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Lynda La Plante

  • Mar 15, 1943 (age 76)
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2014
Weekend
TV ShowApr 26, 2014

Weekend

Weekend is an early morning lifestyle and entertainment …
Weekend is an early morning lifestyle and entertainment show on ITV, presented by Aled Jones, that airs every Saturday and Sunday morning from 08:30 until 09:25. The programme premiered in 2014 with the first series airing from 26 April until 7 September 2014.
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2011
Prime Suspect
TV ShowSep 22, 2011

Prime Suspect

Prime Suspect is an American police procedural television …
Prime Suspect is an American police procedural television drama series that aired on NBC from September 22, 2011, to January 22, 2012. It stars Maria Bello as Detective Jane Timoney. The series was a "re-imagining" of the original British series Prime Suspect. The series was created by Lynda La Plante, and was redeveloped by Alexandra Cunningham who also serves as executive producer and writer. Peter Berg serves as executive producer and director. Sarah Aubrey, Julie Meldal-Johnson, Paul Buccieri, Lynda La Plante, and John McNamara all serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Universal Television, ITV Studios America, and Film 44.
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2009
Above Suspicion
TV ShowJan 4, 2009

Above Suspicion

Above Suspicion is a British crime drama based on the series of …
Above Suspicion is a British crime drama based on the series of Anna Travis novels written by Lynda La Plante. The series stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds as the protagonists Anna Travis and James Langton. Four series were broadcast over a total of four years. The first episode was broadcast on 4 January 2009, and the final episode on 28 January 2012. The first three series all aired on consecutive nights; whereas the fourth series a more traditional weekly format.
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2007
The Alan Titchmarsh Show
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The Alan Titchmarsh Show

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The Alan Titchmarsh Show is a British daytime chat show presented by Alan Titchmarsh. It was first broadcast on ITV on 3 September 2007, and aired on weekday afternoons. The show's main focus is the "Best of British" theme with many of the shows' segments focusing on fashion, health, nature, cookery and animals.
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2006
The One Show
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TV ShowAug 14, 2006

The One Show

The One Show is a British television magazine and chat …
The One Show is a British television magazine and chat show programme. Broadcast live on BBC One weeknights at 7:00 pm, it features topical stories and studio guests. It is currently co-hosted by Alex Jones alongside Matt Baker (Mondays to Thursdays) and a guest host on Fridays. Various reporters also assist with subject-specific presenting, both in the studio and on location, or through filmed segments. Originally produced in Birmingham and then in BBC's Media Village in White City, London, since 2014 the studio is in Broadcasting House, the BBC's headquarters in London.
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2004
The Paul O'Grady Show
TV ShowOct 11, 2004

The Paul O'Grady Show

The Paul O'Grady Show is a …
The Paul O'Grady Show is a British comedy chat show presented by comedian Paul O'Grady, first shown on 11 October 2004. The programme is a teatime chat show consisting of a mixture of celebrity guests, comic stunts, musical performances, and occasionally viewer competitions.
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2003
The Commander
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MovieFeb 16, 2003

The Commander

Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in …
Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she ...
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2002
Widows
TV ShowAug 6, 2002

Widows

The widows of three men killed while trying to steal a famous …
The widows of three men killed while trying to steal a famous painting, join forces to find their husband's killers and finish off the job of stealing the painting.
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1999
Loose Women
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TV ShowSep 6, 1999

Loose Women

Loose Women is a British panel show that has been …
Loose Women is a British panel show that has been broadcast on ITV since 6 September 1999. The show is produced by ITV Studios and is broadcast on weekdays at 12.30pm. The programme was originally broadcast from Norwich before moving to London and focuses on a panel of four female presenters who interview celebrities, discuss their lives, and discuss topical issues ranging from politics and current affairs to celebrity gossip and entertainment news. The show's current main hosts/anchor presenters are Kaye Adams, Ruth Langsford, Andrea McLean and Christine Lampard. The programme has been simulcast in the Republic of Ireland on Virgin Media Two, since January 2015. Its 3,000th episode was broadcast on 15 May 2018.
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1998
Killer Net
TV ShowMay 5, 1998

