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Alan Melville (I) (1910–1983)

Alan Melville was born on April 9, 1910 in Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England as William Melville Caverhill. He was a writer and actor, known for As Long as They're Happy (1955), Misleading Cases (1967) and Simon and Laura (1955). He was married to Dorothy Catherine Hicks. He died on December 23, 1983 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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(1967-1968)
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 1977 Paradise Island (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Here Is the News (1977) ... (writer)
 1975 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Demandez Vicky (1975) ... (story)
 1972 The Brighton Belle (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Pleasant Dreams (1972) ... (writer)
- In for the Night (1972) ... (writer)
- The One Day Off (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 Cilla (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.2 (1971) ... (writer: Oh Killiekrankie)
 1970 Der Minister und die Ente (TV Movie)
 1970 Finder, bitte melden (TV Movie) (play comedy)
  Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode, 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1970)
- Haven of Rest (1970) ... (writer)
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mixed Foursome (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 Were Those the Days? (TV Special) (written by)
 1968 Iolanthe (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1967-1968 Misleading Cases (TV Series) (television adaptation - 13 episodes)
- Who Giveth This Woman (1968) ... (television adaptation)
- The Tax on Virtue (1968) ... (television adaptation)
- Ill Met by Sunlight (1968) ... (television adaptation)
- Right of Way (1968) ... (television adaptation)
- The Major and the Mynah (1968) ... (television adaptation)
 1968 According to Dora (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Home and Beauty (1968) ... (writer)
- Commerce and the Consumer (1968) ... (writer)
- Entertainment (1968) ... (writer)
 1968 Beryl Reid Says Good Evening (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Titi-Pu (TV Movie) (adaptation)
  Before the Fringe (TV Series) (10 episodes, 1967) (writer - 1 episode, 1967)
- Episode #2.6 (1967)
- Episode #2.5 (1967)
- Episode #2.4 (1967)
- Episode #2.3 (1967)
- Episode #2.1 (1967)
  The Whitehall Worrier (TV Series) (1 episode, 1967) (creator - 6 episodes, 1967) (writer - 6 episodes, 1967)
- Strip for Action (1967) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Chapter of Accidents (1967) ... (creator) / (writer)
- No Smear Without Fire (1967) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Sebastian (1967) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Curtains for No. 11 (1967) ... (creator) / (writer)
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Simon and Laura (1966) ... (play)
 1965 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series) (play "Top Secret" - 1 episode)
- Don't Just Stand There (1965) ... (play "Top Secret")
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Simon and Laura (1964) ... (writer)
 1962 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962 Raise Your Glasses (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... (written by)
 1961 Dear Charles (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Simon ja Laura (TV Movie) (play)
  Hotel Imperial (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1958 - 1960) (writer - 5 episodes, 1958 - 1960)
- Changes in the Staff (1960) ... (writer)
- The Leopardess in 424 (1960) ... (writer)
- The Tramp in 582 (1960)
- The Parcel in 206 (1960) ... (writer)
- The Rivals in the Rockingham Suite (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Simon och Laura (TV Movie)
 1956-1959 Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series) (script - 47 episodes)
- X, Y and Z (1959) ... (script)
- W (1959) ... (script)
- V (1959) ... (script)
- U (1959) ... (script)
- T (1959) ... (script)
 1958 The World Our Stage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1958) ... (writer: About Dance)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode, 1957) (play - 1 episode, 1956)
- Mrs. Willie (1957)
- Dear Charles (1956) ... (play)
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 All for Mary (additional dialogue)
 1955 Simon og Laura (TV Movie) (play "Simon and Laura")
 1955 Simon and Laura (story)
 1955 Simon and Laura (TV Movie) (play)
 1952 Hot Ice (play "A Weekend at Thrackley")
 1952 Bet Your Life (TV Movie) (book)
 1952 Castle in the Air (play) / (screenplay)
 1952 Derby Day (additional dialogue)
 1948 Between Ourselves (TV Movie) (additional material)
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Stage: Wrote (w/Simon Phipps, Paul Dehn, Herbert Farjeon) the revue "Penny Plain," performed at the St. Martin's Theatre in London, England, with Joyce Grenfell, Elisabeth Welch, Max Adrian, Desmond Walter-Ellis, Rose Hill, Moyra Fraser, Julian Orchard and Jimmy Thompson in the cast. Laurier Lister was director. Richard Addinsell, ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

William Melville Caverhill
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