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Ben Travers (I) (1886–1980)

Ben Travers was born on November 12, 1886 in Hendon, London, England as Benjamin Travers. He was a writer, known for The Inheritance (1947), Dishonour Bright (1936) and Lady in Danger (1934). He was married to Dorothy Ethel Violet Mouncey. He died on December 18, 1980 in London. See full bio »

Died:

(age 94) in London, England, UK

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(1947)
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Filmography

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 1997 Jeste není pozde (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 Ein Kuckuck im Nest (TV Movie) (play "A Cuckoo in the Nest")
 1984 Yo robo, tú chantajeas, ella estafa y, además, un muerto (TV Mini-Series) (play "Plunder" - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... (play "Plunder")
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (play "Plunder")
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (play "Plunder")
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... (play "Plunder")
 1980 Spät ins Bett (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 Rablók (TV Movie) (play "Plunder")
 1978 Ehrlich währt am längsten (TV Movie) (play "Plunder")
 1970 She Follows Me About (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (original play)
 1970 Dirty Work (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (written by)
 1970 Plunder (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (written by)
 1970 A Cup of Kindness (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (written by)
 1970 Turkey Time (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (written by)
 1970 A Cuckoo in the Nest (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (original play)
 1970 Rookery Nook (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (original play)
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Thark (1968) ... (writer)
 1965 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Rookery Nook (1965)
 1961 Comedy Matinee (TV Mini-Series) (play - 1 episode)
- A Cuckoo in the Nest (1961) ... (play)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1959) (play - 3 episodes, 1957 - 1958)
- Thark (1957) ... (play)
- Plunder (1957) ... (play)
 1959 Wilde paarden (TV Movie) (play "Wild horses")
 1954 Fast and Loose (play "A Cuckoo in the Nest" - uncredited) / (screenplay)
 1953 Rookery Nook (TV Movie)
 1953 Wild Horses (TV Movie) (play)
 1950 A Cup of Kindness (TV Movie) (play)
 1948 Potter (TV Movie) (television play)
 1948 Thark (TV Movie) (play)
 1947 Rookery Nook (TV Movie) (play)
 1947 The Inheritance (screenplay)
 1947 A Cup of Kindness (TV Movie) (play)
 1945 Mikä yö! (play "Thark")
 1942 Banana Ridge
 1939 So This Is London (screenplay)
 1938 Old Iron (writer)
 1938 Second Best Bed (by) / (dialogue) / (screen play)
 1937 For Valour (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1936 Dishonour Bright (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1936 Pot Luck
 1935 Stormy Weather (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1935 Fighting Stock (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1934 Dirty Work
 1934 Lady in Danger (adaptation) / (dialogue) / (story)
 1933 Just My Luck (adaptation)
 1933 Up to the Neck (writer)
 1933 Turkey Time (play) / (screenplay and dialogue)
 1933 A Cuckoo in the Nest (adaptation) / (dialogue) / (play)
 1933 En natt på Smygeholm (play "Thark")
 1932 Thark (play) / (screenplay)
 1932 A Night Like This (play) / (screenplay)
 1931 Mischief (play)
 1931 The Chance of a Night Time (play "The Dippers")
 1930 Plunder
 1930 One Embarrassing Night (play) / (screenplay)
 1928 Skirts (titles - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(7/76-12/76) Stage: Wrote "The Bed Before Yesterday", performed at the Lyric Theatre in London, England, with Dame Joan Plowright CBE, John Moffat, Susie Blake and Sheila Hancock OBE in the cast. Lindsay Anderson was the director. See more »
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English playwright and screenwriter, best known for the "Aldwych farces" of the early 1930's. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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