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Alick Rowe

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Alick Rowe 1939 - 30 October 2009 was a British writer

Born in Hereford, he spent the first 16 years of his life living in a pub something he would later write about in his book Boy at the Commercial After being educated at Hereford Cathedral School, where he was Head Boy, he matriculated to and graduated from St Catharine's College, Cambridge, returning to Hereford Cathedral school as a drama and English teacher He began writing radio plays in his spare time, and was eventually hired full-time by the BBC His productions for them included Crisp and Even Brightly a comedic retelling of the story of Good King Wenceslas and Operation Lightning Pegasus which covered the Siege of Troy

Outside of radio he wrote several books and television productions, including The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie in 1978 for STV, The Tripods for the BBC, and winning a BAFTA in 1993 In 1998 he was jailed for child indecency, moving to Thailand on his release He died in Chiang Mai of a suspected heart attack on 30 October 2009

References

  1. ^ "Radio 4 is reviving a few of its award-winning plays,beginningwith Alick Rowe's Crisp and Even Brightly" "Radio Programmes", The Glasgow Herald 27 June 1988 p18
  2. ^ "Alick Rowe" Diversity Archived from the original on 11 November 2013 Retrieved 11 November 2013 
  3. ^ "TV Writer's Sex Shame" The Daily Mirror, 30 May 1998Retrieved 18 July 2014
  4. ^ "Writer, Alick Rowe, dies in Thailand" Hereford Times 24 November 2009 Retrieved 11 November 2013 

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