Willis Hall

Screenwriter / Writer | * 04/06/1929 († 75, 03/07/2005) | Hunslet (United Kingdom (UK))
Willis Edward Hall (6 April 1929 – 7 March 2005) was an English playwright and radio, television and film writer who drew on his working-class roots in Leeds for much of his writing. Willis formed an extremely prolific partnership with his life-long friend Keith Waterhouse producing over 250 works. He wrote plays such as Billy Liar, The Long and the Short and the Tall, and Celebration; the screenplays for Whistle Down the Wind, A Kind of Loving and Alfred Hitchcock's Torn Curtain; and television programmes including Budgie, Worzel Gummidge and Minder. His passion for musical theatre led to a string of hits, including Wind in the Willows, The Card, and George Stiles' and Anthony Drewe's Peter Pan: A Music... ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Movies with Willis Hall as Crew(12)

Writing/Writer1973 Song at Twilight
Writing/Writer1972 The Villa Maroc
Writing/Screenplay1969 Lock Up Your Daughters
Writing/Writer1967 Pretty Polly
Writing/Screenplay1966 Torn Curtain
Writing/Screenplay1964 Man in the Middle
Writing/Screenplay1963 Billy Liar
Writing/Theatre Play1963 Billy Liar
Writing/Writer1963 West 11
Writing/Screenplay1962 A Kind of Loving
Writing/Screenplay1961 Whistle Down the Wind

TV Shows/Series with Willis Hall as Crew(2)

Creator/Creator1979 Worzel Gummidge
Creator/Creator1971 Budgie

Full Name: Willis Hall
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Saturday, 04/06 1929 (April) in Hunslet (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Monday, 03/07 2005 (March) in Ilkley (aged: 75)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Cockburn School
Spouses (current/former): Jill Bennett
Willis Hall frequently works together with these people:
Keith Waterhouse (12x, Crew)
Alfred Hitchcock (3x, Crew)
Arthur Ibbetson (3x, Crew)
John Schlesinger (3x, Crew)
Denys N. Coop (3x, Crew)
Bob Lawrance (3x, Crew)
Ray Simm (3x, Crew)
Joseph Janni (2x, Crew)
Frank Clarke (2x, Crew)
Ron Grainer (2x, Crew)
Irene Shubik (2x, Crew)
Preston Lockwood (1x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:536440, Added: 10/09/2018, Last updated: 07/06/2021