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Keith Waterhouse

Writer

Agent

Nick Quinn

Keith Waterhouse was known as one of our most popular writers in nearly every field. His long-running newspaper column in The Daily Mail won major press awards seven times. His books WATERHOUSE ON NEWSPAPER STYLE and ENGLISH OUR ENGLISH are recognised text books. Keith died in 2009.

Theatre
GOOD GRIEF 1998
From novel by Keith Waterhouse

OUR SONG (Apollo, London) 1992
From own novel, written with Willis Hall

BOOKENDS (Apollo, London) 1990
From ‘The Marsh Marlowe Letters’ by Craig Brown

JEFFREY BERNARD IS UNWELL (Brighton) 1989

BUDGIE (London) 1988
Written with Willis Hall, music by Mort Shuman, lyrics by Don Black

MR AND MRS NOBODY (Garrick, London) 1986
From The Diary Of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith

LOST EMPIRES (Darlington, County Durham) 1985
Written with Willis Hall, music Denis King, novel J.B. Priestley

STEAFEL VARIATIONS (London) 1982
Written with Peter Tinniswood and Dick Vosburgh

WORZEL GUMMIDGE (Birmingham Rep) 1980
Written with Willis Hall, music Denis King, stories Barbara Euphan Todd

FILUMENA (London) 1977
Original Playwright – Eduardo de Filippo; Written in collaboration with Willis Hall

THE CARD (Bristol) 1973
Written with Willis Hall; music by Tony Hatch; lyrics by Jackie Trent. Based on the novel ‘The Card’ by Arnold Bennett

SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MONDAY (London) 1973
Original Playwright – Eduardo de Filippo; Written in collaboration with Willis Hall

WHO’S WHO (Coventry) 1971
Written with Willis Hall

CHILDREN’S DAY (Edinburgh) 1969
Written with Willis Hall

WHOOPS-A-DAISY (Nottingham) 1968
Written with Willis Hall

HELP STAMP OUT MARRIAGE! (Booth Theatre, New York) 1966
Written with Willis Hall

JOEY, JOEY (Manchester) 1966
Written with Willis Hall, music Ron Moody

THEY CALLED THE BASTARD STEPHEN (Bristol) 1964
Written with Willis Hall, aka Come Laughing Home

ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL (Bristol) 1962
Written with Willis Hall

ENGLAND, OUR ENGLAND (London) 1962
Written with Willis Hall, music by Dudley Moore

THE SPONGE ROOM (Nottingham) 1962
Written with Willis Hall

SQUAT BETTY (London) 1962
Written with Willis Hall

CELEBRATION: THE WEDDING AND THE FUNERAL (Nottingham) 1961
Written with Willis Hall

BILLY LIAR (Cambridge Theatre, London) 1960
Written with Willis Hall, from novel by Waterhouse

COME LAUGHING HOME FINAL AT FURNELL
Written with Willis Hall

Television
JEFFREY BERNARD IS UNWELL (BBC) 1999

WORZEL GUMMIDGE DOWN UNDER (Channel 4) 1987-1989

ANDY CAPP (ITV) 1988

CHARTERS & CALDICOTT (BBC) 1985

THIS OFFICE LIFE (BBC) 1984

THE HAPPY APPLE (ITV) 1983

WEST END TALES (ITV) 1981

WORZEL GUMMIDGE: A CUP O’ TEA AN’ A SLICE O’ CAKE (ITV) 1980

WORZEL GUMMIDGE (ITV) 1979

THE UPCHAT CONNECTION (ITV) 1978

THREE PIECE SUITE (BBC) 1977

THE UPCHAT LINE (ITV) 1977

THE PUNCH REVIEW (BBC) 1975

BILLY LIAR (ITV) 1974

THE UPPER CRUSTS (ITV) 1973

BUDGIE (ITV) 1971

QUEENIE’S CASTLE (ITV) 1970

COMEDY PLAYHOUSE (BBC) 1970

INSIDE GEORGE WEBLEY (ITV) 1968

ACCORDING TO DORA (BBC) 1968

THE FROST REPORT (BBC) 1966-1967

THIRTY-MINUTE THEATRE (BBC) 1965

BBC 3 (BBC) 1965

A CHILD’S GUIDE TO SCREENWRITING (ITV) 1964

THAT WAS THE WEEK THAT WAS (BBC) 1962-1963

Film
CHARLIE MUFFIN (Euston Films) 1979

LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTERS! (Domino Films) 1969

PRETTY POLLY (George-Granat Productions) 1967

MAN IN THE MIDDLE (Belmont) 1963

WEST 11 (Angel Productions) 1963

BILLY LIAR (Vic Film Productions) 1963

A KIND OF LOVING (Vic Film Productions) 1962

THE VALIANT (BHP) 1962

WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND (Beaver Films) 1961

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