Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Jean McConnell Biography (1928-)
Born November 18, 1928 (some sources say 1924), in London, England; daughterof E. J. (a city transport officer) and Elizabeth (MacDonald) Fox; married Terence McConnell, January 13, 1945 (divorced, 1976); children: Karen.
- Birth Details
- November 18, 1928
- London, England
- The Red Cloak (one-act), Tonbridge Theatre and Arts Club, Tonbridge, England, 1952, published by Kenyon-Deane, 1955.
- One Man Banned, Tonbridge Theatre and Arts Club, 1954, published by Kenyon-Deane, 1957.
- Look Out for the Catch, Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, England,1960, published by Walter H. Baker, 1961.
- Money's No Object, Repertory Theatre, Bromley, England, 1960, published by Walter H. Baker, 1961.
- Fear of the Panther, Richmond Theatre, London, 1964.
- Wine in a Venetian Goblet (one-act), Hildenborough Community Theatre, Tonbridge, 1968, published by Kenyon-Deane, 1968.
- Ripe for Conversation (one-act), Oast Theatre, Tonbridge, 1973, publishedby English Theatre Guild, 1975.
- A Memory of Frank Danby (one-act), Oast Theatre, 1976, published by English Theatre Guild, 1976.
- Poor Poor Janey, Oast Theatre, 1977.
- The Overnight Treatment, Shell Centre Theatre, London, 1984, published byEnglish Theatre Guild, 1984.
- Paved with Gold, Oast Theatre, 1990.
- Author of the community play Rotherfield, produced in Rotherfield Village, England, 1992.
Writings; Television Plays
- Haul for the Shore, BBC, 1951, published by Kenyon-Deane, 1953.
- The Pick of the Season, BBC, 1955, published by Kenyon-Deane, 1956.
- The Henpecked Murderer, BBC, 1969.
- Author of the play Sub-Plot, broadcast in Germany and Italy, 1990.
Writings; Other Television Writing
- Writer for the series Smugglers Cove, The Skewbald, and Twins at Number Twelve; writer of episodes of the series Tell It to the Marines, Dr. Finlay'sCasebook, and Woman's World.
Writings; Radio Plays
- Transport of Delight, BBC, 1960.
- It's a Gift (one-act), BBC, 1962, published by Samuel French (New York City), 1964.
- A Lovesome Thing, BBC, 1965.
- Blush Pink (one-act), BBC, 1966, published by Kenyon-Deane, 1968.
- The Emancipation of Eddie Burling, BBC, 1968.
- Author of Chord on the Triangle, BBC, published by Walter H. Baker, 1961.
- (With Eric Newton) Drama in the Making, University of London Press (London, England), 1956.
- (With Newton) The Legend of Carcassonne, University of London Press, 1962, revised edition, 1962.
- The Detectives: Turning Points in Criminal Investigation, David & Charles, 1976.
- A Hank of Hair, Magna Print Books, 1984.
- The Substitute Doctor, Curley and Associates/Magna Print Books, 1985.
- Author of the radio documentaries Dead Giveaway, 1976, The Menials, 1976,Final Checkup, 1977, and For You the War Is Over, 1977.
- Contributor to books, including the annual John Creasey Crime Collection,Gollancz, 1982, 1984, 1990. Contributor to periodicals, including Queen.
- The Writer, February, 1995, p. 7.