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Leigh Lawson

  • Jul 21, 1945 (age 74)
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2014
The Red Tent
TV ShowDec 7, 2014

The Red Tent

The Red Tent is an American television miniseries …
The Red Tent is an American television miniseries produced by Paula Weinstein and directed by Roger Young. The first two-hour episode premiered on Lifetime on December 7, 2014; the second and final episode aired the next day. The series is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Anita Diamant.
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2009
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
MovieApr 19, 2009

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler

The story of Irena Sendler, a …
The story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who was part of the Polish underground during World War II and was arrested by the Nazis for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw ghetto.
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2005
Silence Becomes You
MovieDec 13, 2005

Silence Becomes You

Two sisters, Grace and Violet, bound together by more than …
Two sisters, Grace and Violet, bound together by more than blood, live a reclusive life in a large mansion, detached from society and reality too. They have a plan. It's hardly conventional, but the outcome nine months later is all that counts. Whatever they do they must not fall in love with the man that they choose to ensnare. Set in contemporary New England.
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Casanova
MovieSep 3, 2005

Casanova

In this film, Casanova is the man everyone wishes they could …
In this film, Casanova is the man everyone wishes they could be. He has charming good looks with a personality to match. However, once Casanova meets a beautiful woman who goes by the name of Francesca, everything begins to change. This woman, Francesca, does not fall for Casanova and his charm. Casanova is thrown off by the image of a woman not wanting to be with him. He spends a large portion of the film cleverly trying to win over the heart of Francesca. Once Casanova finally gets closer to the beautiful Francesca, he begins to realize he may be in way over is head. Casanova is forced to play a game involving his life and passion in order to save the woman he truly loves.
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2004
Being Julia
MovieSep 3, 2004

Being Julia

In 1938, in London, the successful and famous theater actress …
In 1938, in London, the successful and famous theater actress Julia Lambert has an open marriage with her husband and manager, Michael Gosselyn. She meets Tom Fennel, an ambitious young man of half of her age that wants to socially rise, they have an affair and she has a crush on him. Later, Tom has an affair with the aspirant starlet Avice Crichton and uses Julia to get a part for Avice in her new play. Julia travels abroad, visits her mother and when she returns to London, she plots a magnificent revenge.
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2000
Back to the Secret Garden
MovieAug 11, 2000

Back to the Secret Garden

Return to the magical place …
Return to the magical place where hope and friendship grow. Back To The Secret Garden, the sequel inspired by the classic children's tale, The Secret Garden, leads us into a magical world ...
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Out of Depth
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MovieApr 14, 2000

Out of Depth

When his mother is attacked by Ed, a small time crook, Paul …
When his mother is attacked by Ed, a small time crook, Paul Nixon wants revenge. Frightened of the possible repercussions to both his personal and emerging professional life, Paul enlists ...
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1997
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
TV ShowOct 24, 1997

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

An Unsuitable Job for a …
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman is a British television mystery drama series, based upon the novel of the same name by P.D. James, that starred Helen Baxendale and Annette Crosbie. Two series were produced, each focusing on two separate feature-length dramas, each based in part upon the book of the same name and its sequel, The Skull Beneath the Skin. These aired on ITV between 24 October 1997 and 16 May 2001, also airing in the United States on PBS as part of their Mystery! series.
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Light Lunch
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TV ShowMar 24, 1997

Light Lunch

Light Lunch (later Late Lunch) was a Channel 4 lunch-time …
Light Lunch (later Late Lunch) was a Channel 4 lunch-time comedy chatshow broadcast on weekdays at 12:30 between 24 March 1997 and 27 February 1998 and then move to weeknights at 6:00 PM between 31 March 1998 and 5 March 1999. It was hosted by Mel and Sue. The show was a huge success initially but audience figures declined slowly eventually resulting in low viewer figures and was deemed "unsatisfactory" by Channel 4.
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1996
Silent Witness
TV ShowFeb 21, 1996