Killer Net

Killer Net is a British television crime drama mini series, first …
Killer Net is a British television crime drama mini series, first broadcast on Channel 4 in May 1998. The drama was written and produced by Lynda La Plante, directed by Geoffrey Sax and featured a cast of up and coming actors. One of the main selling points of the series was that it starred Jason Orange of Take That, but it was also one of the introductions to the small screen of Paul Bettany.
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1997
Trial & Retribution
TV ShowOct 19, 1997

Trial & Retribution

Trial & Retribution is a feature-length ITV police procedural …
Trial & Retribution is a feature-length ITV police procedural television drama series that first aired on ITV1 on 19 October 1997. Written and devised by Lynda La Plante as a follow-on from her successful television series Prime Suspect, each episode was typically broadcast over two nights. David Hayman stars as the main protagonist of the series, DCS Michael "Mike" Walker. Throughout the series, he has two main sidekicks: DI Pat North (Kate Buffery) in Series 1-6 and DCI Róisín Connor (Victoria Smurfit) in Series 7-12.
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1995
Nomination1995

Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Tele…

Nominated for "Prime Suspect 3".
Edgar Awards
1994
Best Drama Serial
Award1994

Best Drama Serial

Won award for "Prime Suspect".
British Academy Television Award
Nomination1994

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Mo…

Nominated for "Prime Suspect III".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination1994

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Mo…

Nominated for "Mystery!".
Primetime Emmy Award
Best Drama Serial
Nomination1994

Best Drama Serial

Nominated for "Prime Suspect".
British Academy Television Award
1993
Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay
Nomination1993

Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Tele…

Nominated for "Prime Suspect".
Edgar Awards
Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay
Award1993

Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Tele…

Won award for "Prime Suspect".
Edgar Awards
1992
Best Drama Serial
Nomination1992

Best Drama Serial

Nominated for "Prime Suspect".
British Academy Television Award
Best Drama Serial
Award1992

Best Drama Serial

Won award for "Prime Suspect".
British Academy Television Award
1991
Prime Suspect
TV ShowApr 7, 1991

Prime Suspect

Prime Suspect is a British police procedural television drama …
Prime Suspect is a British police procedural television drama series devised by Lynda La Plante. It stars Helen Mirren as Jane Tennison, one of the first female Detective Chief Inspectors in Greater London's Metropolitan Police Service, who rises to the rank of Detective Superintendent while confronting the institutionalised sexism that exists within the police force.
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1988
This Morning
TV ShowOct 3, 1988

This Morning

This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is …
This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is broadcast on ITV. The show airs live on weekdays from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm featuring news, topical items, showbiz, style and beauty, home and garden, food, health, real life and more similar features.
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1987
French and Saunders
TV ShowMar 9, 1987

French and Saunders

French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television …
French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act.
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1985
Bulman
TV ShowJun 5, 1985

Bulman

Bulman is a British television crime drama series, principally …
Bulman is a British television crime drama series, principally written and created by Murray Smith, that first broadcast on ITV on 5 June 1985. The series, featuring retired ex-cop George Bulman (Don Henderson) and his assistant Lucy McGinty (Siobhan Redmond), was a spin-off from the 1978 TV series Strangers, itself a spin-off of the 1976 TV series, The XYY Man, adapted from the novels of Kenneth Royce. Produced by Granada Television, Bulman ran for two series, with the final episode broadcasting on 8 August 1987.
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1984
The Brief
TV ShowJun 26, 1984

The Brief

The Brief is a British drama series produced for ITV by …
The Brief is a British drama series produced for ITV by Television South (TVS) at its Southampton studios. The thirteen episodes were broadcast between 26 June and 18 September in 1984. The series was mostly written by Ray Jenkins, produced by Rex Firkin and executive produced by James Gatward. The directors were Frank Cox, Richard Martin, John Frankau and Mike Gibbon.
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1983
Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime
TV ShowOct 16, 1983

Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime

Agatha Christie's Partners in …
Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime is a 1983 British television series based on the short stories of the same name by Agatha Christie. It was directed by John A. Davis and Tony Wharmby and starred Francesca Annis and James Warwick in the leading roles of wife and husband sleuths Prudence 'Tuppence' and Tommy Beresford. Reece Dinsdale co-starred as Albert in all but two episodes.
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Widows
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TV ShowMar 16, 1983

Widows

Widows is a British primetime television crime drama that …
Widows is a British primetime television crime drama that was broadcast in 1983 and 1985, produced by Euston Films for Thames Television and aired on the ITV network. Two six-part series were written by crime writer Lynda La Plante. The executive producer for the series was Verity Lambert. In 1984 it was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series or Serial.
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High Road to China
MovieJan 1, 1983

High Road to China

High Road to China (a.k.a. Raiders of the End of the World) is a …
High Road to China (a.k.a. Raiders of the End of the World) is a 1983 American adventure-romance film set in the 1920s starring Tom Selleck in his first major starring role, playing a hard-drinking biplane pilot hired by society heiress Eve "Evie" Tozer (Bess Armstrong) to find her missing father (Wilford Brimley). The supporting cast includes Robert Morley and Brian Blessed. The Golden Harvest film (released by Warner Bros.) is loosely based on a novel of the same name by Jon Cleary. However, little beyond character names and the basic premise of an aerial race to China survived the translation to film.
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1982
The Draughtsman's Contract
MovieSep 4, 1982

The Draughtsman's Contract

Mr. Neville, a cocksure …
Mr. Neville, a cocksure young artist, is contracted by Mrs. Herbert, the wife of a wealthy landowner, to produce a set of twelve drawings of her husband's estate, a contract which extends much further than either the purse or the sketchpad. The sketches themselves prove of an even greater significance than supposed upon the discovery of the body of Mr. Herbert.
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Wogan
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TV ShowMay 4, 1982

Wogan

Wogan is a British television talk show which was broadcast …
Wogan is a British television talk show which was broadcast on BBC1 from 1982 until 1992, presented by Terry Wogan. The show was generally broadcast live from BBC Television Theatre in Shepherd's Bush, London until 1991. It was then broadcast from the BBC Television Centre. Some shows were pre-recorded, but broadcast unedited, 'as live'. Wogan ended its run in July 1992 (it was replaced by the soap opera Eldorado).
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1981
Marmalade Atkins
TV ShowNov 2, 1981

Marmalade Atkins

Marmalade Atkins is a children's fictional character created by …
Marmalade Atkins is a children's fictional character created by the writer Andrew Davies. Marmalade first appeared in the book Marmalade and Rufus in 1979, and the character was later brought to television in 1981 in which she was played by the actress Charlotte Coleman.
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Bergerac
TV ShowOct 18, 1981

Bergerac

Bergerac is a British television series set in Jersey, which …
Bergerac is a British television series set in Jersey, which ran from 18 October 1981 to 26 December 1991. Produced by the BBC in association with the Seven Network, and first screened on BBC1, it starred John Nettles as the title character Jim Bergerac, who initially is a detective sergeant in Le Bureau des Étrangers ("The Foreigners' Office", a fictional department dealing with non-Jersey residents), within the States of Jersey Police, but later left the force and became a private investigator.
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Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years
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TV ShowSep 6, 1981

Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years

Winston Churchill: The …
Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years is an eight-part 1981 drama serial based on Winston Churchill's years in enforced exile from political position during the 1920s and 1930s. It was made by Southern Television on a budget of £3¼ million and originally broadcast on ITV on Sunday nights at 10 pm. It was written and directed by Ferdinand Fairfax, with historian Martin Gilbert as co-writer. Churchill was played by Robert Hardy, who earned a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor and went on to play him in several other productions.
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1980
The Gentle Touch
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TV ShowApr 11, 1980

The Gentle Touch

The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made …
The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made by London Weekend Television for ITV which began on 11 April 1980 and ran until 1984.
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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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1978
Out
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TV ShowJul 24, 1978

Out

Out is a British television crime drama written by Trevor …
Out is a British television crime drama written by Trevor Preston and directed by Jim Goddard. It was produced by Thames Television in 1978 and starred Tom Bell as Frank ("Frankie") Ross. It was hugely popular at the time of its release with an average audience of 10 million viewers. The series ran 1 season (6 episodes), with Bell declining to make a sequel.
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The South Bank Show
TV ShowJan 14, 1978

