending Doom (1967) ... (composer: signature tune and themes)
- Jeeves and the Old School Chum (1967) ... (composer: signature tune and themes)
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 1971 The Boy Friend (based on the musical play by)
Hide Hide Show Show Composer (1 credit)
 1980 Song by Song (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 2016 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week Four (2016) ... (writer: "Won't You Charleston with Me?" - uncredited)
 2005 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (writer: "It's Never Too Late To Fall In Love")
 1995 Keeping Up Appearances (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- A Barbecue at Violet's (1995) ... ("Perfect Young Ladies", uncredited)
- The Boy Friend (1995) ... ("I Could Be Happy With You", uncredited)
 1993 I ara què, Xènia? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... (writer: "Sempre voldré viure amb tu (I Could Be Happy With You)")
 1991 Riff-Raff (writer: "Won't You Charleston With Me")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 August 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "My Big Best Shoes")
 1971 The Boy Friend (lyrics: "Perfect Young Ladies", "The Boy Friend", "Won't You Charleston with Me?", "Fancy Forgetting", "I Could Be Happy with You", "Act I Finale: The Boy Friend", "Sur Le Plage", "A Room in Bloomsbury", "It's Nicer in Nice", "The 'You-Don't-Want-to-Play-with-Me-Blues'", "Safety in Numbers", "Act II Finale: I Could Be Happy with You - Part I", "Act II Finale: I Could Be Happy with You - Part II", "It's Never Too Late to Fall in Love", "Poor Little Pierrette", "The Riviera", "Act I Finale: I Could Be Happy with You") / (music: "Main Titles (Overture)", "Perfect Young Ladies", "The Boy Friend", "Won't You Charleston with Me?", "Fancy Forgetting", "I Could Be Happy with You", "Act I Finale: The Boy Friend", "Intermission", "Entr'acte A", "Sur Le Plage", "A Room in Bloomsbury", "It's Nicer in Nice", "The 'You-Don't-Want-to-Play-with-Me-Blues'", "Safety in Numbers", "Act II Finale: I Could Be Happy with You - Part I", "Act II Finale: I Could Be Happy with You - Part II", "It's Never Too Late to Fall in Love", "Poor Little Pierrette", "The Riviera", "Act I Finale: I Could Be Happy with You", "Bows", "End Titles")
 1969 In Melbourne Tonight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 April 1969 (1969) ... (writer: "Big Beat Shoes")
 1960 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Frankie Vaughan (1960) ... (writer: "Safety in Numbers" - uncredited)
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 2012 The Story of Musicals (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Self
 2000 Heroes of Comedy (TV Series documentary)
Self - Playwright / Composer
- Kenneth Williams (2000) ... Self - Playwright / Composer
 1976 Looks Familiar (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 16 February 1976 (1976) ... Self - Guest
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He wrote the book, music and lyrics for the musical, "The Boy Friend," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. See more »
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English songwriter and lyricist, educated at Harrow and Oriel College, Oxford. Best known for his musical "The Boy Friend", written in 1953 and performed at London's West End and on Broadway in 1954.

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