Biography

Alan Bleasdale is an English screenwriter, best known for social realist drama serials based on the lives of ordinary people. A former teacher, he has written for radio, stage and screen, and has also written novels. His most notable works include Boys From the Blackstuff, The Monocled Mutineer and GBH.

Alan Bleasdale is an English screenwriter, best known for social realist drama serials based on the lives of ordinary people. A former teacher, he has written for radio, stage and screen, and has also written novels. His most notable works include Boys From the Blackstuff, The Monocled Mutineer and GBH.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 23

Birthday 1946-03-23

Place of Birth Liverpool, England, UK

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2011 The Sinking of the Laconia (2 episodes)Screenstory (2 episodes)Writer
1999 Oliver Twist (4 episodes)Writer
1997 Melissa (5 episodes)Screenplay
1995 Jake's Progress (6 episodes)Writer
1991 G.B.H. (7 episodes)Writer
1986 The Monocled Mutineer (4 episodes)Writer
1985 No Surrender Writer
1984 Scully (7 episodes)Writer
1982 Boys from the Blackstuff (5 episodes)Writer
1981 The Muscle Market Writer
1980 The Black Stuff Writer
1978 Scully's New Year's Eve Writer
1975 Early to Bed Writer
1970 Play for Today (2 episodes)Writer

Production

1999 Oliver Twist (4 episodes)Executive Producer
1998 Soft Sand, Blue Sea Producer
1995 Jake's Progress (6 episodes)Producer
1994 Pleasure Producer
1994 Blood on the Dole Producer
1994 Requiem Apache Producer
1994 Self Catering Producer
1991 G.B.H. (7 episodes)Producer

Acting

2014 A Life on Screen (1 episode) as Himself
1991 Julie Walters and Friends (1 episode)
1991 G.B.H. (0 episodes)
1982 Wogan (1 episode)
1955 This Is Your Life (1 episode)

Creator

1991 G.B.H. Creator
1986 The Monocled Mutineer Creator
1984 Scully Creator
1982 Boys from the Blackstuff Creator

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