Silent Witness

Silent Witness is a British crime drama series, produced by …
Silent Witness is a British crime drama series, produced by the BBC, focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes. First broadcast in 1996, and still on air, the series was created by Nigel McCrery, a former murder squad detective based in Nottingham. He later went on to create the hit series New Tricks, with writer Roy Mitchell.
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1993
The Nanny
TV ShowNov 3, 1993

The Nanny

The Nanny is an American television sitcom which …
The Nanny is an American television sitcom which originally aired on CBS from 1993 to 1999, starring Fran Drescher as Fran Fine, a Jewish fashion queen from Flushing, New York, who becomes the nanny of three children from the New York/British high society.
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1992
Absolutely Fabulous
TV ShowNov 12, 1992

Absolutely Fabulous

Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a former British …
Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a former British television sitcom created by, written by and starring Jennifer Saunders. It is based on the 1990 French & Saunders sketch Modern Mother and Daughter, created by Saunders and Dawn French.
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Heartbeat
TV ShowApr 10, 1992

Heartbeat

Heartbeat is an English police drama series set in 1960s …
Heartbeat is an English police drama series set in 1960s North Riding of Yorkshire based on the "Constable" series of novels written by ex-policeman Peter N Walker, under the pseudonym Nicholas Rhea, and broadcast on ITV in 18 series between 1992 and 2010. It was made by ITV Studios (formerly Yorkshire Television) at the Leeds Studios and on location. Heartbeat first aired on Friday 10 April 1992 (it was later moved to Sunday evenings). The 372nd and final episode aired on Sunday 12 September 2010.
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O Pioneers!
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MovieFeb 2, 1992

O Pioneers!

Alexandra Bergson inherits the family farm and struggles to …
Alexandra Bergson inherits the family farm and struggles to carve a home and a fortune from the windswept prairie. Along the way, she forfeits her one chance for love, but never forgets the...
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Battling for Baby
MovieJan 12, 1992

Battling for Baby

Battling for Baby released.
1991
The Legend of Prince Valiant
TV ShowSep 3, 1991

The Legend of Prince Valiant

The Legend of Prince Valiant …
The Legend of Prince Valiant is an American animated television series based on the Prince Valiant comic strip created by Hal Foster. Set in the time of King Arthur, it is a family-oriented adventure show about an exiled prince who goes on a quest to become one of the Knights of the Round Table. He begins his quest after having a dream about Camelot and its idealistic New Order. This television series originally aired on The Family Channel from 1991 to 1993 for a total run of 65 episodes.
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1990
Dark Avenger
MovieOct 11, 1990

Dark Avenger

An acid-scarred judge turns masked avenger, backed by …
An acid-scarred judge turns masked avenger, backed by an electronics expert and her crime lab.
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1989
Voice of the Heart
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MovieMar 28, 1989

Voice of the Heart

The story of two unique and brilliant women, and the charismatic …
The story of two unique and brilliant women, and the charismatic men they loved and lost, and to whom they ransomed their hearts.
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Coach
TV ShowFeb 28, 1989

Coach

Coach is an American sitcom that aired for nine seasons on …
Coach is an American sitcom that aired for nine seasons on ABC from February 28, 1989 to May 14, 1997, with a total of 200 half-hour episodes. The series stars Craig T. Nelson as Hayden Fox, head coach of the fictional NCAA Division I-A Minnesota State University Screaming Eagles football team. For the last two seasons, Coach Fox and the supporting characters coached the Orlando Breakers, a fictional National Football League expansion team. The program also starred Jerry Van Dyke as Luther Van Dam and Bill Fagerbakke as Michael "Dauber" Dybinski, assistant coaches under Fox. The role of Hayden's girlfriend (and later wife) Christine Armstrong, a television news anchor, was played by Shelley Fabares.
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1988
Madame Sousatzka
MovieOct 14, 1988

Madame Sousatzka

Renowned Russian piano teacher Irina Sousatzka gets a new …
Renowned Russian piano teacher Irina Sousatzka gets a new student - Bengali piano prodigy Manek. They are both immigrants in the UK and bond quickly. When Manek's single mother's business fails, he must make a career decision.
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Twiggy
MarriageSeptember 1988