The South Bank Show

The South Bank Show is a British television arts magazine …
The South Bank Show is a British television arts magazine show. It was originally produced by London Weekend Television and broadcast on ITV between 1978 and 2010. A new version of the series began on Sky Arts from 27 May 2012. Conceived, written and presented by former BBC arts broadcaster Melvyn Bragg, the show aims to bring both high art and popular culture to a mass audience.
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1976
Beasts
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TV ShowOct 16, 1976

Beasts

Beasts is a 1976 British television series. Written by Nigel …
Beasts is a 1976 British television series. Written by Nigel Kneale, it is an anthology of six self-contained episodes that feature the recurring theme of bestial horror. The series was made by ATV for the ITV Network.
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Rentaghost
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TV ShowJan 6, 1976

Rentaghost

Rentaghost is a British children's television comedy show, …
Rentaghost is a British children's television comedy show, originally broadcast by the BBC between 6 January 1976 and 6 November 1984. The show's plot centred on the antics of a number of ghosts who worked for a firm called Rentaghost, which hired out the spirits for various tasks.
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1975
The Sweeney
TV ShowJan 2, 1975

The Sweeney

The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama …
The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police specialising in tackling armed robbery and violent crime in London. Starring John Thaw as Detective Inspector Jack Regan and Dennis Waterman as his partner, Detective Sergeant George Carter. The programme's title derives from 'Sweeney Todd', which is Cockney rhyming slang for "Flying Squad". Produced by Thames Television subsidiary Euston Films for broadcast on the ITV network. It began as a television film Regan written by Ian Kennedy Martin, brother of Troy Kennedy Martin, who wrote several episodes and also the second film. Such was its popularity in the UK that it spawned two feature film spin-offs, Sweeney! and Sweeney 2. In the early 90s repeats aired on UK GOLD but repeats currently air on ITV4...
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1973
Beryl's Lot
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TV ShowNov 1, 1973

Beryl's Lot

Beryl's Lot is a British comedy drama about a woman …
Beryl's Lot is a British comedy drama about a woman approaching middle-age and embarking on a programme of personal development. It was written by Kevin Laffan (who also created Emmerdale), produced by David Cunliffe and Peter Willes, and directed by Derek Bennett and David Reynolds for Yorkshire Television and broadcast on ITV between 1973 and 1977. Beryl's Lot ran for 3 series and 52 episodes in total before its cancellation. The first two series each consisted of 13 one-hour-long episodes, the third series of 26 episodes of 30 minutes.
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1969
The Doctors
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TV ShowNov 19, 1969

The Doctors

The Doctors is a British television series, produced by the BBC …
The Doctors is a British television series, produced by the BBC between 1969 and 1971. The series was set around a general practice in north London and leading cast members included: Justine Lord, Nigel Stock, Barry Justice, Richard Leech, Isla Blair and Lynda La Plante (billed as Lynda Marchal).
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In Loving Memory
TV ShowNov 4, 1969

In Loving Memory

In Loving Memory is a British period sitcom set in an …
In Loving Memory is a British period sitcom set in an undertakers business that starred Thora Hird and Christopher Beeny. A pilot with Marjorie Rhodes in the Thora Hird role was transmitted in 1969 by Thames Television, who rejected the idea before it was finally accepted by Yorkshire Television nearly 10 years later, where it ran for a further five series between 21 May 1979 and 27 March 1986.
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1962
Z-Cars
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TV ShowJan 2, 1962

Z-Cars

Z-Cars or Z Cars /ˈzɛd ˌkɑːrz/ is a British television drama …
Z-Cars or Z Cars /ˈzɛd ˌkɑːrz/ is a British television drama series centred on the work of mobile uniformed police in the fictional town of Newtown, based on Kirkby, Lancashire. Produced by the BBC, it debuted in January 1962 and ran until September 1978.
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1943
Lynda La Plante
BirthMarch 1943

Lynda La Plante

Lynda La Plante was born.
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