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John Bowen (IV) (1924–2019)

John Bowen was born on November 5, 1924 in Calcutta, India as John Griffith Bowen. He was a writer and producer, known for The Guardians (1971), Sunday Night Thriller (1981) and Armchair Thriller (1978). He died on April 18, 2019 in the UK. See full bio »

Died:

(age 94) in UK

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Known For

The Guardians Writer
(1971)
(1981)
(1978-1980)

Filmography

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  Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (TV Series) (series creator - 18 episodes, 1996 - 1998) (writer - 9 episodes, 1996 - 1997) (creator - 5 episodes, 1996 - 1998) (written by - 2 episodes, 1996)
- For Love nor Money (1998) ... (series creator)
- Blood Relations (1998) ... (series creator)
- Mind over Muscle (1998) ... (series creator)
- Digging for Dirt (1998) ... (series creator)
- Family Values (1998) ... (creator) / (series creator)
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series) (based on novel - 1 episode)
- The McGuffin (1986) ... (based on novel)
 1985 Honeymoon (TV Movie) (writer)
 1981 Can I Help You? (Short)
 1981 Singles (TV Movie)
 1981 Sunday Night Thriller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dark Secret: Part 1 (1981) ... (writer)
 1967-1980 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Specialist (1980) ... (writer)
- I Love You Miss Patterson (1967) ... (writer)
  Armchair Thriller (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes, 1978 - 1980) (adaptation - 6 episodes, 1978) (by - 4 episodes, 1978)
- A Dog's Ransom: Part 6 (1978) ... (adaptation - uncredited)
 1979 Entre Marido e Mulher... (TV Mini-Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Conversa Circunstancial (1979) ... (play)
 1979 Heartland (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Letter of the Law (1979) ... (writer)
 1978 The Ice House (TV Short)
 1978 Wilde Alliance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Game for Two Players (1978) ... (writer)
 1970-1977 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- A Photograph (1977) ... (writer)
- The Emergency Channel (1973) ... (writer)
- Robin Redbreast (1970) ... (writer)
 1975 Six Days of Justice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Juicy Case (1975) ... (writer)
 1974 The Treasure of Abbot Thomas (TV Short) (dramatisation)
 1974 Brief Encounter (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1974 Miss Nightingale (TV Movie) (by)
 1974 Bedtime Stories (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Snow Queen (1974)
 1973 Heil Caesar! (TV Series) (adaptation - 3 episodes)
- Defeat (1973) ... (adaptation)
- Murder of a President (1973) ... (adaptation)
- The Conspirators (1973) ... (adaptation)
 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Young Guy Seeks Part-Time Work (1973) ... (writer)
- The Coffee Lace (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 Between the Wars (TV Series) (dramatised by - 1 episode)
- Now Lies She There (1973) ... (dramatised by)
  The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode, 1973) (writer - 1 episode, 1973)
- Execution Day (1973) ... (uncredited)
- Mysterious Circumstances (1973) ... (writer - uncredited)
 1972 Dead of Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Woman Sobbing (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 Villains (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Belinda (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 Gemengd dubbel (TV Movie)
 1971 The Guardians (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- End in Dust (1971) ... (writer)
- The Roman Empire (1971) ... (writer)
- I Want You to Understand Me (1971) ... (writer)
- The Dirtiest Man in the World (1971) ... (writer)
- Quarmby (1971) ... (writer)
 1967-1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Waiting Room (1971) ... (writer)
- Silver Wedding (1967) ... (writer)
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) (dramatisation - 1 episode)
- Flotsam and Jetsam (1970) ... (dramatisation)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1963 - 1966) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (by - 1 episode, 1965) (play - 1 episode, 1961)
- The First Thing You Think Of (1966) ... (writer)
- Ivanov (1966) ... (adaptation)
- Finders Keepers (1965) ... (writer)
- Mr. Fowlds (1965) ... (by)
 1967 Seven Deadly Virtues (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Whole Truth (1967) ... (writer)
 1966 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Flying Dragon (1966) ... (adaptation)
 1966 The Power Game (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Trade Secret (1966) ... (writer)
- The Politician (1966) ... (writer)
 1965 Front Page Story (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965 Novela (TV Series) (1 episode)
  ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 3 episodes, 1960 - 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Nuncle (1962) ... (play)
- The Jackpot Question (1961) ... (play)
- The Essay Prize (1960) ... (play)
- A Holiday Abroad (1960) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "After the Rain", was performed at the Hampstead Theatre Club in Hampstead, London, England with Alec McCowen, Alan MacNaughtan, Anthony Oliver, Valerie White, Robert James, Douglas Sheldon and Maureen Pryor in the cast. See more »

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Trivia:

Life partner of David Cook 1963-2015.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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