Twiggy

Lesley Lawson (née Hornby; born 19 September 1949) is an …
Lesley Lawson (née Hornby; born 19 September 1949) is an English model, actress, and singer widely known by the nickname Twiggy. She was a British cultural icon and a prominent teenage model in swinging sixties London.
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Tears in the Rain
MovieSep 9, 1988

Tears in the Rain

When Casey Cantrell's mother died, her last wish was that …
When Casey Cantrell's mother died, her last wish was that her daughter would give a letter to Lord Richard Bredon, living in the UK. When Casey arrives in London, Lord Bredon denies ever ...
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1987
Queenie
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MovieMay 10, 1987

Queenie

Queenie was a 1987 ABC miniseries based on the …
Queenie was a 1987 ABC miniseries based on the eponymous novel by Michael Korda. Winston Beard (a pseudonym for James Goldman) and April Smith adapted the novel for television, with Larry Peerce directing.
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1984
Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense
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TV ShowSep 5, 1984

Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense

Hammer House of Mystery …
Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense is a short-lived (one season) anthology television series produced in Britain in 1984/85 by Hammer Studios. Though similar in format to the 1980 series Hammer House of Horror, the Mystery and Suspense series had feature-length episodes, usually running around 70 minutes without commercials.
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Sword of the Valiant
MovieJun 9, 1984

Sword of the Valiant

Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the …
Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. No knights stand to defend their king's honor. Except for the valiant Gawain. After being quickly knighted Gawain plays the game, but learns that it's all a trick, and he has lost. But the Green Knight shows mercy, letting Gawain grow a year older before having to face the consequences. Gawain journeys across the land, learning about life, saving damsels, and solving the Green Knight's riddle.
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1982
Fire and Sword
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MovieJan 15, 1982

Fire and Sword

The young knight Tristan is injured in a fight in Ireland and cared …
The young knight Tristan is injured in a fight in Ireland and cared for by the beautiful Isolde. He falls in love with her, unaware that she is the daughter of the Irish king.
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Murder Is Easy
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MovieJan 2, 1982

Murder Is Easy

Murder Is Easy released.
1980
Hammer House of Horror
TV ShowSep 13, 1980

Hammer House of Horror

Hammer House of Horror is …
Hammer House of Horror is a British television series made in 1980. An anthology series created by Hammer Films in association with Cinema Arts International and ITC Entertainment, it consists of thirteen 51-minute episodes, originally broadcast on ITV.
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Why Didn't They Ask Evans?
MovieMar 30, 1980

Why Didn't They Ask Evans?

While golfing on the Welsh …
While golfing on the Welsh coast, Bobby Jones apparently hits a stranger who falls off the the sea cliff. His enigmatic last words are "Why didn't they ask Evans?"
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1979
Tess
MovieOct 1, 1979

Tess

In the Victorian period, a rural clergyman tells John …
In the Victorian period, a rural clergyman tells John Durbeyfield, a simple farmer, that he is descended from the illustrious d'Urberville family -- now extinct. Or maybe not. Durbeyfield sends his daughter Tess to check on a family named d'Uberville living in a manor house less than a day's carriage ride away. Alec d'Urberville is delighted to meet his beautiful "cousin" and seduces her with strawberries and roses. Actually, Alec has gotten his illustrious name and coat of arms by purchasing them. Tess also takes up the game of illusion when she finds, loses and finds again her true love Angel Claire.
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1978
Disraeli
TV ShowSep 5, 1978

Disraeli

Disraeli is a British four-part serial about the great statesman …
Disraeli is a British four-part serial about the great statesman and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Benjamin Disraeli. It was originally featured on British network ITV. With a screenplay by David Butler, it was produced by Cecil Clarke and directed by Claude Whatham. It focused on Disraeli's personal life as much as it did on his political persona spanning five decades of his life. Shot on site in England, it ended up with multiple Emmy nominations. It was broadcast in the US as part of Masterpiece Theatre in 1980. Distributed by Granada Productions, it is available in a 2-disc DVD set that runs 4 hours and 13 minutes.
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Carly Witney
Child1978

