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John Hale Biography (1926-)
Full name, John Barry Hale; born February 5, 1926, in Woolwich, England; sonof Alfred John (a soldier) and Ethel (Barr) Hale; married Valerie June Bryan(an artist), August, 1950; children: Simon John, Felicity Joanna. Addresses: AGENTS--Harvey Unna and Stephen Durbridge, 24 Pottery Avenue, HollandPark, London W11 4LZ, England.
- Birth Details
- February 5, 1926
- Woolwich, England
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK; DIRECTOR
- An Enemy of the People, Lincoln Theatre, Lincoln, U.K., 1958.
- Cyrano de Bergerac, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol, U.K., 1959.
- The Tinker, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, 1960.
- The Rehearsal and The Killer, both Bristol Old Vic Theatre, 1961.
- It's All in the Mind, Hampstead Theatre Club, London, 1968.
- The Black Swan Winter, Hampstead Theatre Club, 1969.
- Spithead, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1969.
- Lorna and Ted, Greenwich Theatre, 1970.
- In Memory of ... Carmen Miranda, Greenwich Theatre, 1975.
- Love's Old Sweet Song, Greenwich Theatre, 1976.
- Also directed The Merry Wives of Windsor, London, 1959; Sappho, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1961; Mother Courage and Her Children, Hiram, OH, 1966; as well as numerous other plays for the Lincoln Theatre, the Britol Old Vic Theatre, and the Arts Theatre, Ipswich, U.K.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; ALL AS DIRECTOR PLAYS
- The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl, Drill Pig, and The Rules That Jack Made.
Credits; PRINCIPAL RADIO APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Host, A Good Read.
- STAGE; See production details above, unless indicated.
- It's All in the Mind, 1968.
- The Black Swan Winter, 1969, published in Plays of the Year, Volume XXXVII, edited by J.C. Trewin, Elek, 1970.
- Spithead, 1969, published in Plays of the Year, Volume XXXVIII, edited byTrewin, Elek, 1971.
- Decibels, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, U.K., 1969, published in Prompt Three, edited by Alan Burband, Hutchinson, 1976.
- Here Is the News, Beaufort Theatre, Beaufort, U.K., 1970.
- Lorna and Ted, 1970.
- In Memory of ... Carmen Miranda, 1975.
- Love's Old Sweet Song, 1976.
- Who Needs Enemies?, Royal Shakespeare Company, Warehouse Theatre, London,1978.
- The Case of David Anderson, Q.C., Library Theatre, Manchester, U.K., 1980.
- (With Bridget Boland) Anne of the Thousand Days, Universal, 1969.
- (with Edward Simpson) The Mind of Mr. Soames, Columbia, 1970.
- Mary, Queen of Scots, Universal, 1971.
- The Queen's Traitor, 1967.
- Also Thirteen Against Fate.
- "The Lion's Cub," Elizabeth R., BBC, 1971, published in Elizabeth R., Elek, 1971.
- The Rules That Jack Made, 1965.
- The Noise Stopped, 1966.
- Light the Blue Touch Paper, 1966.
- Retreat, 1968.
- The Picnic, 1969.
- The Distracted Preacher, 1969.
- The Bristol Entertainment, 1971.
- Anywhere but England, 1972.
- Ego Hugo: A Romantic Entertainment, 1973.
- The Brotherhood, 1975.
- An Impeccable Elopement, 1975.
- Goodbye America, 1976.
- Micah Clarke.
- Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry, Collins, 1963, then Prentice- Hall, 1966.
- The Grudge Fight, Collins, 1964, then Prentice-Hall, 1967.
- A Fool at the Feast, Collins, 1966.
- The Paradise Man, Bobbs-Merrill, 1969.
- The Fort, Quartet, 1973.
- The Love School, BBC Publications, 1974, then St. Martin's 1975.
- Lovers and Heretics, Gollancz, 1976, then Dial, 1978.
- The Whistle Blower, Atheneum, 1984.
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