Carly Witney

Carly Witney born.
1977
Golden Rendezvous
MovieDec 1, 1977

Golden Rendezvous

Aboard the cargo vessel converted into a luxury cruise ship, S.S. …
Aboard the cargo vessel converted into a luxury cruise ship, S.S. Campari, somewhere in the Caribbean is lying in port, due to a succession of delays. Chief Officer Johnny Carter, who has to put up with a moody Captain, and the unwanted charms of the beautiful young Susan Beresford, realizes these delays are due to sabotage, and that there is something seriously wrong. When the Campari finally sails, a member of the crew is suddenly missing. An unsuccessful stem to stem search for the crew member, with violence suddenly erupting endangers the whole ship. The ship is then controlled by a master criminal, whose intention is not a simple hijacking and ransoming of the wealthy hostages on board. So, what exactly does he have in mind?
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The Devil's Advocate
MovieOct 27, 1977

The Devil's Advocate

A high ranking Roman Catholic priest, Monsignor Blaise …
A high ranking Roman Catholic priest, Monsignor Blaise Meredith (Sir John Mills), finds out he has terminal cancer. His faith is tested when faced with imminent death. At the same time, he is asked to travel to a remote village in the south of Italy to investigate a mysterious individual, Giacomo Nerone (Leigh Lawson), who has been named as a possible "saint" because he is said to have performed miracles. Before the Roman Catholic Church proclaims him to be a saint, someone has to play the "devil's advocate", investigate his life and make a case why he should not be a saint. Monsignor Meredith begins his investigations by talking to several people who have met him. He discovers his real name was "James Black". He was a British soldier who had become detached from the British Army (during World War II) and was hiding in this village in war-torn Italy. He began a relationship with a local woman.
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1976
The Duchess of Duke Street
TV ShowSep 4, 1976

The Duchess of Duke Street

The Duchess of Duke Street …
The Duchess of Duke Street is a BBC television drama series set in London between 1900 and 1925. It was created by John Hawkesworth, previously the producer of the ITV period drama Upstairs, Downstairs. It starred Gemma Jones as Louisa Leyton/Trotter, the eponymous "Duchess" who works her way up from servant to renowned cook to proprietrix of the upper-class Bentinck Hotel in Duke Street, St. James's, in London.
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Jason Lawson
Child1976

Jason Lawson

Jason Lawson born.
1975
Space: 1999
TV ShowSep 4, 1975

Space: 1999

Space: 1999 is a British-Italian science-fiction television …
Space: 1999 is a British-Italian science-fiction television programme that ran for two seasons from 1975 to 1977. In the opening episode, set in the year 1999, nuclear waste stored on the Moon's far side explodes, knocking the Moon out of orbit and sending it, as well as the 311 inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha, hurtling uncontrollably into space. Space: 1999 was the last production by the partnership of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and was the most expensive series produced for British television up to that time. The first season was co-produced by ITC Entertainment and Italian broadcaster RAI, while the second season was produced solely by ITC.
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Love Among the Ruins
MovieMar 6, 1975

Love Among the Ruins

An aging actress is being sued for breach of promise. She hires …
An aging actress is being sued for breach of promise. She hires as her lawyer a man who was an ex-lover, and is still in love with her, although she doesn't know it. She realizes that the ...
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Hayley Mills
Relationship1975

Hayley Mills

Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien Mills (born 18 April 1946) is an …
Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien Mills (born 18 April 1946) is an English actress. The daughter of Sir John Mills and Mary Hayley Bell, and younger sister of actress Juliet Mills, Mills began her acting career as a child and was hailed as a promising newcomer, winning the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer for Tiger Bay (1959), the Academy Juvenile Award for Pollyanna (1960) and Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress in 1961. During her early career, she appeared in six films for Walt Disney, and is perhaps best known for her dual role as twins Susan and Sharon in the Disney film The Parent Trap (1961).
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1974
Percy's Progress
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MovieAug 29, 1974

Percy's Progress

Percy's Progress is a 1974 British comedy film directed by …
Percy's Progress is a 1974 British comedy film directed by Ralph Thomas. It was written by Sid Colin, Harry H. Corbett and Ian La Frenais. It was released in the United States under the title It's Not the Size That Counts. The US version of the film includes several additional scenes shot by the American distributor, which include an opening scene of a penis transplant operation, and a scene in which a dwarf is seen jumping out of a woman's bed, leaving her to say the film's American title, "It's not the size that counts." The dwarf in question was Luis De Jesus, the star of the infamous Blood Sucking Freaks.
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QB VII
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TV ShowApr 29, 1974

QB VII

QB VII by Leon Uris is a dramatic courtroom novel published in …
QB VII by Leon Uris is a dramatic courtroom novel published in 1970. The four-part novel highlights the events leading to a libel trial in the United Kingdom. The novel was Uris's second consecutive #1 New York Times Best Seller and third overall. The novel is loosely based on a court case for defamation (Dering v Uris) that arose from Uris's earlier best-selling novel Exodus.
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Ghost Story
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MovieMar 19, 1974

Ghost Story

Several old college friends converge at a mansion, …
Several old college friends converge at a mansion, ostensibly for a pleasant reunion. Larry Dann, the most easygoing of the bunch, comes to the conclusion that all is not well in the old dark house. For one thing, he's run across several people whom he's never met. For another, they all seem to be of a different time and place.
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1973
Thriller
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TV ShowApr 14, 1973

Thriller

Thriller is a British television series, originally broadcast in the UK …
Thriller is a British television series, originally broadcast in the UK from 1973 to 1976. It is an anthology series: each episode has a self-contained story and its own cast. As the title suggests, each story is a thriller of some variety, from tales of the supernatural to down-to-earth whodunits.
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1972
The Adventures of Black Beauty
TV ShowSep 17, 1972

The Adventures of Black Beauty

The Adventures of Black …
The Adventures of Black Beauty is a British adventure family television series produced by London Weekend Television and shown by ITV in the United Kingdom between 1972 and 1974. It was distributed internationally by London Weekend International.
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Brother Sun, Sister Moon
MovieMar 3, 1972

Brother Sun, Sister Moon

The beginning of the …
The beginning of the thirteenth century, the town of Assisi in Italian Umbria. The son of a rich merchant, Francesco Bernardone, comes back ill from war. In his delirium, he goes back in his memories to the days when he spent time on parties and carnal pleasures. Yet, the shadow of the cross that he sees in fever brings an end to his old life. The armor which he calls "my death mask" appears to be his final clothing of the old human. He slowly recovers, but after the illness there is not the Francesco that was known to everybody any longer. Instead of spending hours in taverns, he spends them on meadows, instead of drinking, he meditates the beauty of God's creatures. Once, he encounters a ruined little church. There, from the old cross, Christ changes his life forever. Francesco renounces the riches, his family and starts to rebuild the Church as "il Poverello - the poorest of the poor." Soon, he gathers many people who are willingly built into a powerful new Spiritual Temple. Will the kingly Pope accept a new order of beggars and the poorest of the poor? Will the shining gold accept the inner treasure?
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1970
The Adventures of Don Quick
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TV ShowOct 30, 1970

The Adventures of Don Quick

The Adventures of Don …
The Adventures of Don Quick is a science fiction comedy television series that ran from October–December 1970, on ITV. Starring Ian Hendry and Ronald Lacey, six 50 minute episodes were made, shown in a 60-minute time slot. As of 2008, only the first episode exists, the other five are now missing. A technologically impressive 30 foot model spaceship was built in the studio for the series.
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1965
Play of the Month
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TV ShowOct 19, 1965

Play of the Month

Play of the Month is a BBC television anthology series, …
Play of the Month is a BBC television anthology series, which ran from 1965 to 1983 featuring productions of classic and contemporary stage plays (or adaptations) which were usually broadcast on BBC1. Each production featured a different work, often using prominent British stage actors in the leading roles. The series was transmitted regularly from October 1965 to May 1979, before returning for the summer seasons of 1982 and 1983. The producer most associated with the Play of the Month series was Cedric Messina.
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1945
Leigh Lawson
BirthJuly 1945

Leigh Lawson

Leigh Lawson was born